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.

Vampire: the bat, the myth, the legend @ Main Library

On Thursday, October 9th, Arizona Western College professor Cecilia Vigil will present “Vampire: the bat, the myth, the legend” at 6:00 p.m. at the Main Library. Topics include common misconceptions about bats and why people might fear them, their association with vampires, and their habitat and diet. There is no charge to attend.

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

Haunted Happenings Craft @ San Luis Library

On Thursday, October 9th, teens are invited to the San Luis Library for a Haunted Happenings Craft! Join us at 6:00 p.m. to make spiders, ghosts, tombstones, and other Halloween-themed items. There is no charge to attend.

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

Halloween Movies @ Wellton Library

Count down to Halloween at the Wellton Library! Families are invited to the Wellton Library Saturdays in October at 2:00 p.m. for Halloween-themed movies. There is no charge to attend. For a list of titles, call (928) 785-9575.

The Wellton Library is located at 28790 San Jose Avenue in Wellton, AZ.

Halloween Countdown @ Foothills Library

Children of all ages are invited to the Foothills Library Saturday afternoons in October for crafts, programs, and fun! On Saturday, October 4th, join us for a Halloween Countdown Craft at 1:00 p.m. Make a fun calendar to mark the time until Halloween! There is no charge to attend.

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

The ABCDs of Medicare @ Yuma County Libraries

In September 2014, the Yuma County Library District, in collaboration with AARP, launched 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 “The ABCDs of Medicare” October 3rd, 4th, and 25th. Did you know that Medicare comes in one of two options: Original Medicare or Medicare Advantage? How do Parts A, B, and D work with each of these two options? Attend a presentation by AARP to learn more about this important subject.

Friday, October 3rd @ 10:30 a.m.
Main Library
2951 S 21st Drive Yuma, AZ
(928) 782-1871

Saturday, October 4th @ 10:30 a.m.
Foothills Library
13226 E South Frontage Road Yuma, AZ
(928) 342-1640

Saturday, October 25th @ 10:30 a.m.
Heritage Library
350 S Third Avenue Yuma, AZ
(928) 783-5415

Children’s Photography Workshop @ San Luis Library

Beginning Wednesday, October 1st, the San Luis Library will offer a Children’s Photography Workshop from 4:00-6:00 p.m. every Wednesday through December 3rd. Kids ages 9-13 will learn basic photography and camera techniques.

There is no charge to attend. Please bring your own camera. Digital cameras and mobile devices with cameras welcome!

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

Saving for College Webinar @ Main Library

On Thursday, September 25th, Adam Zoll, assistant editor of Morningstar.com, will discuss the pros and cons of utilizing a 529 education savings plan, and other ways to save for college. A question and answer session will follow. This live webinar begins at 3:00 p.m. in the first floor conference room at the Main Library. Parents and students are welcome! There is no charge to attend.

The Main Library is located at 2951 S 21st Drive. For more information, call Andrew Zollman, Business Librarian, at (928) 373-6480.

“This is My Mexico” Drawing Contest @ Somerton Library

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Somerton Library is hosting a “Este es mi México” (This is My Mexico) Drawing Contest! Children ages 7-11 will learn about children’s rights and draw pictures. Drawing materials will be provided, and a local artist will be available to help children with their drawing technique at the following times:

On Tuesday, September 23rd, children ages 7-11 will learn about children’s rights at 4:00 p.m., and think about what they might like to draw.

On Wednesday, September 24th, drawing supplies will be provided, and a local artist will be available to assist with drawings from 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Winners will receive a work of art by Fernando Andriacci, books about Mexico, and more! There is no charge to participate.

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