Joel D. Valdez Main Library

Regularly Scheduled Events

Babytime

Thursdays, 2 pm

Drop-in Job Help

Mondays, noon-3pm
Thursdays, 9am-noon

Family Literacy Fun!

Saturdays, 11am-1pm

Grants Databases Open Lab

Click for days and times

Individual Job Counseling

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Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

3rd Thursday of the month, noon-1pm

Pima County One Stop Career Center

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Plaza Planter Project Work Party

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesdays, 10:30am

Read to a Dog

Saturdays, 11:30am-12:30pm

Reading Partners

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Tai Chi for Health/Arthritis

Wednesdays, noon-1pm

Toddler Storytime

Thursdays, 10 am

Urban Yarns @ the Library

Fridays, 11am-1pm

Want to Start Your Own Business?

Thursdays, 9am-noon

Upcoming Events

Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, October 22nd, 10:30am - 11:30am

Reading Partners

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2pm - 3pm

All Souls Procession Roadshow Workshop – Make a Shrine

Wednesday, October 22nd, 10am - 5pm

Introduction to Small Business Ownership

Wednesday, October 22nd, 5pm - 7:30pm

ReadStrong: Level Up Your Reading @ Your Library

Wednesday, October 22nd, 10am - 12pm

ReadStrong: Level Up Your Reading @ Your Library

Wednesday, October 22nd, 4pm - 6pm

Want to Start Your Own Business?

Thursday, October 23rd, 9am - 11am

Drop-in Job Help

Thursday, October 23rd, 9am - 12pm

Toddler Storytime

Thursday, October 23rd, 10am - 11am

Babytime

Thursday, October 23rd, 2pm - 3pm

Contact the Library

101 N. Stone Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 594-5500

Directions & Parking
Google Map
Printer-friendly map (PDF)
Bus Routes: 1-10, 16, 19, 21-23, 81-83, 102-103, 105-106, 391

Branch Manager, Sandy White, 520.594.5560

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Library Hours

Mon 9am-8pm
Tues 9am-8pm
Wed 9am-8pm
Thu 9am-6pm
Fri 9am-5pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm

More about the Main Library
Meeting rooms, computers, art exhibits, history, and more.

Book Drop

Our book drop is located on the northeast corner of the building.

What's Happening @ Joel D. Valdez Main Library?

Find Your Roots – How to Find Your Family's History

Find Your Roots – How to Find Your Family's History

October is Family History Month and the Pima County Genealogical Society will help you in your quest for family history.

9 Queens Chess is Friendly, Fun and for All Ages

9 Queens Chess is Friendly, Fun and for All Ages

Chess is for all ages in this free 9 Queens tournament series. Mini-tournaments prepare you to compete in the Championship Tournament on April 25, 2015.

Our Neighborhood/Nuestro Barrio Photo Exhibit

Our Neighborhood/Nuestro Barrio Photo Exhibit

Eighteen photos selected by neighborhood residents make up this photo exhibit of a Tucson past.

Pima County Website