History of Pima County Public Library

Carnegie Library, front view, circa 1905

For more than 100 years, Pima County Public Library has been here for people just like you. Today, in our libraries, online, or out in the community, our dedicated staff and volunteers are here to help you find what you're looking for. Every day we're making our mission a reality by educating, connecting, and inspiring people. Headquartered in […]

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The Kind of Nostalgia that IndieFlix Brings

still from the movie The Student Prince

I was wandering through IndieFlix recently, exploring some of their new features, when I came across the old film poster for a movie I used to watch with my grandmother. I remember how excited she was when it was released on VHS back in the mid ‘90s, as she hadn’t seen it in years. I […]

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Love Letter to My Library: R.B., M.Ed.

love letter from R.B.

We're grateful to R.B. for taking the time to submit this Love Letter. Dear Infoline at Pima County Public Library,   What a pleasure it is to write this complimentary letter about Deborah of Infoline! She is precise, accurate, efficient, pleasant, knowledgeable, and she paces her answers to questions like, "How is that spelled?" so that […]

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Meet the New Library Director

After serving as the Interim Director since October 2016, Amber Mathewson has been appointed to the position of Library Director. Having spent more than 25 years in the field, Amber brings not only a wealth of experience but a passion for literacy, intellectual freedom, and creating welcoming places for people of all ages. We recently […]

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March Madness of Books: History vs. Mystery!

photograph by William Henry Fox Talbot "A Scene in a Library"

Now that the Tucson Festival of Books is over, we thought it would be fun to answer a burning question...what literary genre will win, history or mystery? Here's how it'll work. You'll vote in a few rounds of polls, and once we have a final contender for each "team," we'll match them up in one last […]

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Entre las sombras del sueño Americano por Julissa Arce

¿Qué aspecto tiene un inmigrante indocumentado? Esta historia es una excelente autobiografía de una persona extraordinaria que con su educación logró borrar tantos estereotipos que vamos cargando los inmigrantes de este gran país. Debo reconocer que a mí las biografías personales no me agradan tanto pero ésta me cautivó desde el primer momento. Primero, me […]

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Read Harder Challenge – More Books!


For February, the Read Harder challenge took some interesting turns. For Karen, she continued down the list and read a book about books and a book set in Central or South America written by a Central or South American author. Betsy jumped around again and landed on young adult titles. Karen: For my Central or South […]

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