A–Z Resources

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ABCmouse Library Card Required.

For children 2-6+ years. Build a strong foundation in reading, language arts, math, science, social studies, art, and music. 3500+ books, games, puzzles, and activities.

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All of Us Research Program (National Institutes of Health)

The All of Us Research Program is a historic effort to gather data over many years from one million or more people living in the United States, with the ultimate goal of accelerating research and improving health. All of Us will serve as a national research resource to inform thousands of studies, covering a wide variety of health conditions.

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Ancestry.com Arizona from Home

Want to access Arizona family history records from home? Arizona State Archives worked with Ancestry.com to digitize family history records and make them available online for free. Use this limited version of Ancestry.com from home for free!

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Automotive Magazines Read Magazines Library Card Required.

Car lovers, rejoice! Read your favorite magazines in OverDrive and the Libby app. Whether you love modern or classic cars, we have domestic and international coverage in English and Spanish. 

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Bicycling Magazine

Bicycling inspires people to get more out of their cycling passion. Each issue has secrets to go faster, stronger, longer. Increase your stamina; buy the best gear for your money; locate a great ride; improve your performance; perfect your technique; fuel your passion. Available in OverDrive / Libby.

 
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Black Freedom Struggle in the United States

This free resource from ProQuest collects freely available source materials about the African American struggle for civil and human rights in the United States, collected into separate time periods. Pieces include historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more. 

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Black Life in America Library Card Required.

Comprehensive coverage of the African American experience from the early 18th century to the present day, sourced from more than 19,000 American and global news sources, including over 400 current and historical Black publications. Black Life in America is an easy-to-use online resource—updated daily—for research and study.

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Business Plans Handbooks Library Card Required.

Looking for business plan templates? From airport shuttles to yoga studios, the Business Plans Handbooks in Gale Virtual Reference Library contain a wealth of information. Search for your topic of choice and plan away.

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Car and Driver Read Magazines Library Card Required.

Car enthusiasts, read about road tests, performance, sports, road racing, stock and championship car events, technical reports, personalities and products. Road tests are conducted with electronic equipment by engineers and journalists and the results are an important part of the magazine's review section.

 
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Cocina Fácil Library Card Required.

Cocina Fácil es una gran ayuda para cuando te preguntantas ¿qué hago hoy de comer? Incluye recetas se preparan rápidamente con ingredientes de fácil adquisición.

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Computer Classes and Computer Help at the Library

Our free computer classes and one-on-one help sessions are geared towards all skill levels and audiences, covering topics like using a mouse, borrowing eBooks at the library, creating resumes, and using programs like Word and Excel.

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Craft Magazines Read Magazines Library Card Required.

Read your favorite magazines on craft, including beadwork, crocheting, knitting, jewelry making, quilting, paper crafts, and cross stitch.

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Explora for Students and Educators Library Card Required.

Doing homework? Explora covers all school subjects with age-appropriate content for elementary, middle, and high school. It has easy-to-use search and browse features, and offers topic overviews, articles from reputable publishers, plus 60,000+ videos from the Associated Press. 


Explore Genres & Topics

Browse by genres and topics for staff picks and new arrivals in our collection of books, movies, and more! Find books, movies and other stuff for kids, teens, and adults in genres like mystery, romance, historical fiction, self help, travel, health & fitness, and more!

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FAFSA Toolkit (State of Arizona)

This online resource is geared towards counselors, students and families to assist with the FAFSA process. In addition to resources specific to students and counselors, the toolkit also includes a FAFSA 101 section that provides an overview of the FAFSA process and steps on how to complete the FAFSA from beginning to end. 

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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Use this list to find out ways to get funding for the college or university of your dreams. Your first step should really be to contact the Financial Aid office for the school you'll be attending, but these resources can give you some additional ideas.

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Find a Lawyer

A list of resources to help find a lawyer and/or document preparer in Pima County and the State of Arizona.

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Food Network Magazine Library Card Required.

America’s best-selling food magazine and every food lover’s essential handbook, each issue is packed with star recipes and tips and fun, creative ideas for home cooks. Available through OverDrive / Libby.

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Gale Literature Library Card Required.

Gale Literature brings together all of Gale's literary databases into one place that allows you to search across them all. Includes: Gale Literature Resource Center, Scribner Writer Series, and Twayne's Author Series.



Gale Literature: Twayne’s Author Series

Find in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers. Includes influences of literary movements.

Only available at Pima County Public Library




GCFAprendeLibre

Aprende, donde y como quieras, habilidades que te ayudarán a alcanzar tus sueños. Desde Microsoft Office y el correo electrónico hasta la lectura, las matemáticas y más, GCFAprendeLibre ofrece 125 tutoriales, incluyendo más de 1.100 lecciones, videos e interactivos, completamente gratis.

