All events take place at the Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For additional information visit www.prescottlibrary.info or call 928-777-1500.
Prescott Library Adult Events
Ask the Handyman: Common Electrical Problems
Saturday, Feb. 22 at 9:30 a.m.
Join George Sverv, retired general contractor, as he shows you how to solve common electrical issues such as how to change light switches, outlets and smoke detectors. A Q&A session will follow.
Ask the Handyman: Common Plumbing Problems
Saturday, March 28 at 9:30 a.m.
Join George Sverv, retired general contractor, as he shows you how to solve common plumbing issues such as how to fix a leaky faucet or toilet tank. A Q&A session will follow. This is part of a series; join us in April for general construction questions.
Arizona in Film: “Kit Carson”
Sunday, Feb. 23 at 1:30 p.m.
With its striking landscapes and picturesque towns, Arizona has a rich history of serving as a filming location for many Hollywood movies. Learn more about Arizona’s place in film history in this two-part presentation that includes a screening of the 1940 film Kit Carson starring Jon Hall, Lynn Bari and Dana Andrews; and a presentation titled Kit Carson & the Arizona Connection by historian Joe Webster.
Crafternoon at the Library: Drawing with Bryan Robertson
Saturday, March 7 at 2 p.m.
Ever wondered how a piece of art was created? Stop by for this unique opportunity to watch a work of art be created as Yavapai College Art Prof. Bryan Robertson guides participants through basic drawing techniques.
Wednesday Night Movie Series: “Robot & Frank”
Wednesday, March 11 at 5 p.m.
This month’s film selection is Robot & Frank, an award-winning comedy with a star-studded cast. Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief (Frank Langella) receives a gift from his son – a robot butler (voiced by Peter Sarsgaard) programmed to look after him. But soon the two try their luck as a heist team. Rated PG-13.
Wednesday Night Movie Series: “The Bookshop”
Wednesday, April 8 at 5 p.m.
This month’s film selection is The Bookshop, based on the novel by Penelope Fitzgerald. Free-spirited Florence Green (Emily Mortimer) opens a bookshop in a conservative coastal town in England and brings about a surprising cultural awakening. Rated PG-13.
MAD Women Poets and Tapestry
Sunday, April 19 at 2 p.m.
Celebrate Poetry Month with MAD Women Poets and Tapestry, in a program of original poetry and a cappella choral music. An open microphone follows.
Prescott Library Youth Events
Thursday, Feb. 20 at 4 p.m.
– Golf-Toss Science
Thursday, March 19 at 4 pm – Courtyard Garden Preparation and Rock Art
Use science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) to learn more about the natural world. For children ages 8-12. Register online at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.
Thursday, Feb. 27 at 4 p.m.
Master builders, assemble! We’ll provide the LEGOs and lots of space. You bring your imagination and enthusiasm. For children ages 5 and older.
Art Days for Kids
Friday, March 13 at 1 p.m.
– Women Artists and Fabric Scraps
Friday, April 10 at 1 p.m.
– Cave Art of Early Man
For children, ages 6-10. Register online at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537. Presented by Prescott Art Docents, a volunteer organization dedicated to sharing a love of art.
Caldecott Books and Art for Kids
Saturday, March 21 at 11 a.m.
Blending art with award-winning children’s books, this program introduces budding young artists to the wonderful world of illustrations. This month, learn about Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick. All registered children will receive a personal copy of the book. For children, grades K-2. Register online at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.
Easter Egg Hunt and Storytime for Kids
Tuesday, April 7 at 10 a.m.
Songs, a story, and a hunt for Easter eggs! For children, ages 0-5. Please meet in the Founders Suite.
Programs are presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library