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The Book Jumper
by Mechthild Glaser
Have you ever wished that you could step into one of your favorite books and be a part of the story? In this book, Amy discovers that she comes from a long line… More
recommended by PimaLib_KarinaR
Brand New Picks from Ravenous Readers
recommended by PimaLib_RavenousReaders
Get some great ideas with these picks from the Ravenous Readers group! Many of these titles have alternate formats.
Get some great ideas with these picks from the Ravenous Readers group! Many of these titles have alternate formats.
Author Spotlight: Maureen Dowd Author Spotlight: Maureen Dowd
On the Tucson Festival of Books blog, meet nonfiction writer Maureen Dowd, as she talks politics, writing opinion columns, and more.
On the Tucson Festival of Books blog, meet nonfiction writer Maureen Dowd, as she talks politics, writing opinion columns, and more.
We Need Diverse Swoons: The Sequel!
recommended by PimaLib_JessicaP
Even more romances and love stories featuring POC characters and authors, characters with disabilities, LGBTQ+ leads, and more!
Even more romances and love stories featuring POC characters and authors, characters with disabilities, LGBTQ+ leads, and more!
Learn About Black History Through Graphic Novels
recommended by PimaLib_DavidaL
February is Black History in the U.S., and it is the perfect time to begin reading and learning about black history. These vividly-illustrated, award-winning graphic novels are available at PCPL.
February is Black History in the U.S., and it is the perfect time to begin reading and learning about black history. These vividly-illustra…
Nuestras Raíces
¡Buen Provecho! Treasure Secret Flavors ¡Buen Provecho! Treasure Secret Flavors
Mar 12th | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Tucson Festival of Books | Universi…
Zulema Echerival-Felix and Patricia Taylor share beloved family recipes that have traveled through time and distance from Northern Mexico t…
Zulema Echerival-Felix and Patricia Taylor share beloved family recipes that have traveled through time and distance from Northern Mexico to New Mexico and across Sonora to Nogales and Tucson.
Hora de cuentos Hora de cuentos
Una oportunidad para que los padres introduzcan a los niños a canciones y cuentos sencillos.
Una oportunidad para que los padres introduzcan a los niños a canciones y cuentos sencillos.
Talk. Hable. Sing. Cante. Read. Lea. Pla… Talk. Hable. Sing. Cante. Read. Lea. Pla…
By PimaLib_SuccessStories
Descargue el app de alfabetización temprana de Make Way for Books. Encuentre actividades, música y libros para párvulos hasta niños de e
Descargue el app de alfabetización temprana de Make Way for Books. Encuentre actividades, música y libros para párvulos hasta niños de e
¡Viva Yuyi!
recommended by PimaLib_MarisaG
Yuyi Morales is an author and illustrator who uses creative storytelling, beautiful color, different artistic styles, English and Spanish to tell not only her own stories, but the biographical tales of others including Cesar Chavez, Georgia O'Keefe and Frida Kahlo. She has won n…
Yuyi Morales is an author and illustrator who uses creative storytelling, beautiful color, different artistic styles, English and Spanish t…
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First Friday Music with Sean Gaskell First Friday Music with Sean Gaskell
Mar 3rd | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Music of the West African Kora comes to Green Valley. Sean Gaskell will play traditional songs on the 21-stringed West African Kora. The Kora…
Music of the West African Kora comes to Green Valley. Sean Gaskell will play traditional songs on the 21-stringed West African Kora. The Kora…
Friday Art Talks: Music in Art: Ridicule… Friday Art Talks: Music in Art: Ridicule…
Mar 3rd | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
We'll discuss how artists have used music in their visual art to ridicule society, to delight in humor, or to offer the viewer a puzzle.
We'll discuss how artists have used music in their visual art to ridicule society, to delight in humor, or to offer the viewer a puzzle.
Julissa Arce's American Dream Julissa Arce's American Dream
By PimaLib_RavenousReaders
Financial whiz kid turned immigration rights advocate Julissa Arce brings her own story to the Nuestras Raíces stage at the Book Festival.
Financial whiz kid turned immigration rights advocate Julissa Arce brings her own story to the Nuestras Raíces stage at the Book Festival.
