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Summer Learning
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Commotion in the Ocean Yoga Storytime
May 25th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Come stretch your body and your imagination in this Yoga Storytime.

Summer Fun! The Kids' Multicultural Art Book 3-D Art Lab for Kids Summer Activities Art Lab for Kids Kids Can Sew
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How to Survive Summer Vacation

recommended by PimaLib_LoisM

These books will give you some ideas for how to keep your kids occupied during the summer vacation months.

2016 Summer Learning
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On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!
By PimaLib_SummerLearning

How does Summer Learning work? Get all the details here: what's happening when, how to complete your gameboard, and info for kids and teens.

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PCPL Summer Learning Kickoff—Field Day!
Jun 4th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Crossroads at Silverbell District P…

Field Day! Prizes! Food! Obstacle courses! Bounce castles! Read!

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Get Inspired to Get Moving!

recommended by PimaLib_StephanieM

The Field Day on June 4 is just the beginning of a summer full of reading, learning *and* moving! These books are fun to read and will ins…

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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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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…

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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…

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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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While you wait for A Manual for Cleaning…

recommended by PimaLib_SamR

Sometimes we don't have the time or patience to tackle a novel. So, why not try one of these collections written by a variety of women. (Yo…

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While you wait for A Manual for Cleaning…

recommended by PimaLib_SamR

Sometimes we don't have the time or patience to tackle a novel. So, why not try one of these collections written by a variety of women. (Yo…

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E-Library
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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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Latino Book Month: eBooks & audio!

Read amazing books in English and in Spanish, that you can download 24/7 with your library card. (No late fees, no need to visit in person!)

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Thursday Thing—Make Duct Tape Wallets
May 26th | 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Hey Teens, have you heard about the Thursday Thing? It's back! It's a weekly activity for teens only. Make cool stuff, meet new people...

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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.

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Now Sowing: Melon (April-July15)
By PimaLib_SeedLibrary

Now Sowing: Melon, Cucumis Melo (April-Jul15) Cucumis Melo seeds in the catalog Common Mane: Melon, Casaba, Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Muskmelon…

Kids & Teens
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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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ReadStrong Success – Alice
By PimaLib_SuccessStories

Alice has been attending ReadStrong tutoring once a week for the last couple of months. Alice came to ReadStrong because her teacher had co…

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ReadStrong Success – Alice
By PimaLib_SuccessStories

Alice has been attending ReadStrong tutoring once a week for the last couple of months. Alice came to ReadStrong because her teacher had co…

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Top Ten (okay 11) great Summer Reads for…

recommended by PimaLib_MaryE

These books will grab the tween reader's attention from the get go! This list is a mix of realistic fiction, historical fiction, sci-fi,...

Staff List
Top Ten (okay 11) great Summer Reads for…

recommended by PimaLib_MaryE

These books will grab the tween reader's attention from the get go! This list is a mix of realistic fiction, historical fiction, sci-fi,...

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