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101Space @ Oro Valley Grand Opening 101Space @ Oro Valley Grand Opening Event
Jan 24th | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Pima County Public Library welcomes you to our newest 101Space! You're invited to the grand opening of the 101Space @ Oro Valley Library. We'll hav…
Pima County Public Library welcomes you to our new 101 Space! You're invited to the grand opening of the 101Space @ Oro Valley Library. We'll have food, activities, and demos of the rad new tech available for use in the space. Create wild videos with green screen, play with cool …
The Bookbike and Seed Library Birthday B… The Bookbike and Seed Library Birthday Bash!
Feb 4th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
It's our birthday! Help the Bookbike and Seed Library celebrate 5 years of helping spread book and seed love in our community. Join us for …
It's our birthday! Help the Bookbike and Seed Library celebrate 5 years of helping spread book and seed love in our community. Join us for an anniversary afternoon of hands-on activities, visits from our bicycle and gardening friends, special bicycle and seed themed story times,…
Love Letter to My Library: Rosalia Pierr… Love Letter to My Library: Rosalia Pierre
By PimaLib_LoveLetters
We're grateful to Rosalia Pierre for taking the time to submit this Love Letter. Why I love my library: My relationship with libraries goes back to elementary school in rural New Mexico. Books became my mentors, my view to a wide world, knowledge, and entertainment.
My relationship with libraries goes back to elementary school in rural New Mexico. Books became my mentors, my view to a wide world, knowled…
Read Harder Challenge - Looking forward… Read Harder Challenge - Looking forward…
By PimaLib_RavenousReaders
Finally finished with the last month of reading challenges for 2016 and looking forward to next year's challenge. In December we were chall…
Finally finished with the last month of reading challenges for 2016 and looking forward to next year's challenge. In December we were chall…
Geasa-Marana Library Closing, Building t… Geasa-Marana Library Closing, Building t…
(TUCSON, Ariz.) – As of January 27, 2017 at 5 pm, library services will cease at the Geasa-Marana Library. The building will be transferred…
(TUCSON, Ariz.) – As of January 27, 2017 at 5 pm, library services will cease at the Geasa-Marana Library. The building will be transferred…
Books & Authors
Book Riot Read Harder Challenge - A Character of Color Goes on a Spiritual Journey
recommended by PimaLib_TeneciaP
One of the reading categories of the 2017 Book Riot Read Harder Challenge is to read a book in which a character goes on a spiritual journey. In thinking broadly about "spirituality," here is a list of books in the PCPL collection that you may want to consider.
One of the reading categories of the 2017 Book Riot Read Harder Challenge is to read a book in which a character goes on a spiritual journe…
While You Wait for Hidden Figures
recommended by PimaLib_TeneciaP
In celebration of women who have broken down barriers, brought about change, and got things done!
In celebration of women who have broken down barriers, brought about change, and got things done!
Read Harder 2017: PCPL Picks! Read Harder 2017: PCPL Picks!
By PimaLib_RavenousReaders
Help us crowdsource a challenging reading list! Read any great books that fit the categories?
Help us crowdsource a challenging reading list! Read any great books that fit the categories?
Helene's Picks: SW Books of the Year '16
recommended by PimaLib_SWBooks
Helene Woodhams is the Literary Arts Librarian for Pima County Public, and has been coordinator of Southwest Books of the Year since 2006.
Helene Woodhams is the Literary Arts Librarian for Pima County Public, and has been coordinator of Southwest Books of the Year since 2006.
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E-Library
Tip of the Week: History @ the E-Library Website and Catalog Tip of the Week #24: Find it in the E-Library (History)
By PimaLib_AskALibrarian
When you’re looking for information on a topic, your first instinct is probably to search the catalog. What do you do if everything on that subject is checked out, or you just can’t find what you’re looking for? Find it in the E-Library. The online resources that are available t…
When you’re looking for information on a topic, your first instinct is probably to search the catalog. What do you do if everything on that…
Browse the E-Library from A-Z Browse the E-Library from A-Z
Looking for the handy A-Z list of all our electronic resources? From homework to research to fun, we've got you covered.
