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6/22/2013 4:13:00 PM
Village Library has grown into true community resource

By Virginia Volkman

Director

Sedona Public Library



Do you remember when the Library in the Village was nothing more than a cardboard box located in Weber's IGA? In 2005, many individuals were instrumental in opening the first Library Service Center in the Village of Oak Creek.

Today, as circulation and patron door count at SPL-V increases, so do the responsibilities of the Sedona Public Library in the Village Committee.

The Sedona Public Library in the Village Committee plays a vital role in the function and success of the Library service center. This committee is responsible for advising the Trustees and Library Director on the status and needs of SPL in the Village.

The Committee is comprised of members of the Board of Trustees, Friends of the Library, the Director of SPL, the Manager of SPL-V, a library volunteer and VOC residents.

Members of the committee collaborate with organized groups in VOC, such as the Big Park Regional Coordinating Council and the Village of Oak Creek Association. They identify sources of funding and explore fundraising opportunities to assist with operating costs of the Library.

They promote SPL in the Village by writing columns for the local newspapers and posting information on the SPL website, kiosk, and Facebook. They also send e-mail blasts about library events to VOC residents. Finally, the committee is instrumental in planning library programs in the Village.

These programs include guest speakers from the Arizona Humanities Council and community books discussions held at Sedona Winds.

Thanks to the SPL-V committee for their hard work and efforts to support Sedona Public Library in the Village.

If you have questions or need information about Sedona Public Library in the Village, please contact a member of the SPL-V Committee: Anne Uruburu, chairperson; Pat Jansen, President of the Sedona Public Library Board of Trustees; Leigh Shafer, President of Friends of the Sedona Public Library; Kathleen Klitzke, Gwen Hanna, and James Williams, Jr., Library Trustees; Bruce Vegter, SPL-V volunteer; Virginia Volkman, Director of SPL; Dotte Vande Linde, former Manager of SPL-V; and Cheryl Yeatts, Manager of SPL-V.

Sedona Public Library in the Village is located at 7000 Highway 179, Suite C-102. The Library is located in the courtyard of Tequa Plaza. Library hours are 1-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. The Library is closed Sunday and Monday. When the Library is closed, please return library materials to the book drop box. If you have questions or need directions to SPL-V, you may contact Cheryl Yeatts, manager, at 928.284.1603 or voc@sedonalibrary.org.


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