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Ways to Build a Better World this Summer Ways to Build a Better World this Summer

recommended by PimaLib_CatS
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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Taking the SAT in June? Taking the SAT in June?

First-time SAT taker? Need to brush up? Try LearningExpress Library or Testing & Education Resource Center! Both have practice tests and sk…
First-time SAT taker? Need to brush up? Try LearningExpress Library or Testing & Education Resource Center! Both have practice tests and sk…
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OverDrive is changing for the better! OverDrive is changing for the better!

By PimaLib_JessicaP
Starting today, for the next two weeks, you’ll start seeing a bar at the bottom of the screen when you're on the OverDrive site on your computer. It will tell you that the “new” OverDrive is coming, and give you the chance to try it out.  We recommend trying it out right away.
Starting today, for the next two weeks, you’ll start seeing a bar at the bottom of the screen when you're on the OverDrive site on your com…
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The Best of Stories that Soar, 2017 The Best of Stories that Soar, 2017

Silly, scary, sweet, serious, there is something for everyone!
Silly, scary, sweet, serious, there is something for everyone!
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¡Leer los mejores romances en español! ¡Leer los mejores romances en español!

Si te gustan las novelas románticas, mira estos romances mejor valorados en nuestro catálogo.
Si te gustan las novelas románticas, mira estos romances mejor valorados en nuestro catálogo.
Catalog Search

Browse Award Winners Browse Award Winners

With new Edgar, Agatha, Christy, Nebula, and PEN/Faulkner award winners announced recently, now's the time to find them in our catalog!
With new Edgar, Agatha, Christy, Nebula, and PEN/Faulkner award winners announced recently, now's the time to find them in our catalog!
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Summer Reading is Here Again! Summer Reading is Here Again!

By PimaLib_Kids
'Tis the season... for Summer Reading! Grab a book, attend free events, and visit your local library for lots of fun May 20 through July 15.
'Tis the season... for Summer Reading! Grab a book, attend free events, and visit your local library for lots of fun May 20 through July 15.
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Staff picks & more: top 10 lists, April… Staff picks & more: top 10 lists, April…

recommended by PimaLib_JB
Read the books behind the movies, dodge the hold lists, hike while the weather's mild(er), and more!
Read the books behind the movies, dodge the hold lists, hike while the weather's mild(er), and more!
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Top 10 PCPL Blog Posts, April 2017 Top 10 PCPL Blog Posts, April 2017

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We had a great month of blogs! Here's the cream of the crop: poetry quizzes, the history of diamonds, easy online computer skill classes, r…
We had a great month of blogs! Here's the cream of the crop: poetry quizzes, the history of diamonds, easy online computer skill classes, r…
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Giving teens opportunities to succeed Giving teens opportunities to succeed

Meet Mira, who works at our Dusenberry-River location. " I want them to know that they matter, and to realize that they are the future."
Meet Mira, who works at our Dusenberry-River location. " I want them to know that they matter, and to realize that they are the future."
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Special Edition Love Letter to My Librar… Special Edition Love Letter to My Library

By PimaLib_LoveLetters
For this month's Love Letter to My Library, we're featuring an assortment of Kind Notes we received from our friends at Ben's Bells. We're grateful to the people who took the time to write one!
For this month's Love Letter to My Library, we're featuring an assortment of Kind Notes we received from our friends at Ben's Bells. We're …
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In Celebration of National Poetry Month In Celebration of National Poetry Month

By PimaLib_RavenousReaders
I loved poetry long before there was a National Poetry Month, though I so remember the year, 1996, that it was established. My daughters were little, and Shel Silverstein, Dr. Seuss, and books like A Child's Garden of Verses filled our evenings.
Read some of our resident poetry expert Amy's favorite poems, put excellent poetry anthologies on hold, and share her reminiscences!
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