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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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July 2019
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Miah Francis: July Featured Artist

July 1 - July 31
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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The art of Miah Francis will be featured on the gallery walls during regular library hours. Artist Statement: I have always loved to draw, paint and be creative. I have recently begun to develop the paper collage technique I am submitting for my artwork examples for the library. They are all hand drawn images that I tear tiny pieces of magazines and glue to the original drawings and shapes I create. My work is original, complex and highly creative. I…

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Hey Baby! Art Against Sexual Harassment

July 1 - July 31
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Artwork on display on the wooden towers during regular library hours. The theme this month is Fragile Supremacy. Whether it's catcalls, sexist or sexual comments, homophobic and transphobic slurs, flashing, groping, stalking, or assault in public spaces, gender-based street harassment is a global problem. It makes people feel less safe and restricts where they can go. With art from PSA Art Awakenings in Tucson, Joel Valdez Main Library will display artwork that advocates for everyone's right to be in public space and explores…

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Pam Young: Miniatures on Display

July 1 - July 31
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Pam Young's miniature artwork is on display in the windowed room and glass cases during regular library hours. Artist Statement: I have 80 pieces all together; 16 big Victorian homes, a playground, a motorcycle shop, a hunting lodge, two log cabins, a barn and ice cream shop, a bakery, a candy store, two dress shops, a shoe shop, an Old Times shop, and a deli shop. I've been collecting this and doing this for 40 years. I use a variety of materials, mostly balsa…

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On the Streets

July 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Join us for a meal and some conversation. Are you staying in a shelter or living on the streets? What's it like to be homeless in Tucson? How can the library help? We schedule guest speakers each month to answer questions and inform the group about community resources. Guest speakers are chosen based on the group’s questions, concerns and interests.

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Introduction to Project Budgets

July 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Are you ready to start fundraising for your project or idea for your nonprofit organization, but don't know what and how much to ask for? If preparing a budget for your foundation grant is holding you back, come learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence. This class will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to generate a standard project budget for a foundation proposal. We will discuss: The basic components of a project…

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