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 […]Read More from History of Pima County Public Library
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, […]Read More from Poetry in the wild!
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 […]Read More from Crime Scene: Scandinavia Suggestions
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 […]Read More from Meet Todd Parr!
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 […]Read More from What the Devil Knows…
September was dedicated Classical Music Month in 1994, during a period where orchestras and opera companies were shuttering and music education was seen as a useless part of the school day in some areas. The past decade or so has seen a reinvigoration of organizations that teach and perform classical music, though, and we’re all […]Read More from It’s Classical Music Month!
Oh man, online searching. Those of us who have been around the online block a few times remember the progress of search engines as the World Wide Web (what we all just refer to today as “the internet”) grew and grew. Gone are the days of the brick-sized CD-ROM set of the Encyclopedia Britannica, or […]Read More from 6 ways to get great online searches
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 […]Read More from ‘Pushy Parent’ Seeks 4th Grade Reads
This month's challenge for Karen was to read a young adult or middle grade novel by an author who identifies as LGBTQ and a book that has been banned or challenged. Karen These topics somewhat go hand-in-hand, as often books that have an LGBTQ character or theme have been banned or challenged. However, this challenge […]Read More from Reading challenge: banned books & LGBTQ authors
The Arizona Daily Star Monthly Library Series offers an insider's view of Pima County Public Library and the ways in which we're transforming lives in our community. This month, we hear from Lisa Waite Bunker, Social Media Librarian. Hi! I’m your Social Media Librarian. Well, one of them. If you have sent questions to the […]Read More from Connecting with us on social media