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FREE Escape Room Experience


My teenage kids have done escape rooms and had so much fun. Follow the clues to “escape the room” at the Main Library! On Wednesday, April 18, teens ages 13-18 are invited to play Thinking Money – Escape Room at 4 p.m. Solve puzzles and find clues to find the key that allows you to escape the room. There […]

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Financial Literacy for Teens


Learning how to manage money is an important part of growing up. On Wednesday, April 11, the Western Arizona Council of Governments (WACOG) will present “Financial Literacy for Teens” at 4 p.m. at the Main Library. Learn more about saving and budgeting. Tweens, teens, parents, and educators welcome! There is no charge to attend. This […]

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Scholarships & Financial Aid Presentation


College is an important step for any teen to take after high school. Visit the Main Library on Monday, April 9, at 4 p.m. for “Scholarships & Financial Aid,” presented by Arizona Western College. Learn about scholarships, how to apply for them, what’s involved in the process and how financial aid figures in to expenses. […]

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Thinking Money


Thinking Money is a new traveling exhibition designed to teach tweens, teens and the adults in their lives about money. Through an adventure-themed storyline, interactive iPad content and other fun activities, Thinking Money explores themes like wants vs. needs, preparing for a rainy/sunny day, imagining your future self and avoiding financial fraud. The public is […]

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Harry Potter Reads Day- Foothills


On Saturday, February 3, the Foothills Library will celebrate the 4th Annual Harry Potter Reads Day! This exciting event gives new and existing fans a chance to share the wonder of J.K. Rowling’s unforgettable stories and, most excitingly, to introduce the next generation of readers to the unparalleled magic of Harry Potter. Join us at 10 a.m. for […]

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Cash for College


On Wednesday, February 7, the Main Library, in collaboration with the Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma, will host “Cash for College” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Meeting Rooms A-B-C. Learn about scholarships and other financial aid opportunities within Yuma and the state of Arizona from local organizations and state-wide universities. Students of all ages and parents […]

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Grant Writing Boot Camp


Learn how to successfully write grants at an one-day course on February 6. It’s a skill worth learning. This course, hosted by YANPI, covers the essential grant writing strategies and skills required to successfully submit competitive corporate and foundation proposals and state and federal grant applications for funding consideration. Emphasis placed on researching and writing.   This course is $99. Register here.

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Filmed in Yuma


Learn a little more about the history of films made in Yuma. This is FREE to attend.

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Santa to Visit the Library


Santa is going to visit the Main Library on Saturday, December 16, at 10:30 a.m. 

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Food for Fines


Bring in cans of food to pay for your overdue fines during the 28th Annual Food for Fines program at Yuma County Libraries! From 9 a.m. Monday, December 11 until 5 p.m. Saturday, December 23, one dollar in overdue fines will be cleared for every 10 oz. (or larger) can of food that is donated. Only labeled cans will be […]

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