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Quad Cities in Brief: Winter Reads at PV Public Library in 2018

Winter Reads at PV Public Library in 2018

Need a good reason to take a break after the busy holiday schedule and get some reading done? Your library has just the thing! Chill out with a good book during our Winter Reads Adult Program (WRAP), January 1-31. Adults can read, attend a library program, or complete other literary related activities to be entered into a prize drawing. Stop by the library’s Help Desk to pick up your BINGO Game Board or print one from the library website. (One BINGO Board Game per person). Make sure to return your completed BINGO Game Board to the library by Jan. 31; then “WRAP”- up the month by attending the Winter Tea Party 3 to 5 p.m. on Feb. 2 in the PVPL Crystal Room. The prize drawing will be held at the Winter Tea Party. Let’s welcome winter with enthusiasm! The program is open to all patrons age 18 and older. For more information call 928-759-3040.

Quilt Guild hosts Sheridan Jan. 8

On Monday, Jan. 8, the Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild will host Swan Sheridan from Vail, Arizona. She is a Tucson teacher of appliqué, hand quilting, etc. and is a designer of patterns. Swan will give a lecture on Lone Stars: A Galaxy of Quilts. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. and will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 7763 E. Long Look Drive in Prescott Valley. It is free and there will be free refreshments. For information, contact Karen at 928-830-2565. At 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 9, Swan will teach a class on “Threadscapes” Sonoran Glow. The class will be held at Mingus View Presbyterian Church on 8340 E. Leigh Dr. in Prescott Valley. For more information on the class, call Sue at 415-271-5740.

Federal employment workshop set for Jan. 18

The Prescott Valley Public Library will be partnering with the Northern Arizona VA Healthcare System to host a “Federal Employment Workshop.” This workshop is designed to help veterans navigate USAJOBS and “How to apply for Federal Employment.” This is a two part program, with the first part covering “translating military service to civilian employment.” Forms will be provided along with instructions and what documentation is needed for federal employment. The second part of the federal employment workshop will provide one on one assistance. There will be two Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists to assist veterans. This two part program will take place in the Glassford Hill room 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18, and 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25. For more information call Michele at 928-759-6196.

Arizona Humanities lecture set for Jan. 19

Arizona Humanities AZ Speaks Lecture: “Hellraising, Heroic and Hidden Women of the Old West,” 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 19, in the Prescott Valley Public Library’s auditorium, 7401 E. Civic Circle. One of Arizona’s most honored and respected journalists, Jana Bommersbach, will take you on a verbal tour discussing some of the amazing women who came to the West in 1800s. Meeting these women, like Donaldina Cameron, Biddy Mason, Sharlot Hall, and Pearl Hart, you will never think of the Old West the same again! This is a free event and registration is not required. For more information, please call 928-759-3040.

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