New event calendar for Foothills library | Yuma

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FOOTHILLS – The library in Foothills has been announcing its February activities for children and teens. The library will have storytime, and additional programs to see. There is no charge to attend.

Wednesday, February 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd @ 10:30 am

story time

Enjoy stories and songs while building language and learning skills at our weekly storytime.

Wednesday, February 1st @ 2:00 pm


Learn the basics of American Sign Language with an experienced ASL trainer. Ages 15 and older welcome.

Friday, February 3rd @ 10:30 am

STEAM Storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your child to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) concepts. This part storytime, part lab program provides fun ways to explore topics like the five senses, movement, color, sound, and so much more! For ages 3-6 with a caregiver.

Friday, February 3rd & 24th @ 3:00 pm

Create Your Own OC (Original Character)

Each month, we will create characters based on a different topic. Establish your character’s story and background, then bring them to life by drawing and sketching. Ages 11-18 welcome.

Thursday, February 9th @ 3:00 pm

Tween Crafternoon: Binary Coded Conversation Hearts

Learn how to create codes manually! Using binary code, we will create a secret message for our conversation heart boxes. Each code will be unique to each participant and can be decorated as pleased. limited supplies; first come first

Saturday, February 11th @ 2:00 pm

Library Lab: Conversation Hearts Catapult

Make a simple catapult for Cupid and learn all about energy, gravity and Newton’s Laws of Motion!

Saturday, February 11th @ 2:00 pm

manga workshop

Discover the history of Japanese American art styles and their influences. Together, we will discuss the influence Japanese comic art has on today’s American comics and learn how to draw in our favorite Manga art style. We will learn how to recreate those big-eyed characters as well as come up with some of our own! Ages 13-18 welcome.

Tuesday, February 14th @ 3:00 pm

Anti Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day not for you? Sick of the love songs and flowers? Celebrate Anti-Valentine’s Day in the Foothills Teen Room! We will create rude conversation hearts, gather songs for the best breakup playlist ever and have a bouquet destruction zone!

Saturday, February 18th @ 2:00 pm

Young Writers Club

Develop your creative writing skills to boost your confidence, nurture your imagination, and showcase your talent! Ages 7-12 welcome.

Thursday, February 23rd @ 6:30 pm


Join us for an evening of stargazing! Lawn chairs, binoculars, and telescopes welcome. Telescopes will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the Foothills Library. All ages welcome.

The Foothills Library is located at 13226 E South Frontage Road. For more information, call (928) 342-1640.

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