Make silk screen T-shirts with Red Rohall

sw-steve-weeks-June-2014Teens are invited to make silk screen T-shirts with Red Rohall when he visits Yuma County Libraries July 8th-10th. There is no charge to attend; however, space is limited and registration is required. To register, visit your local library.

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

Tuesday, July 8th

Tuesday, July 8th @ 10:00 a.m.
San Luis Library
1075 N 6th Avenue San Luis, AZ

Tuesday, July 8th @ 12:00 p.m.
Somerton Library
240 Canal Street Somerton, AZ

Tuesday, July 8th @ 3:00 p.m.
Main Library
2951 S 21st Drive Yuma, AZ

Tuesday, July 8th @ 5:00 p.m.
Heritage Library
350 Third Avenue Yuma, AZ

 

Wednesday, July 9th

Wednesday, July 9th @ 10:00 a.m.
Foothills Library
13226 E South Frontage Road Yuma, AZ

Wednesday, July 9th @ 12:30 p.m.
Wellton Library
28790 San Jose Avenue Wellton, AZ

Wednesday, July 9th @ 3:00 p.m.
Roll Library
5151 S Avenue 39E Roll, AZ

 

Thursday, July 10th

Thursday, July 10th @ 10:00 a.m.
Dateland Library
Avenue 64E and I-8 Dateland, AZ

Milk Carton Cars @ Somerton Library

Milk Carton Cars

Race to the finish line at the Somerton Library! On Saturday, July 5th, children of all ages are invited to the Somerton Library at 1:00 p.m. to build milk carton cars. Design your car to go as fast as possible, and test it out in a race with other kids! 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.

Sing along with Steve Weeks!

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Sing and dance to the quirky, upbeat songs of Parents’ Choice Award musician Steve Weeks when he visits Yuma County Libraries June 27th and 28th! There is no charge to attend this family-friendly program.

Friday, June 27th
Friday, June 27th @ 10:30 a.m.
Main Library
2951 S 21st Drive Yuma, AZ

Friday, June 27th @ 1:30 p.m.
Somerton Library
240 Canal Street Somerton, AZ

Friday, June 27th @ 3:30 p.m.
San Luis Library
1075 N 6th Avenue San Luis, AZ

Saturday, June 28th
Saturday, June 28th @ 11:00 a.m.
Heritage Library
350 Third Avenue Yuma, AZ

Saturday, June 28th @ 1:30 p.m.
Foothills Library
13226 E South Frontage Road Yuma, AZ

Saturday, June 28th @ 3:30 p.m.
Wellton Library
28790 San Jose Avenue Wellton, AZ

The Science of Cooking @ Yuma County Libraries

Science of Cooking

Discover how a pinch of curiosity can improve your cooking! Chef Karla Billdt will present “The Science of Cooking” June 17th, 18th, and 19th at Yuma County Libraries. Learn the best cooking methods for certain foods, how to enhance flavors, and how to make recipes taste their best, using a scientific method approach to cooking. There is no charge to attend.

Tuesday, June 17th @ 11:00 a.m.
Somerton Library, 240 Canal Street, Somerton, AZ
(928) 627-2149

Tuesday, June 17th @ 2:00 p.m.
San Luis Library, 1075 N 6th Avenue, San Luis, AZ
(928) 627-8344

Wednesday, June 18th @ 11:00 a.m.
Foothills Library, 13226 E South Frontage Road, Yuma, AZ
(928) 342-1640

Wednesday, June 18th @ 2:00 p.m.
Wellton Library, 28790 San Jose Avenue Wellton, AZ
(928) 785-9575

Thursday, June 19th @ 11:00 a.m.
Main Library, 2951 S 21st Drive, Yuma, AZ
(928) 782-1871

Thursday, June 19th @ 2:00 p.m.
Heritage Library, 350 Third Avenue, Yuma, AZ
(928) 783-5415

The Balloon Cowboy visits Yuma County Libraries!

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Behold amazing balloon sculptures, fantastic storytelling, and maybe even a little magic, when AZ Rick from “A Great Little Balloon Company” visits Yuma County Libraries June 10th-13th! There is no charge to attend this family-friendly program.

Tuesday, June 10th
Tuesday, June 10th @ 11:00 a.m.
Dateland Library
Ave 64 E & Interstate 8 Dateland, AZ

Tuesday, June 10th @ 2:00 p.m.
Wellton Library
28790 San Jose Avenue Wellton, AZ

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

Wednesday, June 11th @ 2:00 p.m.
Main Library
2951 S 21st Drive Yuma, AZ

Thursday, June 12th
Thursday, June 12th @ 11:00 a.m.
Somerton Library
240 Canal Street Somerton, AZ

Thursday, June 12th @ 2:00 p.m.
San Luis Library
1075 N 6th Avenue San Luis, AZ

Friday, June 13th
Friday, June 13th @ 11:00 a.m.
Foothills Library
13226 E South Frontage Road Yuma, AZ

Friday, June 13th @ 2:00 p.m.
Roll Library
5151 S Avenue 39 East Roll, AZ

Sign up for Summer Reading!

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Explore the world of science during the Yuma County Library District’s 2014 Summer Reading Program “Fizz Boom Read!” Readers of all ages can participate in programs designed to foster and support a love of reading.

Super Sign-up Day is Saturday, June 7th. Stop by any library to pick up your reading log and participate in a kick-off activity!

For more information, call (928) 782-1871.

 

Digital Photo Editing @ Main Library

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Tired of photos with red eye, blemished skin, and other imperfections? Librarian Nicholas Dawson will teach you how to edit digital photos using Photoshop and GIMP on Saturday, May 31st from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at the Main Library. Participants are welcome to bring photos on a flash drive. There is no charge to attend.

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

Keeping Seniors Living Independently @ Heritage Library

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On Friday, May 23rd, the Western Arizona Council of Governments (WACOG) will present “Keeping Seniors Living Independently” at 11:00 a.m. at the Heritage Library. Learn about the different services WACOG offers, including nutrition, opportunities for socializing, and adult day care. There is no charge to attend.

History of Memorial Day @ Main Library

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Why do we observe Memorial Day? On Friday, May 16th, Yuma Proving Grounds Museum Curator Bill Heidner will discuss the history of memorializing those who have given their lives for their country at 11:00 a.m. at the Main Library. Topics include the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day, and how other countries honor their fallen soldiers.

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

Bicycle Safety @ Yuma County Libraries

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Stay safe on two wheels! Gene Dalbey will present bicycle safety for all ages at Yuma County Libraries on May 7th and 8th. Basic bicycle maintenance will also be covered. There is no charge to attend.

Wednesday, May 7th @ 4:00 p.m.
Main Library
2951 S 21st Drive Yuma, AZ

Thursday, May 8th @ 4:00 p.m.
Somerton Library
240 Canal Street Somerton, AZ

For more information, call (928) 782-1871.