Lapsit Storytime – Fridays, at 9:30 a.m.
Bring your baby for some cozy active time on your lap. The storytime will last about 20 minutes, but you are invited to linger and play.
Preschool Storytime – Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays especially for children, ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings are always welcome.
Family Storytime – Saturdays at 11 a.m.
20-30 minutes of stories, songs and activities for the whole family!
Toddler Storytime – Tuesdays at 10 a.m.
20-30 minutes of simple stories, songs and fingerplays with plenty of parent and child interaction. For toddlers and their grownups.
Teen Books and Bites – Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 4 p.m.
Get ready to read! Learn about the book line-up this year and share some of your favorite reads. The first 10 teens to register will get a copy of the September book club choice. For teens, grades 7-12. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.
Youth Book Clubs at the Library
Prescott Public Library has book clubs for kids in kindergarten through high school! Beginning Aug. 1, youth can register for a book club suited to their age. Youth librarians strive to select a delightful variety of literature that will stimulate the joy of reading, broaden perspectives and build community among participants. Book clubs meet monthly, and every registered participant will receive his or her own copies of books to be discussed. The Friends of Prescott Public Library generously provide funding for these books.
Modern Board Gaming
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 22 and 29, 4 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 12 and 26, 4 to 8 p.m.
Play modern board games like Ticket to Ride and Splendor on the 2nd, 4th and 5th Wednesday of every month. Come to play any time between 4 to 8 p.m. This group is hosted by the Prescott Area Boardgamers and is open to anyone age 14 and older. Individuals 10-13 may participate if accompanied by an adult.
Arizona Humanities Lecture: John Wesley Powell: Into the Great Unknown
Thursday, Aug. 2 at 5 p.m.
On May 24, 1869, John Wesley Powell set out with nine men, four boats and 10 months of rations on an adventure in the Grand Canyon, down the Colorado River. Chris Glenn and Sandy Sunseri will speak about this extraordinary journey.
Arizona Humanities Lecture: Sheep Ranchers and Herders of Arizona Thursday, Sept. 6 at 5 p.m.
Dr. Barbara Jaquay, a historical geographer, tells the story of the sheep industry in Arizona through personal family memoirs collected over several years.
Programs presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.
Sunday 1pm to 5pm
Monday 9am to 5pm
Tuesday 9am to 8pm
Wednesday 9am to 8pm
Thursday 9am to 8pm
Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday 9am to 5pm