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Scottsdale Public Library
November 2021

Scottsdale Library Cardholder Celebration!

Scottsdale Library Cardholder Celebration!

Enjoy a family friendly celebration as we dance the night away to the sounds of 'Rock Lobster', one of the best 80’s cover band in Arizona! Your Scottsdale Public Library card is your ticket to enter. Don't have a library card? Sign up now – either online or at one of our four library branches. Please see our FAQ for more details.

Scottsdale Library Cardholder Celebration!
5:30 – 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 12
Scottsdale Stadium (7408 E. Osborn Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251)



Fun with Math and Science

Fun with Math and Science

Join us as we explore math and science concepts in an interactive, playful way! Based on the Arizona Early Learning standards for math and science, this six-week course will explore concepts and introduce strategies you can use with your child to help build and strengthen their mathematical and scientific thinking skills. Registration is required.

Registrants are expected to attend all six weeks; there is no program on 11/24 due to Thanksgiving holiday.

10:30 a.m., Wednesdays Nov. 3 – Dec. 15 at Civic Center Library 



"A Man and a Voice" to Beniamino Gigli

"A Man and a Voice" to Beniamino Gigli

A biographical film about Gigli (1890-1957) covering the revelation of his vocal gift, through his apprenticeship in Rome and his admission to the Santa Cecilia Academy, which marked the beginning of his success. Includes archival images of Gigli’s performances around the world and clips of movies in which he acted. View our online calendar for more information.

1:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 12, Civic Center Library
1:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13, Civic Center Library 



Virtual Crafty Storytime

Virtual Crafty Storytime

Celebrate fall with an autumn-themed story and a hedgehog craft! Pick up a craft kit starting on Wednesday, November 10 at the drive-thru windows, curbside or inside Civic Center, Mustang and Arabian libraries during open hours.

Tune in to our YouTube channel at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18 to follow along in real-time. 

Virtual Crafty Storytime
10 a.m., on Thursday, Nov. 18
Online



Virtual Memory Café 

Virtual Memory Café

Virtual Memory Cafés are designed for community members with Alzheimer's or dementia (along with their caregivers) to provide a virtual place to go and have wonderful interactive social experiences. This month, join us virtually to sing along to old favorites with a harpist. Register online for a link to the program.

10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 18, online. Register here



Gingerbread Jan

Gingerbread Jan

Join us for a wonderful performance by Arizona's very own Jan Sandwich. Jan will delight with a slew of songs and stories for all! View our online calendar for more information. 

Gingerbread Jan
10:30 a.m., Monday, Nov. 29, Civic Center Library 



Kanopy

Kanopy

Kanopy is a free library service for streaming award-winning films, classics, series, documentaries, and much more. Included is Kanopy Kids, a special screening room with PBS, Sesame Street, and more fun. For adult learners, there are the Great Courses which provide lecture videos on hundreds of interesting topics. There is something for everyone at Kanopy that will inspire, enrich, and entertain through stellar streaming films.

Learn more at Scottsdalelibrary.org/downloadables



Ancestry

Ancestry

For a limited time, get access to Ancestry.com from home! Through December 31, this first-class genealogy database of Ancestry.com allows library card holders to access their full archive of historical documents. These include Vital Records, digitized Freedman's Bureau records, Census, immigration records and photos to help bring your family history to life.

Log on and start exploring your family tree at Scottsdalelibrary.org/research/genealogy 



Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours

All Scottsdale Library locations will close early on Wednesday, Nov. 24 at 5 p.m. and remain closed Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

See a listing of all of our holiday hours.



Winter 2022 Program Registration
Begins 8 a.m., Monday, Nov. 29

Winter 2022 Program Registration!

Don't miss your chance to participate in Scottsdale Parks and Recreation's January, February and March recreation programs! Registration opens Monday, Nov. 29 at 8 a.m. for residents, and Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 8 a.m. for non-residents.

Browse classes online via our online registration system or view our activity brochure online

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