Globe Public Library update for May


Globe Public Library is located at 339 S. Broad Street. The phone number is 928-425-6111.

Globe Public Library has moved to Phase 4. The Globe Public Library staff is happy to announce that starting May 3, we will no longer have an occupancy limit. We are still asking you to wear your mask and social distance. Hand sanitizing stations are still available. If you are sick, please stay home. We are happy to renew items over the phone. We will also be offering limited hybrid programming, meaning we will have programs where the number is limited by the ability to socially distance participants. We will still film a Facebook live so that people can pick-up Grab and Go Kits and work along with the video on Facebook.

Globe Public Library has a patron survey. We want to learn what we can do better to serve our community. Your constructive feedback is welcome. All surveys can be picked up at the following locations: Globe Public Library, Gila County Historical Museum, Cobre Valley Center for the Arts, Globe Active Adult Center and Bullion Plaza Museum or completed online https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdYVI8KK_-jpbTGzn0-pHVus5B43rDJn1ULIKgxF_-gbLOOSg/viewform?usp=sf_link. Another way is by clicking the link on the Globe Public Library Facebook page. Thank you for helping us make Globe Public Library a better place for everyone.

Events 

March 15 – May 17 - Virtual Walk/Run Club On March 15 Globe Public Library began our 6th season of the Walk/Run Club, once again be virtual. We will have club check-in days on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Be sure to join the Globe Public Library Walk/Run Club on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/544248562862623.

*This group is open to those in Globe/Miami, San Carlos and surrounding areas who are interested in participating the Globe Public Library Walk/Run Club. We are acting as a virtual Walk/Run Club for the time being.

*Members that participate agree to the posted waivers.

*We encourage participants to walk or run a minimum of 20 minutes on each club day of Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

*For each day participating, participants will be entered for a weekly prize drawing (winner announced each Friday). Therefore if you participate all 3 days you will have 3 entries into the drawing, 2 days=2 entries, 1 day=1 entry. The raffles re-set every week because every week is the opportunity to start again.

*We also encourage you to be mindful of social distancing and your surroundings while you participate.

We are excited for the upcoming virtual season! We hope you will join us and be sure to invite some friends.

May 7 at 6 p.m. Human Genetics Film Series for adults (18 years old and up)

We will be hosting several Zoom events, where we will be watching four different films about human genetics and discussing them. We will also learn about the All of Us citizen science project. Check Facebook events for a place to get more information about the movies and the Zoom details. We are opening this film series up to a small number of people in person as well in a hybrid form. This is to maintain social distancing. To attend in person, you must RSVP as there are only 10 slots.

May 7 – Mother’s Day craft Come by the Globe Public Library to pick up a kit or sign up for a time slot: 1 - 1:45 p.m., 2 – 2:45 p.m., 3 – 3:45 p.m. Limit 10 people per session, First come, first served. May 11, 18, 25 - Virtual Family Storytime with Robin is at 9:30 a.m.. We will have a grab-and-go kit to go with each storytime. These can be picked up any time after storytime, all week.

The 1,000 Books before Kindergarten Program is starting at the Globe Public Library. This program is to help children read 1,000 books before entering kindergarten and encouraging lifelong reading habits. You can register online at https://globepubliclibrary.azsummerreading.org/ or come to the Globe Public Library for the paper form. If you have used the summer reading program online, you can use the same login to register for 1,000 Books. For every 100 books they read, children will receive a reward.

They will receive a grand prize when they finish the 1,000 books.

Attention High School Seniors Globe Public Library has Civics Flash Cards and Pocket Study Guides for the Naturalization Test. Which is similar to the Civics test you are required to take to graduate. They are available in both English and Spanish. You can come by the Globe Public Library to get these study aids.

 Services

We are also offering curbside pick-up. You can call the library or request books and DVDs online and pick them up from the comfort of your car. Just give the library a call at 928-425-6111 when you get to the library, and we will run the materials out to you. 

We are now offering wireless printing. You can print from your phone, laptop, or desktop computer from home. You need to download the “Princh” app from the App Store or Google Play or open your browser and type: print.princh.com in the address line. Open your document and select “Print.” Be sure to choose the Globe Public Library Printer #103148. The costs are the same, $0.25 per page. You can choose to pay by credit card or select pay at the desk. Then just come to the library to pick up your prints.  

Due to Covid-19, we have to quarantine all returned materials for seven days before checking in. All fines will be waived during this time. 

Now is a great time to return anything that you have out. All fines are waived when they are returned. 

We are now offering books for sale.

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