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 […]

Town residents outside Maricopa County can get library cards, council decides in 5-2 vote

The town council on April 4 voted 5-2 to approve an amendment to an intergovernmental agreement and spend $19,577 for library cards to be given to Queen Creek residents outside of Maricopa County. The library at 21802 S. Ellsworth Road in Queen Creek is operated by the Maricopa County Library District. With this payment, the […]

Queen Creek municipal offices, library to close Feb. 19

The Town of Queen Creek offices, recreation annex and library will close on Monday, Feb. 19, in observance of Presidents Day. This closure will not impact any public safety or emergency services, according to a press release. Customers who experience a water, sewer or streets emergency during the closure should call 480-358-3131. Trash and recycling […]

Learn how to plan ahead for Social Security at Dec. 4 event

Jack Burns from the Social Security Administration will be in Queen Creek Monday, Dec. 4, to answer questions from the public about Social Security. Mr. Burns is a public affairs specialist for the government agency, where he has been employed since 2002, according to his LinkedIn account. He will visit the Mary Lou Fulton Story […]