Tag: Ed Robson Library

Library Services Amid Closure

Jenn Lopez Hello, I’m the new library manager at Ed Robson Library. The library is offering curbside pickup from Monday through Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. and Tuesdays from 5 to 7 p.m. in order to serve our customers in the Sun Lakes area. Customers may place items on hold using the online catalog…

Changes at the Ed Robson Library

  Bob Hutchins A presentation by a representative of the County Library System was the first notification of a change at the library. The transfer of approximately 20 County Library employees would require the relocation of the Book Store and closure of the Lecky Center which had served as the host for presentations of virtually…

December at the Ed Robson Library

  Please join us for the following programs in December! Tuesday, December 4, at 1:00 p.m.: The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction* In 1904, a group of nuns brought 40 young children from New York to Arizona for adoption by pre-arranged “Spanish” parents. Because of a dispute with the arrangement, this little-known incident went all the…

November at the Ed Robson Library

  Thursday, November 1, at 5:30 p.m.: Getting Started with the Internet This session will cover getting connected to the Internet, navigating websites and browsing the web. Limit 10 people. Registration required. Monday, November 5, at 10:00 a.m.: Basics of Android Phones and Tablets In this introductory Android class, participants will learn basic operations such…

October at Ed Robson Library

  Tuesday, October 2, at 10:30 a.m.: Citizen Science at Your Library: Virtual Presentation* This is a virtual live presentation with a question and answer session to follow. Valley public libraries will soon be loaning out kits to allow library customers to check out instructions and equipment for participation in science research being done locally…

E-reader volunteers needed

  Patty Dennehy The Ed Robson Library in Sun Lakes is looking for a volunteer to help us teach customers how to download e-books and e-audiobooks onto devices such as an iPad or Kindle Fire. Our e-reader time is every Wednesday afternoon from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. We will be happy to guide you, but…

September at the Ed Robson Library

  Patty Dennehy Thursday, September 20, at 1:00 p.m.: Salsa Gardening with Tomatoes and Herbs* Do you love salsa? Master Gardener Lee Ann Aronson returns to share tips for selecting and caring for tomatoes and growing onions, garlic, peppers, mint and cilantro to replicate her award-winning salsa recipe! Monday, September 24, at 1:00 p.m.: Landscaping…

A Musical Journey to Australia at the Ed Robson Library

  Patty Dennehy Join us on Saturday, June 23, at 1:00 p.m. for Music & More from the Land Down Under! Travel on a musical journey to Australia and beyond as the performer plays an assortment of didgeridoos and percussion instruments mixed with colorful stories and humor. The performers play a modern style, mixing fast-paced…

February events at Ed Robson Library

Saturday, February 3, at 1:00 p.m.: Care for the Caregiver* Caring for a loved one can be both rewarding and challenging. Hospice of the Valley shares how to optimize your loved one’s wellbeing and take care of yourself in the process. Wednesday, February 7, at 10:30 a.m.: Bands of Sisters – U.S. Women’s Military Bands…

Ed Robson Library calendar

Tuesday, January 2, at 10:30 a.m. – HealthRHYTHMS Drumming Circle Drum circles are a positive community experience designed to enhance self-realization, reduce tension, anxiety and stress, result in a positive medical impact and release emotions. No experience necessary and all instruments provided. Age 18 and over. Registration is required. Limited to 30 attendees. Tuesday, January…