Feeding mouths and minds at Martha Cooper Library

The Arizona Daily Star Monthly Library Series offers an insider's view of Pima County Public Library and the ways in which we're transforming lives in our community. This month, we hear from Becca Bommersbach, Library Technical Assistant. I have two questions that I find myself repeating every day during snack time at Martha Cooper Library: “What’s the magic […]

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Art Inspirations: A Collection of Southwest Photographs and the Artwork they Inspire

The beauty of wildlife in a desert landscape, the sounds of thundering hooves or songbirds, the brilliant colors of flowers in bloom all can inspire art, our show starts with these and other inspirations and features fine art from local artists along with the photographs that helped inspire them. This unique exhibit will be on […]

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Would You Survive?

Sam Temple is an ordinary high school kid living in remote Perdido Beach, California, when his life is suddenly turned upside-down. In the blink of an eye, all of the adults--fifteen and up--vanish. As the youth within Perdido Beach, and the surrounding area, nicknamed the FAYZ, realize it’s free from any outside authority, all hell […]

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It’s Wright Brothers Day!

December 17 is Wright Brothers Day! We owe a lot to those fellows, so let’s take a minute to celebrate their achievements. Wright Brothers Day “commemorates the first successful flights in a heavier-than-air, mechanically propelled airplane, that were made by Orville and Wilbur Wright on December 17, 1903, near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.” It was […]

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At the library, Job Help boosts careers and confidence

The Arizona Daily Star Monthly Library Series offers an insider's view of Pima County Public Library and the ways in which we're transforming lives in our community. This month, we hear from Ellen Hammes and Carmella Harmon, Library Program Instructors at the Murphy-Wilmot Library. We take great pride in serving library customers through the Job Help program. We’ve seen […]

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