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Early Books Lecture Series: “Wenzeslas Bible”

Early Books Lecture Series: “Wenzeslas Bible”

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Special Collections hosts the Early Books Lecture Series XI, an annual lecture series where scholars explore the treasure trove of medieval texts held by the library. Join us as Albrecht Classen, Professor of German Studies, opens the series with “Wenzeslas Bible: The Triumph and Glory of Late Medieval Book Production.”

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Want to Start Your Own Business?

Want to Start Your Own Business?

April 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Woman Framing with Hands

Get the help you need to start your own business during our drop-in sessions. Our Program Instructor is available to provide hands-on and individual instruction on a wide variety of business start-up topics.

Using ReferenceUSA: Tips & Tricks

Using ReferenceUSA: Tips & Tricks

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
meeting

Come learn how to navigate ReferenceUSA, the premier source of business and residential information offered by the Pima County Public Library.  Small business owners and nonprofit fundraisers are especially encouraged to attend. Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

Grantseeking Basics for Nonprofits

Grantseeking Basics for Nonprofits

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An orientation to the Library’s resources for volunteers, staff and board members of nonprofit and community organizations.  Learn how to research grants opportunities for nonprofits. Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

Building a Healthy Lunch Box

Building a Healthy Lunch Box

April 3 @ 12:05 pm - 12:55 pm
Lunch-Box

Attend this workshop and learn the options to build a healthy lunch box with better nutrition and less cost. Beat the fast food habit and enjoy fewer calories, fat and sodium while improving your health and energy levels.

Global Friends and Neighbors Series presents Ainhoa Gonzalez Graupera

Global Friends and Neighbors Series presents Ainhoa Gonzalez Graupera

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

FREE for MOCA members, $5 non-members We welcome our colleague from Spain who will discuss the history and program of the MACBA, one of Spain’s leading art institutions.  Learn about the similarities and differences.

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Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer Orientation

April 5 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
library-volunteer

If you’re wondering how you can help, here’s an opportunity to find out about a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available. Please fill out an application and bring it with you to the orientation. Please RSVP to Karen at 791-4010 or Karen.Greene@pima.gov for further information needed for this orientation.

Simple Steps to Starting Your Business

Simple Steps to Starting Your Business

April 5 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Woman Framing with Hands

This 4-part workshop series will help you progress through the links in the chain for building value and a successful business.  This workshop series is facilitated by SCORE Southern Arizona. Business Concepts Marketing Concepts Financial Projections Funding Sources   Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

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Yoga to Ease Anxiety

Yoga to Ease Anxiety

April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tired of living with anxiety? Yoga is a powerful remedy for this widespread and potentially debilitating mood disorder. Learn techniques to reduce stress and tension and explore a Yogic path that offers long term relief. Workshop leader Amy Vaughn was drawn to Yoga to help manage her own severe anxiety disorder. Come learn how to... Read more »

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iRest® 4 Week Series

iRest® 4 Week Series

April 8 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Join together as a community to share in the beautiful meditation practice of Yoga Nidra, which translates as yogic sleep–a deep, relaxed state. iRest® Yoga Nidra leads you to experience profound relaxation, peace, and greater sense of harmony both in practice and in your daily life.

Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer Orientation

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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If you’re wondering how you can help, here’s an opportunity to find out about a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available. Please fill out an application and bring it with you to the orientation. Please RSVP to Karen at 791-4010 or Karen.Greene@pima.gov for further information needed for this orientation.

Catalyst Café: Where Tech Meets Tucson

Catalyst Café: Where Tech Meets Tucson

April 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Catalyst-Cafe

Welcome to the Catalyst Café, where we’re talking every month about tech in the service of people, neighborhoods, nonprofits and small business.   TOPIC:  Social Media Help for Nonprofits and Business (walk-in)

Your Brain And Music: Can Music Make You Smarter, Happier, Healthier?

Your Brain And Music: Can Music Make You Smarter, Happier, Healthier?

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Today many neuroscientists are using music in their experiments to understand more about the brain. Why is this such a rich area for them? Not only can they see the areas of the brain music-listening and music-making light up and excite, they describe visually tracking the process of learning music as if on a map.... Read more »

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Individual Job Counseling

Individual Job Counseling

April 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Career Services Unlimited counselor provides free, one-on-one career counseling. Walk-ins are welcome. No appointment is necessary, but sessions are limited to 30 minutes.

