National Novel Writing Month
November is National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo, which encourages people of all ages to write a goal of 50,000 words of a novel by the end of the month. Come by any of the drive-thru windows, curbside, or inside Civic Center Library or Mustang Library to claim a free journal, while supplies last, to help with your writing journey.
Thanksgiving Crafty Storytime
(ages 2-5) Gobble, gobble! It's turkey time! Join Ms. Jen and her special guest for this Thanksgiving Crafty Storytime where you can make a turkey to bring to Thanksgiving dinner (turkey not edible!). Pick up a craft kit (while supplies last) starting Thursday, Nov. 12 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 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19 to learn how to make your turkey craft.
Thanksgiving Crafty Storytime online
10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 19 on YouTube
Thanksgiving Family Storytime
(all ages) Celebrate Thanksgiving with a stories and holiday fun! Tune in to the library's YouTube channel at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25 for this special turkey-themed program.
Thanksgiving Family Storytime online
10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25 on YouTube
Books & More
Tune in every Tuesday to see your favorite librarians from Civic Center and Mustang libraries present what is happening at the library, from virtual programming to fun new services. Learn tips and tricks, and discover what is trending in the world of books and reading.
Books & More online
In the Stacks – Presented by Mustang Library
1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17 on YouTube
Get Lit – Presented by Civic Center Library
1 p.m, Tuesday, Nov. 10 and 24 on YouTube
Learn to make a quick and simple Turkey using a couple of old books and a hot glue gun. Please visit our YouTube channel on the day of the program to watch the event and learn how to put your craft together!
Bookfolding Turkey online
2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 9 on YouTube
Virtual Classics Book Club
Let's go into the 20th century this month with Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston's classic novel about Janie, a middle-aged Black woman living in rural Florida. Register online to receive a link to join the discussion at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21.
Virtual Classics Book Club
10: 30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 21
Enjoy our updated Pressreader digital news stand! Get daily digital copies of national and international newspapers, including the Arizona Republic! And now with thousands of digital magazines from around the world in dozens of languages to explore! Available online through our website or the Pressreader app.
Learn more at ScottsdaleLibrary.org/downloadables and be sure to check out the Pressreader tutorial.
Get ready for the holiday rush and sales by using Consumer Reports to research best rated products. Everything from mattresses to laptops to toaster ovens. Shop with confidence!
Get the best consumer help available at ScottsdaleLibrary.org/research/consumer-help.