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The Maricopa County Library District (MCLD) is a special taxing district that runs 15 libraries countywide. MCLD’s mission is to provide access and services so residents experience an improved quality of life. Each year, the Library District welcomes up to three million visitors, holds thousands of free events and programs for all ages, and hosts Maricopa County Reads, the award-winning Summer Reading Program. In 2023, the Library District held nearly 4,000 library events, 500 online events, and circulated 7.2 million physical and digital checkouts. For Maricopa County and Town of Queen Creek residents and property owners, a library card is free. For more information, visit

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Samantha Mears
(602) 577-3497

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