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Prescott Public Library

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April 2020

Drop in Census Help

Monday, April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Drop-in to the Training Lab on the 3rd floor where we'll have dedicated staff available to assist you and answer your questions about completing the census. Or feel free to stop by anytime the library is open to complete your census - we have computers available and our staff are here to help you!

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Prescott CLSC Reading Circle

Monday, April 13 @ 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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Tuesday Morning Book Club

Tuesday, April 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Little Fires Everywhere (2017) by Celeste Ng. 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, April 14 @ 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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5/6 Book Club

Tuesday, April 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Four determined homeless children make a life for themselves in Chennai, India, in The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman. All registered children will receive a personal copy of each month's book. For kids, 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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Effective Communication Strategies

Wednesday, April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages, and identify strategies to help connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. Presented by the Alzheimer's Association.

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Outdoors Explorers

Thursday, April 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Learn about the history of Earth Day, then create jewelry using recycled materials. 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: An Introduction to the New Giovale Open Deck Observatory at Lowell

Thursday, April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

The new Giovale Open Deck Observatory is now open for a unique public stargazing experience. James Cole, Senior Public Program Educator at Lowell Observatory will discuss how the six advanced telescopes were selected and installed to enable day and night viewing.  Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library. For more information on the Prescott Astronomy Club, contact Pat Birck at 928.778.6324. 

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Lapsit Storytime

Friday, April 17 @ 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, April 17 @ 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, April 17 @ 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, April 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

The talented Sweet Adelines Chorale 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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Family Storytime

Saturday, April 18 @ 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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MAD Woman Poets and Tapestry

Sunday, April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Celebrate Poetry Month a day early with MAD Women Poets and Tapestry in a program of original poetry and acapella choral music.  An open microphone follows. 

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Toddler Storytime

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

Help plan programs and activities for the upcoming Teen Summer Reading Program. 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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Monumental Weather: Photography of the Land, Air, and Sea

Tuesday, April 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Join photographer Larry Lindahl as he takes you on a photographic tour of sites in Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona. He will talk about working with Native American guides, aerial photography shoots, and backpacking to remote ancient sites. Larry will also cover his use of night photography, light painting, creating effective panoramic images, and preserving realism in HDR processing. Through his images you'll go back in time as you learn how he captures the essence of these locations in…

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Social Security: What You Need to Know

Wednesday, April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Prescott Public Library, United States

Learn about your retirement and Social Security options with a representative from the Social Security Administration. Learn how to use my Social Security online account and other online services. You should go to www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount to create a my Social Security account and print out your Social Security Statement before attending the workshop. Time will be available for questions at the end of the program.

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Lapsit Storytime

Friday, April 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, April 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, April 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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Yoga Nidra

Friday, April 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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Ask the Handyman: General Construction

Saturday, April 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Prescott Public Library, United States

George Sverv, retired general contractor, demonstrates general construction issues such as what tool to use for a job, how to find a stud, and how to hang a heavy picture. A Q and A session will follow.

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Family Storytime

Saturday, April 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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AZ Humanities Lecture: The 1894 Lowell Expedition to Arizona

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

In 1894 an Easterner named Andrew Douglass explored Arizona Territory in search of an ideal site to establish an astronomical observatory for Bostonian Percival Lowell. Traveling by train and stagecoach, Douglass visited Tombstone, Tucson, Tempe, Prescott, and Flagstaff. While making scientific observations at each locale, he experienced a variety of unforeseen episodes. Kevin Schindler will present on this classic tale of western adventure with a twist of scientific intrigue. Kevin Schindler is an award-winning educator and writer who has worked…

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Toddler Storytime with Special Guest

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

20-30 minutes of simple stories, songs, and fingerplays followed by a special guest appearance from the beloved mouse in If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff. Bring your camera! For toddlers and their grownups. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

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Prescott Writers: How an Offhand Remark Resulted in an Award-Winning Series

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

Heidi Thomas will share the writing techniques she used to create an award-winning series of books. She will discuss how to research archived material for your books, who to interview, and how to conduct an interview. She will also explain how to prepare a series and how to get publicity for a series. Heidi has a BA in Journalism from the University of Montana, she is also the author of the award-winning Cowgirl Dreams novel series and several of other…

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Prescott Public Library Suspends Curbside Service

Posted on April 2, 2020

Due to ongoing concerns about the spread of COVID-19, Prescott Public Library remains closed to the public and will discontinue curbside service effective Friday, April 3 at 6 p.m. until further notice. This difficult decision was made out of concern… Read more »

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