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December 2023 Displays



Winter Celebrations

Winter Celebrations 2023





Children's Winter Reading

November 2023 Displays

Native American Heritage Month 2023

Native American Heritage Month 2023



























Children's Native American Heritage Month 2023


S.T.E.A.M. Days 2023


Diabetes Awareness Month



International Education Week

International Education Week 2023

October 2023 Displays

Earth's Forces and Disasters


October is LGBTQ+ History Month

LGBTQ+ History Month October 2023


Ghouls & Ghosts in the Graveyard

Read some haunting tales or go ghost-hunting through the pages this Halloween season.

Ghouls and Ghost in the Graveyard Halloween October 2023


You Can't Spell Books without BOO!

Join the cast of the library for the Monster Ball, happening October 26, 2023 from 5 pm - 7 pm for some spooky storytelling.

Halloween Children's Books 2023

September 2023 Displays

National Self Improvement Month


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How to  display 2023


National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month

A month to remember the lives lost to suicide, and bring hope to those who struggle with suicidal ideation.  If you need support, reach out to our Phoenix College Counseling department, or one of the crisis hotlines listed below. 

Students can use the togetherall app for free, instant access to mental health support from real people.

National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month 2023


Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month 2023






























Hispanic Heritage Month 2023 Children's Books


Batman Day

September 16, 2023

Batman Day September 16 2023

August 2023

College Success

Are you ready for your first semester here at Phoenix College? Are you a new or returning student? Feel like you might need some additional guidance normally not found in a classroom setting. We've got the titles for you display for college success. Remember, check out college events, clubs and additional services for support. Check with Student Life & Leadership for campus events such as the Community Resource Fair, St. Mary's Food Bank, Club Fair, and Bumstead's Back to School Bash on August 24, 4 - 7 pm.  Be sure to check out our e-resources:

  1. Launch Your Career: How Any Student Can Create Relationships with Professionals & Land The Jobs & Internships They Want (EBook)
  2. The Science of College: Navigating the First Year and Beyond (EBook)
  3. Paying for College for Dummies (EBook)
  4. The Secrets of College Success (EBook)
  5. PBS Crash Course - Study for Exams (Streaming Video)
  6. Academic Success: Smart Tips for Serious Students (Streaming Videos)

College Success August 2023 Slate Wall


International Dog Day

Celebrate International Dog Day with "Man's Best Friend" on August 26, 2023. Founded in 2004, International Dog Day was founded to bring awareness to the plights of animals around the globe and encourage pet adoption. Celebrate with your K9 counterpart or enjoy one of the many dog-gone books and movies on display. Unable to visit your library, we've got you covered with some e-resources:

  1. Underdogs: Pets, People, and Poverty (EBook)
  2. The Canine-Campus Connection: Roles for Dogs in the Lives of College Students (EBook)
  3. Isle of Dogs (Streaming Video)
  4. Call of the Wild (Streaming Video)
  5. The Art of Racing in the Rain (Streaming Video)

International Dog Day August 26, 2023

Great Things Take Time

July 2023

Independence Day

Celebrate the historical figures who shaped our nation through these titles, including the fictional tales of romance and heroes. Don't forget, the library will be closed this Fourth of July.


July is Disability Pride Month

This month is for those with disabilities, along with the community, to celebrate who they are and reclaim visibility in public spaces as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990. Here are some inspirational memoirs and remarkable characters in this pages.

Disability Pride Month July 2023


Summer Chills & Thrills

Temperatures in the triple digits, enjoy the air conditioning with these summer themed books. Or you beat the heat with these chilly tales of horror. The choice is yours.

Summer Chills & Thrills 2023

June 2023 Displays

June is Rainbow Book Month

A nationwide celebration of the authors and writings that the lives of our LGBTQIA+ community.

Rainbow Reads LGBTQIA+ Pride Month June 2023


Early College Experience

We have the resources you need to achieve your success beyond the classroom.

Don't Fear the Subtitles! Foreign Films & TV Shows.



A day of reflection when General Gordon Granger delivered the news of the Emancipation Proclamation informing the state of Texas of the Civil War and that all enslaved African Americans were free. 

Juneteenth 2023

May 2023 Displays

New Items


Missing & Murdered Indigenous Persons Day

May 5th is Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Day day, remembering the many lives stolen in the Native American communities.

Murdered And Missing Indigenous Persons Day


Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

In 1977 the U.S. Congress chose May to commemorate the history and contributions of Asian American communities here in the United States.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2023

April 2023 Displays

Autism Awareness. Accept. Support. Celebrate!


