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Weekly Waitlist Watch: June 25, 2017 Weekly Waitlist Watch: June 25, 2017

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Go ahead, put your name on that waitlist. In the meantime, here are some others to try!
Go ahead, put your name on that waitlist. In the meantime, here are some others to try!

Audiobook Appreciation Month Audiobook Appreciation Month

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June is audiobook appreciation month so whether you are going on a road trip or trying to beat the heat indoors, an audiobook is a great co…
June is audiobook appreciation month so whether you are going on a road trip or trying to beat the heat indoors, an audiobook is a great co…

Make the time to get physically fit! Make the time to get physically fit!

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All too often, we hear of a friend or colleague who has passed away unexpectedly. That is a reminder for us to take care of ourselves. Ta…
All too often, we hear of a friend or colleague who has passed away unexpectedly. That is a reminder for us to take care of ourselves. Ta…

Rock star biographies and memoirs Rock star biographies and memoirs

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Here are some old favorites and new titles!
Here are some old favorites and new titles!

Books to Inspire Your Writing Books to Inspire Your Writing

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Writer's block got you down? Check out some of the books Writer-in-Residence Marge Pellegrino turns to when she needs a little inspiration.
Writer's block got you down? Check out some of the books Writer-in-Residence Marge Pellegrino turns to when she needs a little inspiration.

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One Seed Pima County One Seed Pima County

The Seed Library invites local gardeners to join us for One Seed Pima County. This year, we're spotlighting the Tohono O’odham cowpea.
The Seed Library invites local gardeners to join us for One Seed Pima County. This year, we're spotlighting the Tohono O’odham cowpea.

The Lady Vanishes at the Abbett Film Cho… The Lady Vanishes at the Abbett Film Choices Discussion Group

Jul 21st | 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Abbett Film Choices Group discusses films recommended by group members and library staff. This month our discussion will be about Alfred Hitchcock's …
Abbett Film Choices Group discusses films recommended by group members and library staff. This month our discussion will be about Alfred Hitchcock's "The Lady Vanishes" (1938). "A young woman on a train, enroute back to England from Switzerland, meets a charming older lady who p…

Pin It? Introduction to Pinterest Pin It? Introduction to Pinterest

Jun 28th | 11:00am - 1:00pm
Pinterest is a social networking site used to share photos and websites of interest to the users. By creating bulletin boards, you are abl…
Pinterest is a social networking site used to share photos and websites of interest to the users. By creating bulletin boards, you are able to organize things you find online such as photos, events, interests, hobbies, recipes, travel, and much more. The Pinterest mission is t…

LGBT Services: Celebrating 20 Years! LGBT Services Committee: Celebrating 20 Years!

The LGBT Services Committee's archives are on display at the Joel D Valdez Main Library in the 3rd floor display cases through July. Come check them out and grab a rainbow PCPL logo button!
The PCPL LGBT Services Committee's archives are on display at the Joel D Valdez Main Library in the 3rd floor display cases through July.

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Summer Reading

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Stream Now with Freegal! Stream Now with Freegal!

All that music you can download in five-song batches per week? Now you can stream it for three hours every day! Happy listening!
All that music you can download in five-song batches per week? Now you can stream it for three hours every day! Happy listening!

The Great Courses and OneClickdigital The Great Courses and OneClickdigital

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Did you know more than 300 of The Great Courses are available for audio download with OneClickdigital? These "classes" bring college-level instruction to you on a huge variety of topics without the tuition and exams. Below are some of the best-selling and most popula…
Did you know more than 300 of The Great Courses are available for audio download with OneClickdigital? These "classes" bring col…

Listening is the Basis of Good Leadershi… Listening is the Basis of Good Leadershi…

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...so why not hone your listening skills by checking out these audiobooks on leadership? Try downloadable audiobooks or pick up the CD vers…
...so why not hone your listening skills by checking out these audiobooks on leadership? Try downloadable audiobooks or pick up the CD vers…

Nuestras Raíces inicio Nuestras Raíces inicio

!Bienvenidos a la biblioteca!
!Bienvenidos a la biblioteca!

The Dime

Betty Rhyzyk kicks butt. She is my new favorite character and this is my new favorite series. Author Kathleen Kent needs to get writing, bec… More
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Wealth, Poverty, and Inequality Wealth, Poverty, and Inequality

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These books and one DVD take a look at American and global economics, and the growing divide between those that and have not, here and abro…
These books and one DVD take a look at American and global economics, and the growing divide between those that and have not, here and abro…

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Updated 6/8: Trending in our catalog Updated 6/8: Trending in our catalog

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What new stuff are people searching for at PCPL? Put it on hold, and find "readalikes" and "watchalikes" to tide you over while you wait.
What new stuff are people searching for at PCPL? Put it on hold, and find "readalikes" and "watchalikes" to tide you over while you wait.

There's No Place Like Home There's No Place Like Home

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April 22nd is Earth Day! Take some time to learn more about this giant space-marble we carbon based life forms call home, and how to care for it.
April 22nd is Earth Day! Take some time to learn more about this giant space-marble we carbon based life forms call home, and how to care f…

Let's be safe in the heat Let's be safe in the heat

There is an extreme heat advisory called for this coming Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, with more heat (we're guessing) to come this summe…
There is an extreme heat advisory called for this coming Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, with more heat (we're guessing) to come this summe…

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DIY Home Improvement DIY Home Improvement

recommended by PimaLib_ShirleyL
Work on fixing up your house--inside and out--for summer entertaining!
Work on fixing up your house--inside and out--for summer entertaining!

Sonoran Hygge Sonoran Hygge

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Hygge is a Danish word for a certain happiness that comes from simplicity, comfort, and time shared with good people. Getting together, enjoying food and friends in cozy places. And judging by the books I've seen, it's also about wool socks, hot chocolate, candles, and snow. But…
Hygge is a Danish word for a certain happiness that comes from simplicity, comfort, and time shared with good people. Getting together, enj…

The Lotterys Plus One by Emma Donoghue The Lotterys Plus One by Emma Donoghue

It was the best of reads, it was the worst of reads, or so it seemed to me. The Lotterys Plus One by Emma Donoghue, author of Room, among other titles, has a lot going for it, yet some aspects of this middle school novel left me unimpressed. The story centers on a nontraditional…
It was the best of reads, it was the worst of reads, or so it seemed to me. The Lotterys Plus One by Emma Donoghue, author of Room, among o…

Create your own TED conference Create your own TED conference

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Getting to the annual TED conference in Vancouver may be out of reach, but you can create your own TED conference using titles from...
Getting to the annual TED conference in Vancouver may be out of reach, but you can create your own TED conference using titles from...

Pollinator Gardening Pollinator Gardening

Jun 20th | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Learn about the importance of pollinators in the vegetable garden and how you can invite them by creating beneficial habitat using native p…
Learn about the importance of pollinators in the vegetable garden and how you can invite them by creating beneficial habitat using native plants from organic gardener and Arizona native Brandon Merchant of Southwest Victory Gardens. Bring your lunch!

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