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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Celebrating our bat-heroes

Not the human caped crusaders, we are talking the furry ones: Mexican Free-Tailed Bats. They live here in Pima County and throughout the western United States during the warm months, and spend the winter in Mexico. Bats. From the Campbell Ave. Bridge over the Rillito. Monsoon brings bugs. Bats follow. Mexican free-tail bats are common…
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Pokémania 101

Or, a Guide for the Perplexed. In 10 days the Pokémon GO game, one of the first to take place in real space, has gone from rumors to ubiquity. It's been breathtaking to see how quickly the game has captured the attention of young and old alike. It's easy to make fun of something so…
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