Books & Authors
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Keeping Seeds in the Hands of the People
By PimaLib_SeedLibrary

Cindy Conner's book, Seed Libraries And Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the Hands of the People, is a treasure trove of information for those wishi…

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Staff List
Ravenous Readers Staff Picks, April 2015

These are the books PCPL's Ravenous Readers are talking about this month!

recommended by PimaLib_RavenousReaders

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Fun Poetry for National Poetry Month

Who says poetry is stuffy and hard to grasp? Check out these fun Pima County Public Library titles- even the kids poems will have you in sti…

recommended by PimaLib_DebsB

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Mysteries Around the World
By PimaLib_RavenousReaders

Looking for a crime caper set internationally? Look no further, gumshoe! With PCPL, you will soon be on the trail visiting exotic locales as you cr…

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Staff Pick
Salvage and Demolition
By Tim Powers

A rare book dealer finds much more than expected from a few old boxes. This is another great time travel story by the author of The Anubis More

recommended by PimaLib_SarahB

Featured
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Rising Voices Youth Summit: BY the youth…
By PimaLib_Teens

Do you want to make a difference in your community? Share your story and create a Youth Bill of Rights. Let your voice be heard!

News
Join the Library team as a Library Servi…

The Library has a job opening for a Library Services Manager in administration.

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Tucson hosts the first International See…

Meet others from around the world who care about food sustainability and the preservation of genetic seed diversity.

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How is the library important to you?

(Tucson, Ariz.) If the library was 100 percent successful, what would our community look like? Attend a community forum in April and May and tell u…

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Every hero has a story this summer!
By PimaLib_SummerReading

Grab your cape and your favorite book to start your Summer Reading adventure!

Kids & Families
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Elias: A ReadStrong Success
By PimaLib_SuccessStories

Elias has been attending ReadStrong at Quincie Douglas Library for 5 months. He loves learning about lizards, snakes, lions, tigers, or pretty …

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Fun Reading Games for Young Ones

Check out the many fun, educational online games for kids developed by the leader in educational programming, PBS.

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ReadStrong Success: Alondra
By PimaLib_SuccessStories

Alondra has been attending ReadStrong at Quincie Douglas Library off and on for about a year. Alondra is bilingual and speaks mostly Spanish at…

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Grand Canyon Readers' Award

The Grand Canyon Reader Award is a reader award program for students in Arizona. Students vote annually on their favorite book in the categ…

recommended by PimaLib_MaureenK

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Picture Books for OLDER Children

Do you ever find it difficult to find picture books that might interest an older child? Maybe you work with older students who struggle to …

recommended by PimaLib_XochitlC

¡Descubre tu biblioteca!
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Si la biblioteca tuviera un 100% de éxit…

ÚNASE A NUESTRAS CONVERSACIONES DE LA COMUNIDAD Si la biblioteca tuviera un 100% de éxito, ¿qué le gustaría ver en nuestra comunidad? Queremos …

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¡Cada héroe tiene una historia este vera…
By PimaLib_SummerReading

¡Ponte la capa y toma tu libro favorito para comenzar la aventura de la Lectura de Verano!

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Bilingüismo: Léale a sus hijos

A los niños quienes sus padres les leen en su primer idioma (español), les resulta mucho más fácil aprender un segundo idioma (ingles).

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Audiolibros para niños

¿Sabía que puede bajar audiolibros directamente a su computadora? Aquí hay varios libros infantiles traducidos y leídos en español que uste…

recommended by PimaLib_XochitlC

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¿Qué es la Biblioteca de semillas?

La Biblioteca de semillas es una colección de semillas de polinización abierta y semillas de variedades tradicionales en donde usted pued

Beyond Books
Karen Greene
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County libraries are all kinds of fun
By PimaLib_KenyaJ

This article by Librarian Karen Greene was originally published in the Arizona Daily Star on April 19, 2015. I have the best job in the world. I…

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Event
Arizona Balalaika Orchestra Performs

Welcome spring with a performance by the Arizona Balalaika Orchestra on Saturday, April 25 at Kirk-Bear Canyon Library. It's free!

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Event
Social Security on the horizon?

Get answers about your benefits and your options at this Social Security class with an SSA representative.

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Staff List
Dost thou desire voice? A Shakespeare Sa…

Use this list and talk like a bard on Talk Like Shakespeare Day on April 23rd.

recommended by PimaLib_SherrieB

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Bond... James Bond

The first James Bond book "Casino Royale" by Ian Fleming was published on April 13, 1953 in England. 13 books later, over 20 movies, countle…

recommended by PimaLib_WilliamB

Business, Jobs, and Nonprofits
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My Skills, My Future

Reinvent your career and expand your job options. Enter current or past jobs to get directly to new work-life possibilities.

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Are You a Millennial? Try Monster.com.

Monster.com wants to make sure you get the job you love. Use new tools and resources to connect to the job that's right for you.

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Graduating from College? Need a Job?

Searching for a job can take time and lots of energy. Use these helpful tips to put your search on the right track.

Catalyst Café schedule for Spring and Summer 2015
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Spring and Summer Catalyst Cafés
By PimaLib_IdeaSpace

Catalyst Cafés for April, May, June, July, August, and September Where new ideas + local know-how meet 4/14: Instagram vs. Pinterest for Busine…

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Biz Tucson Spring Issue

Optics, the MAP AZ Dashboard, SALC and the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona , downtown revitalization and a local success stories.

Teens
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Up Close with the Authors
By PimaLib_Pam

Imagine sitting in a tent at a book festival interviewing a well-known author and then having that interview posted online. This has been the u…

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How I Look is Not My Worth
By PimaLib_Pam

"How I look is not my worth. I get to determine what I'm worth; not other people." -Isabel Quintero If you missed author Isabel Quintero at the…

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Full of Suspense Until the Very End
By PimaLib_Teens

Dead Girls Don't Lie by Jennifer Shaw Wolf is a dark story about the power of secrets. When her best friend is murdered, Jaycee embarks on finding …

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Blogpost
Take Seven! Filmmaking Workshop for Teen…
By PimaLib_Teens

Learn about filmmaking with the help of professionals from Pan Left Productions by making trailer-length films based on favorite books.

Digital Media
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Could you live on $1 a day?

Armed with a video camera, four friends journey to Guatemala to find out. Check the documentary out on IndieFlix.

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Fictionary adds book-specific dictionari

A lot of books have their own very specific type of word usage. The Fictionary fills in those gaps.

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The Looped Disintegration and Death Of B…
By PimaLib_RhythmAndNews

One thing I cherish about life is that moment when I know I’ve discovered music that will deeply enrich my life; when I discover an artist or a ban…

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Download the Book Before the Movie!

Grab an eBook or audio download with a 2015 movie based on it: Mockingjay, Wrinkle in Time, Fifty Shades, Longest Ride, Inferno, and more!

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Looking for digital books?

We've got 'em! Download eBooks and audiobooks here!

Local Interest
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County Budget Hearings

County budget presentations continue through May 12. The library's presentation is among those on Tuesday, April 21.

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Staff List
Motorcycling Touring Time! Books at PCPL…

Resources on motorcycling over long distances.

recommended by PimaLib_ChristineD

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Remembering Raul H. Castro

On our Facebook page: an interview by one of our librarians with former AZ Governer Raul H. Castro, and a heartfelt review of his memoir.

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Bats in Tucson
By PimaLib_librarianfiles

April 2, 2015. Bats have been spotted under the Campbell Ave. bridge at the Rillito River. You can view the bats fly out from under the bridge at s…

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