Looking for the handy A-Z list of all our electronic resources? From homework to research to fun, we've got you covered.
They're Called eBooks, (I Think)
recommended by PimaLib_NormS
The fact that I am an old dinosaur has been well documented. However, in the interest of expanding my limited horizons, and in an effort to…
The fact that I am an old dinosaur has been well documented. However, in the interest of expanding my limited horizons, and in an effort to…
Tip of the Week #29: Entertain yourself! Website and Catalog Tip of the Week #29: The E-Library for Your Entertainment
By PimaLib_AskALibrarian
When you hear the phrase “online resources” you might think of research databases and other things that are useful for people writing papers, starting and running businesses, and otherwise finding information. But the E-Library is also where you’ll find all the fun stuff!
When you hear the phrase “online resources” you might think of research databases and other things that are useful for people writing paper…
Get Help Borrowing Ebooks Get Help Borrowing Ebooks
Many locations!
Need some help getting started with digital downloads from the library? We offer both one-on-one and group sessions!
Need some help getting started with digital downloads from the library? We offer both one-on-one and group sessions!
Nuestras Raíces
Main Library Book Club Main Library Book Club
Feb 2nd | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Our February 2nd discussion will be about The Book of Unknown Americans, by Cristina Henriquez. You're welcome to bring lunch!
Our February 2nd discussion will be about The Book of Unknown Americans, by Cristina Henriquez. You're welcome to bring lunch!
Yo ♥ mi biblioteca #7:🌱 Yo ♥ mi biblioteca #7:🌱
Saca semillas. Cultiva un huerto. #LibraryLove
Saca semillas. Cultiva un huerto. #LibraryLove
Bilingüismo: Léale a sus hijos 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).
A los niños quienes sus padres les leen en su primer idioma (español), les resulta mucho más fácil aprender un segundo idioma (ingles).
First Readers in Spanish First Readers in Spanish
"Finding early readers in Spanish is easy. Finding good ones that are not simply translations of English versions is hard."
"Finding early readers in Spanish is easy. Finding good ones that are not simply translations of English versions is hard."
Angeles Celestiales
recommended by PimaLib_MarissaA
¿Qué papel juegan los ángeles en nuestras vidas espirituales y religiosas? Mira estos libros en PCPL y averiguar todo lo que siempre quiso saber acerca de estos angeles guardianes.
¿Qué papel juegan los ángeles en nuestras vidas espirituales y religiosas? Mira estos libros en PCPL y averiguar todo lo que siempre quiso …
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Do you check out SEEDS? Do you check out SEEDS?
By PimaLib_SeedLibrary
The Seed Library’s 5-year anniversary is coming up soon. Please share your thoughts so we can improve this service.
The Seed Library’s 5-year anniversary is coming up soon. Please share your thoughts so we can improve this service.
Make 2017 the year of less...and more.
recommended by PimaLib_AmyB
Drop your baggage, literally and figuratively, and enjoy life more. Make PCPL your first stop on the road less encumbered.
Drop your baggage, literally and figuratively, and enjoy life more. Make PCPL your first stop on the road less encumbered.
Flavors of the Lunar New Year!
recommended by PimaLib_AmandaB
Celebrate the culinary delights of the Lunar New Year by making your own Asian feast. These PCPL materials can help!
Celebrate the culinary delights of the Lunar New Year by making your own Asian feast. These PCPL materials can help!

pimacountylibrary Bookbike Librarian Karen Greene has been immortalized in green plastic by @rudyf222 as a part of his Army Man Project, funded by @kickstarte…
What, Exactly, is Twelfth Night? What, Exactly, is Twelfth Night?
By PimaLib_JessicaP
Twelfth Night is one of my favorite Shakespeare plays. But why is it called Twelfth Night? And what does it have to do with Christmas?
Twelfth Night is one of my favorite Shakespeare plays. But why is it called Twelfth Night? And what does it have to do with Christmas?
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