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

League of Women Voters

Saturday, September 20th, 9am - 1pm

Bookbike Volunteer Orientation

Saturday, September 20th, 8:30am - 9:30am

Read to a Dog

Saturday, September 20th, 11:30am - 12:30pm

Family Literacy Fun!

Saturday, September 20th, 11am - 1pm

Culture of Peace Alliance

Sunday, September 21st, 1pm - 5pm

Legislative District 3 Democrats

Monday, September 22nd, 6pm - 8pm

Drop-in Job Help

Monday, September 22nd, 12pm - 3pm

Pima County One Stop Career Center

Monday, September 22nd, 1pm - 3pm

Better Investing

Tuesday, September 23rd, 5:30pm - 8pm

Be Free Pima

Wednesday, September 24th, 5pm - 7:30pm

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?

Joel D. Valdez Main Library Closed September 27 and 28.

Joel D. Valdez Main Library Closed September 27 and 28.

The Joel D. Valdez Main Library downtown will be closed on Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28. Infoline, at 791-4010, will be open to take your call.

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.

Free Technology Classes at Your Library

Free Technology Classes at Your Library

What would you like to know about computers or your device? Pima County Public Library offers computer and technology classes on a variety of topics at many branches.

Books, Books, Books, and CDs and DVDs, Too

Books, Books, Books, and CDs and DVDs, Too

The Book Store inside the Joel D. Valdez Main Library has that book you didn't know you needed.

IndieFlix is Here!

IndieFlix is Here!

Film lovers, have we got a streaming service for you? You bet! IndieFlix is the newest addition to Pima County Public Library's digital lineup.

YALSA's Top Ten PIcks

YALSA's Top Ten PIcks

What's good to read? Find out right here with the results of the YALSA Top Ten teen favorites.

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.

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