Sedona Public Library
November 2015
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  Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Rd
Sedona AZ 86336
SPL In The Village
Bell Rock Plaza
Suite 51 A
Sedona AZ 86351
Thanksgiving Holiday
The Library will be closed all day on Thursday, November 26, for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will be open regular hours on Friday, November 27, and on Saturday, November 28.
We are thankful for the support of the community and for the privilege of providing library service to the thousands of residents and visitors who use our library each week. We wish you a very happy Thanksgiving! 
Events at the Library
Access our online events calendar to view the monthly schedule of programs at the Library, including these upcoming events:
  • Red Cross Blood Drive: Give the gift of life this holiday season by donating blood. A blood drive will be held at the Library on Tuesday, November 3, from noon to 4 p.m. in the community room. You can schedule an appointment in advance by calling the Red Cross at 800-733-2767.
  • Health Screening: A free health screening will be held on Friday, November 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the community room. Provided by Northern Arizona Healthcare, the screening measures cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and blood glucose.
  • Scratch Workshops: Kids and teens can learn the basics of MIT Scratch computer programming this month at the Library. With a little practice, participants will be able to design their own comics, animation, and games! Two sessions will be held in the community room: on Monday, November 23, from 1 to 4 p.m., and on Tuesday, November 24, from 1 to 4 p.m. For ages 7+.
  • iPad/iPhone Workshop: The Oak Creek Apples, in partnership with the Library, is continuing its series of workshops focused on Apple's iPad and iPhone. The next session will be held on Saturday, November 28, from 10 a.m. to noon in the community room. This workshop will focus on iPhone/iPad photography, including using the camera and photos application, how to manage photos, and how to share them with others. Participants need to bring their own iPad/iPhone. Class size is limited to 50 people, and preregistration for this free program is required by e-mailing
Movies in November
Chilly November evenings are the perfect time to watch a free movie at the Library! Screenings start on Mondays at 6 p.m. in the community room.
  • November 2: Latino Services presents No Eres TĂș, Soy Yo (It's Not You, It's Me), a romantic comedy that follows the off-kilter course of a spurned man's recovery from heartbreak.
  • November 9: Testament of Youth, based on Vera Brittain's classic World War I-era memoir.
  • November 16: The Descendants, an adaptation of the Kaui Hart Hemmings novel about an affluent landowner in Hawaii who tries to mend his relationship with his daughters.
  • November 23: Mr. Holmes, with Ian McKellan portraying the legendary sleuth in his retirement years, who remains haunted by the unsolved case that caused him to call it quits.
  • November 30: Ricki and the Flash, starring Meryl Streep as an aging rocker who gets a second chance to make things right with her family.
Autumn Issue of "Check It Out" Magazine
In mid-November, look for the autumn issue of the Library's "Check It Out" magazine. The magazine, which will be delivered to all area residents, features articles about library services. Whether you are a regular library user or you haven't visited us in a while, you will learn something new about the many free resources available to you at the Library in "Check It Out."
Displays in November
Members of the Northern Arizona Stitchers Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America will display their artistic creations at the Library's front entrance throughout the month of November.

During the week of November 9 through 13, you can view the DAR's Veteran's Day exhibit.
Library Events in the Village
  • Arizona Humanities Program: Join Erik Berg as he presents "Coast to Coast in 48 Hours: A Pioneering Transcontinental Route Through the Southwest," on Saturday, November 14, at 3 p.m. at the VOCA Clubhouse, 690 Bell Rock Blvd. 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, November 25, 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 Suite 51 A in Bell Rock 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?
The Library has a great selection of Windows 10 books, and more are available through the Yavapai Library Network.

Whether you have already installed Windows 10 or are trying to decide if you should upgrade, a manual can help the process go more smoothly. We offer computer books to suit every learning style, including the Seniors for Dummies and Teach Yourself Visually series.
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