Conversational Spanish for Beginners @ Wellton Library

Conversational Spanish for Beginners will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th at the Wellton Library. Learn basic vocabulary and phrases, and practice with other beginners! There is no charge to attend; however, space is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Alzheimer’s Awareness @ Foothills Library

On Friday, January 30th, the Foothills Library will host “The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease” at 12:30 p.m. Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. A representative from the Alzheimer’s Association-Desert Southwest Chapter will share information about detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more. There is no charge to attend.

The Foothills Library is located at 13226 E. South Frontage Road.

Feng Shui @ Main Library

On Saturday, January 31st, Diane Hunt from Irresistible Interiors will present “Feng Shui” at 1:00 p.m. at the Main Library. Learn about the importance of alignment and balance in the home. There is no charge to attend; however, seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

Upcoming Interior Design seminars include “Budget Architectural Features” on February 14th and “How to Mix Patterns and Colors” on February 28th.

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

Red Heart Flute Concert @ Foothills Library

On Tuesday, February 3rd, enjoy a live performance by Red Heart featuring Native American flutes at the Foothills Library. The concert begins at 11:00 a.m. There is no charge to attend.

Red Heart has entertained thousands for many years at national parks throughout the west. Experience the hauntingly beautiful and mystical sounds of the aboriginal instruments. Hear Red Heart adapt the instruments to play long with New Age, Country Western, and Rock ‘n Roll music.

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

Popcorn Olympics @ Somerton Library

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On Wednesday, January 28th, the Somerton Library will host the 2015 Popcorn Olympics! Children of all ages are invited to the library at 3:00 p.m. to celebrate all things popcorn by participating in our wacky Popcorn-themed Olympic games! 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.

History of the U.S. Army in the Desert Southwest @ Yuma County Libraries

On Thursday, January 22nd, Chuck Wullenjohn, Public Information Officer for the Yuma Proving Grounds, will present “History of the U.S. Army in the Desert Southwest” at Yuma County Libraries. Learn about the establishment of Fort Yuma and the rich history of the U.S. Army in the Southwestern United States. There is no charge to attend.

Thursday, January 22nd @ 10:30 a.m.
Foothills Library, 13226 E South Frontage Road Yuma, AZ
(928) 342-1640

Thursday, January 22nd @ 1:00 p.m.
Wellton Library, 28790 San Jose Avenue Wellton, AZ
(928) 785-9575

Thursday, January 22nd @ 3:30 p.m.
Main Library, 2951 S 21st Drive Yuma, AZ
(928) 782-1871

eReader/Tablet Instruction @ Foothills Library

Learn how to download eBooks for free from the library! On Thursday, January 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th, the Foothills Library will offer instruction on various digital devices at 5:00 p.m. Learn basic skills and find out how to download eBooks from the library’s website.

There is no charge to attend; however, space is limited. Please charge your device before class.

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

Stargazing @ Main Library

On Friday, January 23rd, astronomy enthusiasts are invited to the Main Library for “Look Up!” a series presented by Parks and Recreation Program Coordinator Ken Conway and NASA Solar System Ambassador Kevin Koski. There is no charge to attend.

1:00-3:00 p.m.
Solar Telescope Viewing
Enjoy a unique view of the Sun through a solar telescope!

3:30-4:30 p.m.
Orion Space Craft Presentation
Learn about the development of the Orion spacecraft, intended to facilitate human exploration of asteroids and the planet Mars.

7:00-9:00 p.m.
Stargazing
Join Ken and Kevin after closing time in the Centennial Heritage Area behind the Main Library. Lawn chairs, binoculars, and telescopes welcome!

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

National Read-a-thon Day @ Somerton Library

Children of all ages are invited to celebrate National Read-a-thon Day at the Somerton Library! On Saturday, January 24th, come to the library in your pajamas between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. and read your favorite books while lounging under our awesome forts! 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.