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October 2019

What Made Wyatt Earp Tick?

Thursday, October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Mark Warren, researcher, author and Western historian reveals the true nature of Wyatt Earp and explains why he has deservedly entered the pantheon of American heroes.  Come join us for a slide presentation of "all things Earp!" Mark Warren is a graduate of the University of Georgia.  He is a member of the Wild West History Association and Western Writers of America.  His published books include Wyatt Earp: An American Odyssey, an historical fiction trilogy, Two Winters in a Tipi,…

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Conversational Spanish

Friday, October 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Check your English at the door and brush up on your Spanish with conversation and camaraderie. Sessions may include targeted grammar discussions, subject-specific vocabulary practice and handouts. Basic Spanish skills needed.

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Haunted Prescott

Saturday, October 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Join us for a fun and education evening about Prescott's ""Old West"" legend, lore and stories of the spirits that still linger here. Presented by the co-authors of Haunted Prescott, Parker Anderson and Darlene Wilson. Books will be available for purchase following the event.

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Tools for Vision and Hearing Loss

Monday, October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Register for a one-hour session with a mentor at the Prescott Public Library for training on iPads with hearing and vision accessibility apps. To register, contact the Ask a Librarian Desk at 928.777.1526 or ask.librarian@prescott-az.gov. 

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Tools for Vision and Hearing Loss

Monday, October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Register for a one-hour session with a mentor at the Prescott Public Library for training on iPads with hearing and vision accessibility apps. To register, contact the Ask a Librarian Desk at 928.777.1526 or ask.librarian@prescott-az.gov.   

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Technology Help Hour

Tuesday, October 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Ask a technology question and get help from members of the Prescott Computer Society.  Bring your own laptop or mobile device or use a library laptop.  This is a weekly, drop-in service and registration is not required.

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November 2019

Conversational Spanish

Friday, November 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Check your English at the door and brush up on your Spanish with conversation and camaraderie. Sessions may include targeted grammar discussions, subject-specific vocabulary practice and handouts. Basic Spanish skills needed.

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It’s A Mystery Book Group

Friday, November 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Life or Death (2015) by Michael Robotham. Read selected mystery books while enjoying the company of like-minded readers.

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Crafternoon at the Library: Paint and Pages

Saturday, November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Paint your own masterpiece with step-by-step instructions from Art Instructor Lorlee Murray. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required as seating is limited.  Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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Prescott Origami Fanatics: Simple, Modular Origami

Sunday, November 3 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Learn how to make origami in this easy-to-medium-level paper folding class, led by an experienced paper folder. Paper is provided; join us in creating beautiful paper art! For adults and teens. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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Prescott CLSC Reading Circle

Monday, November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

If you are looking for excellent books to read and a place to share them, join the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle of Prescott (CLSC). Rather than all Circle members reading the same book each month, participants choose any one of the 200+ books from the CLSC list to read and then share their chosen book with the group. Marjory Sente, facilitator, is a member of the CLSC Class of 2010 and has read over 60 books from the list…

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Technology Help Hour

Tuesday, November 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Ask a technology question and get help from members of the Prescott Computer Society.  Bring your own laptop or mobile device or use a library laptop.  This is a weekly, drop-in service and registration is not required.

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Adult Movie Series

Wednesday, November 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Attend monthly screenings of independent or classic films for adults beginning this month. Enjoy a screening of Robot & Frank, an award-winning comedy with a star-studded cast. Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief (Frank Langella) receives a gift from his son: a robot butler (voiced by Peter Sarsgaard) programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team. Also starring Susan Sarandon, James Marsdon and Liv Tyler.Presented with funding from the Friends…

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Are You Good to Go?: Why You Need to get Your Affairs in Order Now

Thursday, November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

One hundred percent of us will die, yet fewer than 30% of us have made any preparations for the end of life.  This talk will explain the most urgent steps you need to take now so that critical decisions about your life don't fall on the shoulders of your loved ones.  A Summa cum Laude graduate of the University of Virginia and the author of several books, Marcy McDonald trained with the International End of Life Doula Association as well…

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Computer Basics: Internet I

Friday, November 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Learn how to use a web browser and access Google to find information on the Internet. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928.777.1526.

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Conversational Spanish

Friday, November 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Check your English at the door and brush up on your Spanish with conversation and camaraderie. Sessions may include targeted grammar discussions, subject-specific vocabulary practice and handouts. Basic Spanish skills needed.

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Chair Yoga

Friday, November 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Chair yoga allows you to do yoga regardless of your ability.  Chair Yoga will help you build and keep your strength, flexibility and balance.  Instructor Lori Wallach has been teaching yoga for over 14 years, and has experience teaching all kinds of yoga, from power yoga to meditation.  Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library. 

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CoffeeHouse Concerts Presents: Linda Bilque

Sunday, November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

**Doors open at 2 p.m., music begins at 2:30 p.m.; arrive early as seats tend to fill up!** Coffeehouse Concerts showcase local and regional talent with an emphasis on original music.  The series is hosted by local singer/songwriter Jo Berger and will feature a variety of acoustic, contemporary and traditional styles of music. This month features Linda Bilque's unique ""Low Country Lonesome"" sound.  Linda has released five commercial albums, each one telling stories of life on the road; of having…

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PRESCOTT PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED FOR VETERANS’ DAY

Monday, November 11 @ 12:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Prescott Public Library is closed for the Veteran's Day holiday.

