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(Challenged) Books That Shaped America

Many of the titles on the Library of Congress's list of books that have influenced life in America have been challenged in the past.

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For Banned Books Week: TUSD Controversy

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These are the books that the Arizona state legislature banned from being taught by the Mexican American Studies program at Tucson Unified S…

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Register to Vote (by October 10th)

There's an election coming up on November 8, but you need to register to vote by October 10. You can do it online at Service Arizona.

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Cool Season Vegetable Gardening
Oct 1st | 11:00am - 12:30pm

Master Gardener Series—Veggie gardening in Tucson is different! Our seasons are different, our soil is different, even our sunshine...

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Now Sowing: Cool Season Herbs

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It's time to plant those cool season herbs! You can find the following seeds in the PCPL system available for check-out with your library c…

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Take the Banned Books Quiz!
By PimaLib_AskALibrarian

The American Library Association publishes a list of banned and challenged books every year. Before you click on the link to read the 2015 …

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Take the Banned Books Quiz!
By PimaLib_AskALibrarian

The American Library Association publishes a list of banned and challenged books every year. Before you click on the link to read the 2015 …

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Libros Prohibidos - Banned Books by Lati…

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To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15-Oct 15) and Banned Books Week (Sept 27 - Oct 3) check out these banned or challenged books by…

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Libros Prohibidos - Banned Books by Lati…

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To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15-Oct 15) and Banned Books Week (Sept 27 - Oct 3) check out these banned or challenged books by…

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My 10 Favorite Movies Based on Banned Bo…

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Movie fans can celebrate Banned Books Week, too! Here's my top ten list.

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My 10 Favorite Movies Based on Banned Bo…

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Movie fans can celebrate Banned Books Week, too! Here's my top ten list.

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Let's Play...Banned or Challenged?
By PimaLib_JessicaP

It's Banned Books Week, a time to celebrate our rights to free and open access to information: our right to read. It's sort of a misnomer, …

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Let's Play...Banned or Challenged?
By PimaLib_JessicaP

It's Banned Books Week, a time to celebrate our rights to free and open access to information: our right to read. It's sort of a misnomer, …

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Hermoine Granger's Book List

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What Would Hermoine Read? The clever Muggle-born witch was always at the library, her nose buried in a book. When Ron and Harry wanted to f…

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Hermoine Granger's Book List

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What Would Hermoine Read? The clever Muggle-born witch was always at the library, her nose buried in a book. When Ron and Harry wanted to f…

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Halloween Costume Swap for Kids
Oct 8th | 11:30am - 12:00pm

Trade an old costume for a new look at the costume swap! Bring in last year's costume October 3-7 to get a ticket to SWAP on October 8.

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Not Your Usual Storytime Books!
By PimaLib_TobyW

My quest to find perfect stories to read at Rainbow Storytime often results in finding books I wouldn’t actually read in any Storytime.  As…

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Young Adult Fan Favorites

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These are titles popular with young adult readers and PCPL librarians!

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Leviathan
By Scott Westerfeld

this book shook my world. clean and gripping with amazing characters.loved it!!

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Possum Magic Koala Lou Nellie Belle Yoo-hoo, Ladybug! Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes Where Is the Green Sheep?
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Mem Fox: kid's writer from Down Under

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Australian author and literacy educator Mem Fox has written children's books for more than three decades, and her stories continue to amuse…

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Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine
By Andrew Chevallier

Learn more about Herbal Medicine in this comprehensively updated reference book. The author shares a broad history of herbal medicine and ex… More

recommended by PimaLib_SusannahC

Skillet Meals Cook Korean! The Enchilada Queen Cookbook The Hungry Fan's Game Day Cookbook Skinnytaste Fast and Slow Cicchetti
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COOKBOOK LOVERS UNITE! Meats, Treats, &…

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Recently ordered, NEW COOKBOOKS for all you COOKBOOK-a-holics . . . like me! Hope you find some savory, tempting recipes to try!

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Get Your High School Diploma Online

Do you want to get your high school diploma? Find out how here!

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Searching For Our True Self

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“The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.” -Carl Jung A contemporary of Freud, Carl Jung devoted himself to exploring his…

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The Ongoing Fight Against SCD
By PimaLib_JessicaP

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month. What do you know about it?

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NATIONAL HOMEMADE COOKIES DAY is October 1st!

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Yeah! A day to CELEBRATE COOKIES! Bake some homemade cookies to share with family, friends, neighbors, and/or colleagues! YUM! Can you smell them now? . . . the wonderful aroma that just makes your mouth water?

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NATIONAL HOMEMADE COOKIES DAY is 10/1!

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Yeah! A day to CELEBRATE COOKIES! Bake some homemade cookies to share with family, friends, neighbors, and/or colleagues!YUM! Can you sm…

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Martha Reads Banned Books

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Staff at Martha Cooper Library share their favorite books that have been banned or challenged.

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Martha Reads Banned Books

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Staff at Martha Cooper Library share their favorite books that have been banned or challenged.

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"Everybody counts or nobody counts.…

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I’ve always been a nonfiction reader because as I like to say, real life is often stranger and more interesting than fiction, but the excep…

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"Everybody counts or nobody counts.…

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I’ve always been a nonfiction reader because as I like to say, real life is often stranger and more interesting than fiction, but the excep…

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Ten Things That Make Me Feel Like An Old…

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This is a list of 10 items, each representing something that, upon reflection, makes me feel like an old dinosaur, that is, someone that li…

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Ten Things That Make Me Feel Like An Old…

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This is a list of 10 items, each representing something that, upon reflection, makes me feel like an old dinosaur, that is, someone that li…

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A bit of Michigan: legal thriller series

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Readers with Michigan ties will enjoy these legal thrillers whose federal prosecutor, Anna Curtis, hails from the Mitten State. In A Good K…

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A bit of Michigan: legal thriller series

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Readers with Michigan ties will enjoy these legal thrillers whose federal prosecutor, Anna Curtis, hails from the Mitten State. In A Good K…

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