Announcing the 2014 Author's Forum!
Over 40 Verde Valley authors gather on Saturday, August 23rd from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Cottonwood Parks and Recreation Center for the 2014 Author's Forum. Most will have their books available for purchase and will autograph a copy for you. "Arizona Republic" columnist and local author Roger Naylor is the keynote speaker at 11:15 am. Live music is provided by Selwyn Reams on double bass and Janice Paul on piano. Refreshments are also provided!
Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition
Ever notice a senior in the
supermarket or at the doctor’s office who needs a little help, guidance or
support? Cottonwood is home to approximately 11, 000 people. 26%
are over the age of 65. Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition offers you the
unique opportunity to help seniors age in place in their homes. Come
learn how you can make a difference in the life of a senior. Visit us in the lobby August 20th and 27th from 12pm to 2pm! One day, you may need the help too!
August 29, 2pm to 3pm – Health
and Economic Security, Employment
Includes: Social Security, AHCCCS, Wage Claims, Employment
September 18, 2pm to 3pm – Family, Consumer, Housing Law
Includes: Child Support, Divorce, Garnishment, Debt Collection,
All Applicants must qualify for services before speaking with an
attorney. Please bring all relevant legal documents.
Join Cindi on Saturday, September 6th from 10:30 to 11:30 am and learn how to save money on your groceries and keep your pantry stocked for a fraction of the price. Learn tricks and techniques of couponing. Learn the basics of how and why you should use coupons, tips for keeping you organized and start stretching your budget today! Sign up today at the Reference Desk or call 928-634-7559 ext. 100.
Music Together, presented by Claudia Tulip, is a program for young children and the adults who love them. Children ages birth to five years experience the various stages of primary music development through singing, movement and instrument play. Strong child-parent focus enables each individual child's stage of development to flower within the larger community. Join us the first Friday of August and September from 10:00-11:00 am in the Youth Services Program Room for Music Together!
Now you can turn on your checkout history!
Have you ever wanted to know if you've already checked out a book or movie before? With our new catalog Enterprise now you can! First sign in to your account from the catalog home page. Then click on My Account. In the Preferences menu check the box next to Record My Checkout History and you can make sure to never mistakenly check out a book or movie you've already had again!
Teletext/Telemessage Now Available!
Library is now offering a telemessage service as well as text messaging (SMS)
notification to patrons. Currently SMS
messaging is available to let library users know when an item put on hold is
available, when an item is soon to be overdue, and when an item has recently
The new service allows library users to be informed of available
reserved items sooner than traditional notification methods.
Notifications will continue to be available via email, telephone and post as
well. This service can be set up at our reference desk.
telemessage service allows you to call in and renew items over the phone. You
can also check the status of your holds, delete holds and check due dates. Just
call 928-649-6250 and follow the prompts.
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.
OverDrive Next Generation is here!
Check out the newly redesigned website that makes checking out free library eBooks and audiobooks easier than ever. Featuring One-Step Checkout, instant reading with OverDrive Read and more. Click on the graphic to start browsing today.
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.
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