Arizona Daily Star Monthly Library Series

Our staff members began contributing to a monthly article series for the Arizona Daily Star in 2014. Read our take on what the library does for our community.

Planning for MegaFun at MegaMania!!
Em Lane and Caitlin Burns, July 6, 2018

Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Library: So much more than books
Lupita ChavezCheryl McCurry, and Rose Kowalski, May 19, 2018

Long-time librarian agrees with Dr. Seuss, "Be a book nut" (at your library!)
Michelle Creston, April 29, 2018

There's a library in Arivaca. Let me tell you all about it!
Jodi Ohlson, April 12, 2018

A librarian's view of Tucson's abundant literary landscape
Helene Woodhams, February 24, 2018

I've found my perfect job
Amy Rusk, January 28, 2018

Feeding mouths and minds at Martha Cooper Library
Becca Bommersbach, December 22, 2017

At the library, Job Help boosts careers and confidence
Ellen Hammes and Carmella Harmon, December 6, 2017

The library stands for respect, equality, and inclusion
Tara Wright, October 22, 2017

You got a good friend at the Flowing Wells Library
Lisa Winn, October 1, 2017

Connect with your local library on social media
Lisa Waite Bunker, September 4, 2017

Hooked from the beginning
Anna Sanchez, July 23, 2017

The Library is a place where all are welcome
Geoffery Blanton, June 9, 2017

Helping, connecting with others is Morris' purpose
Amy Morris, May 25, 2017

Helping teens learn to take risks and harness creativity
Mira Domsky, April 23, 2017

200,000 miles and counting for Pima County Public Library Bookmobile driver
Wade Zelenak, March 26, 2017

Pima County Library is welcoming to all, helps teens find themselves
Lauren Hebert, March 11, 2017

Tending gardens, connecting community
Justine Hernandez, January 20, 2017

Response to storytimes leaves Tucson librarians in awe
Catherine "Cat" Strong, Toby Wehner, and Krystal Valenzuela, December 17, 2016

Tucson librarian feels lucky to have found her career
Tenecia Phillips, November 25, 2016

Ravenous Reader delivers books beyond the library
William Bevill, October 29, 2016

The card that continues to change my life
Amber Mathewson, September 24, 2016

Finding art and inspiration at the library
Betsy Langley, August 27, 2016

Pima librarian gets thrill out of ‘frequent learning’
Jessica Pryde, July 23, 2016

Librarians enjoy being geeky, too
Mary Elder, Nov 29, 2015

Working at the library, giving back to the community
Reyes Suarez and Leland Murray, Oct 25, 2015

The library brings education and partnerships together
Beth Matthias-Loghry, Sep 27, 2015

Lifelong teachers help adults get tech savvy at the library
Alan Chestnut and Susana Pederson, Aug 23, 2015

Library worker keeps the wheels turning
Brandon Milligan, Jul 27, 2015

Getting down to business at your library
Michelle Simon, Jun 14, 2015

Meet me at the swap meet for some summer reading fun
Paulina Aguirre-Clinch, May 9, 2015

County libraries are all kinds of fun
Karen Greene, Apr 19, 2015

Library programs help find our roots in literature
Margie Trujillo-Farmer, Mar 8, 2015

Creating a culture of literacy and a love of reading
Dawn Gardner, Feb 8, 2015

Making a difference, one person, one story at a time
Karyn Prechtel, Jan 10, 2015

Helping immigrants acclimate, be empowered
Debbie Chavez, Dec 21, 2014

Memory kits: bringing good memories to life
Amy Bivins, Nov 16, 2014

Pima County's LGBT services, resources set a national trend
Caitlin Burns and Wayne Wheeler, Oct 25, 2014

Finding my place at my library
Amy Morris, Sep 9, 2014

Open doors, discover new worlds at your library
Mary Margaret Mercado, Aug 17, 2014

World's best job
Patti Cheney Lang, Jul 20, 2014

SummerMania!! An epidemic of fun
James Walter, Jun 22, 2014

5 super cool ways to enjoy your library this summer
Kenya Johnson, May 18, 2014