NANINI LIBRARY AT 30
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Jeff Collins works on his laptop at the Nanini Library, located at 7300 N. Shannon Road. The library is celebrating its 30-year anniversary with an open house this Friday from 2 to 4 p.m.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Former librarian Madeline Kleman said she visits the Nanini Library every day. On average, 22,500 people come into the library each month.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, The Nanini Library, which is tucked behind the State of Arizona Motor Vehicle Division, has doubled in size over the past 30 years and now has more than 100,000 items in its inventory.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Before heading into a story time session, Jennifer Thompson reads to her daughters Sarah, 1, and Melanie, 3, at the Nanini Library last week.