Look Deep into Vonnegut

Slapstick, Or, Lonesome No More! is Kurt Vonnegut’s self declared fictionalized autobiography, the story of a man who calls himself Dr. Wilbur Daffodil-11 Swain.  He’s the king of Manhattan and the former President of the United States, writing us this story from a post-apocalyptic world in which the sky is yellow, gravity is inconsistent at…
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Thinking of Starting a Small Business?

Tucson offers a tremendous amount of support for starting a small business.  We encourage you to take advantage of this! Pima County Public Library, the City of Tucson, the University of Arizona, Pima Community College’s Small Business Development Center, and many, many other organizations provide the opportunity and resources for you to get started and succeed…
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Meet the New Library Director

After serving as the Interim Director since October 2016, Amber Mathewson has been appointed to the position of Library Director. Having spent more than 25 years in the field, Amber brings not only a wealth of experience but a passion for literacy, intellectual freedom, and creating welcoming places for people of all ages. We recently…
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Entre las sombras del sueño Americano por Julissa Arce

¿Qué aspecto tiene un inmigrante indocumentado? Esta historia es una excelente autobiografía de una persona extraordinaria que con su educación logró borrar tantos estereotipos que vamos cargando los inmigrantes de este gran país. Debo reconocer que a mí las biografías personales no me agradan tanto pero ésta me cautivó desde el primer momento. Primero, me…
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March Awareness: Cerebral Palsy and Multiple Sclerosis

It’s March, and that means lots of things: Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day, Saint Patrick’s Day, the Ides of March. It’s also both Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month and Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month. What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral Palsy (also called Static Encephalopathy) is a neuromuscular disease caused by brain damage before, during, or shortly…
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Do you have to give up normalcy to be a genius?

Would I, of my own sound and volition, willfully dedicate my time to reading this book?  Probably not.  Admittedly, the cover is super cool and features some pretty awe-worthy eyebrows, (thanks Perelman) and the summary makes the whole thing seem like some intense, gripping tale of a life-changing event—which I guess it kinda was—but still.…
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