Scottsdale Public Libraries Closed Monday, Oct. 12
All Scottsdale Public Library locations will be closed Monday, Oct. 12 for a staff development day. All of our digital resources are always available online!
Looking for new books to read? Try out BookMates Jr., a service for patrons who would like a surprise selection of children's books, based on a specific topic or theme. Answer a few questions about what you're looking for and we'll select up to 10 books to put on hold for you to pick up at the library. Want teen or adult books? BookMates for teen or adult books is coming soon!
Visit BookMates Jr.
Creepy Spider Craft
(ages 8 and up) Join us virtually to make your own Creepy Sock Spider. Pick up a craft kit (while supplies last) starting Thursday, Oct. 15 at any of the drive-thru windows, curbside, or inside Civic Center Library and Mustang Library during open hours, then tune in on the library's YouTube channel at 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22 to learn how to make your spider craft.
Creepy Spider Craft online
4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22 on YouTube
Halloween Crafty Storytime
(ages 2-5) Enjoy a story and make a simple craft. Pick up a craft kit (while supplies last) starting Thursday, Oct. 22 at any of the drive-thru windows, curbside, or inside Civic Center Library and Mustang Library during open hours, then visit our YouTube channel at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29 to watch the storytime and learn how to put your craft together.
Halloween Crafty Storytime online
10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29 on YouTube
Virtual Classics Book Club: Dracula
Just in time for Halloween, join us online for a discussion of Bram Stoker's Dracula! Register online to receive a link to join the discussion at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24.
Join us at Virtual Classics Book Club: Dracula
10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24
New York Times Online
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Check out how to get free access at ScottsdaleLibrary.org/research/newspapers
For a limited time, get access to Ancestry.com from home! Through Dec. 31, the first class genealogy database of Ancestry.com allows library card holders to access their full archive of historical documents. These include Vital Records, military records, Census, immigration records and photos to help bring your family history to life.
Log on today and start exploring your family history at Ancestry.com.