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Friends Forever: National Friends of Libraries Week – October 21-27

My first experience with a Library Friends Group, was when I was a customer service clerk with the Joyner-Green Valley Library. I had decided to go to the University of Arizona’s Library School and had enrolled in my first course. Unfortunately, I had to drop out of that first class because I didn’t have the…
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Finding your Family History

October is Family History Month. Pima County Genealogy Society volunteers will be at six branches in October to teach the resources and methods to do your own family history research. In anticipation of this series, I spoke with professional genealogist and private detective Amy Urman, and asked her a few questions. Amy is a go-to source…
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Climate change – it’s more crucial than ever to stay informed!

Your Library is proud to bring you two more eye-opening events as part of the lecture series, Climate Change: Arizona's New Reality. First up, Dr. Derek Lemoine will present Designing Policy to Control Climate Change on Sat, Sep 29 from 3–4:30 pm. On Sat, Oct 20 from 3–4:30 pm, Dr. Katharine Jacobs will wrap up the…
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Meet the father of the local food movement at Mission Library!

Thanks to our friends at Island Press for allowing us to share this excerpt from Gary Paul Nabhan's newest book, Food from the Radical Center.  Read it, then come join us at a special Seed Library book launch at Mission Library on Saturday, September 29 (11 am–noon)! This event, free and open to the public, will include…
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