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Rock Art and Archaeology of Ventana Cave

Rock Art and Archaeology of Ventana Cave

February 1 @ 6:30 am - 3:30 pm

Saturday February 1, 2014             “Rock Art and Archaeology of Ventana Cave” Old Pueblo Archaeology Center carpooling educational tour with archaeologist Allen Dart departing from Pima Community College, 401 N. Bonita Ave., Tucson             6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fee $35 ($28 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary members; no charge for members... Read more »

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Drop-in Job Help

Drop-in Job Help

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
JobHelp

Computer instructor is available to answer questions regarding resume writing, online job searching, email accounts, Internet searching and more. Signup is not required.

Individual Job Counseling

Individual Job Counseling

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Job-Counseling

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.

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eBook and Audiobook Workshop

eBook and Audiobook Workshop

February 4 @ 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.

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Beginner’s Guide to Interpretation (5 weeks)

Beginner’s Guide to Interpretation (5 weeks)

February 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Interperation1

In this class you will learn how to interpret your Natal Chart. Most people know their Sun Sign, but that is just a small part of the total chart. You will learn where all of your planets are—Moon, Venus, Mars, etc.—what your rising sign is, and most importantly, what does it all mean? Review the... Read more »

What’s the Latest on AD/HD Medication?

What’s the Latest on AD/HD Medication?

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

CHADD of Tucson is presenting a seminar on medications, featuring Wen Cai, M.D., Ph.D., a psychiatrist and neuroscientist and Ms. Nicole Lawrence, physician assistant. Dr. Cai will be speaking about the latest information regarding medications for AD/HD, and will answer questions from the audience about those medications.

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Drop-in Job Help

Drop-in Job Help

February 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
JobHelp2

Computer instructor is available to answer questions regarding resume writing, online job searching, email accounts, Internet searching and more. Signup is not required.

Individual Job Counseling

Individual Job Counseling

February 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Job-Counseling2

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.

Want to Start Your Own Business?

Want to Start Your Own Business?

February 6 @ 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.

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Assistive Technology Orientation

Assistive Technology Orientation

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Assistive-technology

Are you visually impaired, have difficulty typing or want to improve your reading and writing skills? Library staff will demonstrate our assistive software—MAGic, JAWS, Dragon Naturally Speaking, and WYNN Wizard. Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

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Catalyst Café: Where Tech Meets Tucson

Catalyst Café: Where Tech Meets Tucson

February 11 @ 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. Social Media Help for Nonprofits and Business (walk-in)

Travel to Mata Ortiz & Paquime Ruins

Travel to Mata Ortiz & Paquime Ruins

February 12 - 16
Mata-Oritiz-2

Travel to Mata Ortiz with BorderLinks! Feb 12-16, 2014. Learn how to make pottery from Mata Ortiz potters, visit the Paquime Ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore themes relevant to Northern Mexico such as Globalization, Effects of Tourism and Migration. Transportation, lodging, meals and translation all included. Space is limited, call Rhonda Walker at... Read more »

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Travel to Mata Ortiz & Paquime Ruins

Travel to Mata Ortiz & Paquime Ruins

February 12 - 16
Mata-Oritiz-2

Travel to Mata Ortiz with BorderLinks! Feb 12-16, 2014. Learn how to make pottery from Mata Ortiz potters, visit the Paquime Ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore themes relevant to Northern Mexico such as Globalization, Effects of Tourism and Migration. Transportation, lodging, meals and translation all included. Space is limited, call Rhonda Walker at... Read more »

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Travel to Mata Ortiz & Paquime Ruins

Travel to Mata Ortiz & Paquime Ruins

February 12 - 16
Mata-Oritiz-2

Travel to Mata Ortiz with BorderLinks! Feb 12-16, 2014. Learn how to make pottery from Mata Ortiz potters, visit the Paquime Ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore themes relevant to Northern Mexico such as Globalization, Effects of Tourism and Migration. Transportation, lodging, meals and translation all included. Space is limited, call Rhonda Walker at... Read more »

