OneBookAZ Winner Visits Library
Winner of the "OneBookAZ Goes Digital" is Arizona author Mike Giglio. He will visit the Cottonwood Public Library on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 11:00 am in the Youth Services Program Room. Giglio is the author and creator of "The Adventures of Jack Smacker - Little Leaguer" children's book series. In January 2014, Giglio won the Best Children's Book category in the State of Arizona's OneBookAZ Organization. This was awarded to the first Jack Smacker book in the series.
The library is hosting "Law Day" on Wednesday, May 7th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The public is welcome to come in and receive a free consultation with a licensed attorney regarding your legal matters.. People are seen on a first come first serve basis and all consultations are confidential.
Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition
Please join Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition (VVCC) at their
spring I CARE volunteer recruitment event from 2-4 pm on April 22nd in the library meeting room. Founded in 1992, the organization
provides services to help seniors live independently in their homes. Participants shall learn about the organizationís unique
Guardian Angel medical alert unit program and how to volunteer for this
team. The coordinator of the program, Carol Basini, shall be available
for questions and answers.
Seating is limited. Please call by April 21 at 204-1238 to
confirm participation. For more information visit us on www.vvcaregivers.org
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 Tuesday of May and June, 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.
Have you noticed our new catalog? Click on the Catalog Quick Search link at the top of our webpage and start exploring the many facets of this new system. At the bottom of the catalog page, you can click on the Feedback and Comments link to let the Yavapai Library Network know what you think of the new catalog. If you are having trouble with the catalog at home, you may need to update to Internet Explorer 9 if your operating system supports it. Otherwise you can use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Both are free downloads. Feel free to ask a staff member for assistance!
Affordable Health Care Act
Find the latest info on the Affordable Health Care Act and how it will affect you and your family. Learn more about the health insurance changes that took effect October 1, 2013.
Free Workshops at Your Library!
Beginning in September, the library is offering free workshops in a variety of interests for both adults and youth.
Digital Photography, Spanish,
Lego Robots, Video Game Development,
Animation and more!
Click the info icon for workshop dates and times, then stop by the Reference Desk and sign up!
This program was supported with funds granted by the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records Agency, a division of the Arizona Secretary of State, under the Library Services and Technology Act, which is administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Universal Class is the leading provider of online, self-paced, continuing education classes. Attend class and do assignments on your schedule. Each course has a real instructor who you may communicate with using email. Register today to start learning something new!
Click here to get started.
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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