Teen Advisory Board @ Main Library

Share your opinions about what you’d like to see and do at your library! The Teen Advisory Board at the Main Library is looking for new members ages 13-18. The group meets once a month to plan programs and events, and suggest books, movies, music, and video games for the library’s collection.

The next meeting will be held Wednesday, August 27th, at 4:00 p.m. in the Teen Room. New and current members welcome! Light refreshments will be served.

The Main Library is located at 2951 S 21st Drive. For more information, call Lauren Regenhardt, Teen Services Manager, at (928) 373-6487.

Yarn Over Yuma @ Foothills Library

“Yarn over Yuma” meets every Wednesday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Foothills Library. Meet fellow knitters and crocheters and share tips and techniques! Feel free to bring a work in progress. All ages and levels of experience are welcome. There is no charge to attend.

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

Art Class @ Heritage Library

Aspiring artists are invited to the Heritage Library at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 28th, to learn about new art techniques. There is no charge to attend; however, space is limited and registration is required. For more information, and to register, call Tania at (928) 373-6507.

The Heritage Library is located at 350 S Third Avenue.

Digital Photo Editing @ Main Library

Tired of photos with red eye, blemished skin, and other imperfections? Librarian Nicholas Dawson will teach you how to edit digital photos using Photoshop and GIMP on Saturday, August 29th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at the Main Library. Participants are welcome to bring photos on a flash drive. There is no charge to attend.

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

LEGO Clubs

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Is your child a LEGO enthusiast? Check out this week’s LEGO Clubs!

Thursday, August 28th @ 4:00 p.m.
Somerton Library
240 Canal Street Somerton, AZ

Saturday, August 30th @ 11:00 a.m.
Heritage Library
350 Third Avenue Yuma, AZ

Saturday, August 30th @ 1:00 p.m.
Foothills Library
13226 E South Frontage Road Yuma, AZ

American Art @ Foothills Library

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Who is Thomas Moran and why is his art on a Foothills billboard? On Friday, August 22nd, the Foothills Library will host “American Art” at 11:00 a.m. Join us to discuss 19th century art, its influence on the changing perception of the American West, and that billboard on Frontage Road! There is no charge to attend.

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

Family Movies @ Heritage Library

Families are invited to the Heritage Library on Saturday, August 9th and 23rd, for a family movie. There is no charge to attend.

Saturday, August 9th @ 1:00 p.m.
The LEGO Movie (2014)
An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied ‘Special’, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis. (PG) After the film, check out our books about LEGO!

Saturday, August 23rd @ 1:00 p.m.
Heaven Is For Real (2014)
A small-town father must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. (PG) Based on the book by Todd Burpo.

The Heritage Library is located at 350 S Third Avenue. For more information, call (928) 783-5415.

Chess for Teens @ Foothills Library

Teens, put your strategy skills to the test with a friendly game of chess! On Friday, August 22nd, the Foothills Library will host a chess tournament from 3:30-5:00 p.m. Bring your own chessboard, or use one of ours!

Please note that this event is for teens only; young adults ages 12-19 are welcome to attend.

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

Qigong @ Main Library

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Discover the benefits of Qigong! On Friday, August 22nd, Qigong practitioner and certified teacher Juda May will present information and demonstrate basic poses of Qigong, a Chinese exercise to achieve balance and flexibility, at 3:00 p.m. at the Main Library. There is no charge to attend.

Qigong is an ancient discipline practiced by millions worldwide and means energy work or effort. Qigong is easy to learn at any age and enjoyable to do. Regular practice helps increase muscular endurance, build muscular strength, evaporate stress, increase focus and improve overall health and well-being.

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

Digital Publishing 101 @ Main Library

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Do you have an idea for Arizona’s next great novel? The 2015 OneBook AZ Goes Digital eBook Writing Competition will be accepting submissions for children’s, teens, and adult manuscripts from October 1 – October 14. One title from each category will be featured in the statewide OneBookAZ community read program, sponsored by the Arizona Center for the Book, and the authors will tour the state in support of the program. For more information, visit www.onebookaz.org

Need help? On Saturday, August 16th, Chris Howard and Melissa Stevens will present “Digital Publishing 101”, a presentation/question & answer session about independent eBook publishing from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Main Library. Topics such as selecting a self-publishing website and formatting your manuscript will be covered. There is no charge to attend.

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