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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.
  • Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), The Pima County Public Library endeavors to ensure that all persons with special needs have access to Library facilities and resources. Persons with special needs may request reasonable accommodation by contacting the individual branch, or the Community Relations Manager at 594-5600.

All Events at Joel D Valdez Main from Today Onward (311 events)

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10/30/2014
Thursday
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Idea+Space (2nd floor)
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.

10/30/2014
Thursday
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Santa Rita
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Job Help

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Individual Job Counseling

A job counselor from Career Services Unlimited will provide free, one-on-one career counseling on topics including resume writing, choosing a career, updating your interviewing, networking and job search skills, and more.

10/30/2014
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.

10/30/2014
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.

10/31/2014
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.

11/1/2014
Saturday
8:30am - 9:30am
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+

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Volunteer Orientation

If you're wondering how you can help, here's an opportunity to find out about a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library.

Please fill out this application and bring it with you to the orientation.
Please RSVP to Karen at 520-791-4010 or Karen.Greene@pima.gov for further information needed for this orientation.

11/1/2014
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!

11/3/2014
Monday
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Idea+Space (2nd floor)
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes
Job Help

Link to this event

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.

11/3/2014
Monday
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Lobby
Categories:
Adults

Job Help

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Pima County One Stop Career Center

Have you always wanted to work in the high tech industries but thought your lack of education would hold you back? A representative of the Pima County One Stop Career Center will be on hand to enroll job seekers into their preparatory skills courses or certificate training programs.

11/4/2014
Tuesday
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Idea+Space, 2nd floor
Categories:
Adults
Business
Grants

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Social Entrepreneurship, Tucson-Style: a Catalyst Café

What if you wanted to start a business *and* make the world a better place? A growing number of businesses are doing just that. How do you build and run one? What peer support is there for you? We'll have a panel of Tucson social entrepreneurs to answer all your questions.

The Catalyst Café is your meetup for nonprofits, small business, and smart ideas in Tucson, Arizona.

We talk every month about tech and ideas 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

Announcing a new home for the Café! On October 20, 2014, Main Library will open the Idea+Space on the 2nd floor of the building. The Idea+Space will be the new meeting place for the Café.

11/5/2014
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.

11/5/2014
Wednesday
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Children's Room
Categories:
Family
Kids
Literacy
Preschool
Reading Buddies

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Reading Partners

Reading Partners brings adult volunteers and children together to share their love of reading. Our trained Reading Partner Anita takes joy in reading stories one-on-one to your child during your visit to the library. They also welcome your child reading to them.

Reading Partners is generously supported by the Friends of the Pima County Public Library.

11/5/2014
Wednesday
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Categories:
Adults

Kids
Literacy

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ReadStrong: Level Up Your Reading @ Your Library

Drop-in on a ReadStrong session to level up your reading skills. All ages are welcome to attend these free sessions where the focus is on improving reading skills and reading for fun.

Each session will be facilitated by a specially-trained tutor who will help developing readers to build confidence and get motivated all while in a relaxed setting.

11/5/2014
Wednesday
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Catalina Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Business
Computer Classes
Job Help

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Introduction to Small Business Ownership

Join us and become informed about the basics of running a successful business. Tips on how to be an effective business owner will also be covered as well as an introduction to finances.

Presented by the Women's Business Center of Southern Arizona in partnership with Pima County Public Library.

This project (program) was supported with funds granted by the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, a division of the Arizona Secretary of State, under the Library Services and Technology Act, which is administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Registration for this event is required. Register for this event online or call 594-5654

11/6/2014
Thursday
9:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
2nd Floor
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

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