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Asian American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

In honor of Asian American & Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Maricopa County Library District has handpicked books celebrating the history, heritage, and culture...

Books to celebrate Women’s History Month

This month, Maricopa County Library District has handpicked a collection of books to celebrate Women’s History Month. Looking for more? Check out MCLD’s Featured...

Bringing happiness

Former Fox 10 reporter, Steve Krafft writes a children's book promoting courage and kindness A LONELY LITTLE GIRL has just moved to town and is...

Libraries are reopening around the Valley

In a sure sign of progress against the pandemic, most library branches around Maricopa County are entering "next stage" practices for in-person visits and...

YA author Suzanne Young to teach Changing Hands writing workshop for teens

Changing Hands Bookstore is launching a virtual writing workshop for teens ages 13-17, with the first four-session series beginning Friday, April 9. Sessions will be...

ALA announces 2021 children’s book award winners

The American Library Association each year recognizes the top books, digital media, video and audio books for children and young adults. ALA awards —...

So there’s a new local children’s book author…

When she was pregnant with her son Max, Sarah Land of Phoenix underwent a period of self-reflection and angst common to many in the...

8 books for kids on civil rights, democracy and voting

We'll likely be talking to our children about this year of civil unrest and reckoning, the election, and its eventual outcome for decades to...

Phoenix Mercury star featured in “She Persisted in Sports” book

Diana Taurasi, star of the WNBA Phoenix Mercury, is featured in the new children’s book “She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the...

2020 Maricopa County summer reading program extends through Aug. 15

The Maricopa County Reads summer reading program will continue through Aug. 15 to encourage young people to stay engaged and reading while they remain...

Arizona libraries

Avondale Public Library Buckeye Public Library Chandler Public Library Desert Foothills Library Fort McDowell Tribal Library Glendale Public Library Maricopa County Library District Mesa Public Library Morristown Volunteer Library Peoria Public Library Phoenix Public...

Changing Hands launches Kids’ Summer Reading Bingo

Changing Hands Bookstore has launched a Kids' Summer Reading Bingo program designed to celebrate diversity and inclusion in children's literature. The program encourages children to...

Six decades of excellent Earth Day books for kids

From "The Lorax" by Dr. Suess in the 1970s to the creative and insightful environment-themed books of today, Earth Day books continue the celebration of our planet all year round.

Celebrating National Library Week — at home, online and in our hearts

April 19-25 is National Library Week, when libraries across the Valley would usually be hosting all sorts on on-site celebrations. This year is different.

Black History Month: WORDS can change the WORLD

Well, this is awkward. I’m supposed to be recommending books for Black History Month, but I’m feeling pretty conflicted about the whole thing. It’s...

American Girl’s newest doll is Joss Kendrick — a fearless surfer born with hearing loss

American Girl's 2020 Girl of the Year doll is Joss Kendrick — a surfer and competitive cheerleader who was born with hearing loss. According...

Party Articles

Out-of-the Box Birthday Party Ideas

Wanting to do something a little extra special for your child’s next birthday party? Maybe it’s a milestone birthday—like turning double digits or entering...

Party Etiquette

Whether you’re hosting a party or attending one, you may be wondering—do people really RSVP anymore? What about goodie bags, are those still a...

How to Throw a Birthday Party that Won’t Break the Bank

I remember the days when birthday parties consisted of colorful balloons, streamers, a simple cake, and the classics like musical chairs and tag with...

How to do a drive-by birthday party

As we get deeper into quarantine, people have gotten creative with birthday celebrations. One result: the drive-by birthday party.

Home pool party? Hire a lifeguard!

Drowning happens silently and quickly. That’s why children are at risk even when — and sometimes especially when — adults are nearby. Even a "designated...