Tag: FSL

Hopi Quilting the Focus of February FSL Lecture

Nancy McCluskey-Moore On Thursday, Feb. 9, at 4 p.m. in the DesertView Theater, Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) will host the fifth lecture in its 2022-23 series. Carolyn O’Bagy Davis will present “Hopi Quilting: Stitched Traditions from an Ancient Community.” According to Davis, the story of Hopi textiles and the history of quilting on the…

Western Pulp Fiction Featured in FSL November Lecture

Nancy McCluskey-Moore On Thursday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m. in the DesertView Theater, Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) will host the third in its 2022-23 lecture series. Steve Renzi will present “Western Pulp Fiction.” Pulp fiction magazines sold for a dime, and in the 1920s to 1950s they filled American newsstands. Nobody admitted that they…

Bucks 4 Books Celebration

Joyce Faulkner You won’t want to miss this special party! On Nov. 30 the Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries are hosting the culmination of their year-long Bucks 4 Books Raffle Celebration! But in order to attend, you must have purchased a raffle ticket during 2022. (If you have already bought your raffle tickets, you will receive…

Day of the Dead Featured in FSL October Lecture

Nancy McCluskey-Moore On Thursday, Oct. 13, at 4 p.m. in the DesertView Theater, Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) will host the second in its 2022–23 lecture series. Zarco Guerrero will present “Dia de Los Muertos Storytelling.” Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a highly celebrated and significant holiday held throughout Mexico, Latin…

Cool Movies for Hot Summer Evenings

Sharon Scanlan Cold weather is something I avoid—in person, in books, and in movies, so this article is the result of some great recommendations from our excellent volunteers who buy and catalog DVDs. We hope they help you stay cool! A favorite of many patrons is Fisherman’s Friend, based on a true tale of fishermen…

Enter to Win and Support Our Libraries

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 8 cash drawings, 16 celebration event ticket drawings, and a final grand prize drawing in November. For the grand…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

Enter to Win—and Support Our Libraries 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…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

You Can’t Win If You Don’t Enter 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, audio books, and DVDs. Raffle entrants are eligible for a total of eight cash drawings, 16 celebration event ticket drawings, and a final…

All About Arizona at Your Library

Janet Fabio If you attended the lecture sponsored by the Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) featuring Win Holden from Arizona Highways, perhaps you were inspired to explore more of our beautiful state. Make the DesertView Library your first stop. The library has many resources to help plan a road trip on scenic byways, explore hiking…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

FSL May Lecture to Offer Insight into Navajo Weavings Nancy McCluskey-Moore The Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) lecture on Thursday, May 12, at 4 p.m. in the DesertView Theater will feature Jerry Fruend. The title of his lecture is “The Gift of Spider Woman: Symbols and Motifs in Navajo Weavings.” Freund, an associate at Medicine…