Local

August 9, 2013

What’s new at the library?

Tags:
Victoria Yarbrough
Director, Library and Leisure Services

Museum Curator Nancy Krieski (center) meets with local visitors at the Henry F. Hauser Museum at 2950 E. Tacoma St., Sierra Vista. In February 2014, the Sierra Vista Public Library will partner with the Henry Hauser Museum to host Journey Stories, a Smithsonian exhibition that focuses on accounts of travelers and travels.

Summer vacation is over, and even though it will be hot in Arizona for another few months, fall is just around the corner. There are a few new things at the Sierra Vista Public Library to keep people busy as we start the slide into the last quarter of the year.

Tired of the magazines that pile up around the house? Library personnel are excited to announce a solution. Try Zinio, the world’s largest electronic newsstand.

With just a library card, Zinio provides unlimited access to thousands of complete digital magazines, easily viewed on any Internet-enabled device such as a PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle and more. Zinio offers both children and adult magazines and includes many popular titles such as “Consumer Reports,” “Forbes,” “Bicycling,” “Men’s Fitness,” “Newsweek,” “Seventeen,” “Cosmopolitan,” “Car & Driver” and many more. There are no limits to the number of magazines that can be checked out, and no due dates – ever.

In February 2014, the Sierra Vista Public Library partners with the Henry Hauser Museum, 2950 E. Tacoma St., Sierra Vista, to host Journey Stories, a Smithsonian exhibition that focuses on accounts of travelers and travels – stories of hope and fresh starts, tales of the grim realities of forced migrations and catalogs of difficult journeys and exciting adventures.

As a preview to the Journey Stories discussion, the Fall Book Discussion theme this year will be “On the Road Again.” Revisit the Jack Kerouac classic, “On the Road,” with discussion on Sept. 18, followed by discussion on John Steinbeck’s “Travels with Charley” on Oct. 23. The series concludes on Nov. 20 with “Travels with My Aunt” by Graham Greene. Participants may attend one or all free sessions, but register early because space is limited.

A new computer class schedule was announced Aug. 1, so visit the library’s website for a complete schedule.

For more information on any and all library services, visit the Sierra Vista Public Library at 2600 E Tacoma St., call 458.4225, or go to www.SierraVistaAZ.gov/svlibrary. We at the library look forward to welcoming you soon.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
MusicInSchools_3.20

Students enjoy military band performance during Music in Schools Month

Members of Fort Huachuca’s Military Intelligence Corps Band give a concert for the students at General Myer Elementary School in celebration of March’s Music in Schools month on March 20. The band played songs ranging from ...
 
 

News Briefs – March 27, 2015

Safety Office issues product safety recalls Fort Huachuca Safety Office personnel are notifying the post community of the following product safety recalls issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission at www.cspc.gov. This week the following recalls went into effect: Spinrite Recalls Bernat-Tizzy Yarn due to entanglement hazard; and CreaMiser refrigerated creamer dispensers recalled by White...
 
 

Lent, Passover & Easter at Fort Huachuca

Catholic Stations of the Cross Followed by soup & bread supper Today and March 27 (Main Post Chapel) Palm/Passion Sunday March 29, 8:30 a.m. (Main Post Chapel March 29, 6:30 p.m. (Prosser Chapel) TRIDUUM Holy Thursday Mass April 2, 7 p.m. (Main Post Chapel) Good Friday Service, Adoration of the Cross April 3, 7 p.m....
 

 
Natalie Lakosil

Post landmark in process of getting facelift

Natalie Lakosil (Right) Scaffolding reaching up to 85 feet high has been constructed around the entire 550,000-gallon elevated water tank to aid workers in the next step of construction. The tank will be sandblasted and repaint...
 
 

Exchange rewards academic excellence with You Made the Grade program

DALLAS — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is rewarding military students who excel in the classroom with its You Made the Grade program, now in its 15th year. Students in first through 12th grades who maintain a B average or better are eligible to receive a coupon book filled with free offers and...
 
 
kickbutt2_31815_lakosil

Kick Butts Day teaches youth importance of not smoking

From left, Sgt. Morgan Schepper, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 111th Military Intelligence Brigade, United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence; Col. Thomas A. Boone, Fort Huachuca Garrison commander; Lucas Br...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin