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The Pima County Public Library will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. • La Biblioteca Pública del Condado Pima estará cerrada el lunes, 4 de Julio por motive del Día de la Independencia.

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ReadStrong Success Story: Jorge
By PimaLib_SuccessStories

Jorge is a second grader who began attending ReadStrong in the summer of 2015.

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CoderDojo Summer Workshop: 3D Printing
Jul 5th | 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Chris Anderson, former editor of Wired Magazine, believes that 3D printing is the next industrial revolution. Is he right? Come to our 3D p…

Happy and Healthy Baseball Fever My Car Trip The Tales of Peter Rabbit & Benjamin Bunny June's Tune About the Ocean
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Let's Read Together

recommended by PimaLib_BettyC

Books perfect for a child and grownup to take turns reading together.

Ready for Anything We Had A Picnic This Sunday Past Hot Dog! Picnic What This Story Needs Is A Munch and A Crunch Good News, Bad News
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Time for a Picnic!

recommended by PimaLib_HeatherR

Even when it's too hot to eat outside, you can still enjoy stories about picnics!

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Mind Unwind: Mindfulness Skills for Teen…
Jun 30th | 10:00am - 11:30am

Learn mindfulness and relaxation skills in this hands-on, research-informed workshop for teens. Develop focus, awareness, self-regulation, …

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Tip of the Week: Help Dropdown
By PimaLib_JessicaP

No matter where you are on the website, you can find help, read Frequently Asked Questions, and provide website feedback. Just look up!

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Tip of the Week: Help Dropdown
By PimaLib_JessicaP

No matter where you are on the website, you can find help, read Frequently Asked Questions, and provide website feedback. Just look up!

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Park Avenue: Money, Power and the Americ…
Jun 30th | 12:00pm - 1:00pm

From Independent Lens · Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream. the world's wealthiest address brings the gap between rich and poor into sharp focus.

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Park Avenue: Money, Power and the Americ…
Jun 30th | 12:00pm - 1:00pm

From Independent Lens · Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream. the world's wealthiest address brings the gap between rich and poo…

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Vitamin N is for Nature
By PimaLib_SeedLibrary

Want to improve your mental and physical health? Feel calmer and more connected? Stimulate your creativity and increase your capacity to le…

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Vitamin N is for Nature
By PimaLib_SeedLibrary

Want to improve your mental and physical health? Feel calmer and more connected? Stimulate your creativity and increase your capacity to le…

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"Realish": blurring the line of memoir
By PimaLib_JB

Books, movies, and journalism about literary imposters, semiautobiographical fiction, controversial memoirs, and musings about truthiness.

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"Realish": blurring the line of memoir
By PimaLib_JB

Books, movies, and journalism about literary imposters, semiautobiographical fiction, controversial memoirs, and musings about truthiness.

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Word Play Isn't Just For Kids!
By PimaLib_TobyW

We all know what typos are, and why they can be hilarious. But what's an ambigram? A gurfa? Karelu? Akihi?

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Word Play Isn't Just For Kids!
By PimaLib_TobyW

We all know what typos are, and why they can be hilarious. But what's an ambigram? A gurfa? Karelu? Akihi?

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Fireworks Laws in Arizona and Tucson
By PimaLib_LibrarianFiles

From the Librarian Files Stands selling fireworks pop up all over Tucson and Arizona each July, but have you ever wondered which fireworks …

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Beginning Yoga with Elda Castro
Jul 6th | 10:00am - 11:00am

This beginning Yoga series inspires all body types and capabilities to live well within their bodies. Anyone can benefit from Yoga! Any per…

Midnight 1776 Our National Anthem Washington American Anthem Captain America
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Do It For Our Country

recommended by PimaLib_JessicaP

Independence Day is coming up! What patriotic entertainment do you have set aside for the long weekend?

The Pilgrims George Washington The Donner Party We Shall Remain The Way West The Abolitionists
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1776-2016 Celebrate the American Experie…

recommended by PimaLib_LisaW

Discover America's rich history through the highly acclaimed PBS series 'The American Experience.' This series presents a gripping look a…

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Jones: The State That Seceded from the C…
By PimaLib_JessicaP

What do you know about the Free State of Jones? If you’re like me the first time I saw the trailer, absolutely nothing.

E-Library
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LGBTQ+ ebooks for teens

Get straight to the good stuff with these ebooks for and about LGBTQ+ youth. Download straight to your phone or other device!

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Lee revistas en español

Lee revistas en español en Zinio. De Cocina Fácil a GQ Mexico y todos en medio.

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Want Newspapers? Check the E-Library!
By PimaLib_JessicaP

There are those who have said that the newspaper is dead. But we'd argue they haven't died, they just moved online!

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The Future is World Book
By PimaLib_JessicaP

The Library is making a change come July! We are switching our online encyclopedia from Britannica Online to World Book Online.

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Join OverDrive's Big Library Read!

Join a worldwide ebook club: read A Murder in Time by Julie McElwain. No holds, no waiting! Learn more on our OverDrive homepage.

Summer Learning
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MegaMania!! Behind the Scenes: Meet Mars…
By PimaLib_HollyS

Marsheila Rockwell has written three Dungeons and Dragons-based novels. Her new book, 7 Sykos, was released in January with writing partner…

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MegaMania!! Behind the Scenes: Meet Mars…
By PimaLib_HollyS

Marsheila Rockwell has written three Dungeons and Dragons-based novels. Her new book, 7 Sykos, was released in January with writing partner…

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Go for the gold! Olympics books for kids…

recommended by PimaLib_Kids

Spark your kids' interest in Olympic sports by tying it in with their love of Rainbow Fairies, Babar, trivia, sports bios, history, or the …

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Go for the gold! Olympics books for kids…

recommended by PimaLib_Kids

Spark your kids' interest in Olympic sports by tying it in with their love of Rainbow Fairies, Babar, trivia, sports bios, history, or the …

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Capoeira: Learning Afro-Brazilian Martia…
Jul 7th | 10:00am - 12:00pm

Capoeira is a beautiful and thrilling Afro-Brazilian martial/dance art form that is a fun challenge for kids, teens and adults! Have fun le…

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Capoeira: Learning Afro-Brazilian Martia…
Jul 7th | 10:00am - 12:00pm

Capoeira is a beautiful and thrilling Afro-Brazilian martial/dance art form that is a fun challenge for kids, teens and adults! Have fun le…

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It's Almost Here - Zoo Celebration!
By PimaLib_HollyS

To get ready for this year's Summer Learning Zoo Celebration, we've pulled together a list of some of our favorite books about animals!

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It's Almost Here - Zoo Celebration!
By PimaLib_HollyS

To get ready for this year's Summer Learning Zoo Celebration, we've pulled together a list of some of our favorite books about animals!

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MegaMania!! Behind the Scenes: Meet Ryan
By PimaLib_HollyS

Ryan Dalton is the author of the young adult Time Shift Trilogy, including The Year of Lightning (January 2016) and The Black Tempest, whic…

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MegaMania!! Behind the Scenes: Meet Ryan
By PimaLib_HollyS

Ryan Dalton is the author of the young adult Time Shift Trilogy, including The Year of Lightning (January 2016) and The Black Tempest, whic…

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