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Joel D. Valdez Main Library

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101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
(520) 791-4010

Upcoming Events

May 2016
Free

Food Stamp Application Assistance (SNAP)

May 2 @ 9:15 am - 12:00 pm
SNAP

Let an employee from the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona help you apply for SNAP ("food stamps" or the government nutrition assistance program), AHCCCS (health care) and TANF (cash assistance). To find out what documents you will need, call the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona at (520) 882-3314.

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Free

Volunteer Orientation

May 7 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Library Volunteer

Here's an opportunity to find out about a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library. Please fill out an application and bring it to the orientation.   RSVP to Karen, 791-4010 or Karen.Greene@pima.gov for further information needed for this orientation.

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Free

Alexandra Gjurasic: Paintings on Display and Reception

May 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gjurasic

The art of Alexandra Gjurasic will be on display throughout the month of May during regular library hours. Artist Statement: My art is a direct reflection of my affinity with the natural world. The unique and strange flora of the Sonoran Desert provides me with endless inspiration. To me the crested saguaro (or cristate) is the beautiful mutant of the Sonoran Desert. Crested saguaros occur when cells in the stem of the cactus mutate and begin to divide outward growing…

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Free

Seed Library Book Club

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join us for a discussion of Stephen L. Buchmann's book, The Reason for Flowers. Reserve your copy through our online catalog or at your branch library. Copies are limited.

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Free

Bike-in Movie

May 14 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Bike-in Movie

Join the library for 2nd Saturdays and bike on down to Jacome Plaza for free outdoor entertainment on the big screen. The film Wrenched captures the passing of the monkey wrench from the pioneers of eco-activism to the new generation which will carry Edward Abbey's legacy into the 21st century. BYO munchies and seating!

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Free

Bookbike Volunteer Orientation

May 21 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Bookbike

Do you love books and bikes? Combine these two passions by becoming a volunteer for the Pima County Public Library’s Bookbike – a three-wheeled non-motorized bookmobile project!   RSVP to Karen, 791-4010 or Karen.Greene@pima.gov for further information needed for this orientation.

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Free

TEP Home Energy Workshop

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
green-energy-efficient

Attend a Tucson Electric Power Home Energizer Workshop! Learn free and low-cost energy efficiency measures you can implement at home to save energy and money. All workshop participants will receive a free Energy Efficiency Kit worth more than $40 that includes CFL light bulbs, a low-flow shower head, weather stripping and much more. The workshop is offered for free, courtesy of TEP. Registration is required. Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010. This is a Food For Thought program. Bring…

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