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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

Library Hours & Locations



Director / Directora: Amber Mathewson, (520) 594-5650

Deputy Directors / Sub-Directores
Karyn Prechtel-Altman, Public Services & Community Engagement, (520) 594-5605
Michelle Simon, Support Services, (520) 594-5654 (español)

Library Service Managers / Administradores de Servicios Bibliotecarios
Kate DeMeester, Public Services - Branch Administration, (520) 594-5560
Brenda Limón-Condit, Library Personnel Manager, (520) 594-5623
Beth Matthias-Loghry, Programs and Partnerships, (520) 594-5613
Sharla Ronstadt, Public Services - Branch Administration, (520) 594-5606
Amy Rusk, Public Services - Branch Administration, (520) 594-5607 (español)

Library Locations, Hours, and Branch Managers

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


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.


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

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Construction has begun on our 27th library!

It is with great joy that we announce that construction has begun on our 27th library, which will be located in Vail, AZ.

The Tucson Festival of Books Author Schedule is UP!

The festival is fast approaching. Mark your calendars for March 14 and 15, then plan out your festival fun with this handy grid.

Artwork by Nancy Huber | Feb 1-29

Watercolors by Nancy Huber on display at Joel D. Valdez Main Library.

Prison Art Exhibition | Feb 1-26

Art from people incarcerated in Arizona is on display February 1-26, 2020.

Forming community bonds at Woods Memorial Library

"I love my job because, as a woman of color, I can serve everyone, and most of all I can serve those who see themselves in me." - Alina Rowe

Give input on public art at your new Sahuarita Library!

Nationally-recognized, Chris Lasch, has been selected as Sahuarita Library's public artist and we want YOUR input to bring the art to life!

Congratulations to our 3rd graduating class!

On January 15, more than 100 people gathered celebrate the 3rd graduating class of the Library's Career Online High School Program.

How long will it take to read that book?

This website lets you search book titles to find out how long it takes the average reader to read it. Take a test to see how fast you read!

Please take Loop survey

Pima County wants to know what you think of The Chuck Huckelberry Loop shared-use path. Please take the survey by January 31.

Call to Artists for the Community Art Show thru Jan 27

Submit your artwork between January 2nd and 27th, to be displayed between February 3rd and March 26, 2020.

Learn about Census 2020

To help you understand more about the Census, here are some videos and fact sheets.

Will you Read Harder this year?

Book Riot has cooked up a new challenge this year, and you can keep up all year long with lists and recs that will help you Read Harder!

Libraries nationwide helping to get accurate Census count

Pima County Public Library is one of 59 libraries nationwide to receive a Census Equity Fund Grant from the American Library Association!

This plugin is brilliant

Wouldn't it be great to be able to see what's at the library the moment you look for a book on Amazon?
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