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Footnotes from the library

  Lois Anderson As we are about to end 2018, we need to keep our patrons advised of small changes in our library. One of the baskets on the counter is for travel brochures. Most are about cruises, but there are a few about foreign travel on land as well as in the USA. We…

December at the Ed Robson Branch Library

  Please join us for the following programs in December! Tuesday, December 4, at 1:00 p.m.: The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction* In 1904, a group of nuns brought 40 young children from New York to Arizona for adoption by pre-arranged “Spanish” parents. Because of a dispute with the arrangement, this little-known incident went all the…

September at the Ed Robson Library

  Patty Dennehy Thursday, September 20, at 1:00 p.m.: Salsa Gardening with Tomatoes and Herbs* Do you love salsa? Master Gardener Lee Ann Aronson returns to share tips for selecting and caring for tomatoes and growing onions, garlic, peppers, mint and cilantro to replicate her award-winning salsa recipe! Monday, September 24, at 1:00 p.m.: Landscaping…

Library program news

  Patty Dennehy Join us on Saturday, June 23, at 1:00 p.m. for Music & More from the Land Down Under! Travel on a musical journey to Australia and beyond as the performer plays an assortment of didgeridoos and percussion instruments mixed with colorful stories and humor. The performers play a modern style, mixing fast-paced…

Footnotes from the Library

Lois Anderson The month of February is the shortest month of the year but it celebrates two important holidays: Valentine’s Day and President’s Day. The latter was once two separate holidays honoring the birthday of Lincoln (February 12) and the birthday of Washington (February 22). Of course, with all of those holidays, and February being…

Library notice

Because the last two electric pencil sharpeners have been stolen from the Library, we will no longer have a sharpener for public use.

Footnotes from the Library

Lois Anderson Our SunBird Library offers a wealth of amazing materials. Just visit the last row of shelves (the ones at the east end) to realize what I mean. This is where we keep the reference materials, the how to fix, clean, build, repair or grow just about anything. We have dictionaries and more. Some…

Library news

As of August 31, a total of 1,171 new and gently used paperback books have been donated to our troops. The SunBird Lions Club makes this possible. Thanks to all!

Footnotes from the library

Marilyn Klooster Do you remember the September Song refrain about the days “dwindling down?” Perhaps Autumn Leaves turning red and gold is one of your favorites. The phrase “Dog Days of August” seems to be with us into this month. The blue skies with 100 plus degree temperatures continue and I seek the shade, stay cool in…