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Reading's an adventure @ AZ State Parks Reading's an adventure @ Arizona State Parks and Trails

By PimaLib_SummerReading
WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!! Discover the beauty of Arizona and pick up your free one time day use park pass at any library. 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 dri…
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 pa…
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Everyone is welcome at the Library Everyone is welcome at the Library

In this latest Arizona Daily Star column, Geoffery Blanton discusses the Library's efforts supporting immigrant and refugee communities.
In this latest Arizona Daily Star column, Geoffery Blanton discusses the Library's efforts supporting immigrant and refugee communities. PCPL will also be participating in a World Refugee Day event this Saturday, 6/17 at Catalina High School, 10am-2pm.
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Build a Better World - Architecture Build a Better World - Architecture

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Adults, you can enjoy the Summer Reading theme of Build a Better World with our bingo challenge. One of the tracks is to read a book or wa…
Adults, you can enjoy the Summer Reading theme of Build a Better World with our bingo challenge. One of the tracks is to read a book or wa…
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Most Popular Blog Posts: May Roundup Most Popular Blog Posts: May Roundup

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Be someone's hero, kick off summer reading with a free book, borrow an ebook, learn about Cinco de Mayo's Civil War history, mull over what every American should know, and more!
Be someone's hero, kick off summer reading with a free book, mull over what every American should know, and more!
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Build a Better World - Community Build a Better World - Community

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Adults, you can enjoy the Summer Reading theme of Build a Better World with our bingo challenge. One of the tracks is to read a book or watch a film about community. Here are some titles to get you started.
Adults, you can enjoy the Summer Reading theme of Build a Better World with our bingo challenge. One of the tracks is to read a book or wa…
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Build a Better World - Infrastructure Build a Better World - Infrastructure

recommended by PimaLib_KarenG
Adults, you can enjoy the Summer Reading theme of Build a Better World with our bingo challenge. One of the tracks is to read a book or wat…
Adults, you can enjoy the Summer Reading theme of Build a Better World with our bingo challenge. One of the tracks is to read a book or wat…
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Build a Better World - Sustainability Build a Better World - Sustainability

recommended by PimaLib_KarenG
Adults, you can enjoy the Summer Reading theme of Build a Better World with our bingo challenge. One of the tracks is to read a book or watch a film about sustainability. Here are some titles to get you started.
Adults, you can enjoy the Summer Reading theme of Build a Better World with our bingo challenge. One of the tracks is to read a book or wat…
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Top 10 Lists: May 2017 Top 10 Lists: May 2017

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Find the cream of the crop from last month: staff picks, movies featuring Game of Thrones actors, tiny houses, new arrivals, and more!
Find the cream of the crop from last month: staff picks, movies featuring Game of Thrones actors, tiny houses, new arrivals, and more!
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Staff spotlight: helping & connecting Staff spotlight: Helping, connecting with others is Morris’ purpose

Some people search for purpose their whole life, while others know (or believe they know) it from the start.
Some people search for purpose their whole life, while others know (or believe they know) it from the start. Others stumble onto their purpose by accident or through the weaving of different events. And then there are those like me...
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Love Letter to My Library: Joaquin Truji… Love Letter to My Library: Joaquin Truji…

By PimaLib_LoveLetters
"Quite frankly, without them I would be powerless to do what I need to do to get ahead in a remarkably competitive market."
"Quite frankly, without them I would be powerless to do what I need to do to get ahead in a remarkably competitive market."
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Working, learning, and dreaming big For a teen volunteer, the Library's a place where working, learning, and dreaming big come together

By PimaLib_HollyS
"I’ve done everything from writing book reviews to appearing in a Curious George costume during Love of Reading Week."
"I’ve done everything from writing book reviews to appearing in a Curious George costume during Love of Reading Week."
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Ways to Build a Better World this Summer Ways to Build a Better World this Summer

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Explore ways to "Build a Better World" in these picture books which fit nicely with our 2017 Summer Reading Program theme.
Explore ways to "Build a Better World" in these picture books which fit nicely with our 2017 Summer Reading Program theme.
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Time for teen author interviews! Time for teen author interviews!

By PimaLib_Teens
One of the coolest things we do every year at the Tucson Festival of Books is arranging for local teens to interview bestselling authors.
One of the coolest things we do every year at the Tucson Festival of Books is arranging for local teens to interview bestselling authors.
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What Every American Should Know What Every American Should Know

By PimaLib_HollyS
Inspired by the Aspen Institute's project we asked a few PCPL staffers what they think every American should know.
Inspired by the Aspen Institute's project we asked a few PCPL staffers what they think every American should know.
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