Investing in Future Librarians

The Friends of the Green Valley and Sahuarita Libraries recently awarded scholarships to four Pima County Public Library employees seeking their Masters in Library Science at the University of Arizona's School of Information.  Three of the recipients—Joseph, Kelly, and Vicki—sat down to share with us what the scholarship means to them, why they value libraries, […]

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Bordando por la paz y la memoria: Embroidering for peace and for memory

This August the Joel D. Valdez Main Library is honored to display a project that remembers people killed in Mexico during the War on Drugs. Our library display was curated by local artist Hank Tusinski (his statement is provided below, after the handkerchief instructions). Bordando por la Paz y la Memoria is made up of groups […]

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A Perfect Thriller

Little Monsters by Kara Thomas is about a girl named Kacey who moves in with her dad after a falling out of sorts with her mother. Her father lives in a small, tight-knit town where nothing really happens, and as a newcomer Kacey is viewed with suspicion. To Kacey's surprise, she actually makes friends and […]

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