Tag: Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

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…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries – January 2015

Author Lynn Wiese Sneyd

Winnie Ruth Judd: The Trunk Murderess – lecture February 19 Jane Brancaccio Can Phoenix, Arizona claim a real murderess? What happened on the night of October 16, 1931? Who was the Blonde Butcher? Did Winnie Ruth Judd kill her two roommates? What was the motive? On October 16, 1931, two women were killed with a .25…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries – December 2014

John Slaughter Bus Tour October 2014; photo by Robert Koblewski

Winnie Ruth Judd lecture February 19, 2015 Jane Brancaccio Can Phoenix, Arizona, claim a real murderess? What happened on the night of October 16, 1931? Who was the Blonde Butcher? Did Winnie Ruth Judd kill her two roommates? What was the motive? On October 16, 1931, two women were killed with a .25 caliber handgun.…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries – November 2014

Photo courtesy of the DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun

DeGrazia: The man and the myths lecture November 19 Mary Kopp The Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries is hosting two events in November featuring the life and work of noted Tucson artist Ted DeGrazia. A lecture about DeGrazia is set for 4:00 p.m., November 19 in the MountainView East Ballroom. DeGrazia biographer James W. Johnson will…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries – October 2014

DeGrazia’s Children Dancing

DeGrazia: The Man and the Myth – November 19 and 20 Mary Kopp The Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries is hosting two events in November featuring the life and work of noted Tucson artist Ted DeGrazia. A lecture about DeGrazia is set for 4:00 p.m., November 19 in the MountainView East Ballroom. DeGrazia biographer James W.…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries – September 2014

DeGrazia’s Children Dancing

Mary Kopp The Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries is hosting two events in November featuring the life and work of noted Tucson artist Ted DeGrazia. A lecture about DeGrazia is set for 4:00 p.m., November 19 in the MountainView East Ballroom. DeGrazia biographer James W. Johnson will share stories he collected in researching the 2013 book,…