Board of Supervisors declares May 3-9 “Seed Library Week”

The Pima County Board of Supervisors honored our Seed Library and the International Seed Library Forum, by proclaiming the week of May 3-9, 2015 “Seed Library Week.” The Board's recognition of the importance of local food security, our long cultural food heritage, and the need for seed acclimation demonstrates Pima County’s commitment to sustainable, community wide access…
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Roosters, music, and cold showers: A librarian’s experience in Guatemala

Librarian Debbie Chavez is traveling with Librarians Without Borders to spend time at a school library in Guatemala. Here's her first blog about her experience. Read more about the Librarians Without Borders project. I´m in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, to support a K-12 school with its literacy efforts through an organization called Librarians Without Borders. Being here…
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Every Child Ready to Learn (and Teach) … Youngster Science

Young children are like scientists who have a definite curiosity about what goes on around them. They ask questions, form hypotheses, and find ways to prove their theories by touch, taste, smell, listening, and using the same techniques that allow scientists to learn about the world. Child development expert Andrew N. Meltzoff writes, Babies and…
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I Want My MTV: 120 Minutes, Alternative Nation, Headbangers Ball, YO! MTV Raps and the Lost Art of Music Video

In my childhood and teen years, I fondly remember MTV being a terrific network that was led by creative professionals that were all about premiering quality music and entertainment. Much of their programming was all about introducing new and innovative music to the audience. Come reflect with me for a moment and let's revisit wonderful…
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