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A Picture's Worth A Thousand Words
recommended by PimaLib_RoseK
Have you ever read a book without words? Not even speech bubbles? I challenge you to read a wordless story, and see what kind of an impact …
Have you ever read a book without words? Not even speech bubbles? I challenge you to read a wordless story, and see what kind of an impact …
When They Were Young
recommended by PimaLib_SamR
Read novels intended for an adult audience, but told from a child's point of view.
Read novels intended for an adult audience, but told from a child's point of view.
It's Time for BIG LIBRARY READ Again! It's Time for BIG LIBRARY READ Again!
Overdrive's BIG LIBRARY READ is back! Borrow Art of the Pie between now and March 30 and join the biggest digital book club in the world!
Overdrive's BIG LIBRARY READ is back! Borrow Art of the Pie between now and March 30 and join the biggest digital book club in the world!
The Betrayal
by Charles Fountain
Even the most casual of baseball fans know about the Black Sox. In Charles Fountain’s new book, “The Betrayal: The 1919 World Series and the… More
recommended by PimaLib_NormS
The best books translated into English…
recommended by PimaLib_JenM
Winners from 2016 and 2017 in the Library's collection. Winning titles were written in a foreign language, translated into English, made ava…
Winners from 2016 and 2017 in the Library's collection. Winning titles were written in a foreign language, translated into English, made ava…
The Books that gave us BBC Mysteries
recommended by PimaLib_SamR
Some of those favorite BBC mysteries we watch on PBS or DVD have their origin in books. Here's some of what the Library has in its collectio…
Some of those favorite BBC mysteries we watch on PBS or DVD have their origin in books. Here's some of what the Library has in its collectio…
Emily Dickinson: Is my Verse Alive? Emily Dickinson: Is my Verse Alive?
Mar 27th | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join University of Arizona Poetry Center docents for a discussion about Emily Dickinson and her poetry.Explore the historical and cultural …
Join University of Arizona Poetry Center docents for a discussion about Emily Dickinson and her poetry.Explore the historical and cultural …
Billy Boyle
by James R. Benn
I chose this mystery to read aloud with my guy, whose father served during WWII in the European theater. Although Billy, son of a cop, and f… More
recommended by PimaLib_SamR
NEW 3/13: Books Worth A Look!
recommended by PimaLib_WeBuyTheBooks
Nonfiction that reads like fiction, diabolical plotting, a debut novel inspired by real life events, and more!
Nonfiction that reads like fiction, diabolical plotting, a debut novel inspired by real life events, and more!
Read Harder Challenge 2017 - All Ages Comic
recommended by PimaLib_KarenG
These comics can be enjoyed by all members of the family. Share them with your friends. You might find you really enjoy graphic novels!
These comics can be enjoyed by all members of the family. Share them with your friends. You might find you really enjoy graphic novels!
Writer-in-Residence Picks: Lili DeBarbieri
recommended by PimaLib_RavenousReaders
Published author Lili DeBarbieri is the Pima County Public Library's latest Writer-in-Residence. Here are some of her favorite books, and a link to her "Office Hours," where you can meet with her!
Published author Lili DeBarbieri is the Pima County Public Library's latest Writer-in-Residence. Here are some of her favorite books!
More Fun Fashion
recommended by PimaLib_AmyK
It's spring! Time for bright colors, a new look, some new sandals, maybe? Have fun looking through these books!
It's spring! Time for bright colors, a new look, some new sandals, maybe? Have fun looking through these books!
Book Club Discussion: Hidden Figures Booklinks Adult Book Club discussion of Hidden Figures
Apr 14th | 12:30pm - 2:00pm
You are welcome to bring and eat lunch while we meet and talk about Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Wom…
You are welcome to bring and eat lunch while we meet and talk about Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly.
What's the librarian reading?
recommended by PimaLib_StephanieM
My job is to help you find books that interest *you*, but librarians are often asked what is on their personal reading list. These are the books I've either read, am still reading or have listened to so far in 2017.
My job is to help you find books that interest *you* but librarians are often asked what is on their personal reading list. These are the …
Armchair gardening
recommended by PimaLib_SeedLibrary
A list of fun reads for those of us who are more in love with the "idea" of gardening.
A list of fun reads for those of us who are more in love with the "idea" of gardening.
Slicing Through the Swiss Alps
recommended by PimaLib_WilliamB
The Alps are a legendary setting for hikers, for movies and books. The mountains are a 500-mile arc across France, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, Austria, and Slovenia. The new book "Alps" by Stephen O'Shea lists several books and movies set in the Alps.
The Alps are a legendary setting for hikers, for movies and books. The mountains are a 500-mile arc across France, Italy, Switzerland, Lie…
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