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Where's Walt? A 115th Birthday Roundup Where's Walt?
By PimaLib_VictoriaS
It’s easy to look around your library or neighborhood and find something with Walt Disney’s name on it. Walt Disney was born on December 5th, 1901, making this his 115th birthday. Do you know what Walt Disney was up to during the big historical and social movements of his day? W…
It’s easy to look around your library or neighborhood and find something with Walt Disney’s name on it. He was born on December 5th, 1901.
#ownvoices: Indigenous Authors

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Books about people who are indigenous BY people who are indigenous. #WeNeedDiverseBooks #WeSpeakForOurselves
Books about people who are indigenous BY people who are indigenous. #WeNeedDiverseBooks #WeSpeakForOurselves
For Students of Magical Creature Care

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Newt Scamander, legendary author of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, isn't the only one studying the world of magical creatures. If…
Newt Scamander, legendary author of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, isn't the only one studying the world of magical creatures. If…
The Hillbilly Elegy Phenomenon: More to Explore

recommended by PimaLib_StephanieM

At over seventeen weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list, Hillbilly Elegy has struck a chord with a nation grappling with profound struggles of identity and poverty. Interest in this book has only intensified following the 2016 Presidential election with many struggling to…
At over seventeen weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list, Hillbilly Elegy has struck a chord with a nation grappling with profound str…
Moana and Polynesian Myths and Culture Moana and Polynesian Myths and Culture
By PimaLib_JessicaP
What do you know about the part of the world that Moana and Maui are from?
What do you know about the part of the world that Moana and Maui are from?
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Japanese Internment Camps - Fictionalized And Real

recommended by PimaLib_KarenG

A recent trip to Mt. Lemmon got me thinking about the story behind the Gordon Hirabayashi Prison Campground. And of course, that led me to read stories about Internment Camps in other locations. There are some really terrific and difficult stories out there - here are some that …
A recent trip to Mt. Lemmon got me thinking about the story behind the Gordon Hirabayashi Prison Campground. And of course, that led me to …
Get What You're Looking For! Tip #25 Get What You're Looking For! Tip #25
By PimaLib_AskALibrarian
Looking for something in the catalog but it Just. Isn't. There? You can ask for it, you know.
Looking for something in the catalog but it Just. Isn't. There? You can ask for it, you know.
December Challenge: One Month Left! December Challenge: One Month Left!
By PimaLib_RavenousReaders
How did William and Karen fare on the Food Memoir and Politics challenges?
How did William and Karen fare on the Food Memoir and Politics challenges?
Don't be a Bully, be an Ally

recommended by PimaLib_AmyM

All these things have in common that they are about not being a bully, being kind and embracing who you are.
All these things have in common that they are about not being a bully, being kind and embracing who you are.
Martha's Musical Movie Must-Sees

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Staff at Martha Cooper share favorite movies (and soundtracks) with great music (or musicians).
Staff at Martha Cooper share favorite movies (and soundtracks) with great music (or musicians).
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Jigsaw Puzzle Swap Jigsaw Puzzle Swap
Dec 7th | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Ready to update your puzzle collection? Bring a 500+ piece puzzle with no missing pieces to trade for one that is new-to-you. Bring more …
Ready to update your puzzle collection? Bring a 500+ piece puzzle with no missing pieces to trade for one that is new-to-you. Bring more …
Artwork by Fiber Artists of Southern Ari… Artwork by Fiber Artists of Southern Arizona
Dec 1st - Dec 31st
Joel D. Valdez Main Library
We explore many contemporary themes in our work and employ a variety of techniques: piecing, applique, collage, hand and machine stitching. …
We explore many contemporary themes in our work and employ a variety of techniques: piecing, applique, collage, hand and machine stitching. Surface design techniques include hand dyeing, rust dyeing, dye discharge, painting, printing, image transfer and photography.
😍 Us? Write a love letter. 😍 the Pima County Public Library? Write a love letter.
Do you love the library? Go ahead, count the ways...Well, don't keep your love to yourself! Put pen to paper and write a love letter.
Do you love the library? Go ahead, count the ways...Well, don't keep your love to yourself! Put pen to paper and write a love letter. The new project Love Letters to My Library is a partnership between Pima County Public Library and the local blog Love Letters to Tucson.
Books make great gifts...and support us! Buy Books and Support the Library this Holiday Season!
By PimaLib_HollyS
"When you give someone a book, you don't give just paper ink and glue, you give the possibility of a whole new world." —author Christopher Marley. Find out how shopping at our Friends of the Library stores supports us...and all the reasons books make great gifts.
"When you give someone a book, you don't give just paper ink and glue, you give the possibility of a whole new world."
Government Agencies

