The Science of Doctor Who @ Foothills Library

Can sonic screwdrivers work? Why is the TARDIS bigger on the inside? Is time really wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey? On Wednesday, June 25th, science fiction fans are invited to discuss “The Science of Doctor Who” at 1:00 p.m. at the Foothills Library. First aired in 1963, Doctor Who is the longest running science fiction show on television.

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

Wind Spinners @ Somerton Library

Children of all ages are invited to the Somerton Library on Saturday, June 21st, to make wind spinners! Join us at 1:00 p.m. to create your own special garden decoration and watch it dance in the breeze! 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.

Volcano Science @ Main Library

Enjoy some eruptive science at the Main Library! On Friday, June 20th, kids ages 7-12 are invited to the Children’s Craft Room at 1:00 p.m. for “Volcano Science.” Add a few simple ingredients and watch our homemade volcano erupt! Another experiment will demonstrate how islands are formed by underwater volcanoes.

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.

Science of Cheese Making @ Main Library

Learn how to make your own cheese at the Main Library! On Tuesday, June 17th, Francisco Villa, Associate Professor at Northern Arizona University-Yuma, will present “The Science of Cheese Making” at 10:30 a.m. Discover how bacteria, enzymes and naturally formed acids are used to solidify milk proteins and fat and preserve them, resulting in delicious cheese! There is no charge to attend this family-friendly program.

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

Morningstar Webinar @ Main Library

Learn financial literacy at the Main Library! On Thursday, June 19th, Josh Peters, editor of Morningstar DividendInvestor, will discuss how to build a portfolio using dividend paying stocks and how to avoid dividend cuts. A question and answer session will follow. This live webinar begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Main Library. There is no charge to attend.

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

Leather Crafting for Teens @ Yuma County Libraries

Teens are invited to learn the art of leather crafting with Sam Cervantes when he visits Yuma County Libraries June 14th, 20th, and 21st.  Make your own customized leather wristband using dyes, stamps, and other tools. There is no charge to attend; however, attendance will be limited to 25 teens. All materials will be provided.

Please note that this event is for teens only; young adults ages 13-18 are welcome to attend.

Saturday, June 14th

Saturday, June 14th @ 11:00 a.m.
San Luis Library
1075 N 6th Avenue San Luis, AZ

Saturday, June 14th @ 1:00 p.m.
Somerton Library
240 Canal Street Somerton, AZ

Saturday, June 14th @ 3:00 p.m.
Main Library
2951 S 21st Drive Yuma, AZ

Friday, June 20th

Friday, June 20th @ 4:00 p.m.
Roll Library
5151 S Avenue 39E Roll, AZ

Saturday, June 21st  

Saturday, June 21st @ 11:00 a.m.
Heritage Library
350 Third Avenue Yuma, AZ

Saturday, June 21st @ 1:00 p.m.
Foothills Library
13226 E South Frontage Road Yuma, AZ

Saturday, June 21st @ 3:00 p.m.
Wellton Library
28790 San Jose Avenue Wellton, AZ

Disease Awareness @ Yuma County Libraries

The Yuma County Health District will present “Communicable Diseases Overview: A Public Health Perspective” June 11th, 16th, 19th, and 24th at Yuma County Libraries. Topics include most frequent communicable diseases, basic prevention measures, and what people should do in case there is a serious outbreak. There is no charge to attend.

Wednesday, June 11th @ 1:00 p.m.
Foothills Library
13226 E South Frontage Road Yuma, AZ

Monday, June 16th @ 2:00 p.m.
Main Library
2951 S 21st Drive Yuma, AZ

Thursday, June 19th @ 3:00 p.m.
Somerton Library
240 Canal Street Somerton, AZ

Tuesday, June 24th @ 10:30 a.m.
Wellton Library
28790 San Jose Avenue Wellton, AZ

Desert Monsters @ Yuma County Libraries

Learn about friendly and ferocious desert monsters at Yuma County Libraries! Chris Bedinger, Information and Education program manager for AZ Game and Fish region IV offices in Yuma, will discuss area wildlife, risks they pose to humans, and how to stay safe. There is no charge to attend this family-friendly program.

Wednesday, June 11th

Wednesday, June 11th @ 11:00 a.m.
Foothills Library
13226 E South Frontage Road Yuma, AZ

Wednesday, June 11th @  2:00 p.m.
Roll Library
5151 S Avenue 39 East Roll, AZ

Friday, June 13th

Friday, June 13th @ 11:00 a.m.
San Luis Library
1075 N 6th Avenue San Luis, AZ

Friday, June 13th @ 2:00 p.m.
Somerton Library
240 Canal Street Somerton, AZ

Tuesday, June 17th

Tuesday, June 17th @ 11:00 a.m.
Heritage Library
350 Third Avenue Yuma, AZ

Tuesday, June 17th @ 2:00 p.m.
Main Library
2951 S 21st Drive Yuma, AZ

Thursday, June 19th

Thursday, June 19th @ 11:00 a.m.
Wellton Library
28790 San Jose Avenue Wellton, AZ

Thursday, June 19th @ 2:00 p.m.
Dateland Library
Ave 64 E & Interstate 8 Dateland, AZ

Digital Illustration @ Main Library

Librarian Nicholas Dawson will teach you basic digital illustration using Adobe Illustrator and Inkscape on Saturday, June 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at the Main Library. Basic computer skills required. There is no charge to attend.

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

Father’s Day Fishing @ Somerton Library

Have fun with Dad at the Somerton Library! On Saturday, June 7th, fathers and children are invited to celebrate Father’s Day with fishing, games, raffles, and prizes at 10:00 a.m. 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.