Books & Authors
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

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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

Romancing the Dark in the City of Light Thug Kitchen Party Grub Slice Harvester Job Wanted
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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

Secrets of the Knights Templar National Treasure The Da Vinci Code The Freemasons
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Shhhhh... We're a secret society group!

Secret societies have been rumored to be running the world, Freemasons, the presidency, and even Nicolas Cage movies. PCPL has all your secr…

recommended by PimaLib_WilliamB

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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

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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.

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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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On Hauntings

Scary, silly, scientifically explainable or possibly paranormal: Whatever your opinion on haunting phenomena, PCPL has something for you.

recommended by PimaLib_ErikaJ

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Kids & Families
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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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Voice

One of the six traits of writing your teacher is looking for: Voice brings the author's viewpoint to the reader in a strong manner. PCPL's p…

recommended by PimaLib_Kids

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Sentence Fluency

One of the six traits of writing your teacher is looking for: Sentence fluency includes grammar and lots of variety in the way sentences sou…

recommended by PimaLib_Kids

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Beyond Books
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

Robin Hood Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Ex Machina Game of Thrones
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Who are all these actors in the new Star…

Yes, there's a new Star Wars movie coming out. That will be true for most of the next few years, which is good news for those of us who are …

recommended by PimaLib_JonM

20 Feet From Stardom The Beatles Anthology No Direction Home Searching for Sugar Man
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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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¡Descubre tu biblioteca!
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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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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!

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Gays y lesbianas Aprendices de brujo Tres junios Cartas a la sombra de tu piel
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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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Hora de Cuentos Familiar Bilingüe
¡Muchos lugares!

La hora de cuentos familiar bilingüe es una experiencia educativa en los dos idiomas para niños bilingües y monolingües de todas edades.

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Business, Jobs, and Nonprofits
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

Melinda Cervantes
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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 …
Odd Jobs Still Life Smoke Gets in your Eyes So, You Want to Be A Comic Book Artist?
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Odd Jobs

I love reading about unconventional occupations. I myself have had a few ka-raaazy jobs, believe you me, man oh man. Here's a list of title…

recommended by PimaLib_ErikaJ

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Library Love: Job Help works
By PimaLib_JustForFun

"I have been looking for a job for over 6 months. I just want to express how grateful I am for Dan with job help. He has been so so helpful…

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Teens
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

Downtown Tucson
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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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The Cure for Dreaming
By Cat Winters

Wanted: Hypnotist to rid daughter of chutzpah! Yep, Olivia Mead’s father has a plan. Horrified that Olivia acts, thinks and dreams in su… More

recommended by PimaLib_MegginK

Ink and Bone Immunity Hungry Expiration Day
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The Next Hunger Games: Fresh New Dystopi…

Love the Hunger Games and Divergent books? Find a new dystopian read at PCPL before it gets optioned into the next hit movie.

recommended by PimaLib_JusdinaNB

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Digital Media
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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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Online Resource
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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Recommended by Teens....Great Songs Foun…

Teen volunteers found these great songs (and many more) available for free on the PCPL website! Get your free songs at Freegal.

recommended by PimaLib_Teens

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Thrilling Reader Picks

These eBooks were voted into Amazon's 100 Mysteries & Thrillers to Read in a Lifetime. Someone was nice enough to tag them in our catalog!

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Local Interest


pimacountylibrary More 3D printing and laser-etching fun from @Xerocraft Hackerspace. #tucson
Harry and the Potters at Club Congress
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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

Gates Pass
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The Tucson experience: 50 must-do's

The Arizona Daily Star rolls out the top 50 essential Tucson experiences. How many can you check off your list?

book cover trauma red
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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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