The MegaMania schedule is here!

MegaMania 2018! Represent Your Fandom! Saturday, July 14, 1-5pm Pima Community College Downtown Campus, 1255 N. Stone Ave. (NW corner of Speedway and Stone) PRINTABLE SCHEDULE [pdf] Catalog list of all authors & illustrators Happening all day! Cosplay Show off your costume or make your own. In the Roosevelt Building. Video Gaming Have fun playing…
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A Poetry Stanza Bonanza for National Poetry Month #pimapicks

Poetry is all around us, and we are celebrating what it means to us during the month of April.  The Joel D. Valdez Main Library has a basket of mystery poems to pick from and savor. Valencia Library is holding the 18th Annual Teen Poetry Festival, There are Poetry Slams at the Dusenberry-River and Murphy-Wilmot Libraries, Eckstrom-Columbus…
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They’re calling it “Facebook Armageddon”

For business pages, that is. This includes huge corporations and tiny mom-and-pop businesses, nonprofits of all kinds, and the government sector, which of course, means libraries. Facebook announced on January 11 that posts from friends and family will have a much higher priority than posts from business and organization pages.  OK, so 'armageddon' is an exaggeration…
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Poetry in the wild!

The sidewalk reads: "The new words are ancient in your hands moist new meaning." --Victor Hernández Cruz What is the group quietly chalking thoughtful poetry around town? They are the Urban Poetry Pollinators, and they invite anyone to come make sidewalks into poems.  You can join them this week at the Sam Lena-South Tucson Library…
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Bordando por la paz y la memoria: Embroidering for peace and for memory

This August the Joel D. Valdez Main Library is honored to display a project that remembers people killed in Mexico during the War on Drugs. Our library display was curated by local artist Hank Tusinski (his statement is provided below, after the handkerchief instructions). Bordando por la Paz y la Memoria is made up of groups…
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