It’s happening at Clark Memorial Library!

October 19, CML’s Grand Reopening date, may seem like eons ago, but it’s truly amazing how much has been accomplished in the last 4 ½ months. The transition from a historic Clarkdale Town Library to a historic Yavapai County Free Library District Branch Library went without a hitch. Three cheers for Third District Supervisor Randy … More It’s happening at Clark Memorial Library!

No Bull.

The 90th birthday grand re-opening of the Clark Memorial Library on October 19 was a huge success. The Friends of Clark Memorial Library’s 3-day fundraising book sale of unprecedented proportion produced an unprecedented profit. And our library now has a dedicated coordinator, Jeff King, who very much anticipates meeting the local community. Don’t let Jeff … More No Bull.

A river of books continues to flow into Friends of Clark Memorial Library’s reservoir

It’s a river with many tributaries, fed by wellsprings of concerned citizens who recognize the value of public libraries to a free society. And it’s not drying up. From Camp Verde, Clarkdale, Cornville, Cottonwood, Jerome, and even as far afield as Tempe, beautiful collections continue to flow in. But it was a grand surprise when … More A river of books continues to flow into Friends of Clark Memorial Library’s reservoir

More super good news! Council approves IGA for CML.

Assuring Clark Memorial Library’s speedy rebirth as a branch of the Yavapai County Free Library District, at their September 12 meeting, the Clarkdale Town Council unanimously approved the Library Intergovernmental Agreement proposed by County Library Director Corey Christians and approved by the County Board of Supervisors on September 6 … More More super good news! Council approves IGA for CML.

Super good news!

Thanks to the efforts of Yavapai County Free Library District Director Corey Christians, District 3 County Supervisor Randy Garrison, and Clarkdale Town Manager Gayle Mabery—as well as the support of the entire Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, the County approved the Library IGA with the Town of Clarkdale at the September 6 YCBOS meeting … More Super good news!

Another action item: FCML Book Collection Booth at Matchbox Twenty Too concert in the park, this coming Saturday, September 9 from 6:00 pm. Let’s do even better than the last one.

This isn’t the finale. The rained-out concert has been rescheduled to the following Saturday, and the Friends will be at that one as well. But Matchbox Twenty Too is the one lots of Verde Valley music lovers have been anticipating. Come early to grab the best spots on the grass. Also, look for the 4-8 Wineworks in the Park. We’re told they’ll be testing response to a wine and beer booth at this concert … More Another action item: FCML Book Collection Booth at Matchbox Twenty Too concert in the park, this coming Saturday, September 9 from 6:00 pm. Let’s do even better than the last one.

News Update and Action Item: Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will vote on CML-IGA Wednesday, September 6. CML supporters can bring books to Friends attending the YCBOS meeting simulcast in Cottonwood from 9:00 am on.

Friends of Clark Memorial Library will be joining Clarkdale Vice Mayor Richard Dehnert and Town Manager Gayle Mabery at the Yavapai County offices in Cottonwood (on the western corner of Mingus & 6th Street) to view the County Supervisors’ decision on the Intergovernmental Agreement needed for the County Library District to proceed with restructuring library management and hiring a CML Library Manager … More News Update and Action Item: Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will vote on CML-IGA Wednesday, September 6. CML supporters can bring books to Friends attending the YCBOS meeting simulcast in Cottonwood from 9:00 am on.

Action item: FCML Book Collection Booth at Shri Blues Band concert in the park, this Saturday, August 26 from 6:00 pm

If you like blues, you’ll love bringing books for CML’s Grand Reopening Book Sale to this concert in the Clarkdale Park … More Action item: FCML Book Collection Booth at Shri Blues Band concert in the park, this Saturday, August 26 from 6:00 pm