Thanksgiving Garland craft @ Somerton Library

Children of all ages can celebrate Thanksgiving at the Somerton Library! On Wednesday, November 19th, create your own holiday garland to decorate your home at 2:15 p.m. Ages 6-12 welcome. 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.

Living Wax Museum @ Main Library

Meet your favorite book characters at the library! On Thursday, November 20th, the Main Library’s Tween Advisory Group will present a “Living Wax Museum” and dress up as characters from beloved books at 4:30 p.m. in the Children’s Department. Families are invited to interact and take pictures with their favorite characters! There is no charge to attend.

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

Mockingjay Premiere Party @ Main Library

Get ready for the premiere of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 film! On Friday, November 21st, teens are invited to the Teen Room at 3:30 p.m. for Hunger Games-themed crafts and fun! Materials will be provided. Ages 13-18 are welcome. There is no charge to attend; however, supplies are limited.

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

Vikings are Coming! @ Main Library

“Vikings are Coming!” On Saturday, November 22nd, join Lukas and Kitt Bergqvist for a presentation about the Vikings from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Main Library. Learn about Viking history and culture, sports and games, weapons, warfare, and everyday life. Participants will have a chance to play several Viking games! There is no charge to attend.

Presenters Lukas and Kitt Bergqvist were both born in Sweden and speak fluent Swedish. They spent multiple summers studying in actual Viking villages.

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

Odyssey of the Mind meeting

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Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college.

On Wednesday, November 19th, the Main Library will host an informational meeting at 4:00 p.m. in the second floor classroom for students, parents, and educators interested in forming Odyssey of the Mind teams. Coach Adele Hennig will provide an overview of the program, examples of problems, and information on how to get involved! There is no charge to attend.

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

Intro to tutor.com @ Main Library

You’ve got homework. We’ve got help! Located at the Yuma Main Library, the Digital Homework Help Center features study guides, tablets and PCs, and access to online resources, including tutor.com, a subscription service with live tutors for math, science, social studies and English.

Want to learn more? On Monday, November 10th, the Main Library will host “Intro to tutor.com” from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Parents, educators, and students are welcome. There is no charge to attend.

This project is supported by the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State, with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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

Eat Right-Feel Better @ Foothills Library

Learn about the role of diet for health and wellness at the Foothills Library! On Thursday, November 13th, retired chiropractor Debra Ivey will present “Eat Right—Feel Better” at 11:00 a.m. Learn about the best food choices to help combat disease and decrease inflammation. There is no charge to attend.

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

Policeman Storytime @ Somerton Library

Families are invited to a special story time at the Somerton Library! On Thursday, November 13th, Somerton Police officers will visit the library at 5:30 p.m. and read some of their favorite stories. 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.

Gobble Gobble Turkeys @ Heritage Library

Celebrate Thanksgiving at the Heritage Library! On Saturday, November 15th, children of all ages are invited to create Gobble Gobble Turkeys using materials provided by the library at 2:00 p.m. There is no charge to attend; however, supplies are limited and registration is required. To register, call (928) 783-5415.

The Heritage Library is located at 350 S Third Avenue.

Affordable Care Act Presentation @ Main Library

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The Yuma County Library District, in collaboration with AARP, is hosting an Information Literacy Series to help educate people about health care, Social Security, and fraud safety.

Karl Koenig, a trained volunteer with Arizona’s Community Educators Program, coordinated through the Arizona AARP State Office will present “Affordable Care Act” November 14th. Do you know what the healthcare law means for those with health insurance and those without, for people on Medicare, and for small business owners? Attend an AARP presentation to learn more about this important subject.

Friday, November 14th @ 10:30 a.m.
Main Library
2951 S 21st Drive Yuma, AZ
(928) 782-1871