Library announces 2022 lineup at Tucson Festival of Books

February 16, 2022 (Tucson, AZ) It’s almost time for the 2022 Tucson Festival Books and the Library has some great panels lined up at its Nuestras Raíces tent. Presenting authors include Jaime Cortez, author of the debut story collection Gordo, which Sandra Cisneros calls “Luminescent with love,” and Yuyi Morales, the first Latina to receive the Caldecott Medal.Continue reading “Library announces 2022 lineup at Tucson Festival of Books”

Renaming Ceremony: Frank De La Cruz-El Pueblo Library

Friday, March 4, 2022, 3:00-5:00 PM | 101 W. Irvington Rd., Tucson AZ 85714 Staff from the Frank De La Cruz-El Pueblo Library and around the library system invite you to join us in a renaming celebration to honor the late Frank De La Cruz.

Global Arts Showcase: Mes de la Cultura

Join Arizona Public Media and the Pima County Public Library in celebration of the rich Mexican-American and Latinx cultural heritage of Southern Arizona during Mes de la Cultura! Enjoy a virtual celebration of Mexican-American and LatinX art, music, and dance with performances by Mariachi Estrellas de Tucson, Mariachi Los Changuitos Feos, and Ballet Folklórico Tapatío. Wednesday, September 22,Continue reading “Global Arts Showcase: Mes de la Cultura”

Congratulations to National Reformista, Shelly Black! 👏🎉

Shelly Black, Knowledge River Scholar (cohort 17) and UA iSchool alum (MA LIS ’20), is the recipient of the 2021 Brenda S. Banks Travel Award awarded by the Society of American Archivists (SAA). The award “…recognizes and acknowledges individuals of color, such as those of African, Asian, Latinx, Middle Eastern/North African, Native American, Alaska Native,Continue reading “Congratulations to National Reformista, Shelly Black! 👏🎉”