A–Z Resources


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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Access World News Read Newspapers Library Card Required.

Find information on global issues and events, education, political and social issues and more including newspapers, videos and web-only content featuring the Arizona Daily Star, USA Today, international sources and more.

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All of Us Research Program (National Institutes of Health) New!

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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Allrecipes Library Card Required.

Cook your heart out with recipes and tips for saving money. Available in Zinio Magazines.

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Ancestry Library Edition

Find birth, marriage, and death records, as well as military records and more from Ancestry Library Edition, the largest general collection of genealogical information.

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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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Ayuda con Tutores Expertos (Brainfuse) Library Card Required.

Conéctese con tutores en línea todos los días de las 2-11 p.m. Brainfuse apoya a adultos y estudiantes, desde los niveles kinder hasta universitarios, a obtener la ayuda que buscan. Ayuda disponible en español o inglés.

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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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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.

Only available at Pima County Public Library


Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) New!

Photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents, and so much more—free and immediately available in digital format. Cultural institutions from around the US contribute to the collection.

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Entrepreneur Magazine Library Card Required.

Get strategies for success and the best advice for growing your business. Available in Zinio Magazines.

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) New!

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 RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio).

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Foundation Maps

Foundation Maps is a data visualization platform that brings to life data about U.S. and global philanthropy through extensive mapping, charting, and analytic capabilities.

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Freegal Music Digital Media Listen to Music Mobile Apps Library Card Required.

Download five free songs every week, and they're yours to keep. Listen to thousands of artists and tens of thousands of albums, including today's biggest hits. Now includes streaming! Stream  music on top of your weekly downloads. Now with 24-hour streaming through September 2020!

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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 RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio).

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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 RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio).

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Jack & 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

Come to 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 Kids Streaming Video Watch Movies New! Library Card Required.

Stream kids videos, TV, and films and other educational entertainment. Watch up to 10 (ten) films per month with your library card.

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

Stream independent and international films as well as documentaries and other educational entertainment through Kanopy Streaming. Every cardholder can watch up to 10 (ten) films per month.

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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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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 RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio).

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Make Way for Books App Mobile Apps

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 and find fun activities.

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

Have a paper due about a serious topic? Want to know every fact there is about someone famous? Use MasterFILE Complete from EBSCO to dig up hard to find facts. Search using Explora, or use the classic EBSCO MasterFILE

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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 New!

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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Pongalo Streaming Film Digital Media Watch Movies New! Library Card Required.

Make an account and watch telenovelas, series and movies in Spanish, without interruptions or commercials. Watch on a mobile device, computer or television.

Crea tu cuenta y comienza a disfrutar de todos los episodios de tus telenovelas, series y películas en ESPAÑOL. Sin interrupciones ni cortes comerciales. PONGALO está disponible en tu teléfono móvil, tableta, computador y TV.

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Popular Magazines Read Magazines Library Card Required.

Find the most popular digital magazines through RBdigital (Zinio) Magazines and EBSCO. For a complete list, visit the RBdigital Magazines.

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.

Pronunciator Language Learning Library Card Required.

Learn any of 100 different languages at your own pace, or learn English in 62 languages. Create your account on the website first by following the link above, then download the app and sign in.

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ReadStrong Reading Tutoring for All Ages in the Library

Drop in on a free ReadStrong session and improve your reading! Develop confidence in a relaxed setting with specially trained tutors ready to help you. All ages are welcome.

Only available at Pima County Public Library

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.

Resources to support educators impacted by COVID-19

If you're a teacher and need some extra support, library vendor Gale is sharing free resources that might meet your needs. See the Enhance Instruction and Learn How to Go Virtual sections for interdisciplinary, curriculum-aligned resources that support online learning from pre-K through undergraduate.


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 RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio).

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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 New!

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.



World War II Reference Library Library Card Required.

With biographies of major players in the war, speeches, diary entries, newspaper stories, and more, anyone interested in delving into WWII will find something of interest.

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