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The Woman Who Shot Cowboys: Rodeo Photog… The Woman Who Shot Cowboys: Rodeo Photographer Louise L. Serpa

May 25th | 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Anyone who has ever stared down an angry bull coming full throttle across an arena will understand why rodeo photographer Louise Serpa ofte…
Anyone who has ever stared down an angry bull coming full throttle across an arena will understand why rodeo photographer Louise Serpa often uttered the adage, "Never Don't Pay Attention." Born into New York society, Louise ended up out west with her nose buried in the dirt &...

Poetry Circle ~ E.E.Cummings Poetry Circle

May 25th | 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Join us for monthly poetry discussions, led by docents from the UA Poetry Center. This month's discussion is the poetry of E.E. Cummings. Co…
Join us for monthly poetry discussions, led by docents from the UA Poetry Center. This month's discussion is the poetry of E.E. Cummings. Come and share your knowledge and appreciation! Docents will provide reading material sourced from the Poetry Center's world-renowned collecti…

Catalina Nonfiction Book Club Catalina Nonfiction Book Club

May 25th | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
This month we'll discuss Nobody Rich or Famous by Richard Shelton. "Nobody Rich or Famous is a literary memoir about family and place. Shelton tr…
This month we'll discuss Nobody Rich or Famous by Richard Shelton. "Nobody Rich or Famous is a literary memoir about family and place. Shelton travels to his childhood home in rural Idaho to connect with his past and discover his family history. "

Summer Reading

Summer Reading is Here Again! Summer Reading is Here Again!

'Tis the season... for Summer Reading! Grab a book, attend free events, and visit your local library for lots of fun May 20 through July 15.
'Tis the season... for Summer Reading! Grab a book, attend free events, and visit your local library for lots of fun May 20 through July 15.

Volunteer Opportunities for Teens Volunteer Opportunities for Teens

Be someone's hero by volunteering! Are you thinking of volunteering in the community? At the library? We can help you learn to lead!
Be someone's hero by volunteering! Are you thinking of volunteering in the community? At the library? We can help you learn to lead!

Dog Days of Summer Dog Days of Summer

recommended by PimaLib_KellyU
Keep cool during the dog days of summer with these dog-related titles and suggestions for ways to have fun around town. Remember your sunscreen!
Keep cool during the dog days of summer with these dog-related titles and suggestions for ways to have fun around town. Remember your suns…

Block Party Over Here! Block Party Over Here!

May 22nd | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us on Mondays during Summer Reading for some block building fun. We'll be building with Legos and other cool building blocks of plast…
Join us on Mondays during Summer Reading for some block building fun. We'll be building with Legos and other cool building blocks of plastic, cardboard and wood...some are even magnetic! Don't miss the fun as we construct a special project together then build a craft to take…

Summer reading for horse lovers Summer reading for horse lovers

recommended by PimaLib_JeanSC
If you have a horse, love a horse or only dream of owning a horse, these stories and books will touch your heart.
If you have a horse, love a horse or only dream of owning a horse, these stories and books will touch your heart.

E-Library

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Truevine

“Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South” by Beth Macy is a fascinating look at the s… More
recommended by PimaLib_NormS

The Best of Stories that Soar, 2017 The Best of Stories that Soar, 2017

Silly, scary, sweet, serious, there is something for everyone!
Silly, scary, sweet, serious, there is something for everyone!

The Great Outdoors The Great Outdoors

recommended by PimaLib_SamR
These books cover various aspects of the great outdoors, from camping and nature memoirs to hunting, fishing and surviving the wild. There …
These books cover various aspects of the great outdoors, from camping and nature memoirs to hunting, fishing and surviving the wild. There …

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She'…

I loved this book! Elsa is a real spitfire, as is her grandmother. There were tears and laughter while reading Elsa's memories of her grandm… More
recommended by PimaLib_MaryG

Learn

May is National Stroke Month May is National Stroke Month

recommended by PimaLib_TeneciaP
Did you know that strokes are the number 5 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States? Here are some books and resources to help learn about and prevent strokes.
Did you know that strokes are the number 5 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States? Here are some books and r…

Taking the SAT in June? Taking the SAT in June?

First-time SAT taker? Need to brush up? Try LearningExpress Library or Testing & Education Resource Center! Both have practice tests and sk…
First-time SAT taker? Need to brush up? Try LearningExpress Library or Testing & Education Resource Center! Both have practice tests and sk…

Malcolm X 360 Malcolm X 360

recommended by PimaLib_JessicaP
In honor of Malcolm X's birthday on May 19, let's look at a few people's interpretations of his life, fiction and nonfiction, from Alex Haley to Manning Marable and beyond.
In honor of Malcolm X's birthday on May 19, let's look at a few people's interpretations of his life, fiction and nonfiction, from Alex Hal…

Play the Didgeridoo Play the Didgeridoo

May 23rd | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Register Today | Learn to play powerful, unworldly sounds on a didgeridoo that you get to keep. You'll also learn why these are used by the Aboriginals of A…
Register Today | Learn to play powerful, unworldly sounds on a didgeridoo that you get to keep. You'll also learn why these are used by the Aboriginals of A…

IDEA+SPACE: Professional Nonprofit Assoc… IDEA+SPACE: Professional Nonprofit Assoc…

recommended by PimaLib_HeatherS
Visit the IDEA+SPACE at the Pima County Public Library to find resources to help support nonprofit work.
Visit the IDEA+SPACE at the Pima County Public Library to find resources to help support nonprofit work.

Kids & Teens

Dear Teen Writers, Get published. Dear Teen Writers, Get published.

recommended by PimaLib_HeatherS
Author Susan Feathers recently visited with teen writers in the 101Space and shared these publications that take youth submissions.
Author Susan Feathers recently visited with teen writers in the 101Space and shared these publications that take youth submissions.

10 Works of Gooey, Geeky Goodness 10 Works of Gooey, Geeky Goodness

recommended by PimaLib_JessicaP
What's better than a story about a geek? Well, a geeky love story, of course! Read all of these adorable stories about young, geeky love, a…
What's better than a story about a geek? Well, a geeky love story, of course! Read all of these adorable stories about young, geeky love, a…

Time for teen author interviews! Time for teen author interviews!

One of the coolest things we do every year at the Tucson Festival of Books is arranging for local teens to interview bestselling authors.
One of the coolest things we do every year at the Tucson Festival of Books is arranging for local teens to interview bestselling authors.

#WeNeedDiverseBooks Disability in KidLit #WeNeedDiverseBooks Disability in KidLit

recommended by PimaLib_RachelW
Disabled characters in children's literature are underrepresented, and much of what is written includes problematic or narrow representatio…
Disabled characters in children's literature are underrepresented, and much of what is written includes problematic or narrow representatio…

Girls can do anything in picture books! Girls can do anything in picture books!

recommended by PimaLib_KellyK
There are lots of fantastic picture books that feature girls as protagonists-- here are just a few!
There are lots of fantastic picture books that feature girls as protagonists-- here are just a few!

Books & Authors

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