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All Events at Joel D Valdez Main on Week 3 Of March (20 events)

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3/15/2013
Friday
9:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
LL1 Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Grants

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Web Strategies for Nonprofits

The program will focus on overall web strategy for nonprofits. Topics to be discussed include:

  • using Wordpress as a content management system
  • blogging's importance for nonprofits
  • how to use social media, specifically Facebook, to develop relationships with donors, advocates, and volunteers,
  • why email is a nonprofit's most important and misunderstood tool
You値l also gain an understanding of the rising importance of content curation in 2013 and discover tools to make sharing content easy. Registration is required.

This is a joint presentation of the Grants & Nonprofit Info Center and the Southern Arizona Volunteer Management Association.

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

3/15/2013
Friday
11:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Catalina
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.

3/16/2013
Saturday
8:30am
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.

3/16/2013
Saturday
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Children's Meeting Room
Categories:
Kids
Storytime
Family

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime is for all ages. It is an opportunity for parents to introduce their children to reading and language in a fun way.

3/16/2013
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.

3/16/2013
Saturday
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Children's Meeting Room
Categories:
Family
Kids
Science & Nature

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Reptiles of Southern Arizona!

Learn about some of the more common and interesting reptiles in Southern Arizona, and how they are often misunderstood. Live animals will be present.
This program is presented by Colossal Cave Mountain Park.

3/16/2013
Saturday
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Lower Level Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Gardening
Green Living

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Sustainable and Organic Landscaping

The class will focus on alternative and organic practices for landscape maintenance. We will identify practices to abate and control weeds, pests and plant disease. We will also discuss proper pruning techniques and sustainable processes for increasing the longevity of landscape plants. Presented by Realm Environments.

Free program. Parking is free on Saturdays.

3/18/2013
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.

For more information, please call the Library Infoline 791-4010. The location of Main Library Job Help is in the second floor Catalina Room.

3/18/2013
Monday
12:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Walk-ins are welcome. No appointment is necessary, but sessions are limited to 30 minutes. For more information, please call Infoline at 791-4010.

3/18/2013
Monday
5:00pm - 7:00pm
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.

3/19/2013
Tuesday
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Catalina Room 2nd Floor
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes
eBook, Audiobook & Digital Media Help

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eBook and Audiobook Workshop

Seeking help with your portable device? Looking for one-on-one help with downloading and transferring a book using your computer? Bring it to the library for demonstrations, questions, and hands-on help.

The Catalina room is located on the second floor of the Joel D Valdez Main Library. You may register online or by calling 791-4010, and drop-ins are also welcome.

Registration for this event is required. Register for this event online or call 791-4010

3/19/2013
Tuesday
4:00pm - 6:00pm
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!

3/20/2013
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.

3/20/2013
Wednesday
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Children's Room
Categories:
Adults
Homework Help
Kids
Teens

Link to this event

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!

3/21/2013
Thursday
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
2nd floor Catalina Room
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.

For more information, please call the Library Infoline 791-4010. The location of Main Library Job Help is in the second floor Catalina Room.

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