Meet Logan Phillips, our newest Writer in Residence!

Poet, performer, DJ, and educator Logan Phillips answers our questions about being the Library's Summer 2018 Writer in Residence. Enjoy these poems from Logan's first full-length book, Sonoran Strange, then book your appointment to get writing today. Plus, don't miss him at this year's MegaMania!! Saturday, July 14 from 1–5 pm at Pima Community College Downtown 1…
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Enjoy these poems by Logan Phillips, Writer in Residence

Logan Phillips, our Summer 2018 Writer in Residence, was kind enough to share a couple of poems from his award-winning book, Sonoran Strange. Enjoy! Sonoran Strange CANTO RILLITO (WITH BATS UNDER BRIDGES) El bisabuelo de tu tatarabuelo es ahora aquel arroyo que serpentea en la montaña. Rillito rillín, riote río Rio-ito más pequeño cada año Rillito…
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Lunch at the Library! Martha Cooper Library offering free summer meals

Becca Bommersbach is a Library Technical Assistant at Martha Cooper Library, where she helps oversee the Library's Snack Program and the new Summer Meals Pilot Program, which runs through July 18. In this short article, she shares her excitement about this new community partnership and ongoing opportunities to serve those in need. The Summer Meals…
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Do you really need that pill? Learn more at this book launch!

A family practice physician passionate about and specializing in holistic medicine, Jennifer Jacobs will launch her book, Do You Really Need That Pill?, at Dusenberry-River Library on Tuesday, May 29 from 6:30–8:30 pm. At the event, Dr. Jacobs will read from her book, answer questions, and sign copies available for purchase. A former member of the…
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One stitch at a time—quilters build life-long friendships at Kirk-Bear Canyon Library

Dozens of quilters meet at Kirk-Bear Canyon Library every week from noon–3 pm. They call themselves the Bear Canyon Quilters. I recently joined them at a meetup and was inspired by what I saw and heard. I hope their story inspires you too. Six years ago, library customer Lee, alongside her then 94-year old mother…
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Find your next favorite – Friends’ book sale makes it easy!

A message from our Friends (of the Library, that is)! We're not just library-lovers and advocates, we're readers, too! At every Book Sale you'll find dozens of volunteers and staff eager to make recommendations. Whether you're seeking out treasures in classic fiction, art, political science, crafting, travel, or mysteries, we're here to help you find…
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It’s time! Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Rising Voices Youth Summit

The 3rd Annual Rising Voices Youth Summit is just around the corner on Saturday, April 21. To learn more about the amazing things in-store at this community-wide event, we checked in with Riley Hamner, a student at City High School and one of the amazing young adults helping to coordinate the event.  Teens, it's not…
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