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First Monday Book Club @ Himmel: Picks First Monday Book Club @ Himmel: Picks

recommended by PimaLib_HimmelLibrary
Check out what this book club has been reading over the past seven years.
Check out what this book club has been reading over the past seven years.

Not Becoming My Mother

The discovery of a treasure trove of her mother's papers leads famed food writer and editor Ruth Reichl to a deeper understanding of her mot… More
recommended by PimaLib_MaryG

Weekly Waitlist Watch: August 13, 2017 Weekly Waitlist Watch: August 13, 2017

recommended by PimaLib_KarenG
We’ve all had it happen: You hear about a book and go to your local library to find it. But then it hits you; you’re not the only one. Doze…
We’ve all had it happen: You hear about a book and go to your local library to find it. But then it hits you; you’re not the only one. Doze…

Hubbell Trading Post

This well-researched book tells much of Navajo history from the infamous Long Walk to Bosque Redondo in the nineteenth century through two w… More
recommended by PimaLib_MaryG

YA & Middle-Grade Books by LGBTQ authors YA & Middle-Grade Books by LGBTQ authors

recommended by PimaLib_KarenG
These books may have characters that identify as LGBTQ, but the focus for the Read Harder challenge is on the author's identification.
These books may have characters that identify as LGBTQ, but the focus for the Read Harder challenge is on the author's identification.

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Colorblindness and Equality: Well-intent… Colorblindness and Equality: Well-intentioned American Values, or Myths?

Aug 25th | 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Most of us are raised to value colorblindness and equality. Lady Justice is depicted wearing a blindfold to symbolize objectivity; Dr. King…
Most of us are raised to value colorblindness and equality. Lady Justice is depicted wearing a blindfold to symbolize objectivity; Dr. King's legacy to judge each other by our character rather than skin color is a well-known mantra; and we regularly pledge our allegiance to equa…

4 things to know about digital literacy 4 things to know about digital literacy

"Digital Literacy" is one of those phrases that is at once obvious and jargony, all at the same time. But seriously, what is it?
"Digital Literacy" is one of those phrases that is at once obvious and jargony, all at the same time. But seriously, what is it?

Racial Justice and the Legacy of Slavery… Racial Justice and the Legacy of Slavery and Oppression

recommended by PimaLib_MattL
These books straddle the direct line that connects slavery, lynching, segregation, mass incarceration, police brutality, and the unequal application of the death penalty in America.
These books straddle the direct line that connects slavery, lynching, segregation, mass incarceration, police brutality, and the unequal ap…

Polish Poetry and its Influences Polish Poetry and its Influences

recommended by PimaLib_MollyL
Are you tired of the solipsism of much of contemporary American poetry? Do you want to impress your friends by reading a book by an author …
Are you tired of the solipsism of much of contemporary American poetry? Do you want to impress your friends by reading a book by an author …

Business Mentoring Resources Business Mentoring Resources

recommended by PimaLib_HeatherS
Visit the IDEA+SPACE at the Pima County Public Library to find information about business mentoring.
Visit the IDEA+SPACE at the Pima County Public Library to find information about business mentoring.

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Kids & Teens

YA Audiobooks with Great Narrators YA Audiobooks with Great Narrators

recommended by PimaLib_AmandaH
These PCPL books on CD and digital downloads have one thing in common: a narrator with a voice you want to listen to for hours!
These PCPL books on CD and digital downloads have one thing in common: a narrator with a voice you want to listen to for hours!

Last Gasp of Summer: Realistic YA Last Gasp of Summer: Realistic YA

recommended by PimaLib_LoisM
Enjoy the last days of summer vacation by curling up with a good book! Recommended for teens who love fiction grounded in real life.
Enjoy the last days of summer vacation by curling up with a good book! Recommended for teens who love fiction grounded in real life.

