2021 St. Patrick's Day Virtual Faire

Date: March 13th, 2021
Time: 12pm – 8:00pm
The St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Faire are working in conjunction with the Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library, Phoenix to host a virtual telethon party where virtual attendees can enjoy live performances from some of Arizona’s favorite Irish bands, interviews with local celebrities and community members!

Shop St.Patrick's Day Merchandise

Celebrate the greenest day in the desert with your very own merchandise supporting the Phoenix St.Patrick’s Day Parade and Faire and the Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library.

Notice of Temporary Closure

The Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library has made the difficult decision to close our center to the public beginning Dec 11th 2020 until the remainder of March 2021. 

We hope you all have a happy and safe holiday season!

2020 – An Extraordinary Year!

Click the button to read about the extraordinary work put in by the staff and board of the ICLF during one of the most challenging years by the president of the ICLF, Leslie Thompson.

McClelland Library Curbside Service

The McClelland Library is now offering contactless curbside book checkout and returns. 

Photoshoot Rental

Did you know you can rent time on the grounds of the Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library for photo shoots?
We offer the incredible price of $100 per hour for private photo shoots on the grounds, bring your own props, photographer, wardrobe etc!
Whether its for your Wedding, Engagement, Senior Photos, Graduation, Special Event whatever you want, our grounds are a beautiful backdrop for you precious memories.
For more information contact info@azirish.org 

Book Discussion

The Book Discussion Group at the McClelland Library is led by Dr. Joyce East, a retired professor of Irish Studies, and Mary Wilber, a retired librarian and former member of the Scottsdale Library Board. The group seeks to engage members of our community with the tradition and excellence of all forms of Irish Literature.

Genealogy Workshops

The McClelland Library offers workshops, classes and seminars which provide information about genealogy research techniques and resources to assist with tracing Irish ancestry.

Family Story Hour

The first Saturday of the month is Family Story Hour! Family Story Hour runs from 10:30AM – 12PM and is filled with stories, discussions, and crafts. Our Family Story Hour program introduces parents and children to Irish authors, stories and traditions in a fun and interactive fashion. Family Story Hour will take place LIVE through ZOOM.

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