328 West Western Avenue, Avondale Arizona 85323
Avondale Public Library, serving an area of 36,000 residents, has a collection of 30,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 290 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 390 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 7 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $60,000. Patrons make 48,000 visits annually, and check out materials 63,000 times. Thirty-seven percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Phoenix) Arizona State Library
(Avondale) Avondale Public Library
(Chandler) Chandler Public Library
(Mesa) City of Mesa Library
(Glendale) Glendale Public Library
(Phoenix) Maricopa County Library Center
05/29 Coming to The Avondale area
National Festival of the West Scottsdale AZ March21-24 Nation Festival of the West is the country's largest celebration of the Old West and the American Cowboy.
Arizona Renaissance Festival Apache Junction AZ March30-31 In addition to village street and pathway events, the Festival has twelve stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. From the daily opening ceremony to the closing cannon shot, every Festival minute and every Festival acre is filled with mirth, merriment and marketplace exhibitions.
Marana Main Street Festival Marana AZ April6 Located downtown at Marana Main Street and Civic Center Drive, between the Marana Municipal Complex and the Marana Health Center. There will be:
Concert (Saturday night),
Pancake breakfast (Sunday), and
RV boondocking (Friday-Sunday).
10th Annual Polish Festival Phoenix AZ April13-14 Authentic Polish food, beef, raffle, live entertainment, fun activities for kids.
Prickly Pear Festival Superior AZ August24 The historic copper mining town of Superior hosts a new prickly pear festival featuring a morning “how to pick and juice ‘em” class by Jean Groen.