Back To School Reading Back To School Reading

recommended by PimaLib_AlexL
Get on board, read! Here are fun school-themed books to read while riding the bus to school.
Get on board, read! Here are fun school-themed books to read while riding the bus to school.

Fears, Tears and Missing Mommy Fears, Tears and Missing Mommy

recommended by PimaLib_BettyC
Books to help children deal with the separation anxiety brought on by the start of a new school year
Books to help children deal with the separation anxiety brought on by the start of a new school year

Lessons Learned from Dr Seuss Lessons Learned from Dr Seuss

recommended by PimaLib_LisaW
From reading and sharing to counting and caring, Dr. Seuss is the one that makes learning fun!
From reading and sharing to counting and caring, Dr. Seuss is the one that makes learning fun!

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Santa Rosa Cookbook Club Santa Rosa Cookbook Club

Sep 14th | 1:00pm - 2:30pm
You're invited to this monthly book club for adults, exploring various foods through cookbooks. Each month we will explore a different cuisine style through var…
You're invited to this monthly book club for adults, exploring various foods through cookbooks. Each month we will explore a different cuisine style through var…

Game Night Game Night

Aug 21st | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come one, come all and join us for a fun night of board games and card games! On the 3rd Monday of the month we will play new board games w…
Come one, come all and join us for a fun night of board games and card games! On the 3rd Monday of the month we will play new board games w…

Pictorial Poems Pictorial Poems

recommended by PimaLib_LisaW
What does a poem look like? Amazing illustrations bring these popular poems to life.
What does a poem look like? Amazing illustrations bring these popular poems to life.

Temporary Closure of Flowing Wells Libra… Temporary Closure of Flowing Wells Library

The exciting renovation will include many additions, including designated spaces for teens and children and more public use computers!
(TUCSON, Ariz.) – The Flowing Wells Library, at 1730 W. Wetmore Road, is set to close temporarily beginning October 1, 2017. The Library will …

My Dear Watson My Dear Watson: A Guide to Modern Fiction of the Holmesian World

recommended by PimaLib_ChristineR
A PCPL guide to stories and novels by modern writers that incorporate characters or plot elements from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's original Sherlock Holmes stories, along with related information that may be pertinent to a specific work. While there are innumerable stories that fi…
A Guide to Modern Fiction of the Holmesian World: stories and novels by modern writers that incorporate characters or plots from Doyle.

E-Library

Opposing Viewpoints: Civil Rights Opposing Viewpoints: Civil Rights

Explore a variety of viewpoints and primary sources about the civil rights issues currently headlining the news.
Explore a variety of viewpoints and primary sources about the civil rights issues currently headlining the news.

But My Teacher Says it Has to be a Book! But My Teacher Says it Has to be a Book!

recommended by PimaLib_JessicaP
And the library's about to close and the report's due tomorrow! Impossible? Hardly. Many of the reliable, reputable sources that could in days of yesteryear only be found in books can now also found at your library online. Rock that research paper any time, anywhere!
And the library's about to close and the report's due tomorrow! Impossible? Hardly. Many of the reliable, reputable sources that could in d…

Got homework? We can help! Got homework? We can help!

Try our free tutoring service, Brainfuse, if you'd like help learning at any age, from kindergarten to college. 2-11pm daily.
Try our free tutoring service, Brainfuse, if you'd like help learning at any age, from kindergarten to college. 2-11pm daily.

IDEA+SPACE: Online Grantmaker-Finding Re… IDEA+SPACE: Online Grantmaker-Finding Re…

recommended by PimaLib_HeatherS
Visit the IDEA+SPACE at the Pima County Public Library to find grantmakers.
Visit the IDEA+SPACE at the Pima County Public Library to find grantmakers.

Read and Listen with RBDigital! Read and Listen with RBDigital!

OneclickDigital has a new name: RBDigital! Use their website & app to borrow great ebooks and audiobooks with your library card.
OneclickDigital has a new name: RBDigital! Use their website & app to borrow great ebooks and audiobooks with your library card.

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