2016 marks the 260th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791), and any music lover understands the lasting effe
3rd Floor Reference at Joel D. Valdez Main Library Has a New Look!
By PimaLib_AskALibrarianJanuary 22, 2016
We’ve done some rearranging on the 3rd Floor at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, and it looks fantastic! Our Reference Collection has shifted a bit, making room for additions to our Cele Peterson Arizona Collection. The Cele Peterson Arizona Collection features print and non-print reference materials of general and popular interest on the history…
Browsable Resource: Opposing Viewpoints
By PimaLib_JessicaPJanuary 14, 2016
Do you love reading about current events and social issues? Do you want to understand something from both points of view?
Teen Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post
By PimaLib_(Dusen)BerryBloggersJanuary 12, 2016
The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily Danforth is a beautiful coming-of-age story about a girl, Cameron Post, growing up in conservative Montana in the 90’s, coming to terms with her parent’s death and with her sexuality. When Cameron is twelve years old, her parents are killed in a car crash. Her first tangible emotion is…
Audiobook Review: Paradise Sky by Joe R. Lansdale
By PimaLib_RecommendationsJanuary 8, 2016
I'm always looking for good audiobooks. I listen to them while washing dishes, folding laundry, walking the dog, and driving.
Browsable Resource: Biography in Context
By PimaLib_JessicaPJanuary 7, 2016
Are you a surfer, not a seeker? Are you interested in the lives of people both living and dead? I've got something for you to try.
“You can get help in the English Classes”: Adol Lual
By PimaLib_SuccessStoriesJanuary 7, 2016
Adol Lual has been in Tucson since February 10, 2006, arriving with five sons and one daughter from the town of Bor in South Sudan, where the most recent war has taken place since 1983. She shares that life there was very hard. "In South Sudan no clothes, no food, no school; nothing in the village,…
Gardening Q & A: Locals dig in and answer some of our questions
By PimaLib_SeedLibraryJanuary 2, 2016
In the first installment of the new Seed Library Q&A series, meet local gardener and freelance writer/editor Elena Acoba.
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