The newly expanded Arabian Library is located in McDowell Mountain Ranch at 10215 E. McDowell Mountain Road in Scottsdale. Nestled at the foot of the McDowell Mountains, this eco-friendly library will serve as a community gathering space a host of programming for children, teens, adults and seniors. It features over 20,000 square feet of space that includes over 100,000 library materials, 41 computers and a lab, and wireless internet. It has a comfortable seating area so you can sit and read at your leisure. Want your kids to be able to walk to the library? Search our collection of McDowell Mountain Ranch homes for sale.
The Arabian Library is located near the campus of Desert Canyon Elementary School so it is convenient that there is a dedicated teen space, an interactive children’s literacy area and two study areas. Children can come after school to study, read or socialize quietly on the shaded reading patio that features a coffee bar. There is even a drive through book return service.
In addition, The Arabian Library is an eco-friendly building that is designed to merit a LEED Gold rating with the US Green Building Council. It was built from re-cycled materials, has only low-emitting sealants and adhesives. It uses less than half the water of a similar sized building and there are numerous low windows that provide natural light and reduces the need for electricity.
This library is a state-of-the-art facility located in the heart of McDowell Mountain Ranch. This “green” building is in the serene desert with relaxing views, the perfect setting for quietly reading a good book.