Show Low Public Library

AUGUST 2022 NEWS & EVENTS

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PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LIBRARY WILL CLOSE AT 3 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10TH
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TO ALL 2022 SUMMER LEARNING CHALLENGE YOUTH PARTICIPANTS:


Thank you for all who participated in the 2022 Summer Learning Challenge! To help with your continued growth and improvement as readers we have made the Renaissance Accelerated Reading Program available to all participants. This program will help you gauge your reading level and continue to grow as a reader. As an incentive to participate in the program we will be having a raffle on October 3rd that will have over $1500 in prizes. To be eligible for this prize your must complete the pre-assessment as soon as possible and complete the post-assessment between September 25th and 30th. Log in today and complete your pre-assessment.



URL: https://global-zone20.renaissance-go.com/welcomeportal/8491086



Username: The first letter of your name followed by the first four of your last. For example, if your name was John Smith your username would be: jsmit


Password: abc



If you have any issues logging in call our Youth Programmer at (928)532-4074 or email him at fmurphy@showlowaz.gov for more details.

TO BE AVAILABLE FOR CHECK-OUT SOON:

Do you have a class that requires you to use a graphing calculator?


We have great news for you!


Show Low Public library will soon have 10 graphing calculators available for check-out on a first come, first served basis.


Visit the library with your library card during our business hours to check one out.


Stop by the library circulation desk for more information.

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---------------------- STORY TIME ----------------------


FOR AGES 0 TO 5

MONDAYS IN AUGUST

10:00 - 10:30 A.M.


Join us as we read picture books, sing songs, and do fun activities. Storytime focuses on concepts important to early literacy and helps build confidence in future readers.


THIS IS A DROP IN PROGRAM. REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED.

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---------------------- EARLY STEM ----------------------


FOR AGES 0 TO 3

EVERY TUESDAY IN AUGUST

10 - 11 A.M.


Join us in a brand new program where we will have various interactive

stations available, each teaching core STEM concepts.

Early STEM can help cement core learning concepts and prepares children for preschool.


THIS IS A DROP IN PROGRAM. REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED.

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----------------------- LEGO CLUB -----------------------


FOR AGES 5 TO 13

EVERY TUESDAY IN AUGUST

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Let your imagination soar and come build with us!

In LEGO Club you will build your own creations that will stay on display in the library all week.


THIS IS A DROP IN PROGRAM. REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED.

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----------------- YOUTH CHESS CLUB ------------------

For ages 8-18

Saturday, August 6th & Saturday, August 20th

Show Low Public Library Youth Center

12:00 - 2:00 p.m.


All youth ages 8-18 interested in learning how to play or further develop chess skills are welcome to join in on the fun!


THIS IS A DROP IN PROGRAM. REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED.

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------------ HOMESCHOOL CONNECTION -----------

For ages 5-18

Wednesday, August 4th & Wednesday, August 18th

11:00 a.m. - 12 noon

Library Event Room


Homeschool Connection will be going back to all ages, so make sure to come to

both sessions this month.


THIS IS A DROP IN PROGRAM. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

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----------------------- GEEK OUT ------------------------

GEEKOUT!: SMASH BROTHERS TOURNAMENT


FOR AGES 8-18

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5TH

1 - 2 PM

LIBRARY YOUTH CENTER

In this session of Geekout! participants will compete in a Smash Brothers Ultimate tournament to see who is the ultimate gamer.

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GEEKOUT!: HOMEBREW TABLETOP GAME


FOR AGES 8-18

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12TH

1 - 3 PM

LIBRARY EVENT ROOM

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

In this session of Geekout! we will meet to do the prep work to start a campaign in my custom Stars Without Numbers setting. Sign-up will be prioritized by how many Geekout! RPG sessions previously attended.

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GEEKOUT!: ADVANCED LEGO


FOR AGES 8-18

FRIDAY, AUGUST 19TH

1 - 3 PM

LIBRARY EVENT ROOM

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

In this session of Geekout! we will work in teams to complete either a robotics or a physics challenge. Sign-up will be prioritized by how many Geekout! RPG sessions previously attended.

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GEEKOUT!: FAMILY DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS NIGHT


FOR AGES 8-18

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26TH

6:15 - 8:30 PM

LIBRARY EVENT ROOM

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Join us for a family Dungeons and Dragons night DMed by one of our patrons. This will be a preparatory meeting. Sign-up will be prioritized by how many Geekout! RPG sessions previously attended.
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------------------------- GERI-FIT -------------------------

FOR OLDER ADULTS

EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY IN AUGUST

10 - 10:45 AM


Join us at the library for a video-led, low-impact, chair based strength training program

for older adults. The training exercises improve strength, balance, and energy

and help to strengthen the spine, hips, & wrists.


Bring water. We will provide the rest.


Call to reserve your spot! Space is limited.


Geri-Fit will take place in the Reading Room.

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------------- HEALTHY COOKING CLASS -------------


AUGUST CLASS: ALMOND CRUSTED ZUCCHINI & EGGPLANT

FOR AGES 18+

THURSDAY, AUGUST 11TH

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Library Youth Center

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED


We are advancing literacy in Show Low in a fun and innovative way- with a fork and spoon! We will be demonstrating how to build a healthy lifestyle, starting in the kitchen. This year we will be offering live, in-person cooking demonstrations. Participants will cook and eat together in our joyful library space. This month, participants will learn how to make Almond Crusted Zucchini & Eggplant.

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----------------- THE HOLISTIC HOME ------------------


DIY ECO-FRIENDLY CLEANING PRODUCTS

FOR AGES 18+

TUESDAY, AUGUST 16TH

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Library Maker Space

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED


Are you ready to ditch toxic cleaners for a safer, greener home? Do your part to reduce your carbon footprint and make your home a safer and more suitable environment for people with weakened immune systems, health condition, pets and small children. Start your journey to a healthier home and planet and join us at the library to learn and make your own eco-friendly cleaning products.

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----------------- BEGINNING BIRDING ----------------

FOR ALL AGES

THURSDAY, AUGUST 25TH

6:15 - 7:15 PM

Library Reading Room


You're invited to the Beginning Birding: Passing Through PowerPoint presentation presented by Mary Williams, White Mountain Audubon Society President.

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COMPUTER CLASS: iPHONE BASICS

Thursday, August 11th

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Show Low Public Library Computer Lab

FOR AGES 18+


iPhone Basics: Do you have an iPhone but have no idea how to use it? Come to this iPhone basics class and learn how to make your iPhone work for you!


COMPUTER CLASS: GMAIL TIPS & TRICKS

Tuesday, August 16th

Show Low Public Library Computer Lab

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

FOR AGES 18+


GMAIL Tips & Tricks: Is your GMAIL full of clutter and junk mail? In this class we will be focusing on some of the features GMAIL offers to help you be more productive and organized in your GMAIL account.


WE ONLY HAVE 16 SPOTS AVAILABLE PER CLASS AND THEY WILL FILL UP FAST!

CALL IN EARLY AND SAVE YOUR SPOT TODAY!

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----------- HAVE A WONDERFUL AUGUST! -----------