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Friends of the Library

Take a Chance and Help Our Libraries Win Big! Nancy McCluskey-Moore Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) is kicking off their “Bucks 4 Books” raffle to support the SaddleBrooke Community Libraries. FSL provides the funds to purchase books, DVDs, and audiobooks for our libraries. Fifty-percent of the funds raised through the raffle (after expenses) will be…

Reading Vs. Listening to Books

Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg Ever tried audiobooks? Many of us have, and we can all attest to the fact that they offer an amazing way to hear an author’s written word. In addition, one can listen to a book while doing anything—sort of being a multi-tasking reader! Audiobooks are so versatile—one can listen to a…

Browse, Borrow, and Boogie at Your Libraries

Janet Fabio Do you miss in-person browsing the library collections to find your next book to read or select a few movies to watch? Two of the SaddleBrooke Community Libraries have recently reopened for limited access. If you prefer the curbside library pick-up services, be assured those services are continuing and have even been expanded. Both…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

Curbside Library Service Janet Fabio and Virginia Bynum The SaddleBrooke Community Libraries are very excited to be able to offer curbside library pickup. This service is available only at the SaddleBrooke One Library and you can only reserve cataloged items held in that library. If you are a registered library user at either DesertView or…

Streaming Subscription Costs Mounting Up?

Nancy McCluskey-Moore and Claire Mather We all love to watch movies and TV series from the comfort of our couch, but the annual cost of streaming services can quickly add up. For example, consider the cost of these popular services: Acorn TV $5.99/month, $71.88/year Amazon Prime Video $12.99/month, $155.88/year Disney Plus $6.99/month, $83.88/year HBO Now $14.99/month, $179.88/year Netflix $8.99-$15.99/month, $107.88-$191.88/year…

C.J. Shane will speak at FSL Author Luncheon

Rolly Prager Tickets are now available for the FSL Fall Author Luncheon, which will be held on Nov. 8 at the MountainView Ballroom. Luncheon tickets can be purchased at the SaddleBrooke TWO administrative office or online at tickets.saddlebrooketwo.com. The cost for the luncheon and lecture is $29. If you are buying tickets for a group, please…

Sign up now for fabulous FSL fall trip

Rolly Prager Join Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries for an exciting fall trip that includes two iconic national parks and an exploration of the Four Corners area. The trip dates are October 8-14, and will begin and end in SaddleBrooke. The trip will begin with a tour of the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff to…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

FSL May lecture features Wayne Ranney Rolly Prager On Thursday, May 16 Wayne Ranney will present “In the Footsteps of Martha Summerhayes.” The presentation will start at 4:00 p.m. in the MountainView Ballroom. Martha Summerhayes was a refined New England woman who entered the Arizona Territory in 1874 as the young bride of an Army…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

Spring tour announced for Palm Springs and Death Valley Jim Cowlin Two iconic locations are the featured destinations on a seven-day/six-night bus tour to California sponsored by the Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries. The tour will be on March 20-26, 2019. First up are two nights in Palm Springs, the legendary home of Hollywood movie stars.…