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January 2020

Technology Help Hour

Tuesday, January 21 @ 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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Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, January 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

20-30 minutes of simple stories, songs, and fingerplays with plenty of parent and child interaction. For toddlers and their grownups.

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Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Leadership

Tuesday, January 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Make props and decor for the upcoming children's tea party. For teens, grades 6-12. Call Jennifer Kendall at 928.777.1518 for more information or to apply for membership. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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SCORE Workshop: The ABC’s of Finance for Your Business

Thursday, January 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Whether you are starting a business or currently run a business, there are some financial tools that will assist in the success of your business. As a result of this session, you will be able to:•    Forecast the cash needed to start or expand a business•    Forecast the monthly cash flow of your business•    Analyze your business' income statement•    Calculate the level of revenue you need to break-evenThis workshop will be given by Frank Abbott (CPA, CMA). Frank is a…

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Lapsit Storytime

Friday, January 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Bring your baby for some cozy active time on your lap. The storytime will last about 20 minutes, but you are invited to linger and play.

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Conversational Spanish

Friday, January 24 @ 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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Preschool Storytime

Friday, January 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

30 minutes of stories, songs, and fingerplays especially for children, ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings are always welcome.

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Help with Housing and More

Friday, January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Meet one-to-one with representatives from area agencies about:  housing, healthcare, food, employment assistance, birth certificates or important documents

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Yoga Nidra

Friday, January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Yoga Nidra is a meditation practice, where individuals who previously have had trouble getting their mind to slow down, find this practice extremely beneficial. It has all of the benefits of meditation, plus it is a strong healing modality. Yoga Nidra gets the mind to slow, so that your body can heal itself. 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…

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Family Storytime

Saturday, January 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

20-30 minutes of stories, songs, and activities for the whole family!

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You Can’t Take it With You: Why and How to Downsize Now

Sunday, January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

In this talk you will learn how downsizing can free up time and energy, while also helping you define what is most important to you. Making decisions, organizing, and clearing out what we can, while we can, also spares our families a lot of hardship and frustration down the road. By the end of this presentation, you will be motivated to downsize with 10 tips to help you get  started, Marcy McDonald, a Summa cum Laude graduate of the University…

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Technology Help Hour

Tuesday, January 28 @ 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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Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, January 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

20-30 minutes of simple stories, songs, and fingerplays with plenty of parent and child interaction. For toddlers and their grownups.

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Prescott Writers: Self-publishing and Marketing

Tuesday, January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

In this talk you will learn how to successfully self-publish and market your book.   Presented by Jerri Kay Lincoln, author of more than twenty-five books in many genres including women's fiction, suspense, memoirs, romance, children's books, mystery, and yoga books. 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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SCORE Workshop: Marketing and Customer Service

Wednesday, January 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

This workshop develops the 5P's of Marketing: POSITIONING your business, features and benefits of your PRODUCT (or Service), PRICING, PLACEMENT (distribution), and the most common definition of Marketing-PROMOTION. Customer Service will focus on how to exceed your target customers' expectations. The WHY and HOW of benchmark customer service will be developed around CAST: Consistency, Attitude, Service and Teamwork. Presented by Simon ""Skip"" Ulmer whose experience includes 26 years in a variety of business to business product management positions with the…

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Lapsit Storytime

Friday, January 31 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Bring your baby for some cozy active time on your lap. The storytime will last about 20 minutes, but you are invited to linger and play.

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Conversational Spanish

Friday, January 31 @ 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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Preschool Storytime

Friday, January 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

30 minutes of stories, songs, and fingerplays especially for children, ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings are always welcome.

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February 2020

Family Storytime

Saturday, February 1 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

20-30 minutes of stories, songs, and activities for the whole family!

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Southwest Shakespeare Company

Saturday, February 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Experience The Iliad in this one-man play by Clay Sanderson from the Southwest Shakespeare Company.  The premise is a 3,000 year old man (who may or may not be Homer) who witnessed the Trojan War is doomed to travel the world, telling what he saw until all war ceases to exist. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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Prescott Origami Fanatics: Origami Hearts

Sunday, February 2 @ 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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Homework Help

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

Drop in to the library and get help with your homework from our volunteer tutors! For children, grades K-6. No registration required. For more information, contact Youth Services at 928.777.1537.

