Library News

Introducing Arthur Richardson, Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteers are vital to the day-to-day operations at Sedona Public Library. In fact, last year, our volunteers donated 10,298 hours of their time completing a variety of tasks and offering their service at three locations with an abundance of passion for the Library and kindness to our staff, patrons, and customers. We seriously could not

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Getting to Know Your Library Staff: Kay Bork

One of the best things about working at Sedona Public Library is learning people’s library stories. Everyone has one and most rave about getting their first library card; remembering a favorite librarian who helped them hone their love for reading books; favorite books they check out again and again; or moving to a new town

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What a Difference A Year Makes

Hello Red Rock News readers! December 6 marked my first full year at Sedona Public Library as its Program and Marketing Coordinator. However 2022 marked my third year working in what I affectionately call “library land.” It’s no different than when I worked at previous places of employment. Whether it was managing the image assets

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Reviewing SPL’s Efforts to Keep Readers Informed

Hello Red Rock News readers! Next month will mark my first year as the Program and Marketing Coordinator at Sedona Public Library. My first few months at the Library were a bit of a whirlwind. My first day consisted of a planning meeting for the annual quilt show, and my first weeks were a blur

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Renewing More Than Books

Happy Black Friday! Hopefully you are relaxing with family and friends, enjoying yummy leftovers after a strenuous hike along a gorgeous red rock trail, or maybe you’re going out shopping or making your holiday lists. No matter how you spend this weekend and the start of the holiday season, please remember that Giving Tuesday is

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Sedona Library event aerial view

Courtyard Opening Draws 400 Marshmallow-loving guests

If you saw adults in town last Sunday with sticky marshmallow on their faces, and wondered where they’d been, you needn’t have looked any further than the new Friends of Sedona Library Fire Circle in Sedona Public Library’s Courtyard. Residents, friends, neighbors, and even a few out-of-town guests toasting the new community space and enjoying

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What a Year It’s Been at the Village Library

We’re celebrating! Just a year ago, on November 4, Sedona Public Library opened its new branch in the Village of Oak Creek. Happy Anniversary! Nearly 200 community members joined us that day to celebrate this addition to the Big Park community. It’s been a great year, and we’re grateful to everyone who helped make it

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Library Courtyard Will Open on Nov. 13 With Hot Chili

Don’t miss the Grand Opening of the Courtyard! It will be loads of fun with a ribbon cutting and remarks, music, chili and chips, marshmallows for roasting around the fire, beverages, bubbles, and more. See you Sunday, November 13 at 3 p.m. until dusk! If you are a regular reader of this column, you remember

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Library Now Open Wednesday Evenings

We have great news: Sedona Public Library is now open until 8 p.m. on Wednesday evenings. This allows us to better serve the community and the many patrons who typically finish their workday after we have already closed, like Steve.  Recently on a Friday, while at our circulation desk wrapping up an email about a

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