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Rawr! Dragons Rawr! Rawr! Dragons Rawr!

recommended by PimaLib_SarahB
Hunting for a good picture book about dragons? Quest no more! PCPL has a fiery hot collection here for you.
Hunting for a good picture book about dragons? Quest no more! PCPL has a fiery hot collection here for you.

Logan Phillips is Writer-in-Residence Logan Phillips is Writer-in-Residence

Quincie-Douglas Library
Logan Phillips—bilingual poet, performer, DJ, and educator—shows aspiring authors of all ages that the library is for writers, too.
Logan Phillips, bilingual poet, performer, DJ, and educator, demonstrates to aspiring authors of all ages that the library is for writers as well as for readers. He sparks a love for words and rocking mics in youth, and helps experienced writers deepen their practice.

Celebrate Paul Bunyan Day on June 28 Celebrate Paul Bunyan Day on June 28

recommended by PimaLib_DavidaL
Celebrate June 28 by learning about a giant of American folklore (as well as a Tucson intersection!), Paul Bunyan.
Celebrate June 28 by learning about a giant of American folklore (as well as a Tucson intersection!), Paul Bunyan.

Seeds of Summer Film Series Seeds of Summer Film Series

Jun 18th - Jul 17th
Several PCPL branches
Water you doin' this summer? You're invited to join us as we screen some of the eye-opening films available through Kanopy.
Water you doin' this summer? You're invited to join us as we screen some of the eye-opening films available through Kanopy.

The Waitlist: June 17, 2018 The Waitlist: June 17, 2018

recommended by PimaLib_RavenousReaders
We’ve all had it happen: You hear about a book and go to your local library to find it, but dozens of people are ahead of you on the waitlist. Don’t fret! In this weekly column, Pima County Public Library staff let us in on some high-demand titles and suggest others to try.
We’ve all had it happen: You hear about a book and go to your local library to find it, but dozens of people are ahead of you on the…

Staff Picks

Summer Reading

Shark Island: Hope Spot Art Presentation 🦈🦈🦈Shark Island: Hope Spot Art Presentation

Jun 30th | 11:00am - 12:30pm
Underwater Photographer Samantha Schwann talks about the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cocos Island, as part of her long-term project on…
Underwater Photographer Samantha Schwann talks about the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cocos Island, as part of her long-term project on oceanic Hope Spots. Hope Spots are ecologically unique areas of the ocean designated for protection under a global conservation campaign.

What to do with the kids out of school What to do while the kids are out of school

recommended by PimaLib_SamR
Here's a list of books with activities for the kid(s) which can be done in the home and outdoors, followed by a couple of ideas for some local outings.
Here's a list of books with activities for the kid(s) which can be done in the home and outdoors, followed by a couple of ideas for some…

This is Tucson Summer Reading Challenge… This is Tucson Summer Reading Challenge for Adults

recommended by PimaLib_RavenousReaders
Crank up the a/c and curl up with a good book from these Tucson-inspired categories. The Pima County Public Library, Bookmans, Mostly Books and Antigone Books worked together to suggest some fantastic titles. Share your progress using #thisistucsonbookchallenge!
Crank up the a/c and curl up with a good book from these Tucson-inspired categories via This is Tucson.

MegaMania! Represent your fandom! MegaMania! Represent your fandom!

Jul 14th | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Pima Community College Downtown…
We are still working on the schedule, but save the date July 14 for Megamania!, our annual summer festival of cosplay, gaming, crafts,…
We are still working on the schedule, but save the date July 14 for Megamania!, our annual summer festival of cosplay, gaming, crafts, local authors & artists, and all-around geekery. All ages. Free.

Join Summer Reading May 19-July 14! Join Summer Reading May 19-July 14!

Beginning May 19, stop by any library to pick up your Libraries Rock! reading tracker and a coupon for one free child admission to the Zoo!
Beginning May 19, stop by any library to pick up your Libraries Rock! reading tracker and a coupon for one free child admission to the Zoo!
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