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#LemonadeSyllabus
By PimaLib_RachelW

Inspired by Beyoncé’s Lemonade, people around the country have responded with something of particular interest to library users—books. Foll…

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DON'T PANIC—Take this quiz instead
By PimaLib_SherrieB

Every May 25th hoopy fans of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams spend the day making sure they know where their towel is.

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ReadStrong Success: Juanbey
By PimaLib_SuccessStories

Juanbey was struggling to read at school when his mom started bringing him for reading tutoring in the library. Juanbey really likes trucks…

Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore The Camel Bookmobile A Novel Bookstore The Bookshop First Impressions In the Stacks
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While you wait for Little Paris Bookshop…

recommended by PimaLib_SamR

Try one of these fictional stories, which are centered around libraries or bookstores, while you wait for Nina George's Little Paris Books…

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School is OUT, 101 is now in session!
By PimaLib_CarlosR

For most youth, there's a bittersweet feeling towards the close of the school year. Sweet in the sense that school will be temporarily igno…

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School is OUT, 101 is now in session!
By PimaLib_CarlosR

For most youth, there's a bittersweet feeling towards the close of the school year. Sweet in the sense that school will be temporarily igno…

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Tip of the Week: Preferred Locations
By PimaLib_AskALibrarian

Welcome to our inaugural Website and Catalog Tip of the Week! Get useful hints and information about using the website and catalog!

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Tip of the Week: Preferred Locations
By PimaLib_AskALibrarian

Welcome to our inaugural Website and Catalog Tip of the Week! Get useful hints and information about using the website and catalog!

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Move over Avengers, the Justice League i…

recommended by PimaLib_Damian

Marvel's Avengers sure have been getting a lot of attention. Now it's time for the Justice League to have their share.

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Move over Avengers, the Justice League i…

recommended by PimaLib_Damian

Marvel's Avengers sure have been getting a lot of attention. Now it's time for the Justice League to have their share.

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Waiting for Luther? More Police Drama f…

recommended by PimaLib_StephanieM

Enjoyed Luther or just waiting for your turn? These dark police dramas from Britain deliver more of the intense drama and character explor…

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Waiting for Luther? More Police Drama f…

recommended by PimaLib_StephanieM

Enjoyed Luther or just waiting for your turn? These dark police dramas from Britain deliver more of the intense drama and character explor…

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ONEBOOKAZ: get free ebooks!

Read this year's writing contest winners! Local authors submitted books for Adults, Kids, and Teens. Download them by making a free account.

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Random Resource!

The Library has dozens of digital resources for all kinds of things. Click to see what you might discover!

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Genealogy Sites

recommended by PimaLib_KellyU

Put together this list of resources when attending a Pima County Genealogy Society program at the library. Good luck on assembling your fa…

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Browsable Resource: Find a Topic by News…
By PimaLib_JessicaP

Are you one of those people who could read news forever? I've got just the thing for you.

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Research your roots

We offer free in-library access to Ancestry.com, and free 24-7 online access to databases, historic newspapers, obituaries, and more!

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Q & A with Melissa @ Community Food Bank
By PimaLib_SeedLibrary

Melissa has a small sunken bed and container garden at her home on the southwest side of town. She also oversees the TCFB Learning Garden!

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Air Powered Rockets
Jun 1st | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Make and launch an air powered rocket! All materials provided.

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Martha Cooper Library Temporarily Closed…

The Martha Cooper Library, at 1377 N. Catalina Avenue, will be temporarily closed beginning June 3 for renovations. The library is expected …

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Now Sowing Watermelon (Mar15 - May)
By PimaLib_SeedLibrary

Watermelon seeds in the catalog  (*hint* they’re under Melon in the seed drawers) Common Name: Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) Seed Saving Le…

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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.

Kids & Teens
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Kids can cook, too!

recommended by PimaLib_ShirleyL

Cookbooks for the younger chef-- explore ingredients to bake and cook, for the perfect family ADVENTURE! Encourage your child to be …

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Kids can cook, too!

recommended by PimaLib_ShirleyL

Cookbooks for the younger chef-- explore ingredients to bake and cook, for the perfect family ADVENTURE! Encourage your child to be …

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Read Proud, Listen Proud!

Find great LGBTQ books and audiobooks for kids and teens from three major publishers, plus resources like discussion guides and interviews.

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Read Proud, Listen Proud!

Find great LGBTQ books and audiobooks for kids and teens from three major publishers, plus resources like discussion guides and interviews.

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The Thing I Meant to Say in Storytime
By PimaLib_SarahB

A few of weeks ago, I wanted to share a personal triumph with parents and caregivers during Martha Cooper’s Toddlers to Preschool Storytime…

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The Thing I Meant to Say in Storytime
By PimaLib_SarahB

A few of weeks ago, I wanted to share a personal triumph with parents and caregivers during Martha Cooper’s Toddlers to Preschool Storytime…

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More Teen Author Interviews!
By PimaLib_Teens

Including Margaret Peterson Haddix and more!

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More Teen Author Interviews!
By PimaLib_Teens

Including Margaret Peterson Haddix and more!

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Rainbow Storytime: Where Diversity Thriv…
By PimaLib_LGBT

In celebration of LGBT Pride Month in June, the library’s LGBT Services Committee is presenting Rainbow Storytime.  We invite the community…

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Rainbow Storytime: Where Diversity Thriv…
By PimaLib_LGBT

In celebration of LGBT Pride Month in June, the library’s LGBT Services Committee is presenting Rainbow Storytime.  We invite the community…

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