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

September 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, September 5, 1-2 pm;     

Part 2 – Saturday, September 6, 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, September 12, 1-2 pm;     

Part 2 – Saturday, September 13, 9:30-10:30 am

Exploring Google

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.

Friday, September 19, 1-2:30 pm;     

Computer Survival Skills

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

Saturday, September 20th, 9:30-10:30am

Privacy and Security

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

Friday, September 26, 1-2pm

Adult Program Weekly:

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

Language Exchange –  Wednesdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.  Practice both English and Spanish. Supported by the Friends of the Green Valley Library.

Lectures and Monthly Programs

“Creative Bookbinding for Adults” Learn beautiful and creative bookbinding methods

Saturday, September 20th, 10:00 am -12:00 pm

Focus on Art - Summer 2014

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

Thursday, September 11th 2:00 PM “Norman Rockwell” Presented by Vida Thomas

Come hear about America’s most distinguished illustrator.

Opera 101 New Program Offering!  “The Opera Lady” Maureen Brooks brings Opera 101 to the library. Graduation celebration!  Puccini’s Tosca”. Filmed on location in Rome.  Viewing will be 90 minutes.

Tuesday, September 16th 2:00 PM. 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;  September 8th and 25. Supported by the Friends of the Green Valley Library.

Special Author Talk with Tallia Cahoon.  One of our favorite authors will be here talking about her  book: Fronteir Lady of Letters: The Heroic Love Story of Ines Frazier. Come learn about a fascinating chapter of our local history.  Ms. Cahoon grew up in Ruby, Arizona.  Her book tells the amazing story of Ines and Jack Fraser a frontier mining couple here in Southern Arizona. Thursday, September 11th 10:00-11:30 am.

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

Supported by the Friends of the Green Valley Library.

Read to a Dog – Saturday, September 6th @ 12:30 PM

No Registration

Create Club: Beaded Library Card Lanyards Sept. 6, 1:00 PM

Use colorful glass beads to create a beaded lanyard for carrying your library card.

Registration is required and opens August 23rd. Supported by the Friends of the Green Valley Library.

Science Saturday: Slime with Mad Science Sept. 13, 2:00 PM

Giant molecule chains called polymers are vital to modern civilization and to life itself. Learn what makes these maverick molecules so unique and so very important. Ages 5-12.

Registration is required and opens August 30th. Supported by the Friends of the Green Valley Library.

Lego Club – Saturday, September 20th @ 2 PM

No Registration. Supported by the Friends of the Green Valley Library.

Next Month:

10/04/14 – 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.


10/04/14 – 12:30 PM – Read to a Dog 

No Registration.

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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 September 2014

Events at Sahuarita Library


Yarn Addicts



Call 520-594-5495 for next meeting date.




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



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.

Program News!

Opera 101 at the Green Valley Library

“Graduation” will be celebrated with the opera Tosca by Puccini on Tuesday, September 16 at 2 pm.

Watch for future opera programs sponsored by the Friends.

Poets Corner

Meeting times have changed:  Meets at 3.00 pm on the 2nd Monday in the Auditorium and at 3.00 pm on the 4th Thursday in the Small Conference Room.

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 Sept 2014.pdf