By: Virginia Volkman
For: Red Rock News
Date: March 1, 2013
Library Activities in March
During the month of March, the Library Board
of Trustees welcomes applications for Board membership. The Board
needs members who are committed to the Library's values and its importance
to the community. Interested persons may receive an application packet
by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
, or a packet may be picked up at the reference desk of the Sedona Public
Library on White Bear Road or at SPL in the Village at Tequa Plaza.
Library events scheduled for this month include
the AARP Tax-Aide service on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Movie night is every Monday at 6 p.m. Chamber
Music Sedona will present a performance by NAU piano studio students
on Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. The Investment Club meets on Friday,
March 1 and 15 at 11 a.m. The Detective Book Club meets on Tuesday,
March 12 at 2 p.m.
Basic computer classes will be offered by
Library staff on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., March 14 and 21.
In this mini-workshop students will get practical, hands-on experience
using a computer. To get the most out of this class, you should
have basic familiarity with a mouse and keyboard. Computer classes
in Spanish will be held on Mondays at 6:30 on March 11, 18, and 25.
Hot Topics Café, a partnership between the
Philosophy in the Public Interest and Compassion Project programs at
NAU, will hold an open public discussion about taxes at the Library on
Tuesday, March 5, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The program is free, and all are
welcome. The facilitator for the discussion will be Dr. John Devlin of
NAU's Franke College of Business. NAU students from the philosophy
and political science departments and from the Franke College of Business
will prepare informational sheets that give overviews of competing positions
and their economic impacts.
A free health screening, provided by Northern
Arizona Health Care, will be held on Saturday, March 9, from 10 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m. The screening is non-fasting and will include a finger-stick
blood draw to be evaluated for blood glucose, as well as total, HDL,
and LDL cholesterol. The nurse provider will take a blood
pressure reading and briefly explain the results of the screenings,
which will be given to the participant s to take home with them.
An Arizona Humanities Council program will
be held at Sedona Winds in the Village of Oak Creek on Monday, March
25, at 1:30 p.m. Greg McNamee will present "Riding with the
Duke: John Wayne in Arizona." This program is funded by Friends
of the Sedona Library.
You can meet and chat with a veteran on Monday,
March 25, from 10 a.m.to 12 p.m., during the Veterans History Project's
Coffee with a Vet program in the Library's Si Birch Community Room.
Groups meeting at the Library during the month
include the Embroidery Guild of Northern Arizona, Sedona Gem and Mineral
Society, Sirius Lookers, Verde Valley Chapter of the Arizona Archeology
and Northern Arizona Audubon Society.
All groups welcome new members.
Check the Library's website www.sedonalibrary.org
for updates to the events calendar.
Sedona Public Library is a private, 501(c)(3)
non-profit corporation, supported by donations and grants. Your
tax-deductible donation may be sent to: Sedona Public Library,
3250 White Bear Road, Sedona, AZ 86336.
Library News appears each Friday in the Red Rock News and is also presented on: Gateway to Sedona and Sedona Biz.
Virginia Volkman is Director of the Sedona Public Library.