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Be sure to check out all our upcoming programs and events for Children, Teens and Adults!


Announcements
Peoria Library System
System Announcement
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Peoria Libraries Closure

Library: Peoria Main & Sunrise Mountain Libraries
Date: Monday, Sept. 2

The Peoria Main Library and Sunrise Mountain Library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2, in observance of Labor Day. The buildings will reopen on the following Tuesday @ 9 a.m. Library materials that would have been due on Sept. 2 will not be due until the next business day.

Click here to view the Libraries' Scheduled Closures.

*The bookdrops will be unavailable during these times.

 
Peoria Library System
System Announcement
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Family & Youth Resource Fair

Location: Peoria Community Center @ 8335 W. Jefferson St.
Date: Saturday, Aug. 24
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Join us at this free event to make the connections you need to succeed! Our nonprofit partners and other organizations will be onsite to provide services, educational presentations, informational handouts and giveaways. Bring the family! A Kids Fun Zone will be available for youth ages 5-12. Pizza will be served to those that RSVP and you can enter raffles for a chance to win family fun prizes. Whatever your need, we will have the resources available to help you build a healthy family and a stronger community! Click here for more information.

Click here to RSVP

 
Peoria Library System
Adult Program
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Peoria Forward & ASU Present Peoria Entrepreneurial Sessions

Library: Peoria Main & Sunrise Mountain Libraries

Peoria Forward is a high-impact partnership between ASU E+I and the City of Peoria designed to grow and scale the entrepreneurial ecosystem within the City of Peoria and accelerate economic development. Peoria Forward events are FREE and open to everyone. Events are interactive with engaging formats designed to build the Peoria entrepreneurial ecosystem.


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This Week's Events & Programs: Aug. 19 - Aug. 25
Peoria Main Library
Adult Program
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Tuesday Night Jam

Library: Peoria Main Library in the Willow Room
Date: Tuesday, Aug. 20
Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

A free jam session open to everyone. Stop by and make some music!

 
Sunrise Mountain Library
Adult Program
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Between the Covers Book Group

Library: Sunrise Mountain Library
Date: Tuesday, Aug. 20
Time: 6:30 p.m.

Bring a friend and come join us for a discussion of some great books and some fun! Newcomers are always welcome! Please call Cathy Coffman at (623) 773-8650 for more information. This month's title is "Sarah, Plain and Tall" by Patricia MacLachlan.

 
Peoria Main Library
Adult Program
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Sew Smart Wednesdays

Library: Peoria Main Library in the Activity Room
Date: Wednesday, Aug. 21
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Bring a project or start a project with our friendly group of sewists! Use the library sewing machines or bring your own. For more information email: Mary.Vass@peoriaaz.gov

 
Sunrise Mountain Library
Adult Program
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Card/Board Game Afternoon

Library: Sunrise Mountain Library
Date: Wednesday, Aug. 21
Time: 2 p.m.

Come play Phase 10, UNO, Old Maid, Hearts, Rummikub and other card and board games with us.

 
Peoria Main Library
Adult & Teen Program
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It's Only Knit and Purl

Library: Peoria Main Library in the Activity Room
Date: Sunday, Aug. 25
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Join us as we perform needle work by knitting, crocheting and quilting, all while engaging in friendly conversation on all range of topics. Beginners are welcome and you must be 16 years of age and older to participate.


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Monday, Aug. 26, Preview


No programs or events planned.


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Fun For The Whole Family
Peoria Library System
All Ages
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Culture Passes @ Your Peoria Libraries

Check out a Culture Pass and get free admission for 2 people at one of fourteen popular venues around the valley. Enjoy the arts, museums, performances and more for free! Culture Passes are available at both The Peoria Main Library and Sunrise Mountain Library.

Available at your library's Circulation Desk

 


For more events and programs, please see the City of Peoria's full Calendar of Events here.