Hoopla December event

hoopla_decemberInstantly borrow digital movies and music for the holidays with your library card!

Throughout the month of December, check out up to 20 titles for FREE from hoopla digital. All content is available all the time–there’s no waiting to borrow popular holiday movies, albums or audiobooks. (And best of all, hoopla digital’s automatic return feature eliminates late fees!)

Library card holders can visit hoopladigital.com to get started. Download the free hoopla digital mobile app, or simply sign up and stream content through your Internet browser. For more information, call (928) 782-1871, or visit any Yuma County Library.

25th Annual Food for Fines

Food_for_FinesBring in cans of food to pay for your overdue fines during the 25th Annual Food for Fines program at Yuma County Libraries! From 9:00 a.m. Monday, December 8th until 5:00 p.m. Saturday, December 20th, one dollar in overdue fines will be cleared for every 10 oz. (or larger) can of food that is donated.

Guidelines
• Cans should be 10oz or larger
• Labeled cans only
• No glass jars
• No dented cans
• No expired cans

All cans of food will be donated to the local food bank. All library patrons are encouraged to bring cans for the food bank – no fines are required!

For more information, contact the Circulation Department at the Main Library at (928) 373-6492.

Banned Books Week 2014

20140917_banned_book2014 marks the 32nd anniversary of Banned Books Week. Observed since 1982, this annual American Library Association event reminds Americans to celebrate their freedom to read!

Beginning Monday, September 22nd, sign up to do “time in the slammer” and read in a Library jail cell! Cells are located inside the Main, Foothills, Heritage, San Luis, Somerton, and Wellton, and are available for half-hour intervals during library open hours.

Banned Books Week is sponsored by the American Booksellers Association, American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression, American Library Association, American Society of Journalists and Authors, Association of American Publishers, National Association of College Stores, and is endorsed by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.

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

Tutor.com

 

tutor1The Yuma County Library District, in collaboration with Yuma Union High School District and the Yuma County Juvenile Justice Center, is pleased to offer a Digital Homework Help Center featuring tutor.com. Connect with an online tutor and get your work done!

 Tutor.com available at
Yuma County Library District
http://www.tutor.com/yumalibrary
Live tutors are available during the following hours:
English: 10:00am – 12:00am
Spanish: 3:00pm – 11:00pm

>>How to access tutor.com

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>>How to get a tutor

 

>>With a free tutor.com account, you can…

  •  TAG and RECONNECT with your favorite tutors.
  • REVIEW previous sessions, any time
  • STORE assignments in your personal locker
  • USE tutor.com to Go mobile app

 

For more information, contact Lauren Regenhardt, Teen Services Manager, at (928) 373-6487.