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The Cottonwood Bookmarks Friends of the library has a book boutique located just inside the door from the parking lot at 100 S. Sixth Street.   Bookmarks members receive a discount on the purchase of most items.  Call 340-2785 or click here for more information on how to become a Bookmarks member.
 
 


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 2016-2017 Arizona
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Celebrate Literature, support Arizona authors, foster
a sense of community and read free ebooks!


 
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  Do you have an idea or suggestion?
 
Want us to get a specific book or item?  Let us know! Just email us at: vward@cottonwoodaz.gov.

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Find out which congressional and legislative districts you live in by clicking on the link:
azredistricting.org/districtlocator/
This is the web site of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.
 


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  Library Lines
is our quarterly Newsletter.  If you missed the printed copy,
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The book discussion group meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 10AM in the meeting room. Come join the fun as we discuss some of the most interesting books you will ever read! Click HERE for the current book list.

Writing for fun!
Pull out that pen and paper and come join the Writing For Fun group in our meeting room every Tuesday morning at 9AM. New members are always welcome.

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Register for the Summer Reading Program!

The Summer Reading Program is set to run from June 6th through July 23rd. Fun activities for readers of all ages will be going on throughout the summer. The link below will take you to the registration page and give you all the information you need regarding the Summer Reading Program. Make sure you click on the appropriate age tab at the top before you register. 
https://cottonwood.azsummerreading.org/



Adult coloring is a great way to reduce stress and anxiety. Grownups will be able to "Color Your Cares Away" on the first Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. starting June 4th. Adult coloring books, crayons and colored pencils will be provided. 



Join Yavapai College Spanish instructor Jared Reynolds for an informal and personalized approach to learning Spanish. This free class is open to both beginning and advanced Spanish students. 
Every Tuesday from 2 to 3 p.m. in the library meeting room. 


Host an Exchange Student

The Council for Educational Travel, USA (CETUSA) is seeking host families to open their homes, their communities, and their hearts for international high school exchange students. Learn how to become a host family for exchange students from all over the world. Verde Valley residents can connect with an area representative for an informational meeting on Saturday, June 25th from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm in the Cottonwood Public Library meeting room. One more informational meeting is scheduled for July 8th from 4 to 6 pm. 


Eat Smart, Live Strong Series

Enjoy fun and lively activities with other older adults in this two part series of classes! Talk about easy ways to make smart food choices and exercise more. Learn how you can Eat Smart and Live Strong. May 27th and June 3rd from 2 to 3 pm in the library meeting room.
 


My Plate for My Family Series

Attend fun, interactive classes in this two part series where you can meet other parents who are making healthy changes in their lives. Find new ways to save money and time when buying food and making meals. Be inspired as you learn ways to be more active. 
May 27th and June 3rd from 4 to 5 p.m. in the library meeting room.



The Seed Library is back in September!

 
The Seed Library will be re-opening for the fall planting season on Saturday, September 17th. Hours are every Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
 


The Artist's Corner
                                                                                                                                          Experience live art demonstrations at the library every first and third Tuesday of the month. The purpose of this program is to not only showcase and support the wealth of local artists in the area but also to perhaps inspire patrons to create some art themselves. Tuesday, June 7th will feature Watercolors with Victoria Park from 1 to 3 p.m.


The Signing Circle

On the second Wednesdays of the month a new group called The Signing Circle will be meeting to help bring the surrounding Deaf community together. The Deaf are often left out of social events and this group aims to provide a place for the Deaf to gather, play games and make new friends. The group meets in the library meeting room from 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. 



Basic ESL improves an individual’s listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through a simple to follow, and instructionally proven curriculum. Students learn English quickly and effectively on relevant topics including: family, home, school and many other topics. In each lesson students learn key vocabulary and how to use that vocabulary in conversation. No computer experience is necessary. Click on the link above to get started now!
 

Check out our updated Online Resources page!

Gale Virtual Reference library is a new online database to enable learning and promote information discovery. Want to fix your car? Check out the Online Chilton Manuals to get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Want to learn a new language? Sign up for Mango Languages! Need one-on-one homework help? Get started with Tutor.com! Need help creating a resume or cover letter? Check out the Career Transitions page to find all the help you need! These are just a few of the awesome online databases we offer for free, all you need is your library card! 

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Introducing Zinio for Libraries - a digital magazine subscription service that allows patrons to get popular magazines delivered directly to your device - your iPad, computer, tablet, cell phone, etc. 
 
 
Click on the icon above to sign up and get more information.


Local Area Library Information
 
Please check here for current hours, addresses and telephone numbers to our neighboring libraries. 
Many changes have been made to hours of operation of the various Yavapai Library Network libraries. We have added links to Verde Valley public library web pages below.
 
CAMP VERDE COMMUNITY LIBRARY           CLARK MEMORIAL LIBRARY
 
JEROME PUBLIC LIBRARY                     SEDONA PUBLIC LIBRARY


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