Issue 1 | November 2017
Pinal County Library District
Find New Titles
Want an easy way to keep up with all the new materials in your library's collection? Check out the New Titles lists in our library catalog. We keep an up-to-date list of new materials as they arrive:
Reserve Bestselling eBooks
If you've been using our cloudLibrary downloadable eBooks lately, you may have noticed our recent big changes:

  • We have a new cloudLibrary app, with a new logo.
  • We're now pre-ordering eBooks by popular authors, so you can reserve your copy of a forthcoming ebook before it's even published!
  • We've also partnered with Chandler Public and Navajo County Libraries to make thousands more titles available in our collection!

Learn more about cloudLibrary ebooks
Featured Events This Month
(Click on an event for more information)
November 9 at Florence Public Library
778 N. Main St. 
Florence, AZ 85132

The Pinal County Library District offers eResources allowing patrons to enjoy books, audio books, and videos on mobile devices and tablets. Shawn Flecken, Emerging Technologies Librarian for the Pinal County Library District, will offer an introduction to our downloadable services .
November 10 at Casa Grande Public Library
449 N. Dry Lake 
Casa Grande, AZ 85122

Join us on Nov. 10th at 12:00pm for an engaging presentation by Kenneth Zoll on how astronomy was used to help the ancient people of the Southwest to predict the different seasons of the year, all of which influenced hunting and gathering, planting and harvesting, and their worshiping and celebrations. Snacks and beverages will be served.
November 18 at Apache Junction Public Library
1177 N. Idaho Rd. 
Apache Junction, AZ 85119

Readers big and small are invited to attend Family Lit Day at the Apache Junction Public Library. A ctivities will be located in the Youth Department throughout the day. Engage in the five early literacy practices (read, write, sing, play, talk) and join us for family storytime at 10 am.
November 18 at Maricopa Public Library
41600 West Smith-Enke Road Building #10
Maricopa, AZ 85138

What is the impact of fake news? How does fake news affect community conversations and civic engagement? Join us for a lively FRANK Talk about fake news, free speech and journalism.
Want More Upcoming Events?
Check our Calendar!
Pinal County Libraries have a lot going on! The Events Calendar on our website lists many of the programs happening in libraries around the county.

In addition, some of the larger local libraries have their own, more detailed calendars. Here are some handy links to other library calendars:
Research Spotlight
Our libraries are fun places with a lot of entertainment to offer, but we also provide great research tools. We offer subscription research databases that you can access for free with your library card.
This month's feature database:
Biography in Context
Biography In Context offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, podcasts, and images. Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers, it’s continuously updated to ensure that you have access to the very latest information. 

You can find Biography in Context, and all our research databases on our website by clicking the Research tab.

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