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Helping immigrants acclimate, be empowered

Helping immigrants acclimate, be empowered

Some of the library's most well-attended programs are English language classes, but customers can borrow CDs to learn how to speak English. 

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Publishers Weekly Best Sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION

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Kerouac letter discovery shows poet didn't toss it

Kerouac letter discovery shows poet didn't toss it

Gerd Stern, wrongly accused of tossing what Jack Kerouac called "the greatest piece of writing I ever saw," enjoys last laugh.

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Publishers Weekly Best-Sellers

Publishers Weekly Best-Sellers

 Former President George W. Bush has been on tour with his bestselling book "41: A Portrait of My Father."

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Sip, dunk, nibble at steampunk holiday tea

Sip, dunk, nibble at steampunk holiday tea

The Tucson Steampunk Society puts on its annual, holiday tea. 

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Bob Boze Bell book chronicles life along iconic Route 66

Bob Boze Bell book chronicles life along iconic Route 66

Historian, illustrator, humorist finally understands the attraction of Route 66.

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Southern Arizona Authors

Southern Arizona Authors

Books written by Southern Arizona authors just in time for holiday gift giving.

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NEA awards $240,00 in grants to Arizona arts organizations

A dozen Arizona arts organizations have snagged a hefty $240,000 in grants, the National Endowment for the Arts announced today. Five of those…

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Book festival authors announced

Book festival authors announced

News about the authors and behind the scenes of the Tucson Festival of Books.

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Memory kits: Bringing good memories to life

Memory kits: Bringing good memories to life

Latest in library series on ways to connect generations.

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'Mama's Santos' can be ordered as printed book

'Mama's Santos' can be ordered as printed book

Timeless story adds depth and understanding to the history of Arizona.

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Launch party Friday for Hillerman Prize-winning novel

Launch party Friday for Hillerman Prize-winning novel

Written by former Tucsonan CB McKenzie, "Bad Country" is set in Tucson.

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Book Events

Book Events

Aurelie Sheehan reads from her new book "Demigods on Speedway" Friday.

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Southern Arizona Authors

Mysteries, autobiographies and other page-turners make up November's Southern Arizona Authors.

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Your library: Pima County's LGBT services, resources set a national trend

Your library: Pima County's LGBT services, resources set a national trend

The Pima County Public Library was one of the first in the country with a LGBT committee.

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Beat writer Burroughs focus of microcinema show

Beat writer Burroughs focus of microcinema show

Downtown microcinema to showcase movement founder Wednesday evening.

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Digging dirt: Marana mom’s ‘Backhoe Joe’ rumbles in

Digging dirt: Marana mom’s ‘Backhoe Joe’ rumbles in

Oro Valley mom writes picture book for construction-loving son. 

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Fun little libraries popping up in Tucson neighborhoods

Fun little libraries popping up in Tucson neighborhoods

Locals gather, drop off a book and take one home.

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UA Humanities Week blazes trails

UA Humanities Week blazes trails

UA Humanities Week 2014 presents free lectures on gender issues. 

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Festival of Books Literary Competition deadline looms

Prize money and scholarships to writing workshops await the winners

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Southern Arizona Authors

This month's roundup includes Elizabeth Gunn's latest mystery,  “Red Man Down.”

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Arizona Daily Star eBooks

Arizona Daily Star eBooks

Some “Tales from the Morgue” series are now available as eBooks along with some other Arizona Daily Star special sections. Click the links bel…

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2014 vacation photo contest winners

2014 vacation photo contest winners

More than 300 images were entered in this year's contest. Readers picked their top three, and other photo editor selected his favs.

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Finding my place at my library

Finding my place at my library

Our monthly series about what’s happening at the Pima County Public Library.

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Memorizing math problems adds up to better memory

Memorizing math problems adds up to better memory

Relying on memory - instead of app - boosts brain.

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