About Joel D. Valdez Main Library - Facts

  • Built in 1989; opened in May 1990
  • Renamed the Joel D. Valdez Main Library on February 27, 2003. Read more about Joel D. Valdez
  • 96,000 square feet with three public floors and one administrative level
  • Open 61 hours per week
  • Over 500 magazine and newspaper subscriptions
  • Annual Circulation: about 430,000
  • Annual Information Transactions: over 270,000
  • Visitors Per Year: about 700,000
Pima County Website