Recommended by US! Website and Catalog Tip of the Week #18

Whenever you do a search in the catalog, you will probably come across a pair of boxes breaking your list of results after the third item. It will say Recommended by PCPL and might contain two separate segments: Blog Posts and Online Resources. Sometimes, you might also see an Events column. These are links specifically […]

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Sick of reading about the 2016 election? Step into a quirky moment in presidential pet history!

History didn't repeat itself on September 23rd...but will another Checkers-like caper happen this election? What do pets say about a person? Can feel-good coverage sway an election? Let's delve into the story! The History of National Checkers Day - September 23 "I am accustomed to hearing malicious falsehoods about myself . . . But I […]

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Community Event to Celebrate Martha Cooper Library’s 10th Anniversary

A Library Associate at the Martha Cooper Library, Debbi Wainwright loves her job for many reasons, but one in particular is always at the top of her list. “It’s rewarding to work with people who are so committed to helping others. It doesn’t matter if a customer is looking for a book, needs job or […]

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The Ongoing Fight Against Sickle Cell Disease and Anemia

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month. What do you know about it? Sickle Cell Disease encompasses several disorders in which a person’s red blood cells become hard and sickle-shaped, causing autoimmune issues of varying types. Sickle Cell Anemia is a disease in that collective that has affected millions of individuals—mostly African-Americans and other international members […]

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Poet Claudia Rankine Comes to Tucson Today!

Renowned poet Claudia Rankine, author of five collections including the bestselling Citizen: An American Lyric, will be speaking for free this Friday, September 16th at 7:00pm at the University of Arizona. Citizen is currently the only book of poetry that has made it to the New York Times bestseller as a work of nonfiction. It is a bold recounting of […]

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Book Review: Curious

Editor's note: For the 75th anniversary of Curious George, we're recommending books to spark your curiosity! Ask questions. Be curious. Then ask more questions. Have you noticed how everyone's staring down at their phone and ignoring the world around them? With loads of information at the click of a button, we don't always take the time to delve […]

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