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Tuesday Morning Book Club

Tuesday, November 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Manhattan Beach (2017) by Jennifer Egan. Join the Tuesday Morning Book Group in discussing a diverse selection of fiction and nonfiction. Reap the benefits of others' insights and experiences as they apply to the stories. 

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Technology Help Hour

Tuesday, November 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Ask a technology question and get help from members of the Prescott Computer Society.  Bring your own laptop or mobile device or use a library laptop.  This is a weekly, drop-in service and registration is not required.

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Geology Talks: Tracing the Ancient Origins of Arizona Rivers

Tuesday, November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Brian Gootee from the Arizona Geologic Survey will discuss the geologic history of the Salt, Gila, and Verde Rivers. Geology Talks is hosted by the Central Arizona Geology Club and presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library. This event includes an opportunity to ""show and tell"" and ask questions of Geology Club members.

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Writing Workshops: Scene by Scene

Wednesday, November 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

An entire work can be initiated with an incident, leading to a scene.  Learn how to build your plot, scene by scene—to keep readers engaged, with Carol Levin.  Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928.777.1526.  Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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WORDS Book Club

Thursday, November 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Enjoy a potluck with fellow members. There is no book selection for this month.  We are the WORDS Book Club (We Often Read Delightful Stories)! Join us in lively discussions of a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction.

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Get Your Business Online

Friday, November 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Learn about Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses that want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating your business profile. Please bring your Google username and password, or create an account during this session. Keyboard and mouse proficiency are required. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928.777.1526.

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Third Friday Chamber Music Series

Friday, November 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

The Third Friday Chamber Music Series offers a wide variety of music this month. -Mendelssohn Concertpiece Trio No. 2 in D minor, for piano, bassoon, and clarinet. Movement I.-Mozart Divertimento Trio No. 3 in B flat major for flute, clarinet and bassoon. Movements I, II, and IV.-Picchianti Trio for flute, clarinet, and bassoon. Movements II and IV.-Beethoven Trio for piano, cello, and clarinet with Elizabeth Johnson.-Hindemith Sonata for piano and clarinet with Scott Smith.Hear music by local chamber players and…

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Arizona Humanities Lecture: The Land Ethic: Aldo Leopold in Arizona

Sunday, November 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Ecologist and conservationist Aldo Leopold's work has deep roots in the Arizona landscape.  In this presentation and discussion, Professor Goodwin will look at what has changed and what remains the same since Leopold was in Arizona.  We will investigate how his ecological observations translate into moral and philosophical insights for how we should live our lives with nature, as well as some of the conflicts between preservation, restoration, and management of wilderness. Matthew Goodwin has a Ph.D. in Philosophy -…

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Technology Help Hour

Tuesday, November 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Ask a technology question and get help from members of the Prescott Computer Society.  Bring your own laptop or mobile device or use a library laptop.  This is a weekly, drop-in service and registration is not required.

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Third Thursday Star Talks: Dark Energy, Dark Matter, and Cosmology

Thursday, November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Our knowledge of the observable universe has changed dramatically in just the last two decades. This is due to increasingly precise measurements and observations from dedicated ground observatories, satellite missions (such as WMAP and Planck), and more recent gravitational wave measurements.  We have found that much of the universe is made of strange stuff called dark matter and dark energy that we do not yet fully understand.  This talk given by Dr. Quentin Bailey, Professor of Physics at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical…

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Conversational Spanish

Friday, November 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Check your English at the door and brush up on your Spanish with conversation and camaraderie. Sessions may include targeted grammar discussions, subject-specific vocabulary practice and handouts. Basic Spanish skills needed.

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Conversational Spanish

Friday, November 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Check your English at the door and brush up on your Spanish with conversation and camaraderie. Sessions may include targeted grammar discussions, subject-specific vocabulary practice and handouts. Basic Spanish skills needed.

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Technology Help Hour

Tuesday, November 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Ask a technology question and get help from members of the Prescott Computer Society.  Bring your own laptop or mobile device or use a library laptop.  This is a weekly, drop-in service and registration is not required.

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Prescott Writers: How to Become a More Efficient Writer

Tuesday, November 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Chris Winder will discuss different organizational methods authors can use in order to write faster, such as preparing outlines and using free writings programs like Grammarly and Scrivener.  Chris is a successful science fiction author and writing instructor. Prescott Writers is hosted by the Professional Writers of Prescott and presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library. 

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PRESCOTT PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

Thursday, November 28 @ 12:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Prescott Public Library is closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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PRESCOTT PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

Friday, November 29 @ 12:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Prescott Public Library is closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Prescott Regional Water Summit Scheduled for November 14

Posted on October 23, 2019

The City of Prescott and neighboring municipalities will participate in a water summit on Thursday, November 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Centennial Center at 1989 Wineglass Drive, near the Prescott Regional Airport.  This will be a public… Read more »

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