Annie Leibovitz, American Photographer: A Picture in Progress

Annie Leibovitz, American Photographer: A Picture in Progress

April 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Widely considered one of the world’s leading portrait photographers, Annie Leibovitz’s style is marked by a close collaboration between the photographer and the subject. Her style of lighting, bold colors and poses are her trademark. From Rolling Stone magazine to Vanity Fair, her photography has dominated for decades.

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Grants Databases Open Lab

Grants Databases Open Lab

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Opportunity for nonprofit & community organizations to research using the Foundation Directory Online & the Arizona Guide to Grants databases with a librarian present to help maximize search results. Seating at a computer is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

April 12 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, and Saturday April 26, 2014       “Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s” with ceramist Andy Ward at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, just west of La Cholla Blvd., ½-mile north of John F. Kennedy Park, Tucson.             9 a.m. to noon... Read more »

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“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

April 12 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, and Saturday April 26, 2014       “Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s” with ceramist Andy Ward at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, just west of La Cholla Blvd., ½-mile north of John F. Kennedy Park, Tucson.             9 a.m. to noon... Read more »

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“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

April 12 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, and Saturday April 26, 2014       “Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s” with ceramist Andy Ward at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, just west of La Cholla Blvd., ½-mile north of John F. Kennedy Park, Tucson.             9 a.m. to noon... Read more »

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“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

April 12 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, and Saturday April 26, 2014       “Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s” with ceramist Andy Ward at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, just west of La Cholla Blvd., ½-mile north of John F. Kennedy Park, Tucson.             9 a.m. to noon... Read more »

eBook and Audiobook Workshop

eBook and Audiobook Workshop

April 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Seeking help with your portable device? Looking for one-on-one help with downloading & transferring a book using your computer? Bring it to the library for demonstrations, questions, & hands-on help.   Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

Yin and Vinyasa (Yang): Cultivating a Balanced Practice

Yin and Vinyasa (Yang): Cultivating a Balanced Practice

April 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Yin Yoga and Vinyasa (Yang) Yoga are two of the most popular forms of practice today – but they are actually two pieces of a balanced practice. Explore Yin and Yang Yoga, and how combining these practices moves us towards ever greater balance and peace, in this 4 week course.

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“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

April 12 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, and Saturday April 26, 2014       “Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s” with ceramist Andy Ward at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, just west of La Cholla Blvd., ½-mile north of John F. Kennedy Park, Tucson.             9 a.m. to noon... Read more »

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“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

April 12 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, and Saturday April 26, 2014       “Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s” with ceramist Andy Ward at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, just west of La Cholla Blvd., ½-mile north of John F. Kennedy Park, Tucson.             9 a.m. to noon... Read more »

Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Book-Club

We will discuss this month’s reading selection, The Beginner’s Goodbye by Anne Tyler. You can pick up a copy of this month’s book at the first floor information desk of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, starting March 21st

Eat This, Not That

Eat This, Not That

April 17 @ 12:05 pm - 12:55 pm
Eat-This-Not-That

Based on the popular books on supermarket and fast food options, Eat This, Not That will offer great insights on how to better choose what you eat. Receive helpful information for choosing what to purchase for home made meals and restaurant dining. Information relates to healthy nutrition choices in regards to amounts of fat, sugar,... Read more »

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“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

April 12 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, and Saturday April 26, 2014       “Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s” with ceramist Andy Ward at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, just west of La Cholla Blvd., ½-mile north of John F. Kennedy Park, Tucson.             9 a.m. to noon... Read more »

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“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

April 12 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, and Saturday April 26, 2014       “Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s” with ceramist Andy Ward at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, just west of La Cholla Blvd., ½-mile north of John F. Kennedy Park, Tucson.             9 a.m. to noon... Read more »

Books on Wheels – Call For Volunteers

Books on Wheels – Call For Volunteers

April 19 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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Books on Wheels (on bikes) program is looking for volunteers to help select books for homebound community members.   Please fill out the application and bring it with you to the orientation. Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

Keeping Our Daughters/Girls Safe From Victimhood

Keeping Our Daughters/Girls Safe From Victimhood

April 19 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Daughters-Safe-workshop-2

