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Ad Astra!
recommended by PimaLib_MeghanE
As part of Pima County Public Library's science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) skills encouragement, we're putting togethe…
As part of Pima County Public Library's science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) skills encouragement, we're putting togethe…
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…
Warning! Carnivorous Humor
recommended by PimaLib_KaitlynS
Picture books and songs with a bite that will leave kids hungry for more. These books and songs are some of my Storytime favorites; they ar…
Picture books and songs with a bite that will leave kids hungry for more. These books and songs are some of my Storytime favorites; they ar…
Rainbow Storytime Rainbow Storytime
Feb 24th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Pima County Public Library's LGBT Services Committee invites families of every kind to Rainbow Storytime for stories, flannel boards, songs…
Pima County Public Library's LGBT Services Committee invites families of every kind to Rainbow Storytime for stories, flannel boards, songs and crafts. Please join us for fabulous fun! Becca will bring her ukulele, Georgia will bring her upright base, and Toby will bring his rain…
Classical Kids
recommended by PimaLib_SueJ
Listen to the music and story line for the world's great composers. Kids will enjoy these CDs in the car on the way home from school.
Listen to the music and story line for the world's great composers. Kids will enjoy these CDs in the car on the way home from school.
Books & Authors
TFOB Author: Guadalupe Garcia McCall Author Spotlight: The Writing Spirit of Guadalupe Garcia McCall
On the Tucson Festival of Books blog, learn about this Texan YA author's reimagining of Romeo and Juliet set during the Mexican Revolution.
On the Tucson Festival of Books blog, learn about this Texan YA author's reimagining of Romeo and Juliet set during the Mexican Revolution, plus more about her writing process...and the funniest thing that's ever happened to her at an author event.
Local Author Series with Emily Creigh Local Author Series with Emily Creigh
Feb 28th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Journey to the Heart of the Condor is the compelling true story of author Emily Creigh's Peace Corps service in Paraguay from 1975 to 1977,…
Journey to the Heart of the Condor is the compelling true story of author Emily Creigh's Peace Corps service in Paraguay from 1975 to 1977, during the height of repression carried out by the U.S.-backed Stroessner dictatorship in its push to rid the country of political dissiden…
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!
Author Spotlight: Nisi Shawl Author Spotlight: Nisi Shawl
On the Tucson Festival of Books blog, read about upcoming TFOB 2017 sci-fi/fantasy author Nisi Shawl's take on alternate histories and more!
On the Tucson Festival of Books blog, read about upcoming TFOB 2017 sci-fi/fantasy author Nisi Shawl's take on alternate histories 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…
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Frank Viva: picture book graphic design
recommended by PimaLib_JeanSC
Frank Viva's weird and wonderful illustrations have appeared not only in books but also The New Yorker and New York Times, as well as other…
Frank Viva's weird and wonderful illustrations have appeared not only in books but also The New Yorker and New York Times, as well as other…
Exploring Music at Your Library
recommended by PimaLib_BrennaW
Music that I love to listen to in certain moments... Cleaning. A trip up the mountains. Melancholy. When you feel like dancing.
Music that I love to listen to in certain moments... Cleaning. A trip up the mountains. Melancholy. When you feel like dancing.
Books New PCPL Staff Have Enjoyed
recommended by PimaLib_KarenG
At a training for new PCPL staff, we all shared books we had recently enjoyed. Maybe you'll find your new favorite read here!
At a training for new PCPL staff, we all shared books we had recently enjoyed. Maybe you'll find your new favorite read here!
Browse the Tucson Festival of Books Browse the Tucson Festival of Books on our site & in our catalog!
Our home for all things Tucson Festival of Books on our website. Find books by TFOB authors, staff picks, events, blogs, their site, & more!
Our home for all things Tucson Festival of Books: browse books by TFOB authors, staff picks, events, blogs, visit their site for schedules, & more! Click on "View all results" on any carousel to see everything we've tagged "tfob2017" in that category so far (work in progress!).
Black History in Tucson & the Southwest
recommended by PimaLib_AngelaH
What better way to recognize Black History Month than to read about our own local history? Take a look at some fascinating titles about Afr…
What better way to recognize Black History Month than to read about our own local history? Take a look at some fascinating titles about Afr…
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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!

pimacountylibrary SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES: & OTHER LESSONS FROM THE CREMATORY - by Caitlin Doughty. A fascinating memoir of Doughty’s post college years when…
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!
A Look into the Lives of Some of Our Presidents
recommended by PimaLib_SamR
Celebrate Presidents' Day with a book, ebook, or audiobook peering into U.S. history!
Celebrate Presidents' Day with a book, ebook, or audiobook peering into U.S. history!
National LOVE YOUR PET DAY is Feb. 20!
recommended by PimaLib_ShirleyL
More than ever, pets are members of the family.Three in five Americans currently have a pet. What can be better than to have a special day set aside to honor your loving, lovable pets?
More than ever, pets are members of the family. Three in five Americans currently have a pet. What can be better than to have a special day…
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Opera for the beginner
recommended by PimaLib_BrennaW
Are you one of those people who hates opera? Or at least, 'doesn't get it'? Opera is a vast and varied collection of music that really has something for everyone. If you hated your first opera, you might just fall in love with the next one! (And just for the record, the Phanto…
Are you one of those people who hates opera? Or at least, 'doesn't get it'? Opera is a vast and varied collection of music that really has…
Find the health or medical information y… Find the health or medical information y…
By PimaLib_AskALibrarian
MedlinePlus, the premier website for quality consumer health information,  has a new streamlined look. The site still offers authoritative …
MedlinePlus, the premier website for quality consumer health information,  has a new streamlined look. The site still offers authoritative …
Collecting Native Plant Seeds with the P… Collecting Native Plant Seeds with the Pima County Native Plant Nursery
Feb 28th | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Grab your lunch and join us for a lunchtime presentation where we'll learn how the Pima County Native Plant Nursery collects and stores see…
Grab your lunch and join us for a lunchtime presentation where we'll learn how the Pima County Native Plant Nursery collects and stores seeds from Sonoran Desert native plants and how we can learn to do the same. Discover how to tell when seeds are ready, environmentally-sound c…
Now Sowing: Marigold (Feb-June) Now Sowing: Marigold (Feb-June)
By PimaLib_SeedLibrary
Did you know Marigolds naturally deter pests from your veggie garden? Find some Marigold seeds in our Seed Library!
Did you know Marigolds naturally deter pests from your veggie garden? Find some Marigold seeds in our Seed Library!
Fun Reading Games for Young Ones Fun Reading Games for Young Ones
Check out the many fun, educational online games for kids developed by the leader in educational programming, PBS.
Check out the many fun, educational online games for kids developed by the leader in educational programming, PBS.
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