“My Extraordinary Life” author Monica Vickers

On Friday, March 20th, author Monica Vickers will discuss her book My Extraordinary Life at 10:30 a.m. at the Foothills Library.

Monica was born with 3 missing limbs and was not expected to survive even a few weeks, let alone live a full adult life. My Extraordinary Life is an inspirational, uplifting book describing struggles, joys, and hardships associated with growing up with a disability. Books will be available for purchase, and book signings will commence after the program. There is no charge to attend.

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

Robot Hands @ Main Library

Kids ages 8-12 are invited to the Main Library on Friday, March 20th, to make robot hands at 3:30 p.m. Use everyday objects such as straws, cups, and string to construct a robot hand with moving fingers! 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.

Beadiful Beaders @ Wellton Library

Beadiful Beaders will meet every Tuesday through mid-April from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Wellton Library. Beading enthusiasts welcome! Learn different beading techniques and designs. There is no charge to attend.

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

Leprechaun Magnets @ Somerton Library

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Somerton Library! On Wednesday, March 11th, children ages 6-12 are invited to the library at 2:30 p.m. to make Lucky Leprechaun magnets. Materials will be provided. 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.

Demystifying Food Labels @ Foothills Library

Take the guesswork out of nutrition labels! On Thursday, March 12th, Debra Ivey, Retired Doctor of Chiropractic, will present “Demystifying Food Labels” at 10:30 a.m. at the Foothills Library. Learn tips and tricks to reading food labels. Bring in a favorite food package and try out your new skills! There is no charge to attend.

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

Interior Design-High End Look, Low End Price

On Saturday, March 14th, Diane Hunt from Irresistible Interiors will present “High End Look, Low End Price” at 1:00 p.m. at the Main Library. Learn DIY tips and bargain ideas to create a classy interior. There is no charge to attend; however, seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

Upcoming Interior Design seminars include “How to Arrange Furniture” on March 28th.

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

Firefighter Story time @ Heritage Library

Families are invited to a special story time at the Heritage Library! On Friday, March 6th, Yuma firefighters will visit the library at 4:00 p.m. to talk about fire safety, read some of their favorite stories, and show everyone their fire truck and special firefighting equipment! There is no charge to attend.

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

Yuma Youth Fiddlers @ Main Library

On Saturday, March 7th, the Yuma Youth Fiddlers will perform from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at the Main Library. There is no charge to attend.

The Yuma Youth Fiddlers are a group of K-12 student musicians from Yuma Lutheran School and Southwestern Christian School. The group plays fiddle style music, including American bluegrass and Celtic, on violin, viola, cello, string bass and guitar. The group is directed by Margaret Fenske.

Burgers for Books! “Cover to Cover” Reading Program

The Yuma County Library District is partnering with In-N-Out Burger to offer burgers for books to children ages 4-12. Stop by any branch of the Yuma County Library District and sign up for the “Cover to Cover” reading program. Read 5 books between March 7th and April 18th and receive an award certificate with a coupon for a free burger from In-N-Out! Parents may read aloud to young children unable to read on their own to earn a coupon. Children are limited to earning 3 coupons during the program.

For more information, call the Youth Services Department at (928) 373-6468.

Dr. Seuss Movie Saturdays @ Wellton Library

Celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss all month long at the Wellton Library! Families are invited to the library every Saturday in March at 1:00 p.m. for movies based on Dr. Seuss books. There is no charge to attend.

Saturday, March 7th
The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Sally and Conrad are two bored kids whose life is turned up-side-down when a talking cat comes to visit them. (PG)

Saturday, March 14th
Horton Hears A Who! (2008)
Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists. (G)

Saturday, March 21st
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville. (PG)

Saturday, March 28th
The Lorax (2012)
A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. (PG)

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