By Virginia Volkman, Library Director
Sedona AZ (July 19, 2019) – Visit Sedona Public Library the last week in July to get out of the heat and into some exciting programs! The Si Birch Community Room is ready to welcome you with cool air and sizzling activities.
The Monday Night Movie on July 22, at 6 p.m. will feature Fighting with My Family, a comedy based on the true story of a tight-knit wrestling family.
Watch a free screening of the documentary One Big Home at the Reel Life Movie Night film series on Tuesday, July 23, at 6:30 p.m. Director Thomas Bena will join us via Skype to introduce the film, which follows his campaign to limit house size in the wealthy community of Martha’s Vineyard.
The Nonfiction Book Club will meet on Tuesday, July 23, at 4 p.m. in the Quiet Study. This is an opportunity to read a book before its release date! Pick up an advanced reader copy of “The Dog Went Over the Mountain,” by Peter Zheutlin, at the reference desk and join our lively discussion. The author and his dog will join us via Skype. Everyone is invited to attend this free program, facilitated by library staff.
Don’t miss the final Poetry and Prose Project event of the 2019 season on Friday, July 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. This month’s program is an all-poetry show, featuring award-winning poet Christopher Fox Graham.
Join in the fun for the Summer Reading Ice Cream Social, Friday, July 26, 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the community room. Attend the final event of the adult summer reading program, where we’ll enjoy ice cream and music and award prizes.
On Monday through Wednesday, July 22-24, from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. creative kids can explore and create other worlds with hands-on art activities at this three-day, all-ages program.
The grand finale event for the summer reading program happens at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, featuring Wildman Phil, an animal educator, and his wild animals! Prize drawing winners will also be announced at the finale.
Regularly scheduled events include story time, chess club, and Music Morning with Annette. Please check the library events calendar or call 928-282-7714, ext. 119, for more information.
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The annual model railroad exhibit, presented by the Sedona Railroaders, will be on display in the community room from July 29 through August 3. Popular with railroading enthusiasts of all ages, the display features several layouts running different scale trains. The railroad exhibit is free and open to the public.
Check us out and join the approximately 500 other people who visit the Library every day to attend programs; to borrow a book, DVD, music cd, audio book, or magazine; to use a computer; to use our WiFi service; or to sit in the air conditioning and read the latest issue of their favorite magazine or newspaper.
Please enjoy the rest of the summer and for some outdoor reading, explore “Some Smug Slug,” the Library’s newest StoryWalk exhibit at Sunset Park. To learn more about all that we offer at Sedona Public Library, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, or to make an online gift, please visit us at www.sedonalibrary.org.