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  • This Calendar of Events includes library-sponsored events and public meetings that are held in library meeting rooms. For information about reserving a library meeting room, please see our Meeting Rooms page.
  • Community meetings are subject to change without notice.
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All Events at Joel D Valdez Main from Today Onward (195 events)

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9/9/2014
Tuesday
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Lower Level Meeting Room, LL1
Categories:
Adults
Business

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Food Truck Confidential, a Catalyst Café

What is it like to run a food truck business? We will have a panel of local food truck owners sharing what is great, and perhaps not so great about this increasingly popular way to run a business.

A café for nonprofits, small business, and smart ideas in Tucson, Arizona.

Welcome to the Catalyst Café, where we're talking every month about tech in the service of people, neighborhoods, nonprofits and small business. P.S. We serve excellent coffee.

Café blog: tucsontalks.blogspot.com

Café on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CatalystCafeTalks

9/10/2014
Wednesday
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Children's Meeting Room
Categories:
Family
Kids
Preschool
Storytime

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Preschool Storytime

Designed for 3- to 5-year-olds and their parents or caregivers. Stories are longer than the Toddler Storytime and the activities are more complex. Children must be able to sit still for a longer period of time than during Toddler Storytime. Preschool Storytime is 30 to 45 minutes long.

9/11/2014
Thursday
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
2nd Floor Catalina Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes
Job Help

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Drop-in Job Help

Our computer instructor is available to answer any questions you might have on a wide variety of computer topics. Topics include resume writing, online job searching, email accounts, Internet searching and more. Signup is not required.

9/11/2014
Thursday
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
2nd Floor Catalina Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Business
Computer Classes

Job Help
Teens

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Want to Start Your Own Business?

Get the help you need to start your own business during our drop-in sessions. Our Program Instructor is available to provide hands-on and individual instruction on a wide variety of business start-up topics including:

  • Turning your idea into a business plan
  • Determining the skills you need to be successful
  • Getting information about licensing, taxes, and finance
  • Connecting you to community resources that can help you succeed

9/11/2014
Thursday
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Children's Meeting Room
Categories:
Family
Kids
Storytime

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Toddler Storytime

Designed for children 18- to 36-months-old. Parents/caregivers and children interact through stories, songs, and rhymes. Stories are kept short to fit the toddlers' short attention spans. Each Toddler storytime is 20 to 30 minutes long.

9/11/2014
Thursday
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Children's Meeting Room
Categories:
Kids
Storytime
Family

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Babytime

Designed for babies up to 18 months of age. At Storytime, children have an opportunity to do activities that promote development and learning.

9/12/2014
Friday
11:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Santa Rita Room
Categories:
Adults
Arts & Crafts

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Urban Yarns @ the Library

Calling all downtown knitters and crocheters! Bring your hooks, needles, and lunches to Urban Yarns, an informal weekly gathering. Meet fellow fiber fanatics, peruse the library's latest fiber-themed books, and find inspiration for your next project.
For more information, call 520-791-4010.
Note: No instruction is provided.

Websites about knitting, crocheting, and weaving.

9/12/2014
Friday
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
2nd Floor Catalina Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes

Grants

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Grants Databases Open Lab

This is an opportunity for volunteers, staff and board members of nonprofit and community organizations to research private grantmakers on the Foundation Directory Online and the Arizona Guide to Grants databases with a librarian present to give hints and tips on how to maximize search results.

No appointment is necessary, however seating is limited.

9/13/2014
Saturday
8:30am - 9:30am
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Family
Gardening
Green Living
Science & Nature
Teens

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Plaza Planter Project Work Party

Join the community as we continue to spruce up the Plaza Planters in front of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library. Monthly work parties will be open to all - we'll weed, replant, turn soil and provide some TLC to the planters.

9/13/2014
Saturday
10:00am - 5:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Lower Level 1 Meeting Room
Categories:
Community Meeting

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Toastmasters

Community meeting. This is not a library-sponsored event and is subject to change without notice.

9/13/2014
Saturday
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Assistive Technology Lab, 3rd floor
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes

Teens

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Assistive Technology Orientation

Are you visually impaired, have difficulty typing or want to improve your reading and writing skills?

Learn about our new assistive technology at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library! Thanks to a grant from the Arizona State Library, Pima County Public Library offers assistive technology resources with specialized software.

Library staff will demonstrate our assistive software—MAGic, JAWS, Dragon Naturally Speaking, and WYNN Wizard.

Registration is required and space is limited. Please sign up online or call 791-4010.

Registration for this event is required. Register for this event online

9/13/2014
Saturday
11:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Children's Room
Categories:
Arts & Crafts
Family
Kids

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Family Literacy Fun!

Bored? Nothing to do? Fire those neural rockets in your brain and make something!

9/13/2014
Saturday
11:30am - 12:30pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Children's Room
Categories:
Kids
Preschool
Reading Buddies

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Read to a Dog

Children are invited to read to a Certified Therapy Dog. One of the favorite things for the dog to do is listen to children read lots of stories. Reading to a dog or other pet can help new and reluctant readers gain confidence, increase important reading skills, and develop a love of reading.

Find out more about Read to a Dog.

Thinking of adopting a pet? Learn more at Pima Animal Care Center.

9/13/2014
Saturday
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Gardening
Green Living
Health & Wellness
Science & Nature
Summer Reading

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Father Kino's Herbs: Native Herbs to Grow, Harvest and Enjoy

Presented by Jacqueline Soule.
Longtime Tucsonan and award winning garden writer, Dr. Jacqueline Soule, will present this class based on her book “Father Kino’s Herbs: Growing and Using Them Today.”

9/15/2014
Monday
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
2nd Floor Catalina Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes
Job Help

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Drop-in Job Help

Our computer instructor is available to answer any questions you might have on a wide variety of computer topics. Topics include resume writing, online job searching, email accounts, Internet searching and more. Signup is not required.

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