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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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Silent Auction and Book Sale

Cottonwood Bookmarks is excited to announce a silent auction in conjunction with our next book sale, December 5-10th, on two exceptional collections:
78 Leatherette Louis L'Amour Books and
Six Volume Set of Carl Sandburg's Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years
Details for bidding wil be available at the Library from a Bookmarks volunteer staffing the sale. Our Book Sale will again feature our wide selection of gently read books of the highest quality, highlighted by a special assortment of holiday books. All books will be 50% off marked price. As a special thank you, we will give you a delightful red fabric tote bag labeled "I Love Books" with a $10.00 book purchase. 

NaNoWriMo Workshops begin November 1st

November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short! If you are interested in writing a 50,000 word novel in one month click here for more information on the workshops the Library will be hosting. 
Please call 928-634-7559 to register. Visit for more information. 

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!

Movie Mondays!
     Join us every second Monday of the month and watch a FREE movie with your friends. On Monday, December 12th we will be showing A Christmas Story at 10:30 a.m. in the Library meeting room. "In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift." Rated PG.
Seating is limited. 

A Sketch in Time
We are sketching and drawing and you don't have to be an artist! Come join artist and School of Visuals Arts graduate Lee Perrotta-Fityo teach how to work with different mixed media i.e.: charcoal, pencil, colored pencil and even pastels. Open to all adult artists and novices, we are meeting every third Saturday of the month. The next class will be Saturday, November 19th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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. starting June 4th 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. 
Every Wednesday from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. in the Library meeting room. 

The Seed Library Reopens February 18th, 2017

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. Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the parking lot lobby.

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, December 6th will feature Precious Metal Clay with Debbie Czarny from 9 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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