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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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Saturday, October 29th, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
@ the Verde Valley Fairgrounds in Cottonwood

40 local authors will be on hand to sign, sell and discuss their books. With keynote speaker Val Chanda. This free event is held in conjunction with the Fall Festival, with plenty of family fun for everyone! 

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. 

Oneness Blessings

The Oneness Meditation is a powerful transmission of Divine Energies that flows through the eyes of the Oneness Meditator. This very sacred Blessing helps to awaken the spiritual energies within and creates a neurobiological shift that naturally opens the heart. Meditations will be held every first, third and fourth Monday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Library meeting room. 

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, November 14th we will be showing Central Intelligence at 10:30 a.m. in the Library meeting room. "After he reconnects with an awkward pal from high school through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage." Rated PG-13.
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, October 15th from 10:30am to 12:00pm.

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 first and 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 to inspire patrons to create some art themselves. Tuesday, November 15th will feature Colored Pencils with Terri Black from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.


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 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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