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Presentation Series about Refugee Issues IRC Presents: A Series of Presentations by the International Rescue Committee

We are honored to host the International Rescue Committee in Tucson's 7-part lecture series on issues surrounding refugee settlement.
We are honored to be the location for the International Rescue Committee in Tucson's 7-part lecture series on issues surrounding refugee settlement in America. Save the dates this fall!
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Choose Your Language for our Website Choose Your Language for our Website

Español ■ Français ■ عربى ■ كِسوَهِل ■ Soomaali
Español ■ Français ■ عربى ■ كِسوَهِل ■ Soomaali
Staff List

Local help for immigrants & refugees Local help for immigrants & refugees

recommended by PimaLib_AskaLibrarian
A list of Tucson-area assistance agencies for immigrants, and what they help with. Created by PCPL staff.
A list of Tucson-area assistance agencies for immigrants, and what they help with.
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पुस्तकालयमा स्वागत पुस्तकालयमा स्वागत

यस भिडियोले पुस्तकालयबाट तपाईले कसरी फाइदा लिन सक्नुहुन्छ भनेर देखाउने छ। (Welcome to the Library video in Nepali)
यस भिडियोले पुस्तकालयबाट तपाईले कसरी फाइदा लिन सक्नुहुन्छ भनेर देखाउने छ। (Welcome to the Library video in Nepali)
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Welcome to the Library! (in Maay Maay) Welcome to the Library! (in Maay Maay)

An introduction to the library in Maay Maay, a language spoken in Somalia.
An introduction to the library in Maay Maay, a language spoken in Somalia.
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Ku soo dhawaada Maktabadda Ku soo dhawaada Maktabadda

Fiidiyoowgan waxa uu idin tusayaa sida aad uga faa'iideysan kartaan maktabadda [Welcome to the Library video in Somali]
Fiidiyoowgan waxa uu idin tusayaa sida aad uga faa'iideysan kartaan maktabadda [Welcome to the Library video in Somali]
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Bienvenidos a la Biblioteca Bienvenidos a la Biblioteca

Watch this Welcome to the Library video in Spanish!
Watch this Welcome to the Library video in Spanish!
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مرحبا بكم فى المكتبة مرحبا بكم فى المكتبة

ھذا الفيديو سوف يوضح لكم كيف يمكنكم استفادة من المكتبة (Welcome to the Library video in Arabic)
ھذا الفيديو سوف يوضح لكم كيف يمكنكم استفادة من المكتبة (Welcome to the Library video in Arabic)
Catalog Search

Help for immigrants, from our collection Help for immigrants, from our collection

Books on how to learn English, immigration law, and citizenship.
Books on how to learn English, immigration law, and citizenship.
Blogpost

All are welcome here All are welcome here

By PimaLib_HollyS
It’s been three years since Henri saw his wife and four children. That was in 2014 when he left his native Burundi to pursue a Master’s…
It’s been three years since Henri saw his wife and four children. That was in 2014 when he left his native Burundi to pursue a Master’s…
Article

Everyone is welcome at the Library Everyone is welcome at the Library

Librarian Geoffery Blanton writes about 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.
Blogpost

"You can get help in English Classes" "You can get help in English Classes"

By PimaLib_SuccessStories
Meet Adol Lual, who's been taking English classes at Santa Rosa Library since 2012.
Meet Adol Lual, who's been taking English classes at Santa Rosa Library since 2012.
News

Starting a new life in a new country ... Starting a new life in a new country ...

This article by Library Associate Bushra Faesal was originally published in the Arizona Daily Star on December 19, 2015.
This article by Library Associate Bushra Faesal was originally published in the Arizona Daily Star on December 19, 2015.
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