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War of the Roses: Historical Fiction

Want novels about the real Game of Thrones? This search turns up Philippa Gregory, Sharon Kay Penman, and more reader favorites!

The Complete Persepolis Nimona Rocket Girl Ms. Marvel
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Comics Written And/Or Drawn by Women

A list of amazing comics written and/or drawn by women. Available at PCPL.

recommended by PimaLib_ErikaJ

Louis I, King of Sheep Romancing the Dark in the City of Light Thug Kitchen Party Grub Slice Harvester
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August 24: Books Worth A Look!

Cool new titles, hot off the presses, picked by your PCPL Collection Development staff.

recommended by PimaLib_WeBuyTheBooks

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Remembering Oliver Sacks

Brilliant neurologist and insightful author Oliver Sacks passed away Sunday, 8/30. Find his books in our catalog here.

Shadowshaper Life From Scratch The Day the World Came to Town It Chooses You
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Staff Picks, August-September 2015

Books that the Ravenous Readers of PCPL recommend.

recommended by PimaLib_RavenousReaders

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pimacountylibrary You'll be glad to know Curious George is doing well and feeling himself again, thanks to Nurse Janis and Dr. Bethany. #storytime #librarylif…
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Glow in the Dark

"If the Vikings were around today, they would probably be amazed at how much glow-in-the-dark stuff we have, and how we take so much of it for gr…

recommended by PimaLib_ErikaJ

Read to a Dog at the Library
By PimaLib_librarianfiles

Kids come to library during Read to a Dog and select a book to read to a furry friend, who will accept the story exactly as they read it.

Behind the Scenes at Computer Classes

In the Star: two computer instructors share their stories about teaching at Flowing Wells, Valencia, and El Pueblo Libraries.

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Kids & Families
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Burps, Flatulence and Puberty: a Guide f…

Bodily functions. It happens to all of us. With these books from PCPL, hopefully you and your child can get through the more sensitive issue…

recommended by PimaLib_WilliamB

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ReadStrong Tutor Book List

These are some of the books I am currently using with some of my ReadStrong students. These books are easy to read for kids who typically s…

recommended by PimaLib_XochitlC

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STEM Activities for the Preschool Set

Printable teaching guide for parents and educators with fun, simple STEM (science, tech, engineering, math) activities for kid. (PDF)

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Awesome Third Grade Book List

Is reading a chore for your third grader? Not with the awesome books on this list which was conpiled by PCPL childrens' librarians.

recommended by PimaLib_CherylM

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If you love Dork Diaries

Try these humorous graphic novels and illustrated books from PCPL, all about girls (and some boys) dealing with drama.

recommended by PimaLib_SarahB

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Beyond Books
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Social Security Benefit Planning Class
Sep 15th | 12:00pm - 1:30pm

This free, bilingual class will be given by Jack Burns, Public Affairs Specialist from the Social Security Administration, to answer questions…

Scre4m How to Survive A Horror Movie Fantastic Flesh Horror!
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Is the Nightmare Over, or Just Beginning…

Horror director Wes Craven passed away 8/30/2015. Here are some works by and about him at PCPL.

recommended by PimaLib_JB

20 Feet From Stardom Soul Power The Beatles Anthology No Direction Home
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Top 10 (11) Rockumentaries at PCPL

This is simply a list of my favorite documentaries available to you with your library card.

recommended by PimaLib_BrianC

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Community Choice
The Wall
By Pink Floyd (Musical group)

This may be a tough one to love, but over time, you'll grow to embrace. Although nihilistic and often surreal to even listen, "The Wall" sur… More

shared by 1seak

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The Cranes Are Flying
By PimaLib_ChrisD

This 1957 film, directed by Mikhail Kalatazov, won the Palme D'Or at Cannes, but I wonder how many in the West have even heard of it.

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El Desarrollo Mental De Su Bebé (PDF)

Hablen, lean y canten juntos todos los días. Cree un ambiente lleno de cariño y comunicación para que su bebé tenga ventaja en la vida.

