Cultural festival offers information, fun for all ages

The Pan de Vida Fall Cultural Festival will take place 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Queen Creek library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road. The event features food vendors, entertainment, rock wall climbing, fun physical challenges for all ages and raffles, according to event organizers. There also will be free health screenings, health and […]

Combs students meet with Queen Creek business leaders at summit

Combs High School students attended the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce Educational Summit at the Queen Creek Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road, Wednesday, Aug. 29. Career and technical education students Alexis Negron, Alexus Robles, Katy Johnson, Emma Ferraro and Kennedy McLeod spoke to local business leaders about their experiences in career and technical education and […]

Queen Creek library gives teens chances to help others, earn service hours

Area youths eager to give back to the community, earn hours toward scholarship requirements or shape the future of programs offered locally can look no further than Queen Creek Library. The local branch of Maricopa County Library District provides younger residents — those ages 12-18 — a wealth of free opportunities such as membership in […]

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 […]

Town offices close for Independence Day

Town of Queen Creek offices and the Recreation Annex will close on Wednesday, July 4, in observation of Independence Day. The closure will not affect any public safety or emergency services. Residents who have a water, sewer or street emergency during the closure should call 480-358-3131. Trash and recycling services for residents in Zone 2 will be […]

Queen Creek library rocks with start of summer reading program

The Queen Creek library will participate in Libraries Rock beginning Friday, June 1, the start of a two-month program of music and reading. The branch library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road, is part of the Maricopa County Library District, and officials are encouraging everyone – especially the young – to include the county’s annual summer reading […]

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 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 […]

$81,580 contract OK’d to maintain chillers at library, municipal services building

A five-year, $81,580 contract with Daikin Applied Americans Inc. has been approved for chiller maintenance at Queen Creek’s municipal services building and the library facility. The chiller systems were installed and have been maintained solely by Daikin Applied, formerly named McQuay International, Troy White, public works director, said in a memo to the Queen Creek […]