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


October 2014


Computer Instruction:  Registration required for all sessions/classes


Computer Basics

Learn about the 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 windows.

Two Parts:

Part 1 – Friday, October 3, 1-2 pm;     

Part 2 – Saturday, October 4, 9:30-10:30 am


Internet Basics

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.

Two Parts:

Part 1 – Friday, October 10, 1-2 pm;     

Part 2 – Saturday, October 11, 9:30-10:30 am


Gmail

Open a free Gmail account and learn how to sign in and out of email, and how to send, receive, delete, and organize email messages.  Learn how to work with your contacts list and send and receive attachments.

Two Parts:

Part 1 – Friday, October 17, 1-2 pm;     

Part 2 – Saturday, October 18, 9:30-10:30 am


Adult Program Weekly:


Learn to Play Better Chess with Roger – Tuesdays, from 1-2:30 pm.  School-age children and beginners can learn chess with Roger on these Saturdays:  Oct 11th and Nov 8th 9:00-10:30 am and Nov 22nd 1:00-2:30.


Language Exchange –  Wednesdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.  Practice both English and Spanish ( Cancelled for October 29th) Supported by the Friends of the Green Valley Library.


Lectures and Monthly Programs


Special Author Talk with H. Alan Day, Author of The Horse Lover: A Cowboy’s Quest to Save the Wild Mustangs  Alan Day, brother of Sandra Day O’Connor talks about his personal history as a cowboy in Arizona and his passion and work in establishing Mustang Meadows the first government-sponsored wild horse sanctuary in the US. Tuesday, October 7th 2:00 pm.


Focus on Art - Fall 2014

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


Thursday, October 9th 2:00 PM “Annie Leibovitz, American Photographer” Presented by Elle Elgin

Annie Leibovitz is a master of capturing images of the best known people of our times, as well as intriguing, unfamiliar faces. Supported by the Friends of the Green Valley Library.


Poet's Corner

Come, Read, Listen, Share your work! Meet other poets at our informal gatherings.

Not a poet but love poetry? Come, Listen, Share poems of poets you admire.

All are welcome!

2nd Monday and 4th Thursday 3:00 PM;  October 13th and 23rd. Supported by the Friends of the Green Valley Library.


Butterfly Gardening for Adults and Children Oct. 10, 10:00-11:00am

Presented by Jacqueline Soule.

Longtime Tucsonan and award winning garden writer, Dr. Jacqueline Soule, will present this class based on her book Butterfly Gardening: A Guide for Southern Arizona.  Supported by the Friends of the Green Valley Library.


Page Turners Monthly Book Club  “Paris, a Love Story” by Kate Marton.  Ask for copies of the book at the Library front desk. Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month (unless there is a holiday) October 14th 1:30-3:00 pm.



Children’s programs

No Registration.

Baby Story Time – Tuesdays, 10:30 am

Toddler Story Time – Wednesdays, 9:30 am

Preschool Story Time – Wednesdays, 10:30 am


Read to a Dog – Saturday, October 4th @ 12:30 PM

No Registration


Mad Opera, Oct. 8, 1:30-2:30pm

Presented by Arizona Opera.

Think you know opera? Think again! Arizona’s Opera Teaching Artists will perform operas in a Mad Libs format using the words you give them.  Supported by the Friends of the Green Valley Library.


Butterfly Gardening for Adults and Children Oct. 10, 10:00-11:00am

Presented by Jacqueline Soule.

Longtime Tucsonan and award winning garden writer, Dr. Jacqueline Soule, will present this class based on her book Butterfly Gardening: A Guide for Southern Arizona. Supported by the Friends of the Green Valley Library.


Create Club: Wild and Wacky Puppets Oct. 11, 2:00 PM

Presented by Gwen Ray’s Hanuman Puppet Theatre.

Come and create a wacky and fantastic puppet. Bring it to life through voice and movement in this workshop! Supported by the Friends of the Green Valley Library. Supported by the Friends of the Green Valley Library.

Registration is required and opens September 27th.


Science Saturday: Harry Potter Astronomy Oct. 25, 2:00 PM

Presented by Portable Planetarium.

Explore the many characters of Harry Potter who share a name with a constellation or star; often with interesting parallels to their mythological counterpart! Participants crawl inside an inflatable planetarium and view the stars and constellations on the ceiling of the dome.

Ages 5-12. Supported by the Friends of the Green Valley Library.


Registration opens Oct. 11.


Lego Club – Saturday, October 18th @ 2 PM

No Registration.


Next Month:

11/01/14 – 9 AM – Sensory-Friendly Storytime

Sensory Friendly Storytimes are designed for children ages 10 and under who have a hard time in large groups, are on the autism spectrum, or are sensitive to sensory overload. Our librarian will use preschool-level books, songs and movement during storytime. No Registration.

 

11/01/14 – 12:30 PM – Read to a Dog 

No Registration.


Local Author Series Daniel Putnam, author of Psychological Courage will be speaking. Tuesday, November 4th 2:00 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 - October 2014.pdf.

Copyright Friends of the Pima-Green Valley Library October 2014

Events at Sahuarita Library



          


Yarn Addicts


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

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Program News!


October 7th..2:00 pm

 

Author talk with

H. Alan Day

 

Alan Day, brother of Sandra Day O'Connor, writes about his

personal history as a cowboy in Arizona and 

his passion and work in establishing Mustang Meadows,

the first government-sponsored wild horse sanctuary

in the U.S.

Oct. 9th..2 pm


Ellie Eigen, Docent from the Tucson Museum of Art presents


Annie Leibovitz, American Photographer

Annie Leibowitz is a master of capturing images of the

best known people of our time

as well as intriguing, unfamiliar faces.


Oct. 25th..10:00 am

White Elephant Parade celebrating 50 years of helping our community!

Look for the Friends entry, courtesy of Jim Click Auto of Green Valley.

Would you like a printable list of this month’s events at the library?

Click here to download the list of Green Valley Library Programs October 2014.docx