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Meet our Writer in Residence, Margaret Regan

Margaret Regan is our new Writer in Residence and will hold office hours to help aspiring writers improve their work.

You'll love your library in February

We've got a Black History Month celebration all month, another Library Night Out, and other special events. What's not to love?

ALA Youth Media Awards announced

Today we learned what 2019 children's and teen books won the big American Library Association awards

Rest in Power, Kobe Bryant

On Sunday, January 26, 2020, Kobe Bryant was one of nine people who died when the helicopter they were in crashed in California.

RH20: Middle grade book not in the U.S. or the U.K.

Take a journey around the world by reading these middle grade books that take place in other countries! Read Harder in 2020!

Celebrate Lunar New Year: The Year of the Rat

Our staff has great recommendations for the Year of the Rat, especially for bringing reading into your elementary & middle-school students!
PimaLib_ChristineR said:

Tunnel of Bones is an engaging middle-school appropriate ghost story with just enough suspense to keep me turning the pages, without a true "horror" element…

Read more of this comment about Tunnel of Bones

"All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream."

Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809. Discover his works again or for the first time.

If you like Rick Riordan

Who doesn't enjoy Rick Riordan's series? When you're all done, try some of these awesome read-alikes!

Epic fantasy, for your ears

Your new favorite audiobook = Tristan Strong Punches A Hole In The Sky. Listen now (or any time!) for free on RBdigital.

Just for Tweens: Best Nonfiction of 2019

The experts over at Novelist, who keep track of everything reading, have put out their best of 2019. Here are their picks for nonfiction.

Southwest Books of the Year 2019: Ann Dickinson's Kid Picks

Ann Dickinson, a retired Pima County Public Library librarian, is an avid reader of books for children and teens.

Learn Chess for the New Year! Or, Improve Your Game!

Everyone: children, adults, seniors! Chess might just be your new favorite hobby.

Best of 2019: What you checked out this year!

What did Pima County read, watch, and listen to in 2019? Check out all the Best of lists to find out!

Meet Sky and Sebastion from Arivaca

Meet Sky and Sebastian, brothers who live in the small town of Arivaca. They love coming to the library to hang out and use computers.

Best of 2019: Library lists that you loved

As we come to the end of 2019, we thought we'd share with you what you loved at the Library this year. First off, LISTS!
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