Meet Logan Phillips, our newest Writer in Residence!

Poet, performer, DJ, and educator Logan Phillips answers our questions about being the Library's Summer 2018 Writer in Residence. Enjoy these poems from Logan's first full-length book, Sonoran Strange, then book your appointment to get writing today. Plus, don't miss him at this year's MegaMania!! Saturday, July 14 from 1–5 pm at Pima Community College Downtown 1…
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Enjoy these poems by Logan Phillips, Writer in Residence

Logan Phillips, our Summer 2018 Writer in Residence, was kind enough to share a couple of poems from his award-winning book, Sonoran Strange. Enjoy! Sonoran Strange CANTO RILLITO (WITH BATS UNDER BRIDGES) El bisabuelo de tu tatarabuelo es ahora aquel arroyo que serpentea en la montaña. Rillito rillín, riote río Rio-ito más pequeño cada año Rillito…
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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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Until I found poetry…

Growing up, reading never interested me. Until I found poetry, which saved my life. It gave me hope. I came across Erika L. Sánchez’s poetry book Lessons on Expulsion through one of my coworkers at the Mission Library who happens to help coordinate the authors at the Library’s Nuestras Raíces stage at the Tucson Festival…
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I’ve found my perfect job

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 Amy Rusk, Library Services Manager. Recently my sister and I opened a trunk of my mother’s things we packed away in 1984 after she died. There…
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Libros electrónicos y más

¿Te gusta leer, pero no te gustan las multas de retraso? ¿Te resistes de llevar libros de la biblioteca a la casa por temor de que se te olviden y luego debas dinero? Tengo la solución para la gente olvidadiza. Puedes bajar libros electrónicos o audiolibros a tu teléfono o tableta gratis por tres semanas…
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