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Early History of the Desert Botanical Garden

2024-06-25 17:00:00 2024-06-25 18:00:00 America/Phoenix Early History of the Desert Botanical Garden Mustang Library - Auditorium

Tuesday, June 25
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-25 17:00:00 2024-06-25 18:00:00 America/Phoenix Early History of the Desert Botanical Garden Mustang Library - Auditorium

Mustang Library

Auditorium

McDowell Sonoran Conservancy / PastFinders

Learn how the visionary Gustaf Starck and the wealthy Gertrude Webster worked together to create a botanical garden devoted exclusively to desert plants. See what the Garden looked like 85 years ago and learn about its first director who worked so hard to get the Garden off to a good start in 1939.

Please join us with speaker Ron Liberson as we celebrate the 85th anniversary of the Desert Botanical Garden.

Mustang Library

Phone: 480-312-7323

Opening hours
Mon, Jun 10 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Jun 11 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jun 12 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jun 13 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jun 14 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 15 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 16 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Address
10101 North 90th Street
Scottsdale
, AZ 85258
Tel: 480-312-7323

About the library

Opened June 13, 1987

31,850 square feet

35 public-use computers

Drive-up window service

Upcoming events

Thu, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Auditorium

Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Book Discussion Room

Mon, Jun 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Program Room

Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Program Room

Tue, Jun 18, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

Thu, Jun 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Program Room

Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Program Room

Sat, Jun 22, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Book Discussion Room

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Program Room

Tue, Jun 25, 1:30pm - 3:40pm
Auditorium

Tue, Jun 25, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Auditorium

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Program Room

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Program Room

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Program Room

Tue, Jul 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Program Room

Tue, Jul 02, 1:30pm - 3:45pm
Auditorium

Wed, Jul 03, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Program Room

Fri, Jul 05, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Auditorium

Tue, Jul 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Program Room

Tue, Jul 09, 1:30pm - 3:55pm
Auditorium

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Program Room

Fri, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Program Room