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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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.

Mid-Autumn Festival: Celebrations in Korea

In this Biblio Lotus blog series, we will introduce the history, traditions and fun facts of this festival in several Asian countries.

Mid-Autumn Festival: Celebrations in China

In this Biblio Lotus blog series, we will introduce the history, traditions and fun facts of this festival in several Asian countries.

Stream Asian Cinema on Kanopy for free!

You have 5 credits on Kanopy per month. You'll love any of these 90+ films on Kanopy that feature Asian filmmakers.

Biblio Lotus Presents: New In August 2021 for Kids!

New books in the PCPL collection from August featuring Asian and Asian-American characters and authors.

Biblio Lotus Presents: New In August 2021 for Teens!

New books in the PCPL collection from August featuring Asian and Asian-American characters and authors.

10 reasons to get an eCard

You can get an eCard online in minutes! But why should you? Here are some really good reasons.

Asians, Everyday: A Virtual Picture Book Collection

Enjoy this online exhibit curated by Grace Lin that shares "real stories of Asians who share our common thread of humanity."
PimaLib_XuanZ said:

This is the second book in the trilogy written by Kelly Yang, following Front Desk. If we say Front Desk touches many social issues from a kid's perspective,…

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PimaLib_XuanZ said:

This is a book that will make you turn the pages very fast. The plots are tightly connected together and it's very hard to know what's gonna happen next.…

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Book Breaks with Gordon H. Chang & "Ghosts of Gold Mountain"

Register to join an online discussion on August 15 with Gordon H. Chang, as he discusses his book "Ghosts of Gold Mountain."

Library initiative gives voice to Tucson's Asian communities

"To say that Xuan Zhou has come a long way in her young life doesn’t do the journey justice."

Community Spotlight: Asian Pacific American Studies Student

"I experienced microaggression and racism at a young age... When I entered college, I made it a mission to speak up for myself." - Judy Tram

BiblioLotus Presents: New in July 2021 for Teens!

Recently purchased books for teens with Asian and Asian-American characters

Bibliolotus Presents: New In July 2021 for Kids!

Recently purchased books for kids with Asian and Asian-American characters
PimaLib_XuanZ said:

This book is powerful in so many aspects. About growing up, it entails the feeling of being invisible, going through teenagerhood, dealing with conflicting…

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