National Arab-American Heritage Month (NAAHM)

During the month of April, recognition of the achievements of Arab Americans across the United States are promoted and celebrated through grass-root efforts. The Arab American Foundation first launched the National Arab American Heritage Month initiative in 2017, with only a few states passing permanent legislation designating the month of April as NAAHM.

Arab American Heritage Month April 2023


Vie d'Ours Chique 2023 Fashion Show

The pinnacle event of Phoenix College Fashion Design program highlighting garment projects and original designs created by current students and alumni, happening May 6. Check out these titles for inspiration with Fashion Design to showcase. Tickets available for purchase.

Fashion show April - May 2023 Display


National Poetry Month

A literary celebration of poetry and poets that influence our culture and society in the United States.

National Poetry Month April 2023


National Library Week

An annual celebration of Libraries across the country, happening April 23 - 29 this year. This year’s theme is “There’s More to the Story.” Libraries provide more than just books and reference services, and bring communities together.

March 2023 Displays



Women's History Month

A celebration of the contributions women have made to our society and continue to make everyday. Recognizing the achievements women have made over the course of history in different fields and interests. See campus events happening all throughout the month of March including STEAM Theatre and a discussion panel of “The Post-Roe World.”

Women's History Month 2023


Solidarity with Peoples Struggling Against Racism & Racial Discrimination Week

March 21-27, 2023 is a week of solidarity with peoples struggling against racism and racial discrimination. Striving toward racial equality in all nations around the world opposing human rights violations, forms of injustice, and unethical discrimination.

Solidarity with Peoples struggling against racism & racial Discrimination week 2023


Spring Thyme

A season of change, renewal, and blossoming. Enjoy nature with a good book this Spring Break.

Spring Thyme 2023 Display


Irish Heritage Month

Irish Heritage Month 2023

February 2023 Displays

Social Justice


Black History Month

In 1926, Carter G. Woodson established Negro Week, the second week of February, as a time to honor the contributions of African-Americans have made to the United States of American. As time has passed, as well as our culture as Americans. This week-long celebration has been extended the entire month of February over the years and has been recognized as Black History Month. Please join Phoenix College Student Life & Leadership Black History Month events happening all month long or enjoy one of the many books at the library for all ages.

Black History Month February 2023



Got plans for Valentine’s Day? Need some relationship advice? Or are you more of a fan of the romance genre than meeting new people? We’ve got just the books and/or films for you. Enjoy our romance fiction, dating advice, or just an interesting read on love while in lockdown. If romance isn’t your thing, try a blind date with a book for a new genre or experience. Be sure to stay safe this holiday with STDs & U seminars happening February 7-9, virtual & in-person (register required). Check-out Student Life & Leadership's "Valentines Day Marketplace" to support student club fundraisers on February 13 & 14 from 11 am - 2 pm in Sophomore Square, or the Adulting 101 Course: 1+1=3 Relationships workshop happening on February 14 in the Student Union from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm.

Valentine's Day February 2023


Celebration of Chocolate Month

Sweet treats can be found in these pages, or at least a great description of chocolate. Drop in for a chocolate treat (while supplies last), and be sure to checkout the Chocolate Affaire happening February 18-19 in Glendale, Arizona.

Chocolate Month February 2023


Random Acts of Kindness

February 14 - 20, practice a random kindness and senseless acts of beauty. Need some inspiration, roll the yellow dice to bring joy to another or play the random acts of kindness bingo card for a chance to win a book. 

Random Acts of Kindness February 2023

January 2023

New Year, Better You

With a new year here, it's time to take a moment to reflect on the last.  Did you enjoy your time, achieve your goals, take stock on what was important to you? If you were just a bit unsatisfied and want to work on a better version of yourself, we have the books for you. Fitness, reduced back pain, getting more financially fit, or taking that professional risk. It just has to start with you. Be sure to checkout PC's Student Life & Leadership Adulting 101 series for those little life-lessons you may have missed beginning January 31 with the Way to Wellness workshop.

New Year, Better You 2023


National Hobby Month

Time to celebrate your favorite passion or pastime, or take a chance to discover new ones. From artsy DIYs to outdoor activities, or try repurposing old material or even home-improvement projects. It's a chance to grow your skill set. Not sure what to try next, check out these titles for inspiration.

National Hobby Month 2023


Music Moves Us

Music is everywhere. Our radio, streaming, movies, television, even our social media reels. Music can be the lyrics in our hymns, the rhythm of our dances, or the vibrations when our sense of hearing is lost. Music moves us. Take a look at what it takes to make music or just enjoy the easy listening.

Music Moves Us 2023