LI­BRARIES

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By Sarah Wis­dom, Com­mu­nity Re­la­tions Man­ager, Yuma County Li­brary Dis­trict

Over nearly a cen­tury,theYuma County Li­brary Dis­trict has grown to in­clude a Main Li­brary and seven branches.The li­brary dis­trict pro­vides pub­lic li­brary ser­vices to vis­i­tors and res­i­dents of Yuma County as“your cen­ter for in­for­ma­tion, com­mu­nity en­rich­ment, recre­ational read­ing,and life­long learn­ing.”Each li­brary fea­tures books,mag­a­zines,news­pa­pers,ref­er­ence ma­te­ri­als,In­ter­net ac­cess and wire­less ser­vice,CDs,DVDs,and best of all, help­ful staff to as­sist you.

LI­BRARY LO­CA­TIONS

The Main Li­brary and the Her­itage Li­brary are both lo­cated in the city of Yuma.There are branch li­braries lo­cated in the Foothills,Well­ton,Roll,Date­land, Somer­ton,and San Luis.Visit us on­line at yu­mal­i­brary.org.The web­site pro­vides di­rec­tions and con­tact in­for­ma­tion for all lo­ca­tions.Hours of op­er­a­tion,a cal­en­dar of events,and ac­cess to the li­brary’s cat­a­log are also avail­able.

HOW TO GET A LI­BRARY CARD

Li­brary cards are free to all res­i­dents and prop­erty own­ers of Yuma County, and are also is­sued free to all ac­tive U.S.mil­i­tary per­son­nel.Non-res­i­dent cards are avail­able for a fee of $5 per month, $15 for six months, or $25 for one year. San Pasqual Val­ley Uni­fied School Dis­trict students are el­i­gi­ble for a re­duced fee of $5 for one year. All chil­dren or young adults up to age 18 can be is­sued a li­brary card with a par­ent’s or le­gal guardian’s sig­na­ture.

Once you have your li­brary card,not only will you be able to check out books, mag­a­zines,DVDs and other li­brary ma­te­ri­als, you will also be able to check out eBooks and stream­ing me­dia from yu­mal­i­brary.org.The dis­trict has many on­line re­sources avail­able, in­clud­ing An­ces­try.com and Chilton Auto Re­pair.You will also be able to ac­cess your li­brary ac­count to place holds and re­new your ma­te­ri­als.

WHAT E-TI­TLES YUMA COUNTY LI­BRARIES OF­FER

Books, au­dio­books, mag­a­zines, comics,and news­pa­pers are all avail­able to down­load.Ac­cess to stream­ing movies, TV shows, and mu­sic is also pro­vided. Down­load e-ti­tles through the li­brary’s web­site at yu­mal­i­brary.org

COM­PUTER CLASSES & TECH­NOL­OGY AS­SIS­TANCE

Ba­sic and ad­vanced com­puter classes are avail­able at no charge. Space is lim­ited to en­sure per­son­al­ized in­struc­tion. Reg­is­tra­tion be­gins 30 min­utes prior to each class.Ap­point­ments for one-on-one as­sis­tance are also avail­able at sev­eral li­braries.

PRO­GRAM­MING

The Li­brary Dis­trict of­fers an ar­ray of pro­grams that are open to the pub­lic at no charge.The 2018-2019 win­ter cal­en­dar in­cludes pro­grams about Ari­zona his­tory, the Yuma Prov­ing Ground, ge­neal­ogy, health, and fi­nance.

Au­thor Dr. Bar­bara

Jaquay will visit the Main Li­brary in Fe­bru­ary 2019 to dis­cuss the One Book Yuma se­lec­tion,“Where Have All the Sheep Gone?”

MAIN LI­BRARY

2951 S. 21st Drive, Yuma

(928) 782-1871

Hours: Mon. - Thurs. 9 a.m. - 9 p.m, Fri. - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

HER­ITAGE LI­BRARY

350 3rd Ave., Yuma

(928) 783-5415

Hours: Tues. - Thurs. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Fri. Sat. 10 a.m - 5 p.m.

DATE­LAND LI­BRARY

1300 S Ave 64E, Date­land (928) 454-2242

Hours: Mon.,Wed., Fri. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Tues.,Thurs.9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

FOOTHILLS LI­BRARY

13226 E. South Frontage Road (928) 342-1640

Hours: Tues. - Thurs. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Fri. Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

ROLL LI­BRARY

5151 S. Av­enue 39 East, Roll (928) 785-3701 Hours:Mon.,Tues.,Thurs.10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Wed.,Fri.9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

SAN LUIS LI­BRARY

1075 N. 6th Ave., San Luis

(928) 627-8344

Hours: Tues. - Wed. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.,Thurs. 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.,Fri.- Sat.9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

SOMER­TON LI­BRARY

240 Canal St., Somer­ton

(928) 627-2149

Hours: Tues. - Thurs. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Fri. Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

WELL­TON LI­BRARY

28790 San Jose Ave., Well­ton (928) 785-9575

Hours: Tues. - Thurs. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Fri. Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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