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Staff Pick
La hija de la chuparrosa
By Luis Alberto Urrea

El desierto sonorense, la magia, la tradición y la historia combinada con la riqueza del lenguaje del autor y su traductor. Me encantó.

recommended by PimaLib_MaryG

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Indicadores Del Desarrollo (PDF)

Aprenda más sobre su bebé, para que pueda estar al tanto de su desarrollo. Sonreír, gorjear y balbucear son solo algunos de los indicadores …

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10 películas de IndieFlix en español

¿Te gustaría ver películas de todo el mundo, instantáneamente? Trate IndieFlix! Con su tarjeta de PCPL se puede ver películas independientes…

recommended by PimaLib_NuestrasRaices

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Community Choice
El alquimista
By Paulo Coelho

¡El mejor libro de Paulo Coelho!

shared by angiecadden

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Business, Jobs, and Nonprofits
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Want to Start Your Own Business?
Sep 3rd | 9:00am - 11:00am

Our drop-in sessions provide you with the help you need to start your own business. Our Program Instructor is available to provide hands-on and…

Does #tech training still have impact? Susana and Alan @PimaLibrary tell @TucsonStar YES! @ #

3:58 PM - 26 Aug 2015

Nonprofit Sustainability Fund Raising Realities Every Board Member Must Face The Board Member's Easier Than You Think Guide to Nonprofit Finances Fundraising When Money Is Tight
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Making Nonprofits Profitable

Nonprofits need financial and marketing savvy to find regular sources of income. Take a look at this list for more info on how to prepare in…

recommended by PimaLib_ideaspace

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Profiles in Business: PCPL Interview

Our Executive Director Melinda Cervantes talks to the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce about the Cradle2Career education initiative & more.

pimacountylibrary We mapped our interests and concerns today at the Women of Purpose Lean In Circle today, and this was one of the post-its. #leanin #goforit …
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I Love I Hate I Miss My Sister If You Could Be Mine The Tyrant's Daughter Does My Head Look Big in This?
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Voices from the Middle East, Here and Fa…

Life can be complicated for teens and more so for some than others. Check out these stories about teens living in the Middle East or navigat…

recommended by PimaLib_Teens

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Doing serious homework?

Get beyond the soundbite on TV and get serious research on social and global issues. In-depth articles, essays, videos, maps, and fast facts…

Red Queen All the Bright Places The Heart of Betrayal Finding Audrey
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Best Books of 2015 (so far)

Your peers have spoken! These are BEST books of 2015 (so far...). Don't take my word for it, just check out the PCPL hold lists for these ba…

recommended by PimaLib_Teens

Gadgets and Inventions The Art of War Classical Budo Danger!
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What would Batman read?

Is that our logo or is it...the bat signal? These are the books Bruce Wa...I mean, Batman, would check out from PCPL.

recommended by PimaLib_Teens

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40 Things for Teens to Do in Tucson

Who says Tucson has nothing for teens to do? Check out this list!

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Digital Media
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Community Choice
Last Chance to See
By Douglas Adams

This is a great book. Well-written and serious, yet humorous, Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine made a good team. One of the last chapters h… More

shared by jgrnlees

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Library Love: You improve my life
By PimaLib_JustForFun

"I just wanted to thank you for your services and tell you how you improve my life...

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Van Morrison on Freegal!
By PimaLib_CarlM

I ventured through the slipstream...And when I got to work today I discovered that a hefty chuck of Van Morrison's catalog has been made av…

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Save Money in the Checkout Line...

...And borrow the latest OK Magazine from the library. Read it on your PC, phone, or tablet, and no one can judge your reading by the cover!

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Don't miss the story with the bears

Great short stories! Take your pick - book, eBook, or downloadable audiobook.

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Local Interest
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In the News: Little Free Libraries

On, Garden District residents talk about their "second edition." (Pictured: another Little Free Library at a PCPL tent.)

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Behind the Scenes in Pima County

From our Facebook: "Have you ever wondered what it looks like inside the dome of the Pima County Court House? These are great!"

pimacountylibrary More 3D printing and laser-etching fun from @Xerocraft Hackerspace. #tucson
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Listen to Bands Coming to HoCoFest 2015
By PimaLib_RhythmAndNews

Hotel Congress is turning 30 and throwing a big ol' bash for all of us to enjoy! HoCo Fest takes place over Labor Day Weekend, with scads o…

How to Grow A School Garden Edible Schoolyard It's Our Garden Ripe for Change
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Sprouting A School Garden

School gardens are sprouting up all over. Here's a list of resources to help get you started. Compiled by the PCPL Seed Library.

recommended by PimaLib_SeedLibrary

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