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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 Eckstrom-Columbus on Week 5 Of September (25 events)

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9/28/2013
Saturday
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
Categories:
Family
Preschool
Storytime

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Super Awesome Family Storytime: Winter!

Come join us for an extra awesome family storytime as we celebrate all things winter! The fun will include parachute games, a puppet story, crafts, and sing-along songs.

9/28/2013
Saturday
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
Categories:
Kids
Literacy
Reading Buddies

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Read to a Dog

Hey kids! Read to a therapy dog and have fun while improving your reading skills! The dog loves to have books read to it. It never criticizes your reading skills and will often lick your hand to show her appreciation. It just loves to be read to by children.

Find out more about Read to a Dog. Thinking of adopting a pet? Learn more at Pima Animal Care Center.

9/28/2013
Saturday
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Writing Workshops

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Memory Catchers Workshop

Presented by Norah Booth.
Capture memories with and for loved ones while you still have them. Suitable for anyone in early stages of memory loss, and accompanied by a caregiver, who wants to create a photo/story book for family and friends.

9/30/2013
Monday
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
Large Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults

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American Red Cross Blood Drive

To schedule your appointment, or for more information, please contact the Eckstrom-Columbus Library at 520-594-5285, call the American Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767 or log on to redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: eclibrary

All presenting donors will receive a free key chain while supplies last.

9/30/2013
Monday
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
Categories:
Adults
Kids
Literacy
Teens

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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.

9/30/2013
Monday
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
Categories:
Adults

Adults 50+
Citizenship Classes

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Free Citizenship Class in English

Now is the time to realize your dream of becoming a United States citizen. Come to this free Citizenship Class offered by Pima Community College Adult Education. Classes provide the opportunity to learn about U.S. government and history and to improve your English language skills while preparing for the Citizenship exam.

10/1/2013
Tuesday
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
Categories:
Family
Kids
Preschool
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.

10/1/2013
Tuesday
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
Categories:
Family
Games
Kids

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Kids Game Munchers

Drop-in to play a variety of math games, board games, and puzzles!

10/1/2013
Tuesday
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
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. Help available in Spanish, subject to availability.

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!

10/1/2013
Tuesday
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
Large Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults

English Language Classes


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English Language Classes / Clases de Inglés

Literacy Volunteers of Tucson, a program of Literacy Connects and the library are offering a free program to adults who want to learn how to speak, read, and write English.
Call 520-594-5285 to inquire. You may be placed on an interest list.
La biblioteca y Literacy Volunteers of Tucson, a program of Literacy Connects ofrecerán un programa para adultos que quieren aprender como hablar, leer y escribir inglés. Plaza limitada. Se atenderán por orden de llegada. Favor de llamar al 520-594-5285 para más información.

10/2/2013
Wednesday
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
Categories:
Health & Wellness
Kids

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Catch Healthy Habits in Tucson

The CATCH program combats the serious public health problem of obesity by engaging mature adults as mentors to teach healthy lifelong habits to kids in grades K - 5. Each session includes a healthy snack, an interactive nutrition lesson, and fun games and exercises.

10/2/2013
Wednesday
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
Categories:
Games
Kids
Teens

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We Got Game!

Join us for an afternoon of gaming. Choose between a variety of games for Wii including Madden, Super Smash Bros Brawl, Naruto, Rock Band® and DDR, or snag a laptop to play an online game.

Gaming is held on the first, third and fifth Wednesday of the month, for tweens to teens, ages 10-18. For more information, stop by the library or call 594-5285.

10/2/2013
Wednesday
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
Categories:
Adults
Kids
Literacy
Teens

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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.

10/3/2013
Thursday
8:30am - 9:50am
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes

Teens

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Introduction to Microsoft Publisher

Microsoft Publisher is a computer-publishing program that helps you easily create, customize and publish newsletters, brochures, flyers and catalogs. In this course you will learn skills like designing page layout, creating master pages, setting design guidelines, creating styles, inserting pages and copying formats.

10/3/2013
Thursday
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
Categories:
Family
Kids
Preschool
Storytime

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime is for 3- to 5-year-olds and their parents. Activities help children learn colors, numbers, and letters. This program is 30 to 45 minutes. Children must be able to sit for longer periods than during Toddler Storytime.

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