Sedona Public Library
September 2014
Library Closed for Labor Day
Village Library Relocated
Weaving and Spinning Display
Movies in September
Youth Services Update
Events in September
Career Resources at the Library
Library Events in the Village

 

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 Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Rd
Sedona AZ 86336
928.282.7714
 
SPL In The Village
Tequa Plaza
Suite C102
7000 SR 179
Sedona AZ 86351
928.284.1603
Library Closed for Labor Day
The Library will be closed on
Monday, September 1, for Labor Day.
We will reopen on Tuesday, September 2. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend.


Village Library Relocated
Sedona Public Library in the Village has moved! The new temporary location is Suite D-100 in the courtyard of Tequa Plaza, which is almost directly across from the old site. There is ample parking and handicap access towards the back of the complex. The Library's hours and phone number remain the same.  All hold pick-up dates have been extended until September 2.


Thank you to the many volunteers who assisted with moving the entire Village library in just a few days, after a roof leak caused flooding in the former location. We look forward to seeing everyone in our spacious new site!
Weaving and Spinning Display
National Spinning and Weaving Week is October 6 through 12. Members of the Verde Valley Weavers and Spinners Guild will celebrate by demonstrating their skills and displaying their work at the Library beginning September 22 and continuing through the second week in October. Don't miss this opportunity to see the beautiful crafts created by talented local fiber artists! 
Movies in September
The Flicker Shack film series presents free movies on Monday nights in September at 6 p.m. in the Si Birch Community Room. Please note that there will be no movie on Labor Day, Monday, September 1.
  • Sept 8: Latino Services presents Hecho en M�xico, a documentary highlighting the landscape, art, and culture of Mexico, set to music by some of the country's greatest performers.
  • Sept 15: The Grand Budapest Hotel, a quirky comedy following the misadventures of a concierge at a prestigious European hotel.
  • Sept 22: Tim's Vermeer, a documentary about inventor Tim Jenison's quest to solve the mystery surrounding the artistic techniques of Dutch master Johannes Vermeer.
  • Sept 29: Before Midnight, the final installment in a trilogy filmed over the course of two decades, featuring Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke as a couple struggling with their relationship.
Youth Services Update
In September, the monthly homeschoolers group will reconvene. The group meets in the community room from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. Families who homeschool, want to homeschool, or just want to meet other homeschoolers in the area are welcome to participate.

Every Thursday in September from 3:30 to 5 p.m., children are invited to attend new technology and games programming. On Wednesday, September 24, join us for an after-school movie, starting in the community room at 3:30 p.m.


We are looking for a volunteer with chess expertise who would like to facilitate an ongoing chess program for all ages every Friday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The space is booked, the boards are bought, and the local children who regularly participate are hoping that we fill the recently vacated volunteer spot so that the program will continue. Call the Library's youth department for more information, 928-282-7714 ext. 119.
Events in September
Access our online events calendar to view the monthly schedule of programs at the Library, including these upcoming events:
  • Health Screening: A free health screening will be held on Thursday, September 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Si Birch Community Room. Funded through a generous grant from The Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation and provided by Northern Arizona Healthcare, the screening measures cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and blood glucose.
  • Blood Drive: Make a difference in our community by giving blood at the American Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, September 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Si Birch Community Room. For more information about being an American Red Cross blood donor, click here.
  • iPad/iPhone Workshop: The Oak Creek Apples, in partnership with the Library, is offering the second in a series of workshops focused on Apple's iPad and iPhone. The next session will be held on Saturday, September 27, from 10 a.m. to noon in the community room. This workshop will continue to cover the basic features of these devices, such as FaceTime, web surfing, using the camera, messaging, and maps. Participants need to bring their own iPad/iPhone. Registration for this free program is not required.
Career Resources at the Library
Career transitions and job hunting can be overwhelming, stressful, and expensive. At the Library, you can access free resources to meet your professional development needs, whether you are looking for your first job, making a career change, or starting your own business. Here are a few of the many services available at the Library for job seekers:
  • Books about job hunting, career planning, and small business management from over 40 libraries within Yavapai County
  • Dedicated computers for job seekers, with extended user sessions, free printing, and scanning
  • Continuing education and job preparation through online tools such as LearningExpress Library and Universal Class
  • Assistance from reference librarians
Library Events in the Village
  • Arizona Humanities Program: Ann-Mary Lutzick will present "With a Beefsteak and a Cup of Coffee: The Harvey Girls of the Southwest" on Monday, September 15, at 1:30 p.m. at Sedona Winds Retirement Community, 405 Jacks Canyon Road. This program is free and open to the public. Pick up your loaner copy of "The Grass Dancer" for the community book discussion in October.
  • Photo by Mike Cadwell
    Rotating Artist Program
    : "Looking Off into Space: 32 Views of the Cosmos," a collection of photos by astrophotographer Mike Cadwell, will be displayed at Sedona Public Library in the Village beginning Tuesday, September 16.
  • Writing Workshop: Join Kristen Kauffman, author and Yavapai College instructor, for a writing workshop at Sedona Winds Retirement Community, 405 Jacks Canyon Road, Friday, September 19, from 9 a.m. to noon. This free program is open to all writers. Please call or visit the Village library to register.
Sedona Public Library in the Village is located at 7000 Highway 179, Suite D-100. Contact Cheryl Yeatts, Manager, at 928-284-1603 or voc@sedonalibrary.org if you have questions or need directions to SPL-V. 
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