Adiba Nelson Presents at El Río!

Thanks to Adiba Nelson, local Tucson author, who presented her book Meet Clarabelle Blue at El Río Storytime on Wednesday, August 2. We are so grateful for this fierce author, parent, disability rights advocate, and luchadora for body positivity who joined our tiny branch to read her book to a packed house of preschoolers. We […]

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A Peek Inside a Picture Book

A picture book can uncover something magical. It can draw us into a new world and change the way we view our own. A subtle brush stroke that speaks volumes; the intricate and obscure details that reveal depths of character and setting; the playful colors of lights and darks that bemuse the eyes and mesmerize […]

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Build a Better World This Summer!

Summer Reading Saturday, May 20 - Saturday, July 15 En español Summer Reading at a Glance Event When Where Summer Reading starts Saturday, May 20 All libraries Family Fiesta Saturday, May 20, 7-9pm Tanque Verde Swap Meet, 4100 S. Palo Verde Road Free book giveaway for children and teens Starting Tuesday, May 30 All libraries, […]

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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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