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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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)

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. Note: Issues are only available through April 2019. Available in RBdigital Magazines.

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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 in RBdigital Read Magazines Library Card Required.

Car lovers, rejoice! Read your favorite magazines in RBdigital. 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 RBdigital Magazines.

 
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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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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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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 RBdigital Magazines.

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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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HealthReach – Información sobre la salud

Información sobre la salud en español y otros idiomas. Aprenda sobre enfermedades, causas, síntomas, tratamiento y prevención. Los materiales pueden estar disponibles como documentos imprimibles, audio y video.

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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.

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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 RBdigital Magazines.


Hobby Magazines in RBdigital Read Magazines Library Card Required.

Magazines on all kinds of hobbies are available in RBdigital -- woodworking, models, trains, antiques, weapons, sewing, needle and paper crafts, coin collecting, music, photography, and a lot more!

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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.

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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

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 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. 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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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.

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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 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 MasterFILEWatch a tutorial on searching EBSCOhost databases, opens a new window

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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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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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RBdigital Comics and Graphic Novels Digital Media Mobile Apps Read eBooks Library Card Required.

Read comics online! Check out back- and frontlist trade comic volumes from Marvel Comics and IDW Comics, including AvengersMy Little PonyLocke & Key, and hundreds more. Read on a browser or through the RBdigital app! Each checked-out digital trade is available to you for 30 days. See all that RBdigital offers | Watch a tutorial via Niche Academy, opens a new window

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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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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.




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Southern Arizona Small Business Resource Directory 2019

Find local organizations by the kind of assistance needed, including business planning, finance, human resources, international business, legal issues, management, marketing, and more. This directory to provide you with easy access to a variety of business organizations and resources to get you started when you are looking for business assistance.

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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.



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