Find your next favorite – Friends’ book sale makes it easy!

A message from our Friends (of the Library, that is)! We're not just library-lovers and advocates, we're readers, too! At every Book Sale you'll find dozens of volunteers and staff eager to make recommendations. Whether you're seeking out treasures in classic fiction, art, political science, crafting, travel, or mysteries, we're here to help you find…
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R. L. Stine to Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford: A Journey of Bookmark Signings

Over the last several years collecting bookmarks signed by authors and illustrators whom I have met at the Tucson Festival of books has become my passion.  I also have had the privilege to moderate author panels, which offers me many opportunities to add to my collection.  This year I snagged more than 30 signatures! My…
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A Conversation with Pura Belpré Award Winners

Margarita Engle, Maya Christina Gonzalez, Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford, and Rafael López have all been recognized for their exceptional contributions to children’s literature with the prestigious Pura Belpré Award.  They will discuss their work at the Nuestras Raíces tent at the Tucson Festival of Books 2018.  Please join us at ¡Viva Pura Belpré! Celebrating Latinx Children's Literature…
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Susan Cummins Miller is Newest Writer-in-Residence

Pima County Public Library’s popular Writer-in-Residence Program returns on February 5 when Susan Cummins Miller, author of the fast-paced and edgy Frankie MacFarlane mystery series, begins her residency at the Kirk-Bear Canyon Library. The Writer-in-Residence program offers encouragement, direction and feedback to local authors, and provides opportunities for them to enhance their skills no matter where…
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Happy reading, animal lovers!

Jenn Berry manages the Dewhirst-Catalina Library. She also has an extensive background in human and veterinary medicine and is a state and national-board certified veterinary technician. She's also a self-described ophiophilist, or a person who loves snakes. In fact, she's owned pet snakes since she was 8 years old! It's no wonder then that award…
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