Summertime in Tucson: Beat the heat with a cool read!

A message from our Friends (of the Library, that is)! You're invited to celebrate Summer Reading with the Friends of the Pima County Public Library at our Mini Community Book Sale May 27–29! Adventures await in our incredible selection! Young book lovers will be captivated by bright board books, while beginning readers will discover new […]

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Wall to wall books and more at the Friends of the Pima County Public Library Book Sale!

A message from our Friends (of the Library, that is)! Are you looking for a great read? Do you want to support the Pima County Public Library? Then mark your calendar for the next Friends of the Pima County Public Library Book Sale beginning April 15 (Members’ ½ Off Sale) and April 21–24 (Community Sale). […]

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Christian Robinson’s Illustrations Have Character!

Christian Robinson became one of my favorite illustrators when I was first introduced to Gaston, a picture book written by Kelly DiPucchio.  (Find him in our catalog | author website | Instagram) Gaston tells the story of a French Bulldog who isn't quite sure if he fits in with his French Poodle family. Robinson's illustrations capture the adorable antics of Gaston and his […]

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Storytimes Everywhere!

Storytimes are a fun way to introduce children to the library and foster in them a love of books and reading.  But did you know the library isn't the only place that offers storytimes? You can find a storytime practically any day of the week here in the Old Pueblo (except maybe Sundays...). Sing, Dance, […]

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Rainbow Storytime: Where Diversity Thrives and Cows Climb Trees!?!

In celebration of LGBT Pride Month in June, the library’s LGBT Services Committee is presenting Rainbow Storytime.  We invite the community to join us to share stories of diversity, love and friendship, and all the colors of the rainbow!  Join us at Joel D. Valdez Main Library on Friday, June 10 from 2:00-3:00pm. We will be […]

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