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GrantSpace

Access free online grantseeker trainings, sample proposals, fundraising info, nonprofit management skill-building, and more from Candid (formerly the Foundation Center).

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Healthcare.gov

Your source for information about the Health Insurance Marketplace. Learn about health plans for individuals and businesses as available through the Affordable Care Act.

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HGTV Magazine Library Card Required.

HGTV Magazine is about real life at home. In every issue you'll find money-saving mini makeovers, simple ways to conquer clutter, smart DIY solutions, time-saving cleaning tricks, and so much more. Available through OverDrive Magazines.

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Highlights for Children Magazine Read Magazines Library Card Required.

Keep kids motivated while they learn. Filled with fiction, nonfiction, Hidden Pictures®, skill-building puzzles, science experiments and more, this read-only digital version of Highlights magazine strengthens reading abilities, promotes creativity, sharpens thinking skills, and helps build confidence. Play and learn at the same time! For ages 6 to 12.  Available in OverDrive / Libby.


HistoryMakers, The

Read biographies of over 3,000 African Americans for free online. (The Historymakers also includes the nation's largest African American video oral history collection, which requires a subscription. The Library is researching the costs of this subscription service.)

 
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In Touch Weekly Library Card Required.

Touch Weekly is a celebrity and entertainment news magazine that brings you all the latest news, gossip and photos of the hottest Hollywood stars and celebrity icons. Available through OverDrive / Libby.

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IndieFlix Movies and TV Digital Media Mobile Apps Watch Movies Library Card Required.

Use the Libby app to access IndieFlix. Visit our Download & Stream page for information. Watch quality documentaries, quirky independent films, and classic movies and TV with unlimited access on IndieFlix. Watch on your computer, device, or app-enabled television.

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Indigenous Digital Archive: IDA Treaties Explorer, The

While treaties between Indigenous peoples and the United States affect virtually every area in the USA, there is as yet no official list of all the treaties. The US National Archives holds 374 of the treaties, where they are known as the Ratified Indian Treaties. View these original documents spanning over 100 years.

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Jack and Jill Magazine Read Magazines Library Card Required.

Poetry, humor, games, stories, and crafts that help you learn about health, nutrition, and safety. Ideal for first, second, and third-graders. Available in EBSCO MasterFILE Complete.


Job Help Events at the Library

Connect with the Library to get help finding jobs, applying for jobs, creating a resume, or learning to use a computer.

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Jobs at the Library

Learn about how to apply for a job at the Pima County Public Library through Pima County's Human Resources page, or through the Pledge-a-Job program for teens and young adults.

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Kanopy Streaming Video Digital Media Mobile Apps Watch Movies Library Card Required.

Stream independent and international films as well as documentaries and other educational entertainment through Kanopy Streaming. Use your 5 monthly credits to watch films with your library card. Watch a tutorial via Niche Academy, opens a new window

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Ladybug Magazine Read Magazines Library Card Required.

Stories, poems, songs, games, and adventures for little ones ages two to six and their caregivers. Available in EBSCO MasterFILE Complete.













Legal Forms and Law Libraries

Get the Life Care Planning Packet online or find out where you can go to get legal forms and do legal research around the state.

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Libby App on Desktop Digital Media Listen to AudioBooks Listen to Music Mobile Apps Read eBooks Read Magazines Watch Movies

Use the Libby app right in your browser to get access to everything on OverDrive! No need to download, just click the link or type libbyapp.com right in your URL bar. Follow the directions to link your Libby accounts (in order to carry over tags, etc.) and you're all good to go! Read right on your computer and stay in sync as you move from device to device. To use IndieFlix or Qello on a laptop or desktop computer, you must use Libby App on Desktop.

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Life & Style Weekly Library Card Required.

Life & Style has all the celebrity news, highlights Hollywood's hottest fashion and style trends, and helps readers translate their favorite stars' styles into their own lives. Available through OverDrive / Libby.

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Magazines in OverDrive Read Magazines Library Card Required.

Read magazines without digging through the stacks! From HGTV Magazine to Us Weekly to Yoga Journal, there's something for everyone. Download the Libby app to take your magazines on the go.


Make Way for Books App Mobile Apps Read eBooks

If you have young kids and a smart phone, we have a new app for you! Make Way for Books partnered with the Library to create a free app especially for parents and caregivers of children from birth to 5. Get book suggestions, keep track of books read, make a list of new vocabulary words, and do fun activities.



MasterFILE Complete – Magazines, Journals, and Photos Read Magazines Read Newspapers Library Card Required.







