Sedona Public Library
July 2015
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  Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Rd
Sedona AZ 86336
SPL In The Village
Tequa Plaza
Suite D-100
7000 SR 179
Sedona AZ 86351
Library Closed for Holiday
The Library will be closed all day on Saturday, July 4, to observe Independence Day.

Movies in July
Enjoy a free screening of these recent-release movies on Monday nights at 6 p.m. in the community room. There will be no movie on July 27 because of the railroad exhibit.
  • July 6: Latino Services presents Wild Tales, nominated for best foreign film at the 2015 Oscars. This black comedy from Argentina mixes humor and darkness to explore themes of revenge and the joy of losing control.
  • July 13: American Sniper, a military biopic based on the memoir of the same name, centering on legendary Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.
  • July 20: Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, a sequel to the popular movie about a group of British retirees in India.
Youth Services Update
The summer reading program ends with a celebration event on Saturday, July 25, at 11 a.m. Award-winning magician Eric Giliam will provide a thrilling, all-ages show.

In the meantime, more opportunities to learn and laugh will be coming your way in July, including:
  • Art Rocks: Tuesday, July 7, 11 a.m. Learn the game of rock, scissors, paper and take home a craft creation. Dress for mess! All ages can drop in, and caregivers are encouraged to help their little ones.
  • Snakes Alive!: Wednesday, July 8, 11 a.m. All ages can enjoy a free Red Rock Ranger District presentation, which will include a non-venomous live snake show-and-tell and an informative session on rattlesnake biology, history, safety, and first aid.
  • Hero with a Hammer: Friday, July 17, 11 a.m. Local musicians Sol and Theresa Morris bring renderings of railroad heroics to the community room.
There are still a few spots open for our annual Sedona Youth Theatre Workshop for ages 10 and up, which starts July 7. Call the youth department at 928-282-7714, ext. 119, for more information and to register.
Sedona Railroaders Display
The annual model railroad exhibit, presented by the Sedona Railroaders club, will be on display in the community room from July 27 through July 31. Popular with railroading enthusiasts of all ages, the display features several layouts running different scale trains. The railroad exhibit is free and open to the public.
New Arizona-Themed E-Books Available
Check out Reading Arizona, a new e-book service provided by the Arizona State Library. It offers over 700 e-books on Arizona topics (mostly non-fiction). Publishers represented include Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Press, Poisoned Pen Press, and the University of Arizona Press. To access e-books from this collection, visit the Reading Arizona website. You can read these e-books in your browser or download PDF versions.

You can also browse the Reading Arizona collection through the Library's catalog by searching for "Reading Arizona" (with quotes) in the catalog search field. Click on a "View This Content on Biblioboard" link to access a title of your choice.
Library Events in the Village
Photo by Jack Jackson
  • Rotating Artist Program: "A Selective Look at Nature," landscape photography by Jack Jackson, opens at SPL-V on Tuesday, July 21, at 1 p.m. A reception for the artist will be Wednesday, July 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. Some of the artwork will be for sale, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Sedona Public Library in the Village.
  • Arizona Humanities Program: Join Barbara Marriott as she presents "Two Six Shooters Beat Four Aces: The Lives of Men on the Arizona Frontier" on Wednesday, July 15, at 1:30 p.m. at Sedona Winds Retirement Community, 405 Jacks Canyon Road. Funded by Arizona Humanities and the Friends of the Sedona Library, this program is free and open to the public.
  • Community Book Discussion: Participate in the book share on Wednesday, July 29, at 1:30 p.m. at Sedona Winds Retirement Community, 405 Jacks Canyon Road. Discuss what you are currently reading and get ideas for what to read next.

Sedona Public Library in the Village is located at 7000 Highway 179, Suite D-100, in the courtyard of Tequa Plaza. Library hours in the Village are Tuesday through Friday from 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Did You Know?
You can be a lifelong learner with free continuing education classes from the Library!

Try Universal Class, an online learning platform that offers hundreds of classes covering diverse fields such as history, performing arts, financial management, and computer skills. You can access Universal Class under the Education category on the Library's Research and Resources web page.
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