YCFLD June Newsletter


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Summer is Here!

It's time for some sun and summer reading fun!

Library Branches Closed:

Tuesday, July 4th, 2023

Happy Independence Day!

Join the Yavapai County Government and Cox Communications Inc. for the Digital Broadband Initiative Groundbreaking Ceremony in Black Canyon City! 

Tuesday, June 27th from 5:15 PM to 5:45 PM

Black Canyon City Public Library

34701 S, Old Black Canyon Hwy
Black Canyon City, AZ 85324

This groundbreaking initiative, driven by collaborative efforts between Yavapai County and Cox Communications Inc., aims to empower our residents and businesses with enhanced connectivity, opening doors to new educational opportunities, economic growth, and seamless communication. Together, Yavapai County, Cox Communications Inc, and the Citizens of Black Canyon City are paving the way for a future of innovation, where technology acts as a catalyst for progress and prosperity.


Visit YAVAPAI.EVENTS for upcoming events at your local library!

Summer Reading events and so much more!
Check out your local library on the YES calendar for a full list of their events!
June 27

Library Mural Coloring
9:30am - 4:45pm
Seligman Public Library

Tuesday Tales
10:00am - 10:30am
Black Canyon City Community Library

Read with Brody
10:30am - 11:30am
Paulden Public Library

Tai Chi for Health
11:00am - 12:00pm
Beaver Creek Library

AZ Jr-Sr High School Study
11:00am - 3:00pm
Spring Valley Library

Lunch at the Library
11:30am - 1:30pm
Seligman Public Library

Art with Marlie
1:30pm - 3:15pm
Paulden Public Library
June 28
Summer Reading Program: Weekly Drawing to Win Cash!
All Day
Spring Valley Library

Library Mural Coloring
9:30am - 4:45pm
Seligman Public Library

Tuesday Tales
10:00am - 10:30am
Black Canyon City Community Library

Congress Craft Club
10:30am - 12:00pm
Congress Public Library

Tai Chi for Beginners
10:00am - 11:30am

Yarnell Public Library

Lunch at the Library
11:30am - 1:30pm
Seligman Public Library

Congress Card Players
12:45pm - 4:00pm
Congress Public Library

Wonder Wednesday
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Dewey-Humboldt Town Library

Gen U! (Generations United!)
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Paulden Public Library

Desk Bells Interactive Performance
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Mayer Public Library

Events are happening almost everyday between our branches. Check out the YES calendar for more events near you!


FREE Business Training in the Library


Business Strategy

July 18, 2023

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Available online and in-person at the Clark Memorial Library

How to Decide What’s Working and What’s Not in Your Business

Speaker(s): Sharon Tewksbuty-Bloom CEO of Bloom Facilities & Do Good, Be Good

Co-Sponsor(s): SBDC Yavapai College, SCORE Northern Arizona, and Yavapai County Free Library District

More information: 928-717-7232
Advance Registration Required: 


Join us for the in-person training at Clark Memorial Library:


39 N 9th St
Clarkdale, AZ 86324

Register Now

For more information about the PROSPER grant and upcoming courses visit YCFLD.GOV

This project is supported by the Arizona State Library, Archives & Records, a division of the Secretary of State, with federal funds from the Institute of Museum & Library Services.

IMLS website: www.imls.gov

P.R.O.S.P.E.R. Partner Resources:

Yavapai College Small Business Development Center


7/18  Strategic Planning

8/15  How to Improve Your Customer’s Experience
For more info: SBDC 

Northern Arizona Council of Governments

  • Support Services for an Older Adult
  • Enroll a Child in Head Start
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Housing, Rental, and Utility Assistance
  • Assistance with Medicare
  • Employment and Business Assistance
  • Housing Rehabilitation
  • Energy-Saving Home Improvements
  • Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy
  • Economic Recovery & Resilience
  • Norther Arizona Tourism Resources
  • NACOG Broadband Strategic Plan

For more info: NACOG.ORG

Northern Arizona SCORE

  • Get Business Training: Online, Recorded Webinars, & In-person
  • Find a Mentor
  • Templates & Resources
  • Volunteer

For more info: SCORE.ORG

Additional Resources:

Upcoming Matforce Events

8/1      Monthly Youth Drug and Alcohol Impact Panel
8/30    From Inmate to Citizen (Virtual)
9/6      Arizona Drug Summit
10/3    Monthly Youth Drug and Alcohol Impact Panel
11/7    Monthly Youth Drug and Alcohol Impact Panel

For more info: MATFORCE.ORG