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Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 4 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

20-30 minutes of simple stories, songs, and fingerplays with plenty of parent and child interaction. For toddlers and their grownups.

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Technology Help Hour

Tuesday, February 4 @ 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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Teen Books and Bites

Tuesday, February 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Join Lyra on her epic journey to find the magical dust that will unite worlds in Philip Pullman's The Golden Compass. For teens, grades 7-12. Register online, at the Youth Desk, or call 928.777.1537. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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Popcorn and Pages Book Club

Wednesday, February 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

New kid Elliott makes an unexpected friend in The Creature of the Pines by Adam Gidwitz. All registered children will receive a personal copy of each month's book. For children, grades 3-4. Register online, at the Youth Desk, or call 928.777.1537. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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Homework Help

Wednesday, February 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Drop in to the library and get help with your homework from our volunteer tutors! For children, grades K-6. No registration required. For more information, contact Youth Services at 928.777.1537.

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Arizona Attorney General’s Prescott Satellite Office

Thursday, February 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

The office of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is here for you! Volunteers can assist with consumer fraud complaints, civil rights complaints, as well as questions regarding scams, consumer fraud, life care planning and other issues. Questions? Contact 602.542.2123 or CommunityServices@AZAG.gov

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Popcorn and Pages Book Club

Thursday, February 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

New kid Elliott makes an unexpected friend in The Creature of the Pines by Adam Gidwitz. All registered children will receive a personal copy of each month's book. For children, grades 3-4. Register online, at the Youth Desk, or call 928.777.1537. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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Lapsit Storytime

Friday, February 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Bring your baby for some cozy active time on your lap. The storytime will last about 20 minutes, but you are invited to linger and play.

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Conversational Spanish

Friday, February 7 @ 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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Computer Basics: Mouse and Keyboard Skills

Friday, February 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

If you need help learning the most basic computer skills, this class is for you. Class includes 45 minutes of instruction from library staff on how to use a mouse and keyboard followed by 45 minutes of time to practice. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928.777.1526.

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Preschool Storytime

Friday, February 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

30 minutes of stories, songs, and fingerplays especially for children, ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings are always welcome.

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It’s a Mystery Book Club

Friday, February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

In Farleigh Field (2017) by Rhys Bowen. Read selected mystery books while enjoying the company of like-minded readers.

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Wizard of Oz Tea Party for Kids

Saturday, February 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Discover exciting adventures when you follow the yellow brick road to our Tea Party for Kids! For children of all ages. Seating is limited, so make your group reservation today. Register at the Youth Desk or call 928.777.1537. Hosted by the Teen Advisory Group (TAG). Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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Coffeehouse Concerts Presents: Nancy Elliot

Sunday, February 9 @ 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 singer/songwriter Nancy Elliot. Enjoy Nancy perform in her self-coined ""South Western Americana"" as she sings and tells stories about her life and love for…

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Prescott CLSC Reading Circle

Monday, February 10 @ 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 and completed…

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Homework Help

Monday, February 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Drop in to the library and get help with your homework from our volunteer tutors! For children, grades K-6. No registration required. For more information, contact Youth Services at 928.777.1537.

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Tuesday Morning Book Club

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

The Library Book (2018) by Susan Orlean. 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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Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

20-30 minutes of simple stories, songs, and fingerplays with plenty of parent and child interaction. For toddlers and their grownups.

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Technology Help Hour

Tuesday, February 11 @ 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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5/6 Book Club

Tuesday, February 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Though she misses her sister, twelve-year-old Nova is settling into her new foster home and school and eagerly awaits the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger launch in Planet Earth Is Blue, a graphic novel by Nicole Panteleakos. All registered children will receive a personal copy of each month's book. For youth, grades 5-6. Register online, at the Youth Desk, or call 928.777.1537. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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Geology Talks: Kilauea, HI: How it Works and the Events of 2018

Tuesday, February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Jeff Meyer, Adjunct Faculty at Prescott College will take a geologic look at the 2018 eruption of Kilauea on the Big lsland of Hawaii. Jeff will discuss the way magma acts at the summit and rift zones, both at the surface and at depth, and how the volcanic plumbing system intricately interacts with the gravity-driven structural geology. Geology Talks is hosted by the Central Arizona Geology Club and presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library. This…

