Why I love my library – Rosalia Pierre

Rosalia at Martha Cooper LibaryMy relationship with libraries goes back to elementary school in rural New Mexico. Books became my mentors, my view to a wide world, knowledge, and entertainment.

Where ever I went I made sure my family had access to a library. The photo I have sent comes from the Duncan library in south eastern Arizona circa 1983 where I was a volunteer.

When I moved my family to Tucson to attend the University of Arizona our library was the Columbus library on 22nd. When I became a county employee El Pueblo library was my neighbor and I enjoyed many years there. Now Martha Cooper library is my newest library. I missed it during its recent renovation. Every library has a different flavor and I enjoy it all.

Thanks for being my friends and good neighbors.

Indeed, I LOVE my library!!

Rosalia Pierre, MS, FNP-C

Love Letters on the Radio

Listen to Rosalia read her love letter on Arizona Public Media’s Arizona Spotlight. A huge thank you to AZPM’s Mark McLemore for turning the written word into the spoken word for this project.

Love Letters to My Library is a collaboration between Love Letters to Tucson and Pima County Public Library. The love letters will be revealed monthly on the library website and Love Letters to Tucson. Has the Library helped or changed you in some way? Does a particular location, service, or program hold a special place in your heart? Please tell us about it. Submit your Love Letter today to library.news@pima.gov

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