Outdoor Artist Reception 
for Clark Memorial Library Art Exhibit
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Join in celebrating the Made in Clarkdale artists, whose fabulous exhibit ‘Not for Sale’ is on display in Clark Memorial Library, at an outdoor reception on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the parking lot in front of the library.  Music will be provided by Tommy Anderson and Dave Rentz. Refreshments will be provided by Friends of Clark Memorial Library.  The library will be open for seven patrons at a time to see the art; masks required.

The Art in the Clark “Not for Sale” art exhibit, which closes on September 30th, can also be viewed during regular library hours, Monday through Thursday, 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to Noon. Please call the library at 928-649-2613 to make an appointment.

Celebrating Summer Reading Program Participants

On July 30, 2020 the top reader and other participants in  Clark Memorial Library’s READsquared Summer Reading Program gathered in front of the library.  Library Coordinator Eleanor Mooney handed out prizes to participants with the grand prize handed out by Friend’s Vice President Ron Clark. Refreshment also handed out by Eleanor Mooney were provided by Friends of Clark Memorial Library.

Ron Clark
Friends of Clark Memorial Library Vice President Ron Clark presents the grand prize ($50 in Amazon gift cards) to Addie Linford who had the most READsquared points.

Eleanor Mooney
Library Coordinator Eleanor Mooney reaching into bucket of prizes for older kid and adult readers.

Eleanor Mooney
Library Coordinator Eleanor Mooney overseeing the youngest readers selecting prizes.

Eleanor Mooney & Ron Clark
Cool refreshments being handed out by Library Coordinator.

Clark Memorial Library Open By Appointment

Clark Memorial Library is open for indoor services by appointment only during regular business hours (Monday through Thursday 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to Noon).  It is best to call the library at (928) 634-5423 in advance to arrange a time to visit. However, if you’re in the neighborhood you can call the library to find out whether you can make an immediate appointment to come inside.  To keep patrons and staff safe only seven patrons will be allowed inside the library at one time.  In addition to checking out books and DVDs, Clark Memorial Library offers computers and Wi-Fi connections, notary public, print, copy and fax services in person as well as regular online services at http://ycfld.org/ 

Recent Author Talks at Clark Memorial Library

Val Chanda
Val Chanda, author of the Zorn and Grayall mysteries and Psy Mind series, discusses the art of storytelling on March 4, 2020

Joe Wise author talk
Joe Wise, author, painter, musician, reads from his books on March 10, 2020.

Meet the Library Coordinators

There’s a new Library Coordinator at Clark Memorial. Her name is Becky Jones-Pierce (pictured below) and she works on Thursdays and Fridays. Library Coordinator Eleanor Mooney works on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 

Becky Jones-Pierce

To check out what is currently on display as well as upcoming exhibits go to the Art in the Clark page for this season’s schedule and sample images and then visit CML to admire the craft and creativity of local artists in person.

A Special Friend

Alice Pulido, Manager of the Dollar General at 89-A and Lisa St., has donated decorations to CML for several holidays. Alice urges store patrons to ‘round up’ their purchases to benefit Dollar General’s literacy fund. Alice’s support of CML resulted in a $2,000 donation to the Friends of CML to support literacy programs. Library lovers wishing to return the good will can thank Alice by going to the DGCustomerFirst.com website after making a purchase at the Clarkdale Dollar General store, entering the code numbers on their receipt, and clicking “highly satisfied.”

Ongoing…

New DVDs

Clark Memorial Library’s financial support from the Friends of CML is apparent in the abundant new videos and books on the “new items” shelves in front of the check-out counter. More of both arrive regularly. Come on in and check them out!

Meeting Room available for classes & meetings

Friends of CML have provided 6 new padded chairs in the meeting room, for a total of 10. Groups seeking a pleasant place to hold meetings can reserve the meeting room by talking to a Library Coordinator.

 

Old feature restored and new features introduced:

Newspapers and magazines to peruse in-library
CML’s antique, solid oak magazine rack was located and restored to the library. You’ll now find it filled with current issues of The Wall Street Journal, The Arizona Republic, and The Verde Independent, as well as National Geographic’s History magazine, The Atlantic, AARP, Smithsonian, Mother Jones, and WebMD, plus various issues of magazines donors thought might be of interest, such as Arizona Highways, Country Gardens, The New Yorker, and Sunset Magazine.

More powerful state-of-the-art computers
Equipped with Full HD monitors and MS Office productivity software.

Seed bank and crafts materials dispensary?
The Clarkdale Historical Society returned this beautiful antique card catalog to CML, where it belongs. It could become Clarkdale’s own seed bank if a volunteer horticulturist steps up to stock it with seeds patrons can check out, plant, harvest, and share. Could you be the one? Talk to one of the Library Coordinators.

Notary Public
Patrons can now have documents notarized without charge.

New books and DVD/Blu-ray videos
A growing selection, with the most recent arrivals on the shelves in front of the check-out counter. Tell the Library Coordinator if there is something missing you would like to see.

Clark Memorial Library

Established 1927

39 N. Ninth Street
Clarkdale Town Complex
(928) 634-5423

Open Monday–Thursday 1 pm–5:30 pm
Friday 8 am–12 noon

Eleanor Mooney & Becky Jones-Pierce,
Co‑Coordinators

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This website is an effort to encourage patronage and community support for Clark Memorial Library. It is not affiliated with the Yavapai County Free Library District, whose official website for Clark Memorial Library is at http://ycfld.org/clarkdale.

Friends of Clark Memorial Library is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) Arizona non-profit corporation dedicated to the financial support of Clark Memorial Library. Friends of CML is committed to raising funds for to pay for all of CML’s library materials (all new books, newspapers and periodicals, DVDs, Blu-Ray videos, audio books and similar items) and to support CML’s programs and activities.
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