Imagine Our Story

Imagine Our Story - Summer Programming at Pima County Public Library

Imagine Our Story

We invite you to tell the story of you, your friends, and family.

What are you doing that’s creative this summer? Create a recording, video, painting, drawing, or photo. Write a story, poem, or hybrid work. Doesn’t matter the medium, what matters is telling the world your story. Submit your Stories and join in any of the workshops, groups, or events!

Your Art & Stories

Your choice of ‘Stories’ is as wide as your imagination.

Create visual art or photographs, write a short story or poetry, write a story about yourself, make music, interview a friend or family member about an experience, or film a book trailer or other video project.

We will showcase submissions on our website, YouTube, and Flickr pages.

Teen Writing Group

Pop: Write On is a teen writing group for ages 14–18. This dynamic experience is an opportunity to grow your expressive arts portfolio.

Zoom into a group of teen writers (age 14-18) every Saturday, 11 am-12 pm in June and July.

The group will facilitated by Marge Pellegrino, the Library’s summer’s Writer in Residence.

Workshops

To inspire you and help you create, we have online workshops for middle and high school-age youth. Click on the events below to learn more and sign up.

Personal Narrative - My Story, Our Future

Jun 24th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Online Event
Write about a time/event, what it meant to you, and how your experience fits into the larger story of your friends, family, and community.

That Year, Next Year, Now: A Poetry Workshop

Jul 1st | 2:00am - 3:30pm
Online Event
In this workshop, we’ll let 2020 inspire our poetry. Includes exercises, discussion, and tips for writing poetry that sings. For teens 12+.

Recorded workshop

Want tips about interviewing? Watch our Teen Interview Orientation. We spent an hour chatting with Mark McLemore of AZPM about interviewing techniques.

Virtual Volunteers

Teens 14 to 18 can volunteer to work with other teens & librarian mentors on meaningful projects from home.

Free Books

Pick up a book at the Library beginning Tuesday, June 1, while supplies last.

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