If you've got beginning readers or kids who are struggling with reading, there's a Pima County Public Library session that can help.
"Is something on my head?" "There is a bird on my head?" To a kid, it's a laugh-out-loud silly story by Mo Willems. To a Reading Seed coach, it's way more.
Representatives of the Tucson Festival of Books will present a $200,000 check today to the University of Arizona and two other literacy organizations at an international celebration of literacy.
Patricia Valenzuela, a regular patron, goes online at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library. Computer access and digital resources, such as e-books, will increasingly become a focus of the library system.
Levi Walton, 18, looks at a book at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library downtown, where he stops in almost every day, he said.
The library of your near future will have more digital books, more meeting spaces and a bigger role in promoting literacy in both books and technology. The library's new four-year strategic plan paints a picture of how libraries are changing.
Children can snag free books in Spanish and backpacks this weekend at the Bilingual Literacy Fair.
"The Deliverer" hands out prizes and pumps students up before a drowning-prevention presentation by the Drexel Heights Fire District "Fire Pals" program. The program was at Miller Elementary School, on the southwest side, Monday.
Kindergartner Angel Leon, center, danced to music with his "Water Safety" booklet during the interactive assembly at the school.
As 11-year-old Kevin Ray stood in front of 500 of his classmates, he couldn't have been prouder to proclaim what his "it" factor was.
Big blue book-donation bins used to say "Books for Charity" on
them. They've been relabeled to say "read, reuse, recycle."
Local nonprofit library booster groups are having a turf tussle
with a for-profit used-book company.
Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse were the hosts of "Disney on Ice."
I got to attend opening night on Oct. 15 at the Tucson Convention
Center. The magic started at the pre-show, which had a display of
the dresses of all the princesses that I know, such as Jasmine,
Cinderella, Belle, Ariel and Sn…
Fall has arrived in the Old Pueblo, and what it lacks in
colorful leaves it makes up for in fine weather.
When La Cima Middle School teacher Cindy Rolewski started her
career, there was no such thing as a technology teacher.
Arizonans love their state, but it can do better. Much better.
That's the conclusion of "The Arizona We Want," a report by The
Center for the Future of Arizona, based on a Gallup Organization
public opinion research survey to find out what Arizonans are
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