MEDIA ADVISORY: Gila Bend Library Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Celebration


Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Event celebrating the new Gila Bend Library, which opened on the Gila Bend Unified School District campus in June 2021.


  • Supervisor Steve Gallardo, Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, District 5
  • Valentina Fernandez, FACE Coordinator, Gila Bend Unified School District
  • Jeremy Reeder, Director and County Librarian, Maricopa County Library District


Saturday, February 12, 2022, 10 a.m.


The Gila Bend Library
777 N. Logan Ave.
Gila Bend, AZ 85337
The Gila Bend Library is located at the corner of Martin Ave. and E. Stout Street on the Gila Bend Unified School District campus.


  • Remarks from Supervisor Steve Gallardo
  • Remarks from Valentina Fernandez, FACE Coordinator, Gila Bend Unified School District
  • Ribbon Cutting
  • Event following Ribbon Cutting to include Storytime Performance, Live Music, Outdoor Activities, and Giveaways
  • The new Gila Bend Library is an approximately 10,000 square foot facility, featuring twelve public computers, four public juvenile computers, an Early Literacy Station computer, and a Teen Area, Study Room and two Library Programming Rooms.


The Maricopa County Library District (MCLD) is a special taxing district that runs 18 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 2020, the Library District held nearly 6,000 events, including 700 online events, and circulated 7.5 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