Van Morrison on Freegal!

I ventured through the slipstream... And when I got to work today I discovered that a hefty chuck of Van Morrison's catalog has been made available digitally on Freegal. This is wonderful news for fans of psychedelic blues, folk and rock music. Morrison's been writing and performing unforgettable songs since the 1960s, including now-classic tunes like…
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Lifelong teachers help adults get tech savvy at the library

This article by Library program instructors Susana Pederson and Alan Chestnut was originally published in the Arizona Daily Star on August 23, 2015. Susana’s story I was a teacher for more than 25 years, and I worked for TUSD teaching English Language Development classes, bilingual social studies, and Spanish for 17 of those years. What I enjoy…
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The Cranes Are Flying

Chris Dashiell has worked for the Library since 1997, and reviews films for Cinescene, KXCI Community Radio, and on Arizona Public Media’s Arizona Spotlight. The Cranes Are Flying (1957), directed by Mikhail Kalatazov, was a major hit in Russia, and won the Palme D'Or at Cannes, but I wonder how many in the West have…
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There are not enough words to describe how much I love wordless books!

I'm always excited when new books arrive at the Library, and I'm always very excited to discover a new wordless picture book that I love, like Float, by Daniel Miyares. I find it fascinating that a book with no words can convey such a moving experience for the reader. With the digitally rendered illustrations in Float you are…
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