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Holiday closure

Both branches of the Casa Grande Library will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day.

Summer Reading registration

Children and teens may register online for the 2021 Summer Reading Program. Those registered may receive weekly grab bags, reading logs and access to online programs and in-person fun. This year’s program, “Tails and Tales,” is all about the wonderful natural world and the creatures that live in it. Summer Reading starts on Tuesday, June 1, and runs through July 17. Register online at https://pcld.libnet.info/event/5097296.

Friends of the Library

The mission of the Friends of the Casa Grande Library is to develop resources to support library services and programs, promote adult literacy and encourage enjoyment of reading, lifelong learning and community involvement. The Friends are looking for new members and volunteers. Those who see the evolving libraries as a valuable resource in the community and would like to support them may visit the Main or Vista Grande library for more information or contact Friends of the CG Library via email at focglibrary@gmail.com.

Community blood drive

The Casa Grande Main Library is hosting a blood drive on Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., sponsored by the city of Casa Grande Employee Wellness Committee. Donors may learn their COVID-19 antibody status. Advance appointments are encouraged to help maintain social distancing. To make an appointment, call 877-258-4825 or visit BloodHero.com. All donors must bring and wear a mask or cloth-based face covering.

Contactless delivery and pickup

The library is offering contactless delivery and pickup. Library materials will be delivered to and picked up from outside your door. No interaction needed! Want to learn more? Call 520-421-8652, ext. 5019 or email cglibrary@casagrandeaz.gov.

Come in and browse

Both branches of the library are open to the public for browsing and computer use. The Main Library is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Vista Grande Library is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Masks are required in all city facilities.

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Melissa St. Aude is the Arts & Entertainment editor at PinalCentral. She can be reached at mstaude@pinalcentral.com.