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Thought-Provoking Kanopy Documentaries Thought-Provoking Kanopy Documentaries

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With Kanopy, you can stream an array of thought-provoking documentaries from the comfort of your home!
With Kanopy, you can stream an array of thought-provoking documentaries from the comfort of your home!

About & by Indigenous Peoples About Indigenous Peoples by Indigenous Peoples

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The following is a list of works by Indigenous authors/artists/producers/directors. I excluded items that were in-library-use-only, those that were not about Indigenous peoples who faced settler colonialism, and those items that could only be accessed digitally.
The following is a list of works by Indigenous authors/artists/producers/directors. I excluded items that were in-library-use-only, those…

RIP Stan Lee (1922-2018) RIP Stan Lee (1922-2018)

Stan Lee, progenitor of the Marvel Comics and Cinematic Universe, died on November 12.
Stan Lee, progenitor of the Marvel Comics and Cinematic Universe, died on November 12.

The Waitlist: November 11, 2018 The Waitlist: November 11, 2018

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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 feature, we let you in on some high-demand titles, and suggest others to try while you wait!
On the waiting list for a high-demand title? We have recommendations for hidden gems to keep you turning pages while you pass the time!

Circle of Book Clubs Author Salons Circle of Book Clubs Author Salons benefiting the Pima Library Foundation

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This year's Pima Library Foundation fundraiser features five salons with recently-published authors with a focus on the Southwest.
This year, five salons feature authors with a focus on the Southwest. Next up: author and journalist Annette McGivney on November 15, 2018, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Staff Picks

Kids & Teens

The Silken Thread Puppet Show The Silken Thread Puppet Show

Nov 16th | 10:00am - 11:00am
The glistening story of how silk was discovered by a Chinese Empress, when a cocoon fell in her cup of tea, the Silken Thread is an…
The glistening story of how silk was discovered by a Chinese Empress, when a cocoon fell in her cup of tea, the Silken Thread is an adventure into the majestic land of legend. Presented by Puppets Among us.

2018 Best Illustrated Children's Books The 2018 New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children’s Books

recommended by PimaLib_LoisM
I checked out all of these winners of the New York Times/New York Public Library's best illustrated children's books for 2018, and they are amazing--you can find all of them here at PCPL!
I checked out all of these winners of the New York Times/New York Public Library's best illustrated children's books for 2018, and they...

Books by and for transgender kids and… Books by and for transgender kids and their families

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Looking for great books by and about transgender and gender nonconforming kids? Parenting tips? Inclusive new storytime favorites? Look no further than the PCPL shelves!
Looking for great books by and about transgender and gender nonconforming kids? Parenting tips? Inclusive new storytime favorites? Look no …

Teen Maker Monday Teen Maker Monday

Nov 19th | 3:00 - Dec 17th | 5:00
Joel D Valdez Main Library-101…
Join us in the 101 Space for an afternoon of making weird things and leveling up your DIY skills. Projects may include: bike part…
Join us in the 101 Space for an afternoon of making weird things and leveling up your DIY skills. Projects may include: bike part jewelry, duct-tape wallets, collaging, polymer clay charm making, and any project you can think to make. Have a DIY request or want to lead a DIY…

PCPL's media for Indigenous young… PCPL's media for Indigenous young people by Indigenous authors

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These are books from Indigenous authors (in a settler colonial context) about their specific tribal communities and have been written for children. I excluded titles only available online or as in-library-use-only.
These are books from Indigenous authors (in a settler colonial context) about their specific tribal communities and have been written for…
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