Queen Creek library events July 16-24 include an after-hours lock-in experience

Attend a beginning level hip hop dance class (July 16), meet with Teen Tech Experts (every Wednesday in July) or try your hand at an after-hours lock-in experience (July 19), all at the Queen Creek Branch Library. The library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road in Queen Creek, is open 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-5 […]

July Queen Creek library events include hip hop dance class, 3-day camp with robotics team

Use painted rocks to create a cute succulent garden (July 11), attend a beginning level hip hop dance class (July 16) or play and learn from Queen Creek High School’s robotics team with a three-day camp (July 15-17), all at the Queen Creek Branch Library. The library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road in Queen Creek, is […]

Summer reading program starts June 1

Registration has begun for the annual summer reading program at the Queen Creek Branch Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road, which runs through June and July. This year’s theme is “A Universe of Stories.” Register at read20az.com. “Everyone can earn great prizes, including a free book,” Cindy Kolaczynski, director of the Maricopa County Library District, said […]

Maricopa County eliminates overdue fines at its public libraries

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has voted to eliminate overdue fines — and to waive existing overdue fines — at the county’s 18 public libraries, including in Queen Creek. The measure, which went into effect May 22, only applies to Maricopa County Library District libraries, according to a release. “Libraries are an important resource […]

Queen Creek Family Market April 27 next to library

Support local farmers and artisans at the Queen Creek Family Market outside the library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road. Food trucks, pony rides and more than 60 vendors are planned for the event 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 27. Future events are Oct. 5 and 26, Nov. 9 and 23 and Dec. 14 and 21. Go to […]

Queen Creek Family Market April 13, 27

Support local farmers and artisans at the Queen Creek Family Market outside the library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road. Food trucks, pony rides and more than 60 vendors are planned for the event 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 13 and 27. Future events are Oct. 5 and 26, Nov. 9 and 23 and Dec. 14 and 21. […]

Food for Fines starts July 6 at Queen Creek Library

The Maricopa County Library District’s annual Food for Fines program starts Friday, July 6, and runs through Sunday, July 15. The program allows library customers to bring in non-perishable food items to any MCLD library, including in Queen Creek at 21802 S Ellsworth Road. One non-perishable food item equals $2 in waived fines, for up […]

Summer reading programs at Queen Creek, Apache Junction libraries

The best way to keep children on track when they go back to school in the fall is to have them read throughout the summer, librarians and parents say. Local libraries in Apache Junction and Queen Creek have summer reading programs for children and are open across county and municipal borders. Queen Creek The Queen […]

Queen Creek town offices to close for Memorial Day

The town of Queen Creek offices and recreation annex will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. The closure will not affect public safety or emergency services, town officials stated in a release. Property owners who have water, sewer or street emergencies during the closure should call 480-358-3131. Trash and recycling services […]

Tech experts, music theory class, make mom a gift at library

The following events are at Maricopa County Library District’s Queen Creek Branch Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road in Queen Creek. Call 602-652-3000 or go to www.mcldaz.org. The library is open 9 a.m.- 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday; closed Sunday. Tech Experts: Teen tech experts will answer questions 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesdays during May in […]