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  • Community meetings are subject to change without notice.
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All Events at Joel D Valdez Main in October (73 events)

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10/2/2013
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.

10/2/2013
Wednesday
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Children's Room
Categories:
Adults
Homework Help
Kids
Teens

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Homework Help

Free tutoring is available on site for all ages. Subjects include math, science, social studies and writing.

Also available: Connect to online Homework Help (2–11 pm every day except major holidays).


Ayuda gratis con la tarea escolar. Ayuda disponible en español, sujeto a disponibilidad. Recibe ayuda gratis de tutores en línea!

10/3/2013
Thursday
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
2nd Floor Santa Rita Room
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.

10/3/2013
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.

10/3/2013
Thursday
2:00pm
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.

10/4/2013
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.

10/5/2013
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.

10/5/2013
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!

10/7/2013
Monday
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Second Floor, Teen Room
Categories:
Arts & Crafts
Teens

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DIY Fashion Week

Come and be creative at our DIY Fashion Week at the Joel D Valdez Main library October 7—11.

  • Learn how to repurpose an old T-shirt.
  • Learn to crochet with beads.
  • Make your own personalized buttons.
  • Create fashion from duct tape.
  • Learn to make your fashion glow with bike glow.
  • And learn how to sell your finished products.

(Registration is for the entire week.)

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

10/8/2013
Tuesday
9:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
3rd floor, Rincon Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Family
Health & Wellness

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Health-E-Arizona and Health Insurance Marketplace

A Public Health Nurse will provide free one-on-one assistance in learning about coverage, benefits and services from Health-E-Arizona and the Health Insurance Marketplace.

No appointment necessary and no telephone reservations will be taken. For more information call the library's Infoline at 791-4010.

10/8/2013
Tuesday
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Second Floor, Teen Room
Categories:
Arts & Crafts
Teens

Link to this event

DIY Fashion Week

Come and be creative at our DIY Fashion Week at the Joel D Valdez Main library October 7—11.

  • Learn how to repurpose an old T-shirt.
  • Learn to crochet with beads.
  • Make your own personalized buttons.
  • Create fashion from duct tape.
  • Learn to make your fashion glow with bike glow.
  • And learn how to sell your finished products.

(Registration is for the entire week.)

10/8/2013
Tuesday
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Santa Rita Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+

Link to this event

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.

10/8/2013
Tuesday
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
4th floor Board Room
Categories:
Adults
Business
Computer Classes

Grants

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Catalyst Café: Where Tech Meets Tucson

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

Walk-in Help with Your Nonprofit's or Business's Social Media Accounts
Social Media Librarian Lisa Bunker will answer questions, and share best practices tailored to the needs of your small business, organization, or nonprofit on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, Flickr, LinkedIn, Google+, and Tumblr.

10/9/2013
Wednesday
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Children's Meeting Room
Categories:
Family
Kids
Preschool
Storytime

Link to this event

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.

10/9/2013
Wednesday
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Second Floor, Teen Room
Categories:
Arts & Crafts
Teens

Link to this event

DIY Fashion Week

Come and be creative at our DIY Fashion Week at the Joel D Valdez Main library October 7—11.

  • Learn how to repurpose an old T-shirt.
  • Learn to crochet with beads.
  • Make your own personalized buttons.
  • Create fashion from duct tape.
  • Learn to make your fashion glow with bike glow.
  • And learn how to sell your finished products.

(Registration is for the entire week.)

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