From Fake News to GMOs: Stay Informed at the Library

Six upcoming programs at Joel D. Valdez Main Library explore pressing issues of local and national importance. Part of the 2018 Arizona Humanities Lecture and Discussion Series, the AZ Speaks presentations and FRANK Talks cover topics including fake news, genetically modified food, and school choice, among others. Want to delve deeper? Here's a great list […]

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Thought-Provoking Programs on Pressing Community Issues Upcoming at the Library

(TUCSON, Ariz.) – Timely issues are on the calendar at Pima County Public Library. Beginning Jan 13 with a lecture on human migration, the series will feature six lectures and community discussions surrounding themes of local and national importance. Topics covered include fake news, genetically modified food, and school choice, among others. The upcoming programs […]

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Clean Out Your Closet, Connect with Neighbors at Annual Freecycle Post-Holiday Swap

(TUCSON, Ariz.) –From Storytime and Read to a Dog to Job Help and Learning Lab, there’s always something to do at Woods Memorial Library. Coming soon is the Freecycle Post-Holiday Swap, an annual tradition supported by the Freecycle Network and the Tucson Ward 3 Council office. The 2018 event will take place on Sat, Jan […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale, 2017

I was fortunate enough to catch a preview for the upcoming The Handmaid's Tale miniseries adaptation. The novel's often assigned in high school and college literature and women's studies classes. Unlike a lot of dystopian fiction, it focuses on the little details of everyday life, rather than technological and plot machinations. Somehow, her quick, quiet sketch […]

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Celebrating Chinese New Year 2017: The Year of the Rooster

Chinese New Year starts on January 28th. The new Lunar Year will be the Year of the Rooster–if you were born in 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, or 2005, this is your year! "Roosters" are hardworking, resourceful, courageous, and talented. The Year of the Rooster will be a powerful one. This year, impressions count. […]

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Website and Catalog Tip of the Week #20: Making the Best of the Events Calendar

We all know it: Pima County Public Library’s event calendar is a bit of a monster. With twenty seven locations, there’s a lot going on all the time. If you’re looking for something going on today, you might find it on your first try; but something you heard about that’s happening next month? Good luck. […]

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