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Cinematic Reflections, Through the lens of a documentary film

Every 3rd Tuesday


This film series will trace the evolution of the cold war from its genesis after WW II to its conclusion in 1991

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Art Nosh


Mystery Tea Panel Discussion

Wednesday, October 22nd
2:00pm - 4:00pm


Meet nationally known mystery authors Jana Bommersbach (Cattle Kate), Jeffrey Siger (Sons of Sparta) and Betty Webb (Desert Rage) for a lively panel discussion, while you enjoy tea and gourmet treats in a beautiful social setting. Includes a signed copy of the latest novel from one of the authors. Presented in partnership with The Poisoned Pen. Limited seating.


Register: 480-488- 2286.


Cost: $15 (includes paperback from one of the 3 authors. Your preference will be accommodated if possible; limited copies of each title will be available)


Kids Explore Halloween Special - BATS


Thursday, October 23rd

4:00pm - 5:00pm


Children's Event


Arizona Authors Showcase

Tuesday, October 28th
10:00am - 12:00pm


Four local authors will briefly tell about their stories. Following book signings (please bring cash or check), celebrate with cake and tea!


Limited seating. Register: 480-488-2286.


Dick Elder: Lucky Numbers. After time in the navy, movies and dude ranches, this octogenarian began writing in his 70’s.


Nancine Meyer: The Lighter Side of Prayer. Restore your spiritual awareness and delight, with this uplifting and hopeful book.


Diana Yu: Sylvia’s Garden. An immigrant from Korea, Diana writes of their cultural issues through both fiction and non-fiction.


Arline Fraser: Another View. An entertaining travelogue of the author’s visits to the British Isles.


Holiday Tablescape Workshop

Monday, November 3rd
1:00pm - 2:00pm


Holiday entertaining is just around the corner! Get inspired to decorate with a variety of themes that will "wow" your family, friends and co-workers. Learn tips and tricks from tablescape expert, Lanae Johnson, who combines her passions for interior design and entertaining to present this workshop. Enjoy viewing a variety of "out of the box" displays and learn how to repurpose items you already have to create unique centerpieces and holiday décor. Make your next party visually exciting and memorable!


Register: 480-488-2286.


Nomads I Have Known and Loved, by Irma Turtle

Friday, November 7th
3:30pm - 5:30pm


Join Irma for a celebration and book signing – refreshments will be served – as Irma shares stories and slides from her new book, Nomads I Have Known and Loved, which documents her 28 years of personal experiences among unusual and remote African tribes who readily welcome her into their tents, huts, and huge hearts. With insightful texts and photos she celebrates their unique ancient cultures, rituals and traditions still persistently intact today; memorializes their individual and collective beauty; animates humorously unexpected encounters; and fills you with the same awe she feels.


Register: 480-488-2286.



DFLA Book Club

Our Book Club meets at the Library at 10 a.m. on the second Tuesday of every month





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