Scottsdale Arizona


GRAND OPENING OF ARABIAN BRANCH LIBRARY SET FOR SEPT. 20. by azhttp

Scottsdale’s new Arabian Branch Library is now open. The new Arabian Branch, located at

10215 E. McDowell Mountain Ranch Road, is a $10.3 million project that was

approved by voters in the 2000 bond election. Combining modern services

with Arizona’s natural beauty, the Arabian Library offers visitors

state-of-the-art library accommodations and sweeping views of the McDowell

Mountains. Also at the new Arabian, visitors will discover a coffee bar,

Wi-Fi access and numerous computers — making for an exceptional library

experience.

The library’s hours are:

** Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

** Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

** Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Scottsdale Public Library invites the public to attend a special

afternoon celebrating the opening of the new Arabian Library from 3 to 6

p.m. Sept. 20.

For more information on the Arabian Branch or other library facilities and

programs, call (480) 312-READ or visit www.scottsdalelibrary.org

Advertisements


Scottsdale Advisory Boards and Commissions by quotes

Scottsdale Board and Commission openings

  Aug. 15, 2007
  Contact: Brent Stockwell, Assistant to Mayor/Council, (480) 312-7288


 

Scottsdale residents invited to apply for advisory boards

The Scottsdale City Council invites Scottsdale residents to apply for positions opening this fall on several boards and commissions.

Openings will occur on the Human Services Commission, Judicial Appointments Advisory Board, Library Board, Loss Trust Fund Board, Neighborhood Enhancement Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission and the Scottsdale Pride Committee.

Applications should be submitted by Sept. 14 to give Council members adequate time for review.

The Council will nominate from the applicant pool on Oct. 2. Those nominated will be interviewed on Oct. 23. After interviews, the Council will appoint residents to three-year terms.

Current members who have completed a first term are eligible for reappointment for a second, three-year term.

A complete listing of vacancies and an application form are available on the city’s Web site at http://www.ScottsdaleAZ.gov. Follow links for “Mayor, Council and Government” and “Boards and Commissions.”

The application form, which is valid for one year, can also be emailed to interested residents who call the City Clerk’s office at (480) 312-2412, or may be picked up in the City Clerk’s office in City Hall, 3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd.

All board and commission members need to comply with the city’s Ethics Code. More information on the Code is also available on the city’s Web site.



Employment Opportunities by quotes

Employment Opportunities

INFORMATION FOR NEW RECRUITMENTS (*) WILL BE AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE (WWW.SCOTTSDALEAZ.GOV/JOBS) AFTER 5 PM TODAY.

Scottsdale JobsCity Attorney

Legal Secretary

City Auditor

Deputy City Auditor

Community Services

*Assistant Pool Manager (PT, PT Benefited)

[Building] Maintenance Technician II – Facilities

*Library Assistant I (PT Benefited)

Library Assistant Supervisor

*Lifeguard / Instructor (Temp, PT, PT Benefited)

Pool Manager – Chaparral Aquatics (PT Benefited)

Pool Manager – El Dorado Aquatics (FT Benefited)

*Recreation Leader I (Temp, PT, PT Benefited)

*Recreation Leader II (PT, PT Benefited)

Recreation Leader III – Adaptive Recreation

*Recreation Specialist (PT, Temp & Seasonal)

Financial Services

Tax Auditor / Audit Associate

Water Audit Technician

Human Resources

Sr. Human Resources Analyst

Municipal Services

Maintenance Technician II

Planning & Development

*Associate Planner

Planning Assistant

Police Department

Police Aid

Police Communications Dispatcher

Police Detention Officer

Police Officer Trainee

Police Records Supervisor

Public Works

City Engineer

Fleet Technician II

Maintenance Worker I

Public Works Inspector

Solid Waste Laborer (PT)

Transportation

*Administrative Secretary

Transportation Planner / Transportation Planner

Traffic Engineer Analyst / Traffic Engineer / Sr. Traffic Engineer

Water Resources

Water Services Worker

Internship Program

*Internship Program (Citywide Opportunity)

Promotional Opportunities

Fleet Technician II – Fleet Employees Only

Lead Fleet Technician – Fleet Employees Only



Scottsdale Public Library ReVentures program seeks Boomers for volunteer projects by quotes

Scottsdale Public Library ReVentures program seeks Boomers for volunteer projects

(Scottsdale, AZ) – The Scottsdale Public Library’s innovative volunteer program geared for the Boomer generation is recruiting for upcoming program projects. Specifically, ReVentures seeks people with an interest in participating in the group’s fall 2007 signature project, The Vietnam Experience. This project will consist of a series of events, programs and exhibits that will tell the story of the Vietnam War from those who were directly involved.

Volunteers are needed for event planning, presentations, event coordination, marketing and many other project areas.

For information about the fall 2007 event or for volunteer information please call Frank Mittin at the Volunteer Center of Maricopa County at 602.263.9736 x 873 or frank. mittin  @ volunteer  phoenix. org.

