Eckstrom-Columbus Library Celebrates 40 Years of Transforming Lives in Our Community

(TUCSON, Ariz.) – Since 1977, the Eckstrom-Columbus Library has met the unique needs of our community. Join us on Saturday, July 22 from 10am–2:30pm as we celebrate its 40th birthday! Among the many honored guests will be Supervisor Ramón Valadez, Library namesake Dan Eckstrom, and Pima County Public Library Director Amber Mathewson. The event will include a […]

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Award-winning author Marge Pellegrino helping writers discover their voices at the Library

(TUCSON, Ariz.) – It doesn’t matter whether you write occasionally or energetically pursue it every day. Nor does it matter if you’re a published author or new to the craft. Pima County Public Library’s Writer-in-Residence Program is here to help you! Now through August 31, 2017, author, teaching artist, and writing-workshop facilitator Marge Pellegrino will […]

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Author Lili DeBarbieri Kicks Off Second Year of Popular Writer-in-Residence Program

(TUCSON, Ariz.) – Lili DeBarbieri is an award-winning author, an accomplished librarian, and a distinguished travel expert. And thanks to the Writer-in-Residence Program at the Pima County Public Library, she’s available for writers of all abilities to seek advice. Her residency will run through May 31, 2017. DeBarbieri is the author of four books, including […]

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Libraries remain a place of refuge, and other lessons learned as writer in residence

We bid a fond adieu to Janni Lee Simner, our first Writer in Residence, who's spent the last three months working with writers at all stages in nearly every aspect of the craft. Our gratitude goes out to Janni, who took the time to pen this thoughtful goodbye and share some of the lessons she'll be taking away with […]

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Author Adrienne Celt to Offer Counsel, Guidance, and Inspiration as Newest Writer-in-Residence

(TUCSON, Ariz.) – Aspiring authors take note! Award-winning author and comic artist, Adrienne Celt, has been appointed as the newest Writer-in-Residence at the Pima County Public Library. Her term will run from June 1 to September 1, 2016. A self-proclaimed obsessive library patron since childhood, Celt says, “The residency is a beautiful way to be connected […]

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