Device Advice @ Wellton Library

Get the most out of your mobile device! Beginning Tuesday, October 7th, the Wellton Library will offer “Device Advice” every Tuesday in October at 2:00 p.m. Ask your questions about eReaders, Smartphones, tablets, and other gadgets. There is no charge to attend. Please charge your device beforehand.

The Wellton Library is located at 28790 San Jose Avenue in Wellton. For more information, call (928) 785-9575.

Aromatherapy Basics @ Foothills Library

Learn how to enhance your well-being with aromatherapy! On Tuesday, October 21st, Debra Ivey, Retired Doctor of Chiropractic, will present “Aromatherapy Basics” at 11:00 a.m. at the Foothills Library. Learn about the six essential oils, different uses and benefits of aromatherapy, and how to blend oils safely. There is no charge to attend.

The Foothills Library is located at 13226 E. South Frontage Road. For more information, call (928) 342-1640.

Magnetic Slime @ Main Library

Teens are invited to the Main Library on Wednesday, October 22nd, to make magnetic slime! Join us at 4:00 p.m. in the Teen Room to mix a few simple ingredients and test your slime! Be prepared—it will get messy! There is no charge to attend.

The Main Library is located at 2951 S 21st Drive. For more information, call (928) 782-1871.

“Goosebumps” Marathon @ San Luis Library

The San Luis Library will host a Goosebumps Marathon on Saturday, October 25th. Drop in anytime between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to enjoy spooky tales based on the Goosebumps books by R.L. Stine. There is no charge to attend.

The San Luis Library is located at 1075 N 6th Avenue in San Luis, AZ. For more information, call (928) 627-8344.

3rd Annual Fall Festival @ Somerton Library

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The Somerton Library will host the 3rd Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 25th, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Families are invited to enjoy stories, games, crafts, and a Halloween costume contest! Light refreshments will be served. There is no charge to attend.

The Somerton Library is located at 240 Canal Street in Somerton, AZ. For more information, call (928) 627-2149.

Genealogy Basics @ Main Library

Are you an aspiring genealogist? On Thursday, October 16th, Librarian Laurie Boone will present “Genealogy Basics” from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Main Library. Topics include where to begin, how to organize family history research, and library resources, including Ancestry Library Edition, HeritageQuest, and World Vital Records. Beginners welcome! There is no charge to attend; however, space is limited.

The Main Library is located at 2951 S 21st Drive. For more information, call (928) 782-1871.

Aromatherapy Basics @ Foothills Library

Learn how to enhance your well-being with aromatherapy! On Tuesday, October 21st, Debra Ivey, Retired Doctor of Chiropractic, will present “Aromatherapy Basics” at 11:00 a.m. at the Foothills Library. Learn about the six essential oils, different uses and benefits of aromatherapy, and how to blend oils safely. There is no charge to attend.

The Foothills Library is located at 13226 E. South Frontage Road. For more information, call (928) 342-1640.

Teen Read Week!

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The Yuma County Library District joins libraries across the nation to celebrate Teen Read Week October 13th-18th. Celebrated every October, Teen Read Week encourages teens to read for the fun of it and check out what’s new at their library.

Monday, October 13th @ 4:00 p.m.
Film: The Addams Family (1991)
Con artists plan to fleece the eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long lost Uncle Fester. (PG-13) Based on the comics by Charles Addams.
Main Library, 2951 S 21st Drive Yuma, AZ

Tuesday, October 14th @ 4:00 p.m.
Film: X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants. (PG-13) Based on the Marvel Comics.
Main Library, 2951 S 21st Drive Yuma, AZ

Wednesday, October 15th @ 4:00 p.m.
BookFace
Use a library book to create a “bookface” illusion, take a picture, and share it on Snapchat!
Main Library, 2951 S 21st Drive Yuma, AZ

Thursday, October 16th @ 4:00 p.m.
Book Dominoes
Help make the longest domino line possible using books from the Teen Room.
Main Library, 2951 S 21st Drive Yuma, AZ

Friday, October 17th @ 3:00 p.m.
Deconstructed Book Art
Fold, roll, and paint the pages of a discarded book and see what you can make! Supplies will be provided.
San Luis Library, 1075 N 6th Avenue San Luis, AZ

Friday, October 17th @ 4:00 p.m.
Flashback Friday
Enjoy old school gaming and movies in the Teen Room.
Main Library, 2951 S 21st Drive Yuma, AZ  

Saturday, October 18th @ 3:00 p.m.
Paint a Superhero Pumpkin
Paint and decorate a pumpkin with materials supplied by the library! Supplies are limited—register in the Teem Room or online through the Calendar of Events.
Main Library, 2951 S 21st Drive Yuma, AZ

Saturday, October 18th, from 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Zombie Apocalypse party
Dress in your best zombie attire and enjoy zombie-themed fun. Afterwards, check out our zombie books and graphic novels! There is no charge to attend.
Foothills Library, 13226 E South Frontage Road Yuma, AZ

Teen Read Week is a national literacy initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association.

Halloween Safety @ Somerton Library

Keep Halloween sweet and safe! On Wednesday, October 15th, the Yuma Police Department will share tips about personal safety and awareness at 2:15 p.m. at the Somerton Library. Families and children of all ages are invited to learn the best ways to stay safe this Halloween. There is no charge to attend.

The Somerton Library is located at 240 Canal Street in Somerton, AZ. For more information, call (928) 627-2149.

DOT Art @ Foothills Library

Teens are invited to the Foothills Library on Saturday, October 11th and 25th, for DOT Art! Join instructor Daniel Wallace at 1:00 p.m. to create anything you can imagine using dots! Bring your own clothing or accessory to decorate. Paint supplies and stencils will be provided. There is no charge to attend.

The Foothills Library is located at 13226 E South Frontage Road. For more information, call (928) 342-1640.