A–Z Resources


ABCmouse New! 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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Achieve3000 – Reading & Writing Help Online

Achieve3000 meets you where you are and helps you improve your reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills. Ask your library tutor to set up your account, then use from anywhere online.
Found In: is in branchOnly available at the library the first time, then use from anywhere online. Library staff will help you create an account.

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 New!

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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BrainHQ brain-training exercises Mobile Apps New! Library Card Required.

Keep your brain trained with brain teasers and other modules and games from BrainHQ! Leveled exercises designed for brain elasticity are good for players of all ages.
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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



Entrepreneur Magazine Library Card Required.

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


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.
Found In: is in branchOnly available at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, by request at third floor reference desk

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 three hours of music a day on top of your weekly downloads. 
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Genre Guides! New!

Browse by genre 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, and more!
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Get Covered America

Find free help to apply for health care insurance from a local expert. Search by using your zip code to find nearby assistance.
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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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HeritageQuest Genealogy Research Library Card Required.

Delve deep into your past using census records, Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank records, books, local history, and magazine and journal articles. From ProQuest. HeritageQuest is temporarily unavailable.
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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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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.



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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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 New! 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 80 different languages at your own pace, or learn English in 50 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.


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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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.



Wall Street Journal Library Card Required.

Available in MasterFILE Complete. Click on Publications (at top left) and search for Wall Street Journal in the search box below "Browsing: MasterFILE Complete -- Publications." Contains online edition of WSJ from 1/7/16 to present and Eastern Edition from 9/9/94 to 1/16/16.
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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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