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Now introducing: Libby! The new one-touch app for ebooks & audiobooks from Overdrive. It's even more simple to use. Ask a staff member for more information, or sign up for a one-on-one appointment. 

Download eBooks & Audiobooks for free, from your library! Read or listen on your tablet or smartphone.   

No late fees! All you need is an Internet connection, your library card and pin number! (should be the last 4 digits of your phone #)
Click here for Overdrive Help

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and start today!

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Districting Locator
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Find out which congressional and legislative districts you live in by clicking on the link:
This is the web site of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.

Click here to view Meeting Agendas and Minutes.

  Do you have an idea or suggestion?
Want us to get a specific book or item?  Let us know! Just email us at:

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 Library's Hours have Changed!

The Cottonwood Public Library will now be open during the following hours:
Monday 9AM - 5PM
Tuesday 9AM - 7PM
Wednesday 9AM - 7PM
Thursday 9AM - 5PM
Friday 9AM - 5PM
Saturday 9AM - 2PM

Free movie streaming with Kanopy!


We are proud to announce that with your Cottonwood library card, you now have access to Kanopy and Kanopy Kids!

With Kanopy, you can now stream up to 10 movies per month from your favorite devices, all free with your library card! This streaming service offers a large variety award-winning movies and documentaries.

You also get unlimited access to both Great Courses and Kanopy Kids which will not count towards your monthly total.

Visit to sign up for your account. Need help? Feel free to come into the library or give us a call at (928) 634-7559!

Career Online High School Scholarships Available

The Yavapai County Free Library District is now offering adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate online. Career Online High School is an online high school diploma and career certification program. This program offers scholarships to a limited number of qualified students.
Click the link below for more information. 

Download the new YLN app to your mobile device

Browse the catalog, place holds, manage your library account, find events at your library and more! Click here for more info.

Android users click here from your smartphone/tablet.

iPhone/iPad users click here from your smartphone/tablet.

Free ESL Classes

Engilsh as a Second Language students can brush up on their English language skills with FREE ESL classes every Tuesday and Wednesday @ 4:30 p.m. Drop-ins welcome!


Book A Librarian for Tech Time

Do you need some more in-depth help with your tablet, smartphone or laptop? Want to learn how to download free ebooks and audiobooks to your device? Explore library databases?

Book a librarian for a free 30 minute one-on-one session to get the help you need.
 We are unable to provide any troublshooting or maintenance on personal computers. Reservations are required and can be made by stopping by the Reference Desk at the library or by calling (928) 340-2785.

Wednesdays @ 4:30PM or 5:00PM

The Seed Library

The Seed Library returns on Saturday, February 2 and will continue on the first Saturdays of the month. Check out free seeds, grow the plants and return some of the seeds to help propagate plants that are more well-adapted to the high-desert climate. 
First Saturdays @ 12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. in Library Meeting Room A

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!

You can help earn rewards for Cottonwood Bookmarks every time you shop at Fry's by registering your VIP card at When you log on, click on Community, then Community Rewards Program. Enter your card number or create an account, then choose Cottonwood Bookmarks - Friends of the Library to become a partner.

Check out our Online Resources page!

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 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! 

RB Digital Magazines is 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.

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.
Camp Verde Community Library Clark Memorial Library
Jerome Public Library Sedona Public Library

Arizona State Library

Arizona residents may explore thousands of online articles and images from journals, newspapers and accurate, current research materials, through their public libraries.