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Make and Take Crafts Make & Take Crafts

Dec 12th | 3:00pm - Jan 9th | 4:00pm
Quincie Douglas Library
Looking for something to do after school? Get creative at the library! Make a fun craft to take home or display on our gallery wall.
Looking for something to do after school? Get creative at the library! Make a fun craft to take home or to put on display on our gallery wall. We will feature a new craft each week. Supplies are limited.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Dec 15th | 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join us! We'll watch the Dr. Seuss classic, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, make ornaments, decorate sugar cookies, and read to a “reindog”.
“Welcome, Christmas, bring your cheer. Cheer to all Whos far and near.” Join us for holiday fun! We will watch the Dr. Seuss classic, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, make ornaments, decorate sugar cookies, and read to a “reindog”.

Snacks for kids and teens! Snacks for kids and teens!

Multiple library locations
Waiting for dinner after school can be rough! Did you know that libraries all across Tucson offer after-school snacks for kids and teens?
The hours between school lunch and dinner can last forever! Sometimes a little bite can help with the wait. Did you know that libraries in Tucson offer after school snacks for kids/teens? Signed permission slips are needed. In partnership with the Community Food Bank of Arizona.

Winter Wonderland Winter Wonderland

Dec 15th | 11:00am - 2:00pm
(11-12 pm)Gingerbread Man Puppet Show presented by Puppets AmongUs. Join Coyote and Chef Pompidou in this southwestern re-telling of the…
Beginning at 11 am, join us for a Gingerbread Man Puppet Show presented by Puppets AmongUs. Then from 12pm-2pm, make a gingerbread house of your own to take home!

New Children's Horror! New Children's Horror!

recommended by PimaLib_AngharadD
From zombies and ghosts to spooky takes on fairy tale classics- these new titles will keep you up during the long nights of winter!
From zombies and ghosts to spooky takes on fairy tale classics- these new titles will keep you up during the long nights of winter!

Oh Hanukkah: great books for kids Oh Hanukkah: great books for kids

recommended by PimaLib_LisaB
Does your family have a favorite picture book about Hanukkah? Here are my favorites at storytime.
Does your family have a favorite picture book about Hanukkah? Here are my favorites at storytime.

Knitting Classes Knitting Classes

Dec 5th | 2:00pm - Dec 19th | 3:30pm
Santa Rosa Library
Enjoy free knitting classes with expert instruction, knitting needles, and yarn all provided. For ages 8 and up.
Enjoy free knitting classes with expert instruction, knitting needles, and yarn all provided. For ages 8 and up.

Quick E-Library Guides Quick E-Library Guides

Check out this series of 60 Second Somethings, brief video guides to various cool resources in our E-Library.
Check out this series of 60 Second Somethings, brief video guides to various cool resources in our E-Library.

Chessmates Chessmates

Dec 6th | 4:00pm - Dec 13th | 5:00pm
Dusenberry-River Library
Learn about attack, defense, tactics, strategies, plan-making, and other psychological factors in the "Game of Kings." All skill levels...
Learn about attack, defense, tactics, strategies, plan-making, and other psychological factors in the "Game of Kings." All skill levels welcome. Learn the basics or hone your skills with tournament rated volunteer tutors.

Children's Books Worth Your Time Children's Books Worth Your Time

recommended by PimaLib_Kindred
New children's fiction and non-fiction titles that are written by Black authors and/or feature Black individuals, hot off the presses, selected by the members of Kindred!
New children's fiction and non-fiction titles that are written by Black authors and/or feature Black individuals, hot off the presses.

Teen Author Interviews: TFOB 2018 Teen Author Interviews: TFOB 2018

Check out interviews led by teens with authors, including Victoria Aveyard, Daniel Jose Older, Laurie Halse Anderson and more!
Check out interviews led by teens with authors, including Victoria Aveyard, Daniel Jose Older, Laurie Halse Anderson and more!

PCPL's media for Indigenous young… PCPL's media for Indigenous young people by Indigenous authors

shared by Kristen90
These are books from Indigenous authors (in a settler colonial context) about their specific tribal communities and have been written for children. I excluded titles only available online or as in-library-use-only.
These are books from Indigenous authors (in a settler colonial context) about their specific tribal communities and have been written for…

Media for teens by Indigenous authors PCPL's media for Indigenous teens by Indigenous authors

shared by Kristen90
These are books from Indigenous authors (in a settler colonial context) about their specific tribal communities and have been written for teens. I excluded titles only available online or as in-library-use-only.
These are books from Indigenous authors (in a settler colonial context) about their specific tribal communities.

2018 Best Illustrated Children's Books The 2018 New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children’s Books

recommended by PimaLib_LoisM
I checked out all of these winners of the New York Times/New York Public Library's best illustrated children's books for 2018, and they are amazing--you can find all of them here at PCPL!
I checked out all of these winners of the New York Times/New York Public Library's best illustrated children's books for 2018, and they...
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