Check out seed screens! Check out seed screens with your library card!
By PimaLib_SeedLibrary
Are you ready to take the plunge into seed saving? Already saving seeds and want to clean them faster and easier? Come down to the Main Library and check out our seed screens.
Are you ready to take the plunge into seed saving? Already saving seeds and want to clean them faster and easier? Seed screens can help!
Riding with the Duke: John Wayne in AZ Riding with the Duke: John Wayne in Arizona
Mar 4th | 11:00am - 12:00pm
John Wayne was born in Iowa and lived for most of his adult life in California. Yet, he spent many years exploring, living, and investing i…
John Wayne was born in Iowa and lived for most of his adult life in California. Yet, he spent many years exploring, living, and investing in Arizona, where he produced his own films, raised cattle, operated a game ranch, and was seemingly everywhere at once.
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Black History Month in our catalog Black History Month in our catalog
See everything in our catalog that library staff and customers (like you!) have tagged "black history month."
See everything in our catalog that library staff and customers (like you!) have tagged "black history month."
Visit the Library at the Book Festival! Visit the Library at the 2017 Tucson Festival of Books
By PimaLib_RavenousReaders
The Tucson Festival of Books is just around the corner. Come to UA Campus the weekend of March 11-12 and join us for some book joy! As always, the Library has a lot going on: Nuestras Raíces, an entire teen plaza, writers in residence, Bookbike, and the Bookmobile!
The Tucson Festival of Books is just around the corner. Come to UA Campus the weekend of March 11-12 and join us for some book joy!
Elected Officials & Voting
recommended by PimaLib_AskaLibrarian
This list is a guide to locating contact information for elected officials and finding voting information for Tucson and Pima County, Arizo…
This list is a guide to locating contact information for elected officials and finding voting information for Tucson and Pima County, Arizo…
Celebrate John Lewis' Birthday w/a Book! Celebrate John Lewis' Birthday w/a Book!
Senator, civil rights activist, and literary award winner John Lewis was born February 21, 1940. Find books by and about him here!
Senator, civil rights activist, and literary award winner John Lewis was born February 21, 1940. Find books by and about him here!
While you wait for The Handmaid's Tale and 1984
recommended by PimaLib_JB
As The Handmaid's Tale and 1984 retake the bestseller lists, now's a great time to read dystopian fiction. Here are some new and classic titles you can read right now!
As The Handmaid's Tale and 1984 retake the bestseller lists, now's a great time to read dystopian fiction. Try new arrivals and classics.
Kids & Teens
Chem Cats Club for Kids and Tweens! Chem Cats Club for Kids and Tweens!
Mar 4th | 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Get wild for chemistry with the UA Chemistry Club Chem Cats! Come get your paws dirty each week with new and exciting demos at Eckstrom-Co…
Get wild for chemistry with the UA Chemistry Club Chem Cats! Come get your paws dirty each week with new and exciting demos at Eckstrom-Co…
Play With This Book!: Interactive Pictur…
recommended by PimaLib_MaureenK
From a PCPL children's librarian: These picture books encourage kids to touch, tap, shake, tilt, talk to, and otherwise play with the book …
From a PCPL children's librarian: These picture books encourage kids to touch, tap, shake, tilt, talk to, and otherwise play with the book …
The Many Faces of Cinderella
recommended by PimaLib_AmandaB
Celebrate the universal appeal of the Cinderella story with a handful of its many incarnations which are part of the PCPL collection.
Celebrate the universal appeal of the Cinderella story with a handful of its many incarnations which are part of the PCPL collection.
Transgender Voices
recommended by PimaLib_Teens
Books for and about trans and nonbinary teens, at PCPL.
Books for and about trans and nonbinary teens, at PCPL.
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
Mar 1st | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Grab Your hat and read with the Cat! Come celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday and Read Across America! We're hosting a Family Reading Event with D…
Grab Your hat and read with the Cat! Come celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday and Read Across America! We're hosting a Family Reading Event with Dr. Seuss books, coloring pages, bookmarks, and certificates for readers.** Come dressed as your favorite Dr. Seuss character for an extra p…
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