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.


tutor1The Yuma County Library District, in collaboration with Yuma Union High School District and the Yuma County Juvenile Justice Center, is pleased to introduce the Digital Homework Help Center.  Connect with an online tutor and get your work done! available at
Yuma County Library District
Live tutors are available during the following hours:
English: 10:00am – 12:00am
Spanish: 3:00pm – 11:00pm

>>How to access



>>How to get a tutor


>>With a free account, you can…

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


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