Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

Enter to Win—and Support Our Libraries

Raffle winner Carla Kemble received a $100 check from Barry Swarztberg, FSL vice president.

Nancy McCluskey-Moore

The Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) 2022 Bucks 4 Books Raffle provides funds for the three SaddleBrooke Community Libraries to purchase new books, audiobooks, and DVDs. Raffle entrants are eligible for a total of eight cash drawings, sixteen celebration event ticket drawings, and a final grand prize drawing in November. For the grand prize drawing, half of the money will go to the libraries and the other half will be split among three lucky winning ticket holders.

Here are our latest winners:

April drawing:

Carla Kemble – $100 cash prize

Shaun Herndon and Cynthia Avila – Books 4 Bucks Celebration tickets

Everyone who buys tickets now will be eligible for all upcoming drawings.

Purchase 2022 Bucks 4 Books Raffle tickets online at

In-person ticket sales will be held at upcoming monthly FSL lectures. A list of upcoming lectures and their dates is provided at

Ticket prices are 1 for $10, 3 for $25, 8 for $50, and 20 for $100.

Tickets must be purchased by those 18 years or older who are Arizona residents or are visiting Arizona at the time the purchase is made. When you purchase your tickets online, you must be physically in Arizona, according to state regulations. (This will be confirmed during your online purchase.) Ticket holders do not need to be present to win. All winners will be notified by a phone call.

Membership Drawing Winners Announced

Nancy McCluskey-Moore

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) provides the funding for new books, audiobooks, and DVDs for our well-used community libraries. Membership in FSL begins at $25 per household, with additional benefits provided with higher levels of support, up to $1,000. Each year FSL enters members who contribute $50 or more into a drawing for a free Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) class. Those FSL members who contribute $250 or more are entered into a drawing for two tickets to a DesertView Performing Arts Center performance of their choice.

This year, the winners of these two drawings were announced at the FSL lecture on April 14 held at DesertView. Bernice Christian won the free ILR class, while Sharon and Steve Scanlan and Barb and Bill Kiser were the happy recipients of the DesertView tickets.

FSL deeply appreciates the support of its members—at all levels of financial contribution. Membership is the key to keeping our libraries filled with the latest materials for our residents’ viewing, listening, and reading pleasure. To join FSL or renew your membership, visit