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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

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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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Rainbow Reads 2019: A Mid-year Check-in

We've had a great first half of 2019 for Rainbow Reads. Come out to share your favorite queer reads and make the rest even better!

Space Exploration Day Quiz

July 20th marks the day that a human first walked on the surface of the moon. How much do you know about that historical achievement?

Now hiring Library Associates! Apply by August 2

Do you want to work at the Library? Library Associates have a variety of duties and help keep the Library running! Apply by August 2.

Temporary closure of Kirk-Bear Canyon Library

The Kirk-Bear Canyon Library will be temporarily closed for remodeling Mon, August 5–Sun, August 18. We plan to re-open Mon, August 19.

We're hiring! Apply for Administrative Specialist by July 26

We are looking for a service champion who strives to deliver personalized, friendly service in every interaction.

Countries, Culture and a Passion for Teaching English!

Meet Harriet and John Cole, two Literacy Connects volunteer instructors for Advanced English Conversation Classes at our Oro Valley Library.

Love Letter to My Library: Izzie Monroy

"You gave me a place where I could be unabashedly curious, knowing whatever I decided to take on was welcome, and encouraged."

Represent your fandom at 9th annual MegaMania!

Cosplay, gaming, crafts, authors and artists, and all around geekery - If you only go to one event this summer, THIS should be the one!

We're hiring in Ajo, AZ!

Apply by July 19 for a Librarian II position at our Salazar-Ajo Library in Ajo, Arizona.

One Seed, One Community: Sunflowers

Participate in One Seed Pima County by planting and growing Black Russian Sunflowers and donating a portion of your harvest to the Library.

Beethoven turns 250 - mark the occasion at your library!

Book discussion groups, led by Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s Maestro José Luis Gomez are coming soon to the Library!

Forever Free: Juneteenth Then And Now

June 19 is a special day in American history, particularly in the history of black Americans.  What are you doing this Juneteenth?

Teens can find their voice, passion at Pima County libraries

This article by Amelia Marsh was originally published in the Arizona Daily Star on Jun 15, 2019. Learn how teens connect at the 101space.

Library Night Out at Old Pascua begins June 26!

Books, food, culture, and fun! You can have it all at Library Night Out at Old Pascua, a new monthly series at the Richey Resource Center.

The Mobile Website Experience: App vs. Browser

Do you use the library on the go? There are few ways you can use your smartphone when you’re out and about and need to do some librarying.

Literary Fathers and Daughters: Take the Quiz

Father's Day didn't become official until 1972 but fathers have always had a place in literature.
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