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Out of This World 4/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
Out of This World
The @Central at Burton Barr Central Library is proud to present the Out of This World exhibit. Oil paintings by Dwayne Hall and sculptures by Grant Delph are inspired by the genre of Science Fiction which fuels, stimulates and influences their imaginative works. Come enjoy their works, join the fantasy and imagine distant worlds near and far!
A First Friday reception with the artists will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on June 3.  
The reception is supported by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library
Monday, April 25, 2016 -
Saturday, June 04, 2016
 
Burton Barr Central Library - 1st Floor Gallery
Phoenix Elementary School Art Exhibit 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AM
Phoenix Elementary School Art Exhibit

Come visit Children's Place and enjoy colorful artwork created by the students of Phoenix Elementary School District!

Thursday, April 28, 2016 -
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
 
Burton Barr Central Library - Children’s Art Wall
Woodworkers Source Little Libraries Competition 5/3/2016 12:00:00 AM
Woodworkers Source Little Libraries Competition
An exhibit of a variety of Little Free Libraries that have been built by carpenters right in Arizona. Mark Stevens, owner of Wood's Source, challenged his customers to be creative and build Little Free Libraries to be donated to Southwest Human Development. Little Free Libraries utilize a give a book, take a book system to encourage sharing, community and craftsmanship.


Tuesday, May 03, 2016 -
Monday, May 30, 2016
 
Burton Barr Central Library - Second Space Gallery 2nd Floor
Summer Reading Game 6/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
Summer Reading Game
Play the  Summer Reading Game June 1 - August 1 at your neighborhood library. Register online at maricopacountyreads.org or pick up a gameboard at your library. Earn 1 point for every minute of reading! Earn more points for attending fun-filled library events or participating in challenges. At 500 points, earn a Chipotle coupon (while supplies last). At 1,000 points, earn a free book of your choice. Plus, kids receive free Peter Piper Pizza coupons, ribbons and medals AND the first 3,000 children ages 5-11 to sign up in the library receive a free digital reading timer!
NEW this year! All children who reach 1,000 points will be entered into a GRAND PRIZE drawing for a year-long family membership at one of our fabulous cultural institutions (including the Phoenix Zoo, the Children's Museum, the Arizona Science Center, and the Phoenix Art Museum) -- 14 memberships will be awarded!
#SummerReading
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 -
Monday, August 01, 2016
 
All Locations
Arizona Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects 2016 Awards Exhibit 6/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
Arizona Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects 2016 Awards Exhibit
The Arizona Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects (AzASLA) 2016 Awards Exhibit features this year’s state award recipients of notable landscape architecture work in Arizona. The work presented in this exhibit feature extraordinary and unique projects designed by local landscape architects and landscape architecture students. Categories were based on general design, planning, residential, student work, and unbuilt work. The award recipients will be recognized at the AZASLA chapter’s annual gala in April at the Phoenix Art Museum, and will also be featured on the organization’s website at www.azasla.org.
Thursday, June 02, 2016 -
Thursday, June 23, 2016
 
Burton Barr Central Library - 2nd Floor Gallery
Maurice Sendak 50 Years: Where the Wild Things Are 6/3/2016 12:00:00 AM
Maurice Sendak 50 Years: Where the Wild Things Are

Enjoy 50 unique works of art from acclaimed illustrator and children's author Maurice Sendak. Pieces include original pencil drawings from his famous books as well as early images from his magazine work. Enjoy self-guided tours and complementary programs at many Phoenix Public Library locations.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library and Mercy Healthcare.  Special thanks to the lenders of the exhibition and to AFA NYC for their support. 

Friday, June 03, 2016 -
Sunday, July 17, 2016
 
Burton Barr Central Library
FACTS OF LIFE VOL.1--Gloria Langer 6/10/2016 12:00:00 AM
FACTS OF LIFE VOL.1--Gloria Langer
Langer describes this series of paintings as a reflection on a new reality of fast paced images and information.  In a society where almost everything is about image and surface, she hopes to convey a window of introspection and analysis.

A First Friday reception with the artist will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on July 1. Live music will be performed by Dale Yeoman and Johnny Carrasco. The reception is supported by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library.

Friday, June 10, 2016 -
Saturday, July 16, 2016
 
Burton Barr Central Library - 1st Floor Gallery
Computer Class - Practice Lab 5/28/2016 9:30:00 AM
Computer Class - Practice Lab
Get Individual help with anything from our classes and using Library resources. Staff will be present to provide one-on-one assistance. 

Note: No signing is required for Practice Labs. You can come in at any time during the scheduled lab period to ask questions.

For more information call 602-262-4636 o visit phoenixpubliclibrary.org

Saturday, May 28, 2016
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Burton Barr Central Library - 1st Floor Computer lab
hive@central: SCORE One-on-One Mentoring 5/28/2016 10:00:00 AM
hive@central: SCORE One-on-One Mentoring
SCORE mentors provide free and confidential business advice to meet the needs of your small business. Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, SCORE mentors will help you reach customers and achieve your goals. Start by calling 602-745-7250 to make an appointment or visit the SCORE website at https://greaterphoenix.score.org/ for more information.


hive @ central is a free co-working space located on the 2nd floor of the Burton Barr Central Library. For more information, please visit our hive website or call (602) 262-4636 during our business hours.
Saturday, May 28, 2016
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library - hive@central sm rm
MACH: Color To Calm 5/28/2016 2:00:00 PM
MACH: Color To Calm
Come join us for a new way to relax.
We will provide coloring pages featuring intricate designs and colored pencils, but feel free to bring your own

Ages 18 and up.
Saturday, May 28, 2016
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library - MACH1-A
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