Celebrating 50 Years

Imagine surviving as a fighter pilot and you’ve already orbited the planet. Now you’re in a 180-lb. spacesuit and getting sealed into the cramped command module atop a 363-foot-tall rocket for the most important NASA mission ever!

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 “One Day in the Desert” by Anna Keener informs you of animals that you can find in the desert that are unusual! For example, there are shrimp in the desert! If you want to know how shrimp survive here, read this awesome book!

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Young Reporters Valerie and Erin with Buzz Aldrin
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Originally printed in June 1996

by Valarie Potell & Erin Machac

Desert Valley Elementary

Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, recently met with Arizona schoolchildren at Phoenix Symphony Hall. His presentation was sponsored by the Arizona Science... Read more

Gather your friends, family, neighbors, teachers—everyone!—and come join your Library friends for an afternoon of imagination-igniting activities.

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
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Book Launch: Channel Islands National Park, Second Edition

Celebrate the release of Channel Islands National Park, Second Edition with

activities throughout the day! Join us any time from 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM for

coloring and crafts for kids, ocean-themed snacks and games, and a raffle to

win a Channel Islands National Park prize pack! This is a FREE event, but

activities marked as “reservation required” require you to make a

reservation by calling 520-622-6014 during store business hours.

More info:

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:30pm
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Free family event...see powerful short films, connect with local health

resources, and kickstart your journey to whole health. Watch inspirational

short films about real-life stories of transformation. Connect with free

local health resources. Get ready to re-imagine the way you think about your

health - mind, body, spirit and community. Enjoy healthy snacks, raffle

prizes and live demonstrations by yoga and Tai Chi instructors.

- 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm - Light Reception & Health Resource Fair

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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 Do you like buying things online? Well, go to amazon.com.  There are many things to buy on Amazon and they are coming to Tucson!

I got to visit the new building. It is one mile long and ó mile wide; a total of1.7 million square feet. ActualAmazon trucks can offload andreload in the 86-truck loading dock.

The neatest part about the building is that it will have a train depot to load and off-load stuff too! The building will also have 96 air conditioners that will be put on the building by helicopters!

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 Recently a traveling production of “Cats” performed at Centennial Hall. “Cats” is a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber that is based on the book “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” by T.S. Elliot.

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