MegaMania!! 2017

Saturday, July 15  ○  1:00-6:00 PM Pima Community College Downtown Campus 1255 North Stone Avenue (NW corner of Speedway and Stone) Happening All Day COSPLAY | Show off your costume or make your own. RV Building VIDEO GAMING | Have fun playing Worlds, Super Mario Cart 8, Keep Talking & Nobody Explodes, and many other favorites!! Library […]

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Reading’s an adventure @ Arizona State Parks and Trails

Discover the beauty of Arizona and pick up your free one time day use park pass at any library (while supplies last). Visit more than 30 parks across the state, including some in our own backyard: Catalina, Oracle, and Picacho Peak State Parks. Other parks are within a day’s drive: Lake Havasu State Park, Slide Rock […]

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Free books for kids and teens: start Summer Reading off right!

Kids & Teens, the library has brand-new books that need a good home! Summer Reading has begun! Visit your library to sign up and receive your reading tracker and a coupon to the Reid Park Zoo. And starting Tuesday, May 30, choose a FREE book to take home and keep in your own library. (Book giveaway, while supplies […]

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Construye Un Mundo Mejor: Lectura de verano

Lectura de verano Del sábado 20 de mayo al sábado 15 de julio In English Un vistazo a la lectura de verano Evento Cuándo Dónde Inicia la lectura de verano Sábado, 20 de mayo En todas las bibliotecas Fiesta Familiar Sábado, 20 de mayo, de 7 a 9 p. m. Tanque Verde Swap Meet, 4100 […]

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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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Three Questions for Aprilynne Pike, Janni Lee Simner, and Adam Rex

I have had the great honor and pleasure to have moderated several author panels and interviews at the Tucson Festival of Books.  I have met many amazing authors and have had very interesting, entertaining, and enlightening discussions.  I’m very excited to have been invited to moderate an author panel at this year’s MegaMania!! “Kid Lit […]

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MegaMania!! Behind the Scenes: Meet Author and Comic Artist Adrienne Celt

Adrienne Celt is currently Writer in Residence at Pima County Public Library. She is also the author of the highly-acclaimed novel The Daughters. Her short fiction has been widely published, including in Esquire, The Kenyon Review, and Prairie Schooner, among many others. She writes and draws a comic at loveamongthelampreys.com. "I got my start as a bookworm with […]

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MegaMania!! Behind the Scenes: Meet Author Janni Lee Simner

Janni Lee Simner is the author of the well-loved Bones of Faerie Trilogy as well as Thief Eyes. She has also published over 30 short stories for kids, teens and adults. "I do remember the library in my middle school as a terrific refuge—a place I could retreat after lunch instead of dealing with the pressures of […]

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MegaMania!! Behind the Scenes: Meet Adam Rex

Adam Rex's first picture book, The Dirty Cowboy by Amy Timberlake, was published in 2003. His picture book Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich, a collection of stories about monsters and their problems, was a New York Times Bestseller. He has illustrated the work of many authors, including Jon Scieszka, Neil Gaiman, and Kate DiCamillo, among many others. "It was a […]

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MegaMania!! Behind the Scenes: Meet Aprilynne Pike

Aprilynne Pike is the New York Times Bestselling author of the Wings series in addition to the popular teen and young adult novels Earthbound, Sleep No More, and Life After Theft. "Libraries were such a constant part of my childhood that I didn't really understand the concept of a bookstore until I was a teen. You […]

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