Keeping Our Daughters/Girls Safe From Victimhood: Join this discussion on how to keep our daughters, students and family members safe from the very real threats of Sexual Harassment, Bullying, Dating and Domestic Violence and Sex Trafficking. YWCA Tucson Board Member and Sex Educator, Tim Wernette, will head up another insightful and important interactive conversation for... Read more »

Intro to Yin Yoga

Intro to Yin Yoga

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Yin Yoga is a quiet and gentle practice, suitable for all levels of practitioner. Postures are all practiced on the floor, staying in each from 3 to 5 minutes, while relaxing the muscles. Yin Yoga targets the body’s connective tissue, addressing the mobility and health of our joints in the hips, pelvis and spine. Yin... Read more »

Irrigation in the Desert

Irrigation in the Desert

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Jason Isenberg, REALM’s owner and award-winning designer as he simplifies the basics of residential irrigation systems.  The class will cover system layout, water strategies, backflow prevention, plant requirements and smart controllers.

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“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

April 12 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, and Saturday April 26, 2014       “Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s” with ceramist Andy Ward at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, just west of La Cholla Blvd., ½-mile north of John F. Kennedy Park, Tucson.             9 a.m. to noon... Read more »

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“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

April 12 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, and Saturday April 26, 2014       “Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s” with ceramist Andy Ward at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, just west of La Cholla Blvd., ½-mile north of John F. Kennedy Park, Tucson.             9 a.m. to noon... Read more »

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“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

April 12 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, and Saturday April 26, 2014       “Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s” with ceramist Andy Ward at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, just west of La Cholla Blvd., ½-mile north of John F. Kennedy Park, Tucson.             9 a.m. to noon... Read more »

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“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

April 12 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, and Saturday April 26, 2014       “Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s” with ceramist Andy Ward at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, just west of La Cholla Blvd., ½-mile north of John F. Kennedy Park, Tucson.             9 a.m. to noon... Read more »

When Artists Surprise You: Unknown Prints from Famous Painters

When Artists Surprise You: Unknown Prints from Famous Painters

April 23 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This is a University of Arizona Museum of Art presentation. Many famous artists, including Thomas Moran, McNeill Whistler, Juan Miro, Frank Stella, Richard Diebenkorn and Jim Dine also did woodcuts, etchings and other forms of prints. Presented by Kate Phillips.

Father Kino’s Herbs: Easy Herbs for Spring Gardens

Father Kino’s Herbs: Easy Herbs for Spring Gardens

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Longtime Tucsonan and award winning garden writer, Dr. Jacqueline Soule, will present this class based on her book Father Kino’s Herbs: Growing and Using Them Today.

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“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

April 12 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, and Saturday April 26, 2014       “Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s” with ceramist Andy Ward at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, just west of La Cholla Blvd., ½-mile north of John F. Kennedy Park, Tucson.             9 a.m. to noon... Read more »

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“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

“Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s”

April 12 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, and Saturday April 26, 2014       “Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s” with ceramist Andy Ward at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, just west of La Cholla Blvd., ½-mile north of John F. Kennedy Park, Tucson.             9 a.m. to noon... Read more »

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Yin & Vinyasa

Yin & Vinyasa

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Yin Yoga and Vinyasa (Yang) Yoga are two of the most popular forms of practice today – but they are actually two pieces of a balanced practice. Explore Yin and Yang Yoga, and how combining these practices moves us towards ever greater balance and peace.

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Life Force Yoga®: Chakra Clearing Meditation with Lori Popeski

Life Force Yoga®: Chakra Clearing Meditation with Lori Popeski

April 27 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Please join us as we practice the techniques of Life Force Yoga®, as created by Amy Weintraub, MFS, E-RYT 500. This workshop will explore the Chakra Clearing Meditation. Participants will learn to balance their subtle body energy with the combination of pranayama and light stretching, followed by some yoga nidra, to end the practice. Lori... Read more »

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Smart Start to Small Business

Smart Start to Small Business

April 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Woman Framing with Hands

Smart Start workshops offer entrepreneurs a broad overview of the key elements needed to build a successful business.  This program is facilitated by SCORE Southern Arizona.   Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

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