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Growing Early Writers Workshop

Wednesday, February 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Explore tools and techniques proven to support your child's fine motor development in this interactive workshop for children (ages 3-5) and their caregivers. Come ready to sing, play, and color with your child each week, then take home a book to practice the strategies shared in each session. Registration is required and participants agree to attend all three sessions. Register online, at the Youth Desk, or call 928.777.1537. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.  This…

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Writing Workshops: Crafting Conversation

Wednesday, February 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Do we really write the way we talk? Discover how to think through your character's motives and actions to create convincing dialogue. 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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Homework Help

Wednesday, February 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Drop in to the library and get help with your homework from our volunteer tutors! For children, grades K-6. No registration required. For more information, contact Youth Services at 928.777.1537.

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WORDS Book Club

Thursday, February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Moonglow (2016) by Michael Chabon. 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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Lapsit Storytime

Friday, February 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Bring your baby for some cozy active time on your lap. The storytime will last about 20 minutes, but you are invited to linger and play.

Find out more »

Conversational Spanish

Friday, February 14 @ 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.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

Friday, February 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

30 minutes of stories, songs, and fingerplays especially for children, ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings are always welcome.

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Chair Yoga

Friday, February 14 @ 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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Art Days for Kids

Friday, February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

From Ellis Island to the Yavapai County Courthouse, tour iconic and mega-sized sculptures in America, then create a sculpture from objects you've found. For children, ages 6-10. Register online, at the Youth Desk, or call 928.777.1537. The Prescott Art Docents is a volunteer organization dedicated to sharing a love of art.

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Family Storytime

Saturday, February 15 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

20-30 minutes of stories, songs, and activities for the whole family!

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Caldecott Books and Art for Kids

Saturday, February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Blending art with award-winning children's books, this program introduces budding young artists to the wonderful world of illustrations. This month, learn about Tuesday by David Wiesner. All registered children will receive a personal copy of the book. For children, grades K-2. Register online, at the Youth Desk, or call 928.777.1537. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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AZ Humanities Lecture: Honky Tonks, Brothels and Mining Camps in Old Arizona

Sunday, February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

In pioneer Arizona, among the best places to experience the performing arts were in the mining towns.  From the early popular music of ragtime and minstrelsy during the forming of these communities, evolved orchestras, opera and glee clubs—all in hamlets like Tombstone.  Dr. Craváth shares stories and music of a time when performing live was the only way to enjoy the arts.  Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.Jay Craváth, Ph.D. is a composer, writer, and…

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PRESCOTT PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED FOR PRESIDENTS’ DAY

Monday, February 17 @ 12:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Prescott Public Library is closed for Presidents' Day

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Homework Help

Monday, February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Drop in to the library and get help with your homework from our volunteer tutors! For children, grades K-6. No registration required. For more information, contact Youth Services at 928.777.1537.

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Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

20-30 minutes of simple stories, songs, and fingerplays with plenty of parent and child interaction. For toddlers and their grownups.

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Technology Help Hour

Tuesday, February 18 @ 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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Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Leadership

Tuesday, February 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Help with donations at Stepping Stones. For teens, grades 6-12. Call Jennifer Kendall at 928.777.1518 for more information or to apply for membership. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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Growing Early Writers Workshop

Wednesday, February 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Explore tools and techniques proven to support your child's fine motor development in this interactive workshop for children (ages 3-5) and their caregivers. Come ready to sing, play, and color with your child each week, then take home a book to practice the strategies shared in each session. Registration is required and participants agree to attend all three sessions. Register online, at the Youth Desk, or call 928.777.1537. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.  This…

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Homework Help

Wednesday, February 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Drop in to the library and get help with your homework from our volunteer tutors! For children, grades K-6. No registration required. For more information, contact Youth Services at 928.777.1537.

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Arizona Attorney General’s Prescott Satellite Office

Thursday, February 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

The Office of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is here for you! The Prescott Satellite Office will have office hours every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Volunteers can assist with consumer fraud complaint, civil rights complaint and questions regarding scams, consumer fraud, life care planning and other issues. Questions? Contact 602.542.2123 or CommunityServices@AZAG.gov

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Outdoors Explorers

Thursday, February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Play a round of golf-toss, then devise ways to make the game more challenging yet still fun! Use Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) to learn more about the natural world. For children, ages 8-12. Register online, at the Youth Desk, or call 928.777.1537. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library. The Outdoors Explorer Club meets rain or shine.

