About Us

Vision, Mission, & Values

Our Vision

Our Vision is an educated, connected community of readers, learners, doers, and dreamers.

Our Mission

We transform lives by educating, inspiring, and connecting people.

Our Values

Education We learn and teach every day.

Excellence We exceed expectations.

Freedom We defend the right to read and to know. We are free and open to all.

Diversity We serve everyone. We find strength in celebrating our differences.

Innovation We dream big. Anything is possible.

Community We work with our community to improve lives.

Passion We love what we do.

Contact Us

Pima County Public Library
101 N. Stone Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701

Reception desk: (520) 594-5600, M-F 8a-5p
Infoline / Renew by Phone: (520) 791-4010
Fax: (520) 594-5621

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