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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Welcoming new neighbors: Refugees in America

Partnerships play an essential role in Library programming and services. From the Make Way for Books app to English Language classes and ReadStrong Tutoring with Literacy Connects, we strongly believe collaboration is a vital component in educating and inspiring community members. One such partner is the International Rescue Committee (IRC), a global humanitarian aid and…
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🏳️‍🌈Rainbow Reads: A Positively Queer Book Club

Looking to get more LGBTQ+ themed reading in your life in 2018? We've got a new book club for you: Rainbow Reads! Next meeting: Sunday 4/15, discussing The Color Purple Here's the skinny: What: Two-for-one book club experience (odd months: book chat; even months: traditional reading group) Where: Exo Roast Co., 403 N 6th Ave (6th Ave…
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Controversial Conversations

Pima County Public Library works with Arizona Humanities to convene face-to-face community conversations about important issues currently in the news. These conversations are called FRANK Talks in part to honor Lorraine W. Frank, the founding Executive Director of Arizona Humanities. FRANK Talks are conversations on ideas that matter. Attendees sit in a circle and discuss…
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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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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, designated thus by the United Nations General Assembly. As the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, one of the most recognizable concentration camps in Holocaust history, the day was chosen most clearly to recognize and honor those who were lost and those who survived throughout the entirety of…
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From Fake News to GMOs: Stay Informed at the Library

Six upcoming programs at Joel D. Valdez Main Library explore pressing issues of local and national importance. Part of the 2018 Arizona Humanities Lecture and Discussion Series, the AZ Speaks presentations and FRANK Talks cover topics including fake news, genetically modified food, and school choice, among others. Want to delve deeper? Here's a great list…
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