Friends of the Pima-Green Valley Library
 






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The purpose of the Friends of the Green Valley Library is to help maintain library and related services for all residents of Green Valley, Sahuarita, southern Pima County and Santa Cruz County by supporting the efforts of the library staff, including services for which the staff may not ordinarily employ public funds.

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Events at Green Valley Library


Computer Instruction:  Registration required for all sessions/classes


Computer Basics

Friday, 4/4/14  1 PM – Part 1

Saturday, 4/5/14 9:30 AM – Part 2

Learn about parts of the computer, how to turn the computer on and off, how to use the keyboard and mouse, about the desktop, how to open, close and resize windows, and how to work with multiple windowsThe class is presented in 2 parts.


Internet Basics

Friday, 4/11/14 1 PM – Part 1

Saturday, 4/12/14 9:30 AM– Part 2

Learn how to get online and open a website, and about browsers, home pages and links.  Learn about surfing and searching the internet to find the information you need.  The class is presented in 2 parts.


Exploring Google

Friday, 4/18/14 1 PM

Google is a leading search engine that helps you locate information on the Internet.  In this course, you will learn about some of the other useful and fun features of Google, including news, maps, videos, calendars, and health and financial information.


Privacy and Security

Saturday, April 19  9:30 AM

Learn about online privacy, spam, viruses, hoaxes, and inappropriate online behavior.


Computer Survival Skills

Friday, April 25  1 PM

Come to this short hands-on class to find out how to keep your computer running well and troubleshoot minor problems.


Instructor One-on-One Sessions

Have a question about computer basics, email, the Library’s online resources, Microsoft Word, or another computer topic?  Come in and ask our Computer Instructor.  Call or stop in to sign up for a 30-minute appointment.  IMPORTANT:  Due to high demand for One-on-One Sessions, we will be offering patrons only one appointment per month.  Should slots not be filled, we will allow more than one appointment that month.

Saturday, April 5,  1-4 PM

Saturday, April 12, 1-4 PM

Saturday, April 19, 1-4 PM

Saturday, April 26, 1-4 PM


Adult Program Weekly:


Learn to Play Better Chess with Roger – Tuesdays, beginners at noon, all levels from 1-2:30 pm. 


Language Exchange – Wednesdays, 10:30 AM Practice both English and Spanish. (Funded by the Friends of the Green Valley Library)


Laughter Yoga Club – Wednesdays at the Library, 1:30 PM

Have you heard? Laughter can keep you healthy!!! Presented by Em Maxwell, certified Laughter Yoga instructor. (Funded by the Friends of the Green Valley Library)


Lectures and Monthly Programs


Local Author Talk

Tuesday, 4/1/14   2 PM

Poet Raymond Keen kicks off National Poetry Month with readings from his book


Page-Turners Book Club

Tuesday, 4/8/14   1:30 PM

The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers


Focus on Art - Spring 2014

All Art Talks are presented by Docents from the Tucson Museum of Art. (Funded by the Friends of the Green Valley Library)


Thursday, 4/10/14 2 pm “Who Dunnit” with Carlye Dundon

Learn how art detectives find forgeries, missing and hidden art.

Tuesday, 4/22/ 2 pm  “Frida Kahlo” with Corinne Milton

Thgursday, 5/8/14 2 pm “Mission San Xavier: Our Baroque Window”


US Coast Guard in Vietnam Wednesday, 4/9/14 at 2:30 pm

Presentation of Discovery Military Channel documentary, “The Coast Guard at War” with discussion by Jerry Sampont, Coast Guard Vietnam Veteran. Come hear and see the untold story of the US Coast Guard in Vietnam from someone who was there.


National Poetry Month Open Mike Tuesday, 4/15/14 2 pm

Share your favorite poems and listen to others share theirs. No registration.


Children’s programs

Baby Story Time – Tuesdays, 10:30 am

Toddler Story Time – Wednesdays, 9:30 am

Preschool Story Time – Wednesdays, 10:30 am

Homework Help – Wednesdays, 4:00 – 6:00 pm


(Read to a Dog cancelled for April)

Create Club – Spring Crafts – Saturday,  April 12, 2014 @ 2pm  (Funded by the Friends of the Green Valley Library)

Lego Club – Saturday, April 19, 2014 @ 2pm

Dia de los Niños Storytime Puppet Show – Wednesday, April 23, 2014   Please note the special time:  Toddler and Preschool at 10 AM


Next Month:

Read to a Dog -- Saturday, May 3, 2014 12:30 PM


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Membership renewal


Need to renew your membership in the Friends of the Green Valley Library?  Download a membership form Membership Form .

Copyright Friends of the Pima-Green Valley Library April 2014

Events at Sahuarita Library



          



Fantastic Fibers Crochet & Knitting Group


THIS GROUP MEETS

EVERY OTHER SATURDAY FROM 2PM TO 4PM

Call 520-594-5495 for next meeting date.


REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED ONLY FOR BEGINNERS AND

SUPPLIES WILL BE PROVIDED.


KNITTERS AND CROCHETERS OF ALL SKILL LEVELS ARE WELCOME TO JOINUS. BRING YOUR CURRENT PROJECT AND LET’S SHARE OUR IDEAS, KNOWLEDGE AND HAVE AN ENJOYABLE AFTERNOON.



Computer Classes


Sahuarita Library offers various computer classes. Please call for latest offerings:  520-594-5495.


Regular activities


Baby Storytime

Ages 0-18 months

Fridays  10:30-11:00 am


Toddler Storytime

Ages 18-36 months

Thursdays   10:15-10:45 am


Preschool Storytime

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays  11:00-11:30 am


Omnivorous Readers

Book Club for Adults     
Third Saturday of the Month  10:00 am-12:00 pm


Teen Advisory Council

First Friday of the Month 4:00-4:45 pm


Teen Gaming

3rd Wednesday of the Month 3-5pm


Homework Help

Thursdays 3:30-5:30pm


Contact Info:


Sahuarita Library

Pima County Public Library

725 W Via Rancho Sahuarita

Sahuarita AZ  85629

520-594-5490

 

News and Upcoming Events

Put the library on your mobile device!
For those with mobile devices such as iPads/iPhones; Android phones; Kindle Fires, the Pima County Library has apps that make it easy to interact with the library.
Check out the mobile apps on the Pima County Library Mobile Apps page.
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Friends of the Green Valley Library Bus to the Tucson Festival of Books