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The Cottonwood Bookmarks Friends of the library has a book boutique located just inside the door from the parking lot at 100 S. Sixth Street.   Bookmarks members receive a discount on the purchase of most items.  Call 340-2785 or click here for more information on how to become a Bookmarks member.

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The book discussion group meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 10AM in the meeting room. Come join the fun as we discuss some of the most interesting books you will ever read! Click HERE for the current book list.

Writing for fun!
Pull out that pen and paper and come join the Writing For Fun group in our meeting room every Tuesday morning at 9AM. New members are always welcome.

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The Seed Library Reopens Saturday, February 18th

The Seed Library will be reopening on Saturday, February 18th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot lobby. Check out FREE seeds for the spring planting season. Every other Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the parking lot lobby.

Healthy eating and physical activity work hand in hand to make us live healthier lives. Join us as we discuss ways to shop for and prepare healthy foods, tips for losing weight and keeping it off, and how to make healthy eating and physical activity a part of your lifestyle. This six-part series of classes is designed for adults of all ages. The series will be held in the Library Meeting Room at the Cottonwood Public Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 4:30—5:30 p.m. Starting February 22 through March 10. 

Thursday, March 2 marks the Library's third year of participation in the Verde Valley SciTech Festival. This year's program is called "Brainstorming @ the Library!" Join us in the Youth Services Department from 3 to 5 p.m. to try out some of our brand new STEAM kits. Parents and children of all ages welcome. 

Homeless Veteran Outreach

A case manager from Veterans Resource Centers of America will be at the the Cottonwood Public Library on Friday, February 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to assist veterans who might be experiencing homelessness or veterans who are in jeopardy of losing housing. Contact Angela at 928-237-3420 for more information. 

Movie Mondays!

Join us every second Monday of the month and watch a FREE movie with your friends. On Monday, March 13 we will be showing Hail, Caesar! at 11 a.m. in the Library Meeting Room. "A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line." Rated PG-13. Seating is limited. 

Family Movie

On Saturday, February 18 the Library will be showing The BFG in the Youth Services Program Room at 10:30 a.m. Parents and kids are welcome! Family Movies will be shown once a month on Saturdays. Check our calendars for upcoming movie schedules. 


Support Our Library with Amazon Smile

Did you know that you that the Amazon Smile program will donate 0.5% of every purchase made on Amazon to our Bookmarks Friends of the Library group? Follow the link below and sign up today!

Adult coloring is a great way to reduce stress and anxiety. Grownups will be able to "Color Your Cares Away" on the first Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room. Adult coloring books, crayons and colored pencils will be provided. 

Join Yavapai College Spanish instructor Jared Reynolds for an informal and personalized approach to learning Spanish. This free class is open to both beginning and advanced Spanish students. 
First and third Wednesdays from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room. 

The Artist's Corner
                                                                                                                                          Experience live art demonstrations at the library every third Tuesday of the month. The purpose of this program is to not only showcase and support the wealth of local artists in the area but also inspire patrons to create some art themselves. Tuesday, February 21 will feature Watercolors with Alice Wilsey from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.


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Gale Virtual Reference library is a new online database to enable learning and promote information discovery. Want to fix your car? Check out the Online Chilton Manuals to get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Want to learn a new language? Sign up for Mango Languages! Need one-on-one homework help? Get started with! Need help creating a resume or cover letter? Check out the Career Transitions page to find all the help you need! These are just a few of the awesome online databases we offer for free, all you need is your library card! 

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. 
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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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