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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.

Books & Authors
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Not Battling In My Underwear

recommended by PimaLib_SierraG

As a female fan of comic-books there is nothing quite so thrilling as finding a good comic-book where the main character isn't fighting evi…

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Not Battling In My Underwear

recommended by PimaLib_SierraG

As a female fan of comic-books there is nothing quite so thrilling as finding a good comic-book where the main character isn't fighting evi…

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Harry Potter? Simon Snow? Carry on!
By PimaLib_Damian

Hey readers! I want to talk to you about a book that I can happily say is part of the PCPL catalog: Carry On.

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Harry Potter? Simon Snow? Carry on!
By PimaLib_Damian

Hey readers! I want to talk to you about a book that I can happily say is part of the PCPL catalog: Carry On.

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Grown-Up Storytime

recommended by PimaLib_RachelW

Storytime is not just for kids. Check out these hilarious books that make great read alouds for grown-ups. All available at PCPL.

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Grown-Up Storytime

recommended by PimaLib_RachelW

Storytime is not just for kids. Check out these hilarious books that make great read alouds for grown-ups. All available at PCPL.

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Plant-based recipes around the world

recommended by PimaLib_KathleenP

Even if you won't be traveling this summer, you can still experience the food of another region. These PCPL cookbooks will help you explor…

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Plant-based recipes around the world

recommended by PimaLib_KathleenP

Even if you won't be traveling this summer, you can still experience the food of another region. These PCPL cookbooks will help you explor…

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Buzzfeed's Books to Read Before the Movi…

recommended by PimaLib_AmyM

Buzzfeed's collection of books that have been made into movies for release in 2016.

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Buzzfeed's Books to Read Before the Movi…

recommended by PimaLib_AmyM

Buzzfeed's collection of books that have been made into movies for release in 2016.

Summer Learning
Kids & Teens
Mommy & Me Start Cooking The Forest Feast for Kids National Geographic Kids Cookbook Twist It up Complete Children's Cookbook Yummy Soup and Salad Recipes
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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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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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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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#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.

Juanbey poses with some of his favorite books
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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…

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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…

E-Library
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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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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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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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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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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.

Online Resource
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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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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