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Drop-in Job Help

Drop-in Job Help

January 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
JobHelp

Our computer instructor 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. Signup is not required.

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Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer Orientation

January 4 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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If you’re wondering how you can help, here’s an opportunity to find out about a variety of volunteer opportunities available.   Please fill out 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.

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Drop-in Job Help

Drop-in Job Help

January 6 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
JobHelp1

Our computer instructor 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. Signup is not required.

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Health-E-Arizona and Health Insurance Marketplace

Health-E-Arizona and Health Insurance Marketplace

January 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Public Health Nurse provides assistance in learning about coverage, benefits & services from Health-E-Arizona & Health Insurance Marketplace.   First come, first served. No telephone reservations.

Health-E-Arizona and Health Insurance Marketplace

Health-E-Arizona and Health Insurance Marketplace

January 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Public Health Nurse provides assistance in learning about coverage, benefits & services from Health-E-Arizona & Health Insurance Marketplace.   First come, first served. No telephone reservations.

eBook and Audiobook Workshop

eBook and Audiobook Workshop

January 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
eBook-Audiobook

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.

Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer Orientation

January 7 @ 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 variety of volunteer opportunities available.   Please fill out 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.

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Beginner’s Guide to Astrology

Beginner’s Guide to Astrology

January 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Interperation

In this course you will learn the symbolic meaning and manifestation of the planets and zodiac signs. Begin to read your own horoscope and learn to understand family and friends better. Learn how you can be free of constrictive patterns, balance the challenges in your life and enhance the strengths. Wednesdays, 1/8/2014 – 1/29/2014, from:... Read more »

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Individual Job Counseling

Individual Job Counseling

January 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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A job counselor from Career Services Unlimited will provide free, one-on-one career counseling on topics including resume writing, choosing a career, updating your interviewing, networking and job search skills, and more.

Want to Start Your Own Business?

Want to Start Your Own Business?

January 9 @ 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.

Health-E-Arizona and Health Insurance Marketplace

Health-E-Arizona and Health Insurance Marketplace

January 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Public Health Nurse provides assistance in learning about coverage, benefits & services from Health-E-Arizona & Health Insurance Marketplace.   First come, first served. No telephone reservations.

Our Baroque Window: Mission San Xavier

Our Baroque Window: Mission San Xavier

January 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An art talk by Tucson Museum of Art docent John Carhuff about how Mission San Xavier serves as a gateway to the rich baroque art and architecture of New Spain and Europe. This art talk will focus on details of the White Dove of the Desert found in other churches and will journey back through... Read more »

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Grants Databases Open Lab

Grants Databases Open Lab

January 10 @ 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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Catalyst Café: Where Tech Meets Tucson

Catalyst Café: Where Tech Meets Tucson

January 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Welcome to the Catalyst Café, where we’re talking every month about tech in the service of people, neighborhoods, nonprofits and small business. TOPIC:  How to Create a Social Media Strategy for your Business or Nonprofit

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Main Library Book Club

Main Library Book Club

January 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Book-Club

We will discuss this month’s reading selection, Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay. 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 December 20th.

Charles Harbutt’s Departures and Arrivals: The Conversation

Charles Harbutt’s Departures and Arrivals: The Conversation

January 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Center for Creative Photography Archive photographer Charles Harbutt, subject of the current exhibition, will speak about his work and life in photography with independent curator Trudy Wilner Stack and photographer, editor, and educator, Joan Liftin. The three, colleagues for over thirty years, recently worked together on Harbutt’s retrospective book, Departures and Arrivals, the occasion for... Read more »

Peter Gros of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom

Peter Gros of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The original Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom series was one of the best known and longest running series on nature and the animal world.  In his popular live presentations, Peter Gros shares his exciting animal world, travel experiences and timeless tales. He highlights his many adventures with a mix of video clips and bloopers while... Read more »

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Using ReferenceUSA: Tips & Tricks

Using ReferenceUSA: Tips & Tricks

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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.

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Books on Wheels – Call For Volunteers

Books on Wheels – Call For Volunteers

January 18 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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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.   Please fill out 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... Read more »

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Are You Really Ready to Ask for Funding?

Are You Really Ready to Ask for Funding?

January 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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This presentation will review the key components of most grant applications and foundation requests and identify strategies to create successful funding applications and requests.

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An Added Dimension: Appreciating Sculpture

An Added Dimension: Appreciating Sculpture

January 22 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

A University of Arizona Museum of Art presentation featuring sculptures from the UAMA collection dating from 1340 to 1975. The sculptures vary in size from small, table top to large, public sculptures. Presented by Johanna Stein.

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Chaos to Calm

Chaos to Calm

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Need to get organized? Are you oppressed by clutter? Learn how to turn your home into a sanctuary that makes you feel in control instead of overwhelmed. Presented by Ori Parnaby.

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Drop-in Job Help

Drop-in Job Help

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
JobHelp2

Our computer instructor 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. Signup is not required.

Individual Job Counseling

Individual Job Counseling

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Job-Counseling

A job counselor from Career Services Unlimited will provide free, one-on-one career counseling on topics including resume writing, choosing a career, updating your interviewing, networking and job search skills, and more.

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Annie Groth: The Truth About Money

Annie Groth: The Truth About Money

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  This presentation is designed to help women think about money differently and to learn about efficiency. Lack of efficiency is what keeps people from getting ahead. As you know women have a more difficult role due to making less money and living longer. “Want to know the truth about money, come listen to Annie.”

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