On Thursday, October 20th, teens are invited to the San Luis Library at 4:00 p.m. for Halloween Tricks & Treats. Practice creating realistic-looking wounds with make-up while you enjoy snacks and a movie with friends! There is no charge to attend. The San Luis Library is located at 1075 N 6th Avenue in San Luis, […]
Archives for October 2016
Building is child’s play at the Somerton Library! On Tuesday, October 18th, children ages 18 months to 5 years old are invited to Duplo Club at 10:30 a.m. Let your imagination soar as you build with Duplo blocks! There is no charge to attend. The Somerton Library is located at 240 Canal Street in Somerton, […]
Enjoy the early days of film at the Heritage Library! On Saturday, October 15th, the library will show the original “3:10 to Yuma,” starring Glenn Ford and Van Heflin. Join us to appreciate the movies from an era when stunt doubles weren’t an option and special effects weren’t done with computers! There is no charge […]
Presidential elections generate lots of heat, but not necessarily much light about the indirect, layered election process the U.S. Constitution’s framers created. That process has generated contention, concern, and change. On Saturday, October 15th, Dr. T.J. Davis will present “Electing the President: the Constitutional Process and History” at 12:00 p.m. in the Conference Room at […]
On Saturday, October 15th, the Foothills Library will join libraries and bookstores around the galaxy for the 5th Annual Star Wars Reads Day! This exciting event celebrates the joy of reading and all things Star Wars. Fans of all ages are invited to dress up in their best Jedi or Imperial attire and enjoy games, […]
On Thursday, October 13th, teens are invited to the San Luis Library at 4:00 p.m. for Edible Art. Create some appetizing brains to appease the zombie in you! There is no charge to attend. The San Luis Library is located at 1075 N 6th Avenue in San Luis, Arizona. For more information, call (928) 627-8344.
Think this election season is turbulent? Join political historian Ian McDougall October 12th and 13th at Yuma County Libraries as he explores the mudslinging and corrupt dealings that defined the presidential campaigns of the 1820s. Learn about the underhanded tactics used by both Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams as they vied for the U.S. […]
50,000 words. One month. Observed every November, National Novel Writing Month is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to novel writing! Participants begin writing on November 1st. The goal is to write a 50,000 word, (approximately 175 page) novel by 11:59:59, November 30th. This year, aspiring authors are invited to attend “NaNoWriMo” kickoff events, weekly write-ins, and […]
On Saturday, October 8th, kids of all ages are invited to the Foothills Library at 1:00 p.m. for Spooky Science! Learn the basic science behind popular Halloween special effects. There is no charge to attend. The Foothills Library is located at 13226 E South Frontage Road. For more information, call (928) 342-1640.
On Saturday, October 8th, the Yuma County Library District will join libraries across the nation to celebrate the 1st Annual Indie Author Day. As the world of independent publishing continues to grow, libraries are reaching out to support local writers and help them connect with other writers and readers. At 10:30 a.m., author Graeme Ing […]