Friends of the Arivaca Library

Who We Are

We are an active organization that supports the Caviglia-Arivaca Library by fostering closer relations between the library and the community, raising money to improve library services, and supporting projects and local activities.

Become a Friend of the Arivaca Library

Send your name and address to

Friends of the Arivaca Library
P.O. Box 169
Arivaca, AZ 85601

Annual memberships are $15 for individuals and/or families.

Donations are always welcome.

Activities and Support

  • Book sales
  • Stipends for monthly adult program presenters and children's Summer Reading Club programs
  • Scholarship and gift each year for Arivaca students graduating from high school
  • Maintain the grounds of the Arivaca Library outside the courtyard
  • Co-host children's party in February
  • Kick off and end of Summer Reading parties
  • Celebrate with the Friends' Holiday Tea in December
  • Purchase items beyond the budget of the Caviglia-Arivaca Branch Library
  • Host a Southern Arizona author during the September annual meeting
  • Co-sponsor the oral history book project, Finding Arivaca
  • Provide two sandstone tables for picnicking behind the Library in memory of Joan Shelton
  • Plant trees in memory of other family and friends
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