Biblio Lotus

Biblio Lotus

Our Mission

Biblio Lotus supports and values the culture and voice of our Asian communities in Pima County by providing resources and programs and by establishing ongoing partnerships with Asian organizations therein.​

Our Vision

A blooming Asian community, represented in the culture and operations of the library system.

Our Values

Diversity - We honor the dynamic and rich Asian cultures.
Inclusion - We raise our own voices and honor one another's.
Education - We inform and connect staff to community.
Community - We share culture and knowledge within and outside of the library system.

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Biblio Lotus Picks, News, and Events

Introducing Biblio Lotus!

We're proud to announce Biblio Lotus, a team whose vision is a blooming Asian community, represented in the culture and operations of PCPL.

Putting It Down: A Conversation with Truong Tran

UA's Poetry Center interviewed author Truong Tran about his recent book of essays, poems, and antipoems.

Biblio Lotus Presents: New in October 2021 for Teens

Don't miss these new teen books with Asian and Asian-American characters!
PimaLib_BiblioLotus said:

A child asks his mother, “What is love, Mama?” and she has many delicious replies as to how love feels, smells, tastes, and looks. The imagery invoked in ‘My…

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PimaLib_BiblioLotus said:

This gorgeous picture book charts the travels of three generations down to the South-most point of India. Each generation experiences their surroundings…

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3 Reads on Diwali

Diwali is observed today, Thursday, November 4. To help myself learn more about it, I turned to the E-Library and did some searching.

Biblio Lotus Presents: New in October 2021 for Kids!

Try one of these new books for children, featuring Asian and Asian-American characters!

Community Spotlight: Author Harshita Jerath

In her debut children's book, the Indian dessert, laddoo, comes to life and escapes from the hands of its maker, kicking off a funny chase.

Fiction Reads from Asian and Pacific Islander Authors

It is Fall season and a good time to have these cool reads.

Community Spotlight: Tucson Chinese Cultural Center

"I am proud of who I am and where I am from. And I love to share my culture with people." - Tina Liao

Community Spotlight: Author Karen S. Chow

The Biblio Lotus Team is excited to present this interview with author Karen S. Chow, whose book, Miracle, will be released Fall 2022.
PimaLib_SarahB said:

I loved this book before I even read it! Like the main character, I was often asked the rude question, "what are you?" by people curious about my race.…

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Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Diwali, a 5-day Hindu festival, is celebrated worldwide & is a time to celebrate good triumphing over evil & light outshining darkness.

Biblio Lotus Presents: New in September 2021 for Teens!

Brand-new books for teens with Asian and Asian-American characters.

Take Refugee 101 to learn more about refugees

Learn about refugee resettlement, current refugees coming to AZ, as well as things to know when working with people from other cultures.
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