Read Around Sedona: Celebrating Route 66

This year’s featured book is “Arizona Kicks on Route 66” by travel writer Roger Naylor. Copies of the book are available at Sedona Public Library.

This year’s featured book is “Arizona Kicks on Route 66” by travel writer Roger Naylor. Copies of the book are available at Sedona Public Library.

Journey along historic Route 66 with the Sedona Public Library during Read Around Sedona 2019, the Library’s community reading project. This year’s featured book is “Arizona Kicks on Route 66” by travel writer Roger Naylor. Copies of the book are available at Sedona Public Library. Please contact the Library if you need assistance placing a hold.

Lots of great events planned for Read Around Sedona 2019:

On the Road Since 1925: The Colorful History of Arizona Highways. Wednesday, April 3, 1:30-3pm, Church of the Nazarene, 55 Rojo Drive, Village of Oak Creek. Win Holden, former publisher, will share the fascinating story of how a brochure produced by the Arizona Highway Department evolved into one of the most respected travel publications in the world.

Meet author Roger Naylor. Friday, April 5, 10:30am-Noon, Sedona Public Library community room. Roger Naylor, an engaging speaker, finds Route 66 one of his favorite topics. His books will be available for sale and signing following the program. Don’t miss this opportunity to chat with Roger, view classic cars courtesy of the Sedona Car Club, and enjoy local pie.

Tour of La Posada Hotel in Winslow. Wednesday, April 10, 10:30am-1pm. Join tour leader Peggy Nelson, dressed in character as a Harvey Girl, to learn about the history of Cyrus K. Holiday, the Santa Fe Railroad, Fred Harvey, the Harvey Girls, Mary Colter, and La Posada. Includes walking tour of the hotel. Cost: $5 per person. You must arrange for your own transportation to Winslow. To reserve your space, contact Cheryl Yeatts at 928-284-1603 or email voc@sedonalibrary.org no later than Friday, April 5.

Photos and Hikes from “Boots and Burgers.” Monday, April 15, 1:30-3pm, Sedona Public Library community room. Mike Koopsen of Trails Traveled Photography shows his photographs and describes his collaboration with author Roger Naylor to provide images for “Boots and Burgers: An Arizona Handbook for Hungry Hikers.”

A Nostalgic Journey Along Route 66, Main Street of America. Diorama display during April at Sedona Public Library. View the themed diorama and hand-painted map of Route 66 by Wendy Jack, B.F.A, a Sedona resident.

Culture Pass. Are you ready for a road trip now? Check out a Culture Pass from Sedona Public Library for two free admissions to the Route 66 Museum, the Mohave Museum and the Bonelli House in Kingman.

Read Around Sedona will continue during May. Check the events calendar on the Library’s website at sedonalibrary.org and watch for additional programs.

 For more information, contact Cheryl Yeatts at 928-284-1603 or email voc@sedonalibrary.org.

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