Tag: Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

SaddleBrooke Libraries – more than books

Rollinde Prager Have you visited the SaddleBrooke libraries lately? Do you know that there are three libraries in SaddleBrooke? The SaddleBrooke Library in the SaddleBrooke Clubhouse, the Cholla Library in the MountainView Clubhouse and the DesertView Library at the DesertView Theater and Sports Complex are fantastic resources for books, videos and magazines. Our libraries are…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

Upcoming FSL author lectures The Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries 2017 author lecture series continues with several exciting events coming this spring. Many SaddleBrooke residents are familiar with Mark Schwartz and his unique expertise regarding military history. On March 16 Mark’s lecture will be about Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, Japan’s premier naval strategist, who wanted to avoid…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

Spring luncheon features Lisa See Rolly Prager Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries is pleased to announce that Lisa See will be our spring luncheon speaker. The luncheon is March 13, 2017 at the MountainView Ballroom. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. and the meal served at noon. Guests can choose a Cobb salad or a Vegetarian…

Join FSL for an exciting trip to Utah parks

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) is excited to announce another great trip to Utah parks including Bryce, Zion and Glen Canyon. The bus trip will depart from SaddleBrooke on April 19 and return on April 25. This escorted tour is designed for those who have never visited the parks and for return travelers who will…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

FSL announces Spring Lecture Series Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) is excited to announce new spring lectures. All lectures are free for FSL members while non-members will pay $5 for certain speakers. All lectures are in the MountainView Ballroom and start at 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. We start the new year on January 12…

FSL membership: everyone wins

Rolly Prager There are over 4900 households in SaddleBrooke yet only about 730 are members of Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL). These members are well aware and take advantage of the benefits of membership. The great work FSL does on behalf of the libraries and the community depends on membership dollars. Anyone can utilize all…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

New lecture in September Friends of the SaddleBrooke Libraries is pleased to announce that Larry Stillman will present A Member of the Tribe: The true story of America’s first (and only) Jewish Indian Chief. The lecture will reveal the fascinating and little-known story of Solomon Bibo, an immigrant Indian trader who was elected “Chief” of…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

What FSL does for our libraries SaddleBrooke is very fortunate to have three libraries that provide residents with hardback and paperback books, audio books, videos, CDs, DVDs and magazines. Our SaddleBrooke, DesertView and MountainView libraries are staffed by volunteers and open all year around. Of the 4600 households in our community, 2450 are registered to…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

The Sinking of the Reuben James Friends of the SaddleBrooke Libraries lecture series continues on April 21 with Mark Schwartz presenting The Sinking of the Reuben James. The presentation explores the simmering background of military and political issues between two nations on the verge of war. The U.S.S. Reuben James was sunk by a Nazi…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

FSL upcoming lecture March 17 Discover The Lone Eagle’s Aerial Survey of the Southwest On Thursday, March 17 at 4:00 p.m. in the MountainView Ballroom, the Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries’ lecture will feature Erik Berg, describing the important role pilot Charles Lindbergh and his wife Anne played in Southwest archaeology. Lindbergh is best known for…