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Scottsdale Public Library
May 2021

Books2Boogie

Books2Boogie

Join us for weekly in-person storytimes! Play and learn together using books, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays to promote early learning. Dates, times and locations will be announced weekly on social media and the library’s online calendar. All storytimes will be held outside. There will be limited space, social distancing will be maintained, and masks are highly encouraged for participants ages 6 and up.
 


May the 4th Be With You Folded Craft

May the 4th Be With You Folded Craft

Fold your way through a galaxy far, far away with some Star Wars origami. Supplies are not provided for this program. Tune in to the library's YouTube channel at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4 and channel your inner Jedi!

May the 4th Be With You Folded Craft
4 p.m., Tuesday, May 4
 


Introduction to eMedia

Introduction to eMedia

Join us Wednesday, May 19 to learn about all the materials our virtual branch has to offer, including movies, music, books, magazines, newspapers, and audiobooks, all available without leaving the comfort of your own home. Take a tour of the e-resources and learn some simple tips and tricks about accessing this whole new world with your library card. Registration is required.

Introduction to eMedia
10 a.m., Wednesday, May 19
 


Full STEAM Ahead: Adventures in Flight

Full STEAM Ahead: Adventures in Flight

Discover aerodynamics and how things fly while making your own paper airplane and whirly gig. Tune in to the library's YouTube channel at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 22.

Full STEAM Ahead: Adventures in Flight
10 a.m., Saturday, May 22
 


Virtual Book Discussion Groups

Virtual Book Discussion Groups

Looking for a new book discussion group? Join one of the library’s virtual book discussion groups! Register to receive a link to the virtual meetings.

Arabian Nights Book Discussion 
5:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 4 – Eleanor by David Michealis
Register here

Classics Book Discussion 
10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 15 – The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
Register here

Outer Limits Book Discussion 
10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 29 – The Dispossessed by Ursula K. LeGuin
Register here
 


Streaming Services Updates

Kanopy – Thoughtful Entertainment

Kanopy – Thoughtful Entertainment

We are delighted to announce a new online service, Kanopy, a movie streaming platform that provides instant access to thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries, and kids favorites. Selection includes PBS, The Criterion Collection, and more. Up to six titles a month can be streamed to mobile devices, desktops, and some smart TVs.

Check it out along with all our other online digital libraries at ScottsdaleLibrary.org/downloadables
 


Acorn TV

Due to the vendor for Acorn TV closing, the Library will no longer be able to offer access to Acorn TV beginning on May 14, 2021. The Library will continue to explore other services that meets the needs of our community.

For other downloadables, including streaming movies from OverDrive, visit ScottsdaleLibrary.org/downloadables.
 


Beat the Heat Outreach Program

Beat the Heat Outreach Program

You can bring summer relief to low-income, homebound, and isolated seniors by donating to Beat the Heat outreach program. Donation items are being accepted through May 28, and can be dropped off to Via Linda Senior Center at 10440 E. Via Linda Scottsdale, AZ 85258 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. Monetary donations are also accepted in the form of a check.

For more information on how to donate and a full list of items needed, please visit: ScottsdaleAZ.gov and search 'Beat the Heat'.

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