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Star Talks: Understanding the Biggest Stars with the Smallest Satellites and Telescopes

Thursday, February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Stars more massive than the Sun are rare in number but important for several processes across the Universe. One property that makes many of these objects so interesting is that massive stars almost always form in binary pairs. Dr. Richardson, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Embry-Riddle will review how massive stars are thought to merge with each other, interact in close systems, and how they lose mass into space. The famous eta Car system is extreme in its…

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Lapsit Storytime

Friday, February 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Bring your baby for some cozy active time on your lap. The storytime will last about 20 minutes, but you are invited to linger and play.

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Creating With Canva

Friday, February 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Learn how to use Canva to create anything from party invitations to business cards. Canva is a simplified graphic-design tool website with access to a variety design templates, stock photos, graphics, and fonts. Bring your email address to sign up for a free account. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk, or call 928.777.1526.

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Conversational Spanish

Friday, February 21 @ 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.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

Friday, February 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

30 minutes of stories, songs, and fingerplays especially for children, ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings are always welcome.

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Third Friday Chamber Music

Friday, February 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

The very popular Jazz Ensemble of Prescott High School under the direction of Dan Bradstreet will be the guest performers this month. Hear music by local chamber players and special guests every month during the Third Friday Chamber Music Series. All programs are subject to change. For more information, call Bruce or Suzanne at 778.6965.

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Ask the Handyman: Common Electrical Problems

Saturday, February 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

George Sverv, retired general contractor, shows you how to solve common electrical issues such as how to change light switches, outlets, and smoke detectors. A Q and A session will follow. This is part of a series; join us in March for common plumbing problems and April for general construction questions.

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Family Storytime

Saturday, February 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

20-30 minutes of stories, songs, and activities for the whole family!

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Arizona in Film: Kit Carson

Sunday, February 23 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

With its striking landscapes and picturesque towns, Arizona has a rich history serving as a filming location for many Hollywood movies. Learn more about Arizona's place in film history in this two-part presentation that includes a screening of the 1940 film Kit Carson starring Jon Hall, Lynn Bari, and Dana Andrews; and a presentation titled Kit Carson and the Arizona Connection by historian Joe Webster.  

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Homework Help

Monday, February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Drop in to the library and get help with your homework from our volunteer tutors! For children, grades K-6. No registration required. For more information, contact Youth Services at 928.777.1537.

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Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

20-30 minutes of simple stories, songs, and fingerplays with plenty of parent and child interaction. For toddlers and their grownups.

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Technology Help Hour

Tuesday, February 25 @ 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: The Shape of Your Story

Tuesday, February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

In this presentation Laraine Herring will explore personal essay and memoir structures. Laraine holds an MFA in Creative Writing and currently directs the Creative Writing program at Yavapai College. She is the author of several books, her most recent work is On Being Stuck: Tapping into the Creative Power of Writer's Block. 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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Growing Early Writers Workshop

Wednesday, February 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Explore tools and techniques proven to support your child's fine motor development in this interactive workshop for children (ages 3-5) and their caregivers. Come ready to sing, play, and color with your child each week, then take home a book to practice the strategies shared in each session. Registration is required and participants agree to attend all three sessions. Register online, at the Youth Desk, or call 928.777.1537. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.  This…

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Homework Help

Wednesday, February 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Drop in to the library and get help with your homework from our volunteer tutors! For children, grades K-6. No registration required. For more information, contact Youth Services at 928.777.1537.

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LEGO Expo

Thursday, February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Master builders, assemble! We'll provide the LEGOs and lots of space. You bring your imagination and enthusiasm! For children, ages 5 and up. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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Lapsit Storytime

Friday, February 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

Bring your baby for some cozy active time on your lap. The storytime will last about 20 minutes, but you are invited to linger and play.

Find out more »

Conversational Spanish

Friday, February 28 @ 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.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

Friday, February 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

30 minutes of stories, songs, and fingerplays especially for children, ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings are always welcome.

