Here's our top ten tips from one of our 101 Space librarians: Start looking NOW. (Want a job in May? Start in February!) Get the word out. (80% of teens get a job through a personal connection) Make a plan. Dress professionally. Apply in person. (Connect a face to the generic online app you submitted!) […]Read More from Teens: Looking to land your first job?
Calling all high school students! College Prep Week will be in full swing at Joel D. Valdez Main Library in the 101 Space, starting July 17. Every day for the entire week, plus bonus Python classes starting July 10, we're hosting events that help students learn skills useful in high school and beyond. Registration's required, so sign up […]Read More from What are you doing for College Prep Week?
Hi all, my name is Amy, I work at the Pima County Public Library, and am part of some pretty cool teams and projects. The teen audio interviews is one of my favorite (if not my favorite) projects that I get to help run. Basically, we had six schools throughout Tucson who had a group leader (an […]Read More from Teens take on the teen audio interviews @ the Teen Festival of Books 2017
If you enjoy listening to audiobooks and have never heard of Sync you are missing out! So I am here to fill you in. Sync is a cooperative venture between AudioFile Magazine and audio book publishers. Together they are able to offer 30 books throughout the summer to teens 13+ (this means all you adults […]Read More from It’s Time to SYNC
This past March at the seventh annual Tucson Festival of Books, eight groups of teens met with YA authors to talk about writing, dancing, singing and life in general. Here are four of the authors who we interviewed, with quotes, links to listen to a great short excerpt, and the full interview. Meg Medina Students from […]Read More from Face to Face with Meg, Margaret, Tommy and Cammie: Conversations with Authors at the Tucson Festival of Books
This past March at the seventh annual Tucson Festival of Books, eight groups of teens met with YA authors to talk about writing, dancing, singing and life in general. Here are four of the authors who we interviewed, with links to listen to a great short excerpt, and the full interview. Karen Bao Karen Bao wrote the Dove […]Read More from Face to Face with Paolo, Ruta, Caragh and Karen: Conversations with Authors at the Tucson Festival of Books
Summer is your time. Do what interests YOU. The Library has classes and workshops in: Game design 3D design Robotics, coding Knitting, sewing Yoga, acro-yoga Creative writing Job skills, resume writing Starting your own business Film, photography, entertainment See all events for teens happening at the Library this summer. Or maybe you just want to […]Read More from Jump start your dreams at the Library!
Quick question: If I said “Yippee, April is National Poetry Month!” would you say yea or nay?! Only those who answered in the negative need to keep reading; the rest of you are already on the poetry bandwagon! If I’m honest with myself, poetry is something that I have grown to like, in the same way […]Read More from Not sold on poetry? Try a novel in verse!
The 101Space is getting a makeover! After years of careful planning, we are giving our space the necessary updates to match our awesome youth and programming. The renovated space will not only look amazing, but it will also have even more areas for hanging out with friends in our new booths and armchairs, and stuff to […]Read More from 101Space Updates: Renovations and Relocations
Do you want to be a youth voice representative? Looking to volunteer in a meaningful way? Do you like the 101Space? The 101Space at the Pima County Public Library is looking for volunteers ages 14-18 to join our youth team and help us in our quest to empower youth and provide an awesome space to […]Read More from Looking for Youth Volunteers