A Free Press: Cornerstone of Democracy with Gail Rhodes

Agave Library 23550 N. 36th Ave., Phoenix, AZ, United States

The first amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects press freedom. Freedom of the press is important because it plays a vital role in informing citizens about public affairs and monitoring […]


Southwestern Rock Calendars and Ancient Time Pieces with Allen Dart

Salazar-Ajo Library 15 W. Plaza St. #179, Ajo, AZ, United States

Native Americans in the US Southwest developed sophisticated skills in astronomy and predicting the seasons, centuries before non-Indigenous peoples entered the region. In this presentation, archaeologist Allen Dart discusses archaeological […]

What is Civic Engagement? with Mathew Nevarez

Eckstrom-Columbus Library 4350 E. 22nd St., Tucson, AZ, United States

Environmental sustainability, access to voting, public education—these are all civic issues affecting communities. What is a community? How can you participate in one? Join us for a lively discussion about […]

New Women/New Lives: Arizona Early Women Artists, 1900-1945 with Betsy Fahlman

Mohave County Library District - Lake Havasu City Branch Community Rooms A/B 1770 McCulloch Blvd, Lake Havasu City, AZ, United States

A range of factors attracted the earliest Anglo women artists to Arizona. Some sought sanctuary and solitude in the state’s geologically impressive landscapes, while others sought solace in the vast, […]


Arizona Snake Oil Salesmen, Scams, and Hoaxes with Christine Reid

Apache Junction Library 1177 N. Idaho Rd., Apache Junction, AZ, United States

Entrepreneurs offering assorted “get rich quick” schemes and “cure-alls” have visited Arizona since the early days. Benefitting from tales of abundant resources in the territory, limited law enforcement and communication, […]


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