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Help with Housing and More

Friday, February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Meet one-to-one with representatives from area agencies about:  housing, healthcare, food, employment assistance, birth certificates or important documents

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Yoga Nidra

Friday, February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Yoga Nidra is a meditation practice, where individuals who previously have had trouble getting their mind to slow down, find this practice extremely beneficial. It has all of the benefits of meditation, plus it is a strong healing modality. Yoga Nidra gets the mind to slow, so that your body can heal itself. 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…

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Family Storytime

Saturday, February 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

20-30 minutes of stories, songs, and activities for the whole family!

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March 2020

Viewerie: Prescott Pioneer John G. Campbell

Sunday, March 1 @ 12:00 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

The Historic Presentation Society features a display of memorabilia related to the John Goulder Campbell Family. Mr. Campbell was one of the first retailers on Whiskey Row in Prescott.

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Prescott Origami Fanatics: Folding Dollar Bills

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

Learn how to make origami with dollar bills in this easy-to-medium-level paper folding class, led by an experienced paper folder. Bring your own dollar bills to fold or use the provided paper. 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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Teen Books and Bites

Tuesday, March 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Four princes unite to fight a witch threatening their kingdoms in the charming tale The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy. For teens, grades 7-12. Register online, at the Youth Desk, or call 928.777.1537. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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Popcorn and Pages Book Club

Wednesday, March 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Learn about Anne Frank's life in Ann Abramson's Who Was Anne Frank? All registered children will receive a personal copy of each month's book. For children, grades 3-4. Register online, at the Youth Desk, or call 928.777.1537. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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Popcorn and Pages Book Club

Thursday, March 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Learn about Anne Frank's life in Ann Abramson's Who Was Anne Frank? All registered children will receive a personal copy of each month's book. For children, grades 3-4. Register online, at the Youth Desk, or call 928.777.1537. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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It’s a Mystery Book Club

Friday, March 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

The Death of Mrs. Westaway (2018) by Ruth Ware. Read selected mystery books while enjoying the company of like-minded readers.

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Family Storytime

Saturday, March 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

20-30 minutes of stories, songs, and activities for the whole family!

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Coffeehouse Concerts Presents: Ryan Biter

Sunday, March 8 @ 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 Ryan Biter. His music echoes the expansive soul of the Southwest. The sound is equal parts rural Americana, spectacled college town hipster, mountain bluegrass, and…

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Geology Talks: Identifying and Mapping Landslides in Arizona

Tuesday, March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

In 2014 the Arizona Geological Survey began compiling data to create a statewide landslide inventory (AzSLID - Arizona Statewide Landslide Inventory Database). We were surprised to discover just how numerous and widespread landslide processes are throughout AZ. Hear Joe Cook, Arizona Geological Survey, University of Arizona Research Geologist discuss how the AZGS is refining our landslide mapping from north of Phoenix to Flagstaff along Interstate 17. This new study combines new topographic datasets, field mapping, and drone aerial photography. Geology…

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Irish Step Dancers

Thursday, March 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

The Sacred Heart Irish Step Dancers, a group of accomplished and enthusiastic children, will perform in this great St. Patrick's Day tradition! For all ages.

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WORDS Book Club

Thursday, March 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Where the Crawdads Sing (2018) by Delia Owens. 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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Art Days for Kids

Friday, March 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Learn about women artists who used colorful fabric scraps to sew works of art, then use fabric and scissors to create your own bold composition. For children, ages 6-10. Register online, at the Youth Desk, or call 928.777.1537. The Prescott Art Docents is a volunteer organization dedicated to sharing a love of art.

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Family Storytime

Saturday, March 14 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

20-30 minutes of stories, songs, and activities for the whole family!

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Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Leadership

Tuesday, March 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Help stuff Easter eggs for the upcoming Easter egg hunt for kids. For teens, grades 6-12. Call Jennifer Kendall at 928.777.1518 for more information or to apply for membership. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day – January 20, 2020 – City Offices and Solid Waste Collection Schedule

Posted on January 16, 2020

The City of Prescott will be closed on Monday, January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  City offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 21 at 8 a.m. The City of Prescott Solid Waste Division WILL BE collecting… Read more »

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