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Books & Authors
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Tales by Just Dust author Wes Choc

You won't want to miss local author Wes Choc's tales of his many memorable experiences and improbable exploits.

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Looking for the new title lists?

Find out what's new in the last 30 days and what's on order, or create your own custom list and save it forever!

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Grant Handgis talks digital publishing

Grant Handgis, author of I Have Mine...Show Me Yours, will share his knowledge and experience of digital publishing.

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2014 National Book Award Winners

The 2014 National Book Awards winners were announced on Nov. 19, 2014 in New York City to honor the year's best work in literature. The awar…

recommended by PimaLib_KenyaJ

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Books Worth A Look!

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

recommended by PimaLib_WeBuyTheBooks

Featured
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Welcome to the Library's new website!

Find out about the website's new features and how to get your library card registered and ready to go!

News
Mission Library closed for renovation

Library has closed temporarily for renovation of the library's interior.

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Southwest readers have all the luck!
By PimaLib_RavenousReaders

Pull up a comfortable chair, throw another log on the fire and let us tempt you with some of this year’s best Southwest reading.

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Tai Chi for Health @ Your Library
By PimaLib_SusannahC

Have you heard about Tai Chi and wanted to find some balance in your life? As part of our commitment to expand programs and services dedicated t…

Beyond Books
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Making a difference, one person, one sto…
By PimaLib_KenyaJ

This article by Library Deputy Director Karyn Prechtel was originally published in the Arizona Daily Star on Jan. 10, 2015. At the beginning of …

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Get Global, Discuss Current Issues
By PimaLib_AskALibrarian

Do you want to learn more about today's global issues? Great Decisions 2015 is where you want to be. From January - March, you can read up o…

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Helping immigrants acclimate, be empower…
By PimaLib_KenyaJ

This article by Librarian Debbie Chavez was originally published in the Arizona Daily Star on Dec. 21, 2014. Have you ever watched a Charlie Bro…

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New Bookbikes on track for 2015
By PimaLib_KenyaJ

Thanks to a generous donation from one of our community members, the library will soon have a fleet of three (yes, THREE!) Bookbikes attending spec…

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New Year’s Resolution: Garden at Home
By PimaLib_SherrieB

A new year means new resolutions. Trying something new; doing something different; moving out of your "safe" zone. Why not try gardening? But…

¡Descubre tu biblioteca!
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¡La biblioteca estrenará un nuevo sitio

¡Muy pronto tendremos un nuevo sitio web! No te pierdas la oportunidad de darle el visto bueno a nuestro sitio web bajo construcción.

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Preguntas frecuentes sobre nuevo sitio w

Aprendes sobre el nuevo sitio web de la biblioteca.

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Staff List
Libros de Mariposas: LGBTQ libros en es…

¿Usted tiene interes en libros de temas homosexuales, lesbiana, gay, transgenero, o bisexual? Echa un vistazo a uno de estos títulos, dispo…

recommended by PimaLib_RachelW

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Bienvenidos a la biblioteca

Aprovecha de clases gratuitas de inglés, uso de computadoras, préstamos de DVDs, libros y más. ¡Es tu biblioteca—te esperamos!

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El Chavo y El Chapulín

Roberto Gómez Bolaños (2 de febrero 1929 – 28 de noviembre 2014): Escritor, publicista, dibujante, compositor de música y letra de canciones…

recommended by PimaLib_NuestrasRaices

Kids & Families
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Be Inspired by Dr Martin Luther King Jr

Check out these titles at PCPL to learn about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights movement leaders.

recommended by PimaLib_MichelleC

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Snacks at the Library Make Everything Be…
By PimaLib_CaitlinB

Several libraries are providing healthy snacks and nutrition education to our youngest customers. Find out how.

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Fun family reading on your new tablet!

Try out Tumblebooks! Interactive picture books and early readers that your child can hear, read aloud or read along with.

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9 Queens chess tournaments

Chess for all ages and levels. 9 Queens chess tournaments are fun for the whole family.

Business, Jobs, and Nonprofits
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New year, new job! Where do I start?

These PCPL recommended books will guide you through the job search process and set you on the path to employment. Effective strategies, hint…

recommended by PimaLib_MichelleS

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Get a Job! Nonprofits in Pima County Wan…

This list features websites where you can find jobs specifically serving the nonprofit community. The positions may be for program staff, de…

recommended by PimaLib_ideaspace

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Expert Resumes and Cover Letters that an…

These PCPL recommended books can help you create a resume that employers will notice. Examples, templates, and job specific information will…

recommended by PimaLib_MichelleS

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Making Art and Getting Paid

This list is for all of the fledgling artists out there who love what they do, but haven't quite figured out how to monetize it yet. We need…

recommended by PimaLib_ideaspace

2015 (sparkly)
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2015, a time for businesses and nonprofi…
By PimaLib_LisaB

Facebook has decreased the visibility of nonprofits and small businesses, Should they pay? Leave? Get more creative? What else is effective?

Teens
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Don't fear the creeper

Play Minecraft at the Library.

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While you're waiting for The Maze Runner…

Need something to read while you're on the waiting list? Here's a list of similar titles from the Teen display "What's Your Genre? Dystopian Fict…

recommended by PimaLib_AmandaH

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Hacking and crafting for teens

Express yourself at one of the Library's craft, hobby, and DIY events just for teens.

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Planning 101: How the Youth Design Team…
By PimaLib_JenniferN

For more than 18 months our Youth Design Team worked together as a team to help the library build a new program from the ground up. They set out to…

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From Soup Kitchens to Animal Shelters: T…
By PimaLib_Pam

Are you thinking of volunteering in the community? Your local library is a good first place to consider.

Digital Media
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Stream PBS videos, explore your world

Access our premier collection of online PBS videos featuring science, history, culture, current events, and much more right here.

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New Year, New Ways to Watch Movies
By PimaLib_KenyaJ

Did you ring in the New Year binge watching movies or a favorite TV show way past midnight? If so, keep reading. For about the cost of a free gran…

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New Zinio Titles!

17 great subscriptions are now part of PCPL's collection, including Bon Appetit, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair.

recommended by PimaLib_WeBuyTheBooks

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But My Teacher Says It Has to Be a Book!

And the library's about to close and the report's due tomorrow! Impossible? Hardly. Many of the reliable, reputable sources that before coul…

recommended by PimaLib_JennC

Local Interest
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Southwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening
By PimaLib_SeedLibrary

Southwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening If you've ever tried growing fruits or vegetables in the Southwest, you'll already know our unique circums…

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Southwest Books of the Year: Top Picks f…

The books we consider for the Best Reading list were published in 2014 and have southwestern settings or subjects, and those selected by mor…

recommended by PimaLib_RavenousReaders

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Local Black History Month Recordings

Community Radio 91.3 KXCI reprises recordings celebrating the achievements, culture, contributions, and history of local African Americans.

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Book Review: Trauma Red by Dr. Peter Rhe…
By PimaLib_ElizabethT

A typical day for trauma surgeon Dr. Peter Rhee: treating victims of shootings, stabbings, car accidents, and perhaps an emergency surgery. Not so …

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