The program is being managed for the first year by the Volunteer Center of Maricopa County. The ReVentures program is supported with funds granted by the Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records Agency under the Library Services and Technology Act, which is administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.



Meet the Author, Reginald Daniel by quotes

Meet the Author, Reginald Daniel

Baltimore author and businessman Reginald Daniel tells how to “Live Your Life Backward,” the title of his book about balancing family, work and money. Reviewed in the New York Times as a book “for those who endeavor to successfully navigate our careers while sharing our lives with the ones we love.” Read more about Daniel on his website www.livingyourlifebackward.com.Sat., Feb 17 at 2 pm

Civic Center Library

3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd.

Registration: 480.312.READ or www.scottsdalelibrary.org



Adult Programs at the Scottsdale Public Library by quotes

Library Author Talks, Writing & Book Discussions

Adult Programs at the Scottsdale Public Library
February 2007
_____________________________________

All programs are free.  Registration recommended for all programs.  To register call 480.312.READ or visit www.scottsdalelibrary.org
______________________________________

U.S. — Mexico Migration and Immigration
By tracing the movement of populations and commerce from the pre-Hispanic periods to the 21st century, ASU Professor, Carlos Velez-Ibanez provides an entirely different way of understanding the development of human migration in Southwestern North America.
Tues., Feb 6 at 7 pm
Civic Center Library
3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
Registration: 480.312.READ or www.scottsdalelibrary.org
——————————
Women in the Middle East
Join Dr. Mirna Lattouf, of Arizona State University’s School of Interdisciplinary Studies, as she explores the culture and issues regarding women in this fascinating part of our world.
Thurs., Feb 8 at 6:30 pm
Arabian Branch
10187 E. McDowell Mountain Ranch Road
Register: 480.312.READ or www.scottsdalelibrary.org
———————————–
Who Lives in Arizona?
Dr. Larson-Keagy explores the ways in which Arizona’s population has changed over the decades. Learn more about current immigration, ethnicity, socio-economic disparities, and the age-distribution of Arizona’s population by county, as well as other factors that help our understanding of the changing face of Arizona. What will Arizona of the future look like?
Thurs., Feb 8 at 6:30 pm
Palomino Branch
12575 E. Via Linda
Register: 480.312.READ or www.scottsdalelibrary.org
———————————–
Rembrandt and The Golden Age of Dutch Art
The Phoenix Art Museum presents slide talks on art subjects. Their expert docents take you into the world of artists and their subjects.
Mon., Feb 12 at 11 am
Mustang branch
10101 N. 90th Street
Registration: 480.312.READ or www.scottsdalelibrary.org
———————————–
Genealogy Part 2 –Extend the Family Search!
Advanced genealogy research tips including resources such as immigration and naturalization records, military papers, court records and more!
Tues., Feb 13 at 1 pm
Civic Center Library
3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
Registration: 480.312.READ or www.scottsdalelibrary.org
————————————–
Meet the Author, Reginald Daniel
Baltimore author and businessman Reginald Daniel tells how to “Live Your Life Backward,” the title of his book about balancing family, work and money. Reviewed in the New York Times as a book “for those who endeavor to successfully navigate our careers while sharing our lives with the ones we love.” Read more about Daniel on his website
www.livingyourlifebackward.com.
Sat., .Feb 17 at 2 pm
Civic Center Library
3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
Registration: 480.312.READ or www.scottsdalelibrary.org
———————————
Pageturners From Your Library/ Armchair Travel
Join librarians from the Scottsdale Public Library and experience the adventures and pleasures of travel and other cultures from the comforts of home. Destination mysteries, romances abroad and more spectacular books recommended for your journey!
Thurs., Feb 22 at 1 pm
Via Linda Senior Center
(10440 N. Via Linda)
Registration: 480.312.READ or www.scottsdalelibrary.org
—————————————–
Hollywood’s History of American Diversity
Explore patterns, Utopian visions and surprises from the 1930s through the 1990s that reflect and challenge American understanding of race, religion and other forms of diversity.
Presented by the Arizona Humanities Council.
Wed., Feb 22 at 2 pm
Civic Center Library
3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
Registration: 480.312.READ or www.scottsdalelibrary.org



Life in The White House — Is It Really Like “West Wing?” by quotes

Life in The White House — Is It Really Like “West Wing?”
Meet Karna Small Bodman, author of the new political thriller Checkmate.

At the time she left as Senior Director for the National Security Council, Bodman was the highest-ranking woman in the Reagan White House. This insider knowledge of the White House and Washington DC are the inspiration behind her first book, Checkmate.   Join us for a stimulating evening with Bodman as she discusses her career, her novel and life in the White House.

Tues., Jan 30 at 7 pm
Civic Center Library
3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
Registration: 480.312.READ or www.scottsdalelibrary.org

Book signing following presentation.