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

Reception desk: (520) 594-5600
Monday–Friday: 8 am–5 pm

Infoline: (520) 791-4010
Monday–Friday: 9 am–5 pm

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) 594-5629
Brenda Limón-Condit, Library Personnel Manager, (520) 594-5623
Beth Matthias-Loghry, Support Services, (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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Celebrate Mes de la Cultura - Hispanic Heritage Month today!

See how agencies like the Library of Congress, National Archives, and more are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month across the nation.

Now Sowing: Nasturtium (October–December)

Nasturtium is a quick-growing, colorful annual with edible flowers. They like full sun.

Now Sowing Archive: ¡Seed, se puede!

For desert gardeners it’s time to commence with planning and planting our cool-weather crops.

Teen book review: The Impostor Queen

Fine has brought a delightful and entertaining story to the table. I will definitely be picking up the sequel.

Mid-Autumn Festival: Celebrations in Korea

In this Biblio Lotus blog series, we will introduce the history, traditions and fun facts of this festival in several Asian countries.

You've collectively read 1 million digital titles this year!

All of you ravenous readers have set the Library on course to reach a record-breaking 1 million digital checkouts in 2021!

¿Nos dirás lo que piensas?

La biblioteca recibió una subvención para crear kits de ciencia. Antes de crear los kits, nos gustaría saber de usted.

Give us your input on our community science kits!

We got a grant for Community Science kits to contribute to worldwide scientific projects. Before creating them, we'd like to hear from you.

Mid-Autumn Festival: Celebrations in China

In this Biblio Lotus blog series, we will introduce the history, traditions and fun facts of this festival in several Asian countries.

Stream Asian Cinema on Kanopy for free!

You have 5 credits on Kanopy per month. You'll love any of these 90+ films on Kanopy that feature Asian filmmakers.

Teen book Review: Truly Devious (2nd Review)

A 5 out of 5 star read, especially since the ending will leave the reader shocked and ready for the next book!

10 reasons to get an eCard

You can get an eCard online in minutes! But why should you? Here are some really good reasons.

An attempt to understand the events occurring in Afghanistan

We are presenting films like Jirga on Kanopy to offer insight into this conflict and its lasting impact on the people involved.

It's happening!

The new Sahuarita Library at 670 W. Sahuarita Road is now open!

Teen book review: Where the Red Fern Grows

Whether it is your first time reading this or your 100th, you will still feel the emotion and connection that every word provides.

The Library denounces racism and violence towards people of color.

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