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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Crime Scene: Scandinavia Suggestions

Send your book question to What Do I Read Next? our new personalized advice column for book lovers. Let the Ravenous Readers—our readers' advisory professionals—send some reading love your way! We'll personally respond to each question we receive. And, every Friday, we'll pick one question we've had more than the usual amount of fun answering and publish it right […]

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Meet Todd Parr!

Todd Parr is coming to Tucson!  In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the library’s LGBT Services Committee, Todd will speak and read his books at the Himmel Park Amphitheater on Saturday, October 28th, 2:00pm.  We’ll also have live music, crafts, and bubbles!  Plus, children will be entered in a raffle drawing to win a […]

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What the Devil Knows…

A popular Mexican dicho states “most of what the devil knows is due to the fact that he’s old rather than because he’s the devil”: Más sabe el diablo por viejo que por diablo. Ten thousand Americans are turning 65 every day. The trend began in 2011 with the first of the Baby Boomers and […]

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‘Pushy Parent’ Seeks 4th Grade Reads

Send your book question to What Do I Read Next? our new personalized advice column for book lovers. Let the Ravenous Readers—our readers' advisory professionals—send some reading love your way! We’ll personally respond to each question we receive. And, every Friday, we’ll pick one question we’ve had more than the usual amount of fun answering and publish it […]

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