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Joel D. Valdez Main Library

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101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
520-791-4010

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December 2018
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Leslie Yerman: Photography on Display at the Main Library

December 1 - December 31
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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The photography of Leslie Yerman is on display at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library December 1-31, 2018, during regular library hours.   Artist Statement: I find myself drawn to settings where natural and man-made worlds meet. I am especially moved by trees and the sky, by how nature can make even the most frenetic environment peaceful and healing, by how something ordinary can be beautiful. I have chosen cream tones to create a sense of gentleness, as well as…

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Winter Village: 3D Art on Display at the Main Library

December 1 - December 31
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Main Library staff create a miniature holiday world. On display in the windowed room of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library from December 1-31, 2018.

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Southern Arizona Clay Artists: Artwork on Display at the Main Library

December 3 - December 28
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Southern Arizona Clay Artists was formed to provide a greater understanding and appreciation of clay to the community at large and to provide a cooperative network for clay artists, both professionals and enthusiasts. SACA is presenting this show with the help of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library as a venue for our newer artists to present their art work, whether functional, sculptural or just whimsical to the public. This show also gives the public a chance to see some of…

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Living River of Words: Artwork on Display at the Main Library

December 4 - December 27
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Living River of Words (LROW) introduces children to watersheds and wetland habitats through a multi-disciplinary series of science investigations and the practice of poetry and visual arts. After exploring these topics, children ages 5–19 have the opportunity to share their impressions with entries of poetry and/or visual art to Living River of Words: Youth Poetry and Art Contest. Artwork is on display on the wooden towers in the cafe area of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library from December 4-27, 2018.

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Drop-In Help

December 12 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Drop-in and receive one-on-one assistance on any topic including: homework, reading, writing, GED/High School Equivalency Exam preparation, scholarship searches, career exploration, job applications, resumes, cover letters, e-readers or other digital devices, computer applications, social networking, or general computer help—all at your own pace. All ages are welcome.

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Financial Matters

December 15 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Are you worried about Financial Matters? SCORE's workshops give you a practical overview of the fundamentals required to write a business plan and start a small business. Proven practices. Sound advice. Experienced and successful entrepreneurs themselves, our trained instructors will guide you through the first important steps. Attend this workshop and you'll gain: -Knowledge of the fundamentals you need to start a small business -Perspective from mentors who've been there and can see what you don't see -The peace of…

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Main Library Poetry Circle

December 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Join us for monthly poetry discussions, led by docents from the UA Poetry Center. The event is free, and no preparation or knowledge of poetry is necessary. Everyone is welcome to attend as we read from favorite poets, learn about new poets and share our views. Each participant will receive a packet of the poems to be read and discussed, sourced from the Poetry Center's world-renowned collection. On December 15th, we will read and discuss the work of Li-Young Lee. Born…

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Job Help

December 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Get the help you need to succeed in your job search! Staff is available to answer any questions you might have on a wide variety of computer topics. Topics include resume writing, online job searching, email accounts, internet searching and more. Registration is not required.

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Career Center with Arizona@Work

December 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Whether you are looking for work, changing careers, or exploring new career options, Arizona@Work connects job seekers (youth, adults, veterans and laid-off workers) to a network of employment, training, and educational programs in Pima County.

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SCORE One-on-One Business & Nonprofit Mentoring (by Appointment)

December 20 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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It's a FACT. We provide Free, Accurate, Confidential, and Timely information to help you start, sustain, and grow your business. We are invested in your success, from the first meeting with us … until you sell or retire. Our members extend to you an opportunity to meet with us on a confidential basis for individual mentoring by appointment. Contact us at 520-505-3636 to schedule an appointment for a personalized, free, and confidential one hour mentoring session today! Your regularly scheduled…

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