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All Summer Reading Events from Today Onward (320 events)

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4/17/2014
Thursday
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Woods Memorial
Categories:
Arts & Crafts
Kids
Summer Reading
Teens

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The Art of Chinese Calligraphy/Shufa

Presented by A-Long’s Kung Fu Academy.
Students will learn to write a few Chinese characters and the basic writing methods.

4/19/2014
Saturday
2:00pm
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Family
Kids
Preschool
Summer Reading

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The Silken Thread

Presented by Tucson Puppetworks.
The glistening story of how silk was discovered by a Chinese Empress, when a cocoon fell in her cup of tea, the "Silken Thread is an adventure into the majestic land of legend.
This is an El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) program.

Space is Limited. Tickets will be available one hour before event.

4/23/2014
Wednesday
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Himmel Park
Categories:
Adults

Adults 50+
Gardening
Green Living
Health & Wellness
Summer Reading

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Father Kino's Herbs: Easy Herbs for Spring Gardens

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."

4/24/2014
Thursday
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Martha Cooper
Meeting Room A
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness
Summer Reading

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From Chaos to Calm

Presented by Ori Parnaby.
Are you oppressed by clutter? Learn how to turn your home into a sanctuary that makes you feel in control instead of overwhelmed.

4/25/2014
Friday
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Mission
meeting room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Author Presentation
Family
Gardening
Green Living
Science & Nature
Summer Reading

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Butterfly Gardening: Landscape for Butterflies and Birds

Presented by Jacqueline Soule.
Longtime Tucsonan and award winning garden writer, Dr. Jacqueline Soule, will present this class based on her book "Butterfly Gardening: A Guide for Southern Arizona."

No preregistration required

5/7/2014
Wednesday
6:30pm
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Family
Health & Wellness
Preschool
Summer Reading

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Stretching Bodies, Stretching Imaginations with Yoga & Children’s Literature

Presented by Darlene Johnson.
Children and family members learn yoga poses in the context of early literacy themes & books. This is an interactive session for all attendees with inclusion for individuals with special needs.

Space is Limited. Tickets will be handed out one hour before event.

5/13/2014
Tuesday
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Sam Lena-South Tucson
Sala 1& 2
Categories:
Adults
Family
Kids
Science & Nature
Summer Reading
Teens

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Pop Culture Astronomy

Presented by Portable Planetarium.
A great mix of the most well-known TV shows, books, movies, and video games, and their relation to the stars and constellations. Participants crawl inside an inflatable planetarium and view the stars and constellations on the ceiling of the dome.

5/14/2014
Wednesday
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness
Summer Reading
Teens

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A Taste of Qigong

Presented by Heather Chalon.
Qigong teaches fun, simple easy to learn practices to apply any time to foster wellness of body, mind and spirit.

Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring drinking water. Call the Library 520-594-5580 to register beginning Wednesday, April 30.

5/14/2014
Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Southwest
Categories:
Family
Music
Science & Nature
Summer Reading

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Jammin' with Nature

Presented by Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Rec.
Animals and people use calls and songs to communicate. Discover the amzing variety and the significance of nature sounds. Use simple musical instruments to recreate the sounds from nature.

5/16/2014
Friday
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Community venue
Tanque Verde Swap Meet,
4100 S. Palo Verde Rd.
Categories:
Adults
Family
Kids
Literacy

Spanish/Español
Summer Reading
Teens

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Summer Reading Kick-Off Fiesta! / ¡Festejando el gran inicio del Programa de Lectura de Verano!

Start the summer off right with a fun, exciting Family Fiesta at the Tanque Verde Swap Meet!

  • Meet Curious George
  • Enjoy a puppet show and craft activities
  • Browse the Bookmobile for books to borrow
  • Take home a brand new book to keep
  • Sign up for Summer Reading!

¡La Biblioteca Pública del Condado Pima y el Tanque Verde Swap Meet los invita a celebrar el gran inicio del Programa de Lectura de Verano con una fiesta para toda la familia!

  • Saluden a Jorge el Curioso
  • Disfruten de un entretenido espectáculo de títeres y otras actividades divertidas
  • Exploren el Bookmobile de la biblioteca
  • Llévense a casa un libro gratis
  • Inscríbanse para participar en el Programa de Lectura de Verano

5/17/2014
Saturday
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Nanini
Conference
Categories:
Summer Reading
Teens

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Teen Volunteer Training

Learn how to be a top-notch volunteer this summer at the library. We'll review the library mission, customer service, the Summer Reading program and more.

For ages 14-18. Sign up at the Nanini Library Information Desk. Space is limited.

5/22/2014
Thursday
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Flowing Wells
Elle Towne Community Center
1730 W. Ruthrauff Rd.
Categories:
Summer Reading
Teens

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AcroYoga for Teens and Tweens

Join us for this special, introductory AcroYoga workshop to discover a dynamic practice combining yoga and acrobatics. Learn the basic principles of circus: balance, coordination and performance.

For more information call the Flowing Wells Library at 520-594-5225.

5/22/2014
Thursday
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Caviglia-Arivaca
Arivaca Community Center, 16012 W. Universal Ranch Rd., Arivaca.
Categories:
Family
Kids
Summer Reading

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This Child Is Made Of...

Come listen to This House is Made of Mud/Esta Casa esta Hecha de Lodo. We'll talk about how words and details describe the special home in the book. Then we'll use some of those ideas to create a written and/or illustrated story.

5/23/2014
Friday
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Dewhirst-Catalina
Categories:
Arts & Crafts
Kids
Preschool
Summer Reading

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Discover! Make a Splash with Crazy Sea Creatures

Presented by KidzArt.
Create an imaginative undersea creature, like a crazy catfish, a sea serpent, turtles and more…

5/23/2014
Friday
11:00am - 12:30pm
Location:
Mission
Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Author Presentation
Summer Reading

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Self Publish Your Own Book (and have fun doing it)

Presented by Michelle Graye.
Introductory overview on how any aspiring authors can self-publish their own book and print up copies to sell at a very affordable rate.

No pre-registration required.

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