Climate Change Interview with Nancy Petersen

On Saturday, July 29th, at 11am, the Joel Valdez Main Library will host a talk on climate change by Nancy Petersen, Program Manager, Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice at the University of Arizona. See Climate Change - Let's Talk To mark the occasion, I published a book list on climate change and conducted an […]

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A Heartfelt Thank You

As always, we are in awe of our Pima County Public Library community! Your generous response to the call for donations and supplies to benefit the homeless animals at Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) stuffed the van - literally. Thirteen libraries throughout Pima County hosted the drive, which was held from December 12-24, and netted […]

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Response to storytimes leaves Tucson librarians in awe

This article was originally published in the Arizona Daily Star on December 18, 2016. Playing my Part in Encouraging Future Generations of Book and Library Lovers by Catherine (Cat) Strong, Nanini Library Given that researchers contend a child’s brain attains 90% of its full development prior to reaching kindergarten, Library Storytimes are a gift of […]

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Borrow More Than Books! Website and Catalog Tip of the Week #27

Everyone knows the most frequent things borrowed from libraries all over are books. That’s what you probably immediately think of every time you even think about a library: shelf upon shelf, row upon row, of books. And don’t we have plenty of those across all our libraries!?! (We’ve got a pretty extensive digital books collection, […]

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