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Commonly requested local, state (of Arizona), national and international government agencies created by PCPL's AskALibrarian service.
Commonly requested local, state (of Arizona), national and international government agencies created by PCPL's AskALibrarian service.
Books & Authors
Fall in Love with a Criminal Fall in Love with a Criminal
By PimaLib_(Dusen)BerryBloggers
Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo is the second and last book in the author’s Six of Crows duology. This series takes place in the the world…
Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo is the second and last book in the author’s Six of Crows duology. This series takes place in the the world…
Westworld Read-alikes! Westworld Read-alikes!
Westworld got you in a particular mood? Try these books on for size, and take what you'd like, all in Overdrive.
Westworld got you in a particular mood? Try these books on for size, and take what you'd like, all in Overdrive.
The Boys in the Bunkhouse
by Dan Barry
“The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland”, by Dan Barry will put your emotions in a blender. The “boys” were a g… More
recommended by PimaLib_NormS
Local Author Series with Don Chillstrom Local Author Series with Don Chillstrom
Dec 6th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
One Last Haircut is about the life-changing experience of accompanying a spouse with an incurable illness to the end of life...providing s…
One Last Haircut is about the life-changing experience of accompanying a spouse with an incurable illness to the end of life...providing s…
Staff Spotlight: If You Love Mystery... Staff Spotlight: If You Love Mystery...
By PimaLib_JB
Welcome to a blog series highlighting staff you might want to follow. Today, put on your deerstalker hat: let's talk mystery and thrillers!
Welcome to a blog series highlighting staff you might want to follow. Today, put on your deerstalker hat: let's talk mystery and thrillers!
Kids & Teens
Hour of Code™ with CoderDojo Tucson Hour of Code™ with CoderDojo Tucson
Dec 7th | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for an Hour of Code (or more) at a special session of CoderDojo Tucson. Try out the new Moana, Minecraft, and Scratch tutorials. Cr…
Join us for an Hour of Code (or more) at a special session of CoderDojo Tucson. Try out the new Moana, Minecraft, and Scratch tutorials. Crawl a dungeon, create a game, program a robot, hack a Raspberry Pi, build a website, animate in stop motion – the only limit is your imagina…
Fun at Santa's Library Workshop Fun at Santa's Library Workshop
Dec 10th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Santa Claus is coming...and he's set up his workshop in the library. Be here to meet Santa at 2:00 pm to hear a story read by the Jolly Old …
Santa Claus is coming...and he's set up his workshop in the library. Be here to meet Santa at 2:00 pm to hear a story read by the Jolly Old Elf himself. Join in with Santa and his elves singing holiday tunes and play some fun reindeer games.Then roll up your sleeves and learn …
Storytime Children's Music Recommendatio…

recommended by PimaLib_RachelG

I get asked a lot about the songs I use during Storytimes for the Murphy-Wilmot Library. I use a rather eclectic mix, but most of them com…
I get asked a lot about the songs I use during Storytimes for the Murphy-Wilmot Library. I use a rather eclectic mix, but most of them com…
Asian Voices

recommended by PimaLib_Teens

Books that tell the stories of people of Asia and teens of Asian-American heritage. A list by PCPL staff.
Books that tell the stories of people of Asia and teens of Asian-American heritage. A list by PCPL staff.
Escape from teen books! A list for teens…

recommended by PimaLib_AmyB

Sometimes we all have to stretch our reading boundaries. Maybe what we "should" be reading is not what we want to read. Luckily, …
Sometimes we all have to stretch our reading boundaries. Maybe what we "should" be reading is not what we want to read. Luckily, …
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