Art Now! In Focus

Art Now! In Focus

February 13 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

Thursday 13 February  – Video Art: From the Beginning to Now Thursday 6 March – Censorship in Focus: Entarte Kunst/Degenerate Art Thursday 27 March – What Makes an Icon an Icon? 6pm MOCA members $5, non-members $10 Admission includes beer, wine and snacks This spring our popular lecture series will depart from our standard art... Read more »

Genealogy Open-Lab

Genealogy Open-Lab

February 13 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
genealogy-open-lab

Experienced genealogists from the Pima County Genealogy Society will be on hand to help you use Ancestry.com Library Edition and many other resources to investigate your family tree. Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

A Perfect Red

A Perfect Red

February 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The history surrounding the desire for and discovery of the key ingredient in creating a perfect red, in textiles as well as other materials. Presented by Tucson Museum of Art docent Diane Foray.

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Travel to Mata Ortiz & Paquime Ruins

Travel to Mata Ortiz & Paquime Ruins

February 12 - 16
Mata-Oritiz-2

Travel to Mata Ortiz with BorderLinks! Feb 12-16, 2014. Learn how to make pottery from Mata Ortiz potters, visit the Paquime Ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore themes relevant to Northern Mexico such as Globalization, Effects of Tourism and Migration. Transportation, lodging, meals and translation all included. Space is limited, call Rhonda Walker at... Read more »

Grants Databases Open Lab

Grants Databases Open Lab

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
openlab

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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Travel to Mata Ortiz & Paquime Ruins

Travel to Mata Ortiz & Paquime Ruins

February 12 - 16
Mata-Oritiz-2

Travel to Mata Ortiz with BorderLinks! Feb 12-16, 2014. Learn how to make pottery from Mata Ortiz potters, visit the Paquime Ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore themes relevant to Northern Mexico such as Globalization, Effects of Tourism and Migration. Transportation, lodging, meals and translation all included. Space is limited, call Rhonda Walker at... Read more »

eBook and Audiobook Workshop

eBook and Audiobook Workshop

February 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
eBook-Audiobook1

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.

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eBook and Audiobook Workshop

eBook and Audiobook Workshop

February 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
eBook-Audiobook2

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.

Strengthen Everything You Write With Intention

Strengthen Everything You Write With Intention

February 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Learn to write with INTENTION. Avoid wasting valuable time and vital opportunities due to poorly written emails, blog posts, proposals, and reports. Join editor Barbara McNichol at this complimentary interactive session where as she covers concise writing techniques to improve writing skills. Free. Bring your own lunch.

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Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Book-Club

We will discuss this month’s reading selection, The Round House by Louise Erdrich. When his mother, a tribal enrollment specialist living on a reservation in North Dakota, slips into an abyss of depression after being brutally attacked, 14-year-old Joe Coutz sets out with his three friends to find the person that destroyed his family. You... Read more »

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Artist Talk: Janaina Tschäpe

Artist Talk: Janaina Tschäpe

February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

FREE for MOCA members, $5 non-members MOCA is pleased to announce our upcoming exhibition Janaina Tschäpe: Floating Worlds, a survey of the artist’s video work from 2000 to 2014. Tschäpe is well known for work in a wide range of media: large scale drawings, paintings, cut paper relief sculptures, photography and video.  Her video works... Read more »

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Individual Job Counseling

Individual Job Counseling

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Job-Counseling1

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.

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Not Just Chalk: The Brilliant Art of Pastel

Not Just Chalk: The Brilliant Art of Pastel

February 26 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This University of Arizona Museum of Art presentation will include 175 years of portraits, landscapes and still lifes, using various techniques and styles of pastel paintings. Presented by Tammy Bearden.

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Getting Started with Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

Getting Started with Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

February 28 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
meeting

Learn effective strategies for finding funders that support individuals with the Foundation Center’s online funding database. Students, artists, and researchers are encouraged to attend.   Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

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