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Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

Hopi-Tewa pottery by the Nampeyo family, c. 1900-1930. Photo by Jannelle Weakly; photo courtesy of Arizona State Museum.

FSL 2016 membership kickoff: Treasures of the Southwest Established in 1893, the Arizona State Museum (ASM), at the University of Arizona, is renowned for its excellence in preserving, interpreting and presenting the material culture of the U.S. Southwest and northern Mexico. On January 21, the Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries’ annual membership kick-off event will showcase…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

Becky Masterman draws upon her background in forensic science to create compelling mystery novels.

Author’s luncheon – Nov. 20 Meet thriller writer Becky Masterman at the Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries Author Luncheon on Friday, November 20 at 11:30 a.m. As the former editor of a forensic medicine encyclopedia, Masterman brings a unique background to her mysteries. Largely unknown to the general public, she has received widespread praise from critics…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

Author Becky Masterman

Discover a hot new author with great critical reviews Come and meet thriller writer Becky Masterman at the Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries’ next author luncheon to be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, November 20. As the former editor of a forensic medicine encyclopedia, Masterman brings a unique background to her mysteries. Largely unknown to…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

Mystery author Becky Masterman

The SaddleBrooke Libraries – a valued community resource Love to read, listen to audio books and watch DVDs? If so, circulation statistics at the three SaddleBrooke Libraries during the first half of 2015 show that you’re not alone. Total circulation was 33,626 items with June, usually one of the slower months at the libraries, the…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

Author Becky Masterman

Pearl Hart, the Lady Bandit: A lecture by Christine Rand Jay Wilson Separating fact from fiction is no easy task when it comes to flamboyant stagecoach robber Pearl Hart. A mountain of conflicting stories abound, thanks in no small part to Pearl who was so enamored with the Wild West that she embellished her own tale…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries – April 2015

Pearl Hart is the subject of a future FSL event.

And the winner is… You! Did you know that essentially 100% of the donations by Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries members are used to buy books and movies for our three libraries? In 2014, thanks to the generosity of 690 members and other supporters, we were able to give $27,821 in grants to help purchase 1,336…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries – March 2015

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

New Mexico guided bus tour March 28 – April 1 The Southwest New Mexico Tour sponsored by the Friends of the SaddleBrooke Libraries will explore the unique character of southern New Mexico. The five day, four night bus tour will be from Saturday, March 28 through Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Day 1: SaddleBrooke to Silver…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries – February 2015

New Mexico Bus Tour The Southwest New Mexico Tour sponsored by the Friends of the SaddleBrooke Libraries will explore the unique character of southern New Mexico. The five day, four night bus tour will be from Saturday, March 28 through Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Day 1: SaddleBrooke to Silver City The first destination is Silver…

FSL members toured Degrazia Gallery

DeGrazia horses

Actually, Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries and their guests were treated to much more than an art gallery. They gathered for a professional tour of the very structures that were built by the artist whose fame initiated Tucson as a visitor’s destination. One of those adobe structures displays many, but not nearly all, of Ted DeGrazia’s…