Friends of Pima County Public Library community sales


FriendslibrarylogoFriends of the Pima County Public Library are a group of avid library advocates dedicated to supporting and enhancing Library services and programs.

Specifically, their mission is to:

–Support the library and promote literacy
–Raise funds to enhance library services and programs
–Encourage community involvement
–Promote love of reading and love of learning
–Recirculate materials in environmentally responsible ways

Upcoming community books sales in 2015 at the Book Barn, 2230 N. Country Club. Rd. (south of Grand Road):

February 13 to 16, 9 to 4 p.m.

March 27  to 30, 9 to 4 p.m.

April 24 to 27, 9 to 4 p.m.

May 23 to 24, mini sale, 8 a.m. to 12 noon

May 25 Holiday Bag Day, 9 to 4 p.m.

June 27 to 28, mini sale, 8 a.m. to noon

Mini sales: regular prices both days; 4 day community sales: Friday & Saturday regular prices, Sunday 1/2 price day, Monday $10 bag day (their bags)

What a deal to find any special book or books you’ve been looking for.  I’ve been to these community sales in the past and they’re lots of fun. There are hundreds of books to choose from.  More info & how to volunteer at, 520-795-3763.

Enjoy the magic of reading.


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Carolyn Classen
Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, (since Jan. 2013).