Motor Trend Read Magazines Library Card Required.

Motor Trend is the world's automotive authority. Every issue of Motor Trend informs and entertains with features on the testing of both domestic and import cars, car care, motor sports coverage, sneak peeks at future vehicles, and auto-industry news.

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New York Times Digital Edition – NYTimes.com Read Newspapers

Complimentary online access to the New York Times Digital Edition. The Library's digital subscription provides current and historical New York Times dating back to 1851. Users outside the library will use a redemption code to get free 24-hour unlimited access. 

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Niche Academy – Library Tutorials New!

Explore a library of video tutorials focused primarily on library resources, from OverDrive and Libby to Newsbank News, Obituaries and Death Notices. Find tutorials on other commonly used tools, including Microsoft Office and social media platforms. Create an account to track your progress, or take tutorials at will in the Pima County Public Library Academy. 

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O*NET Online – Career Exploration

Detailed descriptions of occupations for use by job seekers. Find out what's involved with a job, what skills are needed, education level required, and the outlook for that industry.

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PDR Prescribers’ Digital Reference

The online version of what was formerly called the Physicians' Desk Reference, this site provides up-to-date information about prescription drugs. Note: this title is no longer available in print. 

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Prenda Code Club

Educational, learn-to-code platform where kids and teens can go at their own pace and work on projects that are interesting to them. Learn how to make a website, video game, animation, program, or an app. It's fun, engaging, gamified, and ultimately helps kids take ownership over the entire experience.

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ProCitizen via Pronunciator Library Card Required.

Prepare for the Civics, Reading, and Writing portions of the Naturalization Test using a serious of 100 informative videos, practice exercises and other tools.







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Qello Concerts Digital Media Listen to Music Mobile Apps Watch Movies Library Card Required.

Use the Libby app to access Qello. Visit our Download & Stream page for information. Qello has the largest library of new and classic full-length concerts, music documentaries, and live streaming events, featuring artists from Queen to Beyoncé. Watch on your computer, device, or app-enabled television.

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Reading Arizona Collection: Arizona Voices Listen to AudioBooks Read eBooks

A collection of over 70 titles related to the racial equity and social justice struggles faced by various populations throughout Arizona’s history. Reading Arizona is a selection of nonfiction and fiction eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages interested in the people, places, and history of Arizona. The eBooks are compatible with iOS, Android, and Kindle.

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RefAid App Mobile Apps

The RefAid mobile app shows migrants, refugees, and those who help them where to find services near them – on a map with a very simple interface. Trusted aid organizations manage and update their services to get their critical aid to where it is most urgently needed.

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Regional College Access Center

Helps students succeed in college with information on how to apply for and fund your education and what to expect when you get there.




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Star Magazine Library Card Required.

Star is all about entertainment, from the best and latest breaking celebrity news to the movies and music that everyone is talking about. Available through OverDrive / Libby.

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Teen Book Cloud Digital Media Read eBooks New! Library Card Required.

Read, watch, listen, and interact! Find videos, contemporary hi-lo novels, classics, poetry, read-alongs, graphic novels, audiobooks, and more, all available at any time—all you need is an internet connection! Perfect for both reluctant and engaged readers, as well as English language learners of all ages. (Includes recommended reading levels by grade, lexile, and accelerated reader.)

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TumbleMath – K-6 math ebook database Digital Media Read eBooks

Read over 100 math-based books to level up those math skills! Each book focuses on math specialties from counting to geometry, with optional quizzes to verify the skills learned. Many are connected to Common Core standards. Note: These books are not available for download and will require wifi or data use. 

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U.S.A. Learns

A free site from the U.S. Department of Education for adults to improve English speaking, pronunciation, listening, reading, spelling, writing and grammar.


Universal Class Library Card Required.

With over 500 courses from topics from conflict management to baking essentials, you can spend countless hours learning to your heart’s content. Take classes for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or for your own enjoyment, all at your own pace and from the comfort of your own home. Use in your browser with the link here or in OverDrive's Libby app. In Libby, scroll on the homepage of Libby to Extras and click on the image.

  • You will be asked to register using your name and email address, and to create a password
  • Once registered, you now have access to Universal Class for 30 days! When those 30 days are up, simply log in again to get another 30 days.


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Vogue Mexico Library Card Required.

Vogue México es el referente de moda y estilo de vida, que impone tendencias, consagra artistas y crea iconos. La revista mensual más influyente en moda, belleza y lujo del país.

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Yoga Journal Magazine Library Card Required.

Strike a pose with this magazine for all levels of yoga practice. Available in OverDrive / Libby.

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