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Prescott Public Library: Kids, Butterflies, Books, Art and Honor
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16 March 2017   Jennifer Kendall

Lots going on at the Prescott Public Library for kids and teens.

 Caldecott Kaleidoscope of Books and Art for Kids

Saturday, March 18 at 11 a.m. 

Blending art with award-winning children's books, this new program introduces budding young artists to the wonderful world of illustrations. This month, learn about Blackout by John Rocco. For children, ages 7-12. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928.777.1537. The Prescott Art Docents is a volunteer organization dedicated to sharing a love of art.
 

Butterfly Guy

Thursday, March 23 at 4 p.m.

Butterfly Guy Jerry Schneider brings to life the amazing world of moths and butterflies in an interactive presentation. All registered children who bring a white t-shirt will also have the opportunity to create a butterfly t-shirt. For children, ages 5-12. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928.777.1537.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Honor Local Vets with “Cents for Soldiers” 

Prescott Public Library’s Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is always looking for ways to serve the community. Last November teens decided to honor local veterans by making “Cents for Soldiers” collection jars.  For three months the teens and their families dropped spare change into their jars. In total, the teens raised $132.24 which they presented to Patricia Aljets, the Voluntary Service Manager at Prescott’s VA Hospital.  On February 21, Aljets took teens on a historical tour of the VA facilities and encouraged them to participate in the youth volunteer opportunities available at the VA. “What do you like best about your job?” asked a TAG member. Aljets heartfelt response was inspiring “Giving back to these wonderful Vets.” For more information about the Teen Advisory Group (TAG), please contact Jennifer Kendall at jennifer.kendall@prescott-az.gov.

Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.


Prescott Public Library brings you the discovery of ideas, the joy of reading and the power of information.  Check the library's online events calendar at www.prescottlibrary.info, or call 928.777.1500 for more information.