Loading Events

← Back to Events

Pima County Public Library

520-791-4010|| http://www.library.pima.gov/

Upcoming Events

September 2017
Free

Arts for All: Artwork on Display

September 1 - September 30
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
+ Google Map

Artwork will be displayed from September 1-30 at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library during regular library hours.   The mission of Arts for All is "to provide accessible education, training, and experiences in the arts for children, particularly those with special needs."

Find out more »
Free

Tucson Decorative Painters: Artwork on Display

September 1 - September 30
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
+ Google Map

Member artwork will be displayed from September 1-30 at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library during regular library hours. Tucson Decorative Painters are a local chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters, here in Tucson, AZ. Their goal is to promote and share the art of decorative painting.

Find out more »
Free

Nina Duckett: Paintings on Display

September 1 - September 29
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
+ Google Map

The paintings of Nina Duckett will be on display from September 1-29 at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library during regular library hours.   Artist statement: I am an acrylic artist whose work reflects my love for life around Tucson. The flora, wildlife and scenery of the Sonoran desert are topics which continually inspire me. I also enjoy painting portraits that have to do with the cultures of our city. Together, all these elements make my art unique, whimsical and…

Find out more »
Free

Mindfulness and Relaxation Skills

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 28, 2017

Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
+ Google Map

Learn mindfulness and relaxation skills: develop focus, awareness, self-regulation, stress management, and positivity.   Registration is required. Register online at library.pima.gov or by calling (520) 791-4010.   Attend one session or all eight in the series - select Thursdays in September, October and November.

Find out more »
Free

Books on Wheels Volunteer Orientation

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
+ Google Map

Do you love to read and are you looking for a challenging and rewarding volunteer opportunity? The Pima County Public Library has a Books on Wheels (on bikes) program in Tucson and is looking for volunteers to help select books for homebound community members.   We invite you to attend a training session to be held at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library. At the training session you'll hear more about the Books on Wheels program and learn the process…

Find out more »
Free

One Seed Pima County: Using Legumes to Build Healthy Soil

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
+ Google Map

One more use for cowpeas! For thousands of years farmers have used beans, peas, and other legumes to reinvigorate their depleted soils.   Learn which legumes grow best in Tucson, when to plant them, and how to use them most effectively to build healthy soils.   Presented by Brandon Merchant.

Find out more »
Free

Immigrants and the American Dream: Today and Tomorrow

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
+ Google Map

Group discussion facilitated by historian and lawyer Dr. T.J. Davis. The United States of America has long touted itself as a land of immigrants and has grown phenomenally from migration since its beginnings in an ever expanding global economy. Yet the source and substance of immigration have been topics of continuous debate. How do domestic conditions, regional competitions, geopolitics, and foreign policy affect the discourse about who could and should become an American? How do immigrants become Americans? How do immigrants affect…

Find out more »
Free

Healing Sounds From Around the World

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
+ Google Map

Let the soothing sounds from some of the world's most meditative instruments help ease tension and stress.   Local musician Bob Effertz will play live music on the hammered dulcimer, Tibetan singing bowls and Ting-Sha bells, plus the Australian didgeridoo.

Find out more »
October 2017
Free

Call to Artists

October 22 - October 28
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
+ Google Map

Would you like to have a solo exhibition of your artwork in the gallery of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library downtown?   Visual artists living or working in Pima County are welcome to apply during our submission period, coming up later this fall: October 22-28, 2017.   The Main Library welcomes more than 40,000 visitors each month – this level of visibility is unheard of in a regular art gallery. The space is incredibly visible to a vibrant and…

Find out more »
+ Export Events