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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


Woods Memorial Library is temporarily closed for a remodel.


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


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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Temporary closure of Woods Memorial Library

Woods Memorial Library, 3455 N. First Ave., will be closed November 14, 2021–early February 2022 for remodeling.

Free COVID-19 vaccines at Tucson Convention Center

No appointments needed. Site will be open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Have you tried mobile checkout?

The extremely useful MyPCPL app allows you to check out your items with your smartphone!

Now Sowing: Flax

Have you ever wondered how to grow and harvest flaxseed? Sowing season is September to November for this beautiful flowering plant.

Information... it's meta!

"I have a deep appreciation for the technical work of the library that makes the process of finding books seamless and intuitive." - Rachael

Now Sowing: Bachelor Button

Plant your Bachelor Button from September through November and get a beautiful pop of color in your garden.

Excitement had me gasping for air

"This work, these people, make me a better woman-librarian-manager-member of society." - Tenecia P.

Be Grateful for More Than You Know…

Mashed potatoes, green beans, cornbread, turkey. What do they all have in common tables and people groaning on the 4th Thursday of November?

All libraries closed for Thanksgiving November 25 & 26

All Pima County Public Library locations are closed in observance of Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26.

Three books on a theme: You Had Me At …

Everyone loves a good meet cute, amirite? And there's no meet cute like an epistolary meet cute.

We belong. We’re valid. We’re not. Going. Anywhere.

"I’m Tara, a library page, and a nonbinary trans person. So this information isn’t just clinical for me. It’s personal."

Putting It Down: A Conversation with Truong Tran

UA's Poetry Center interviewed author Truong Tran about his recent book of essays, poems, and antipoems.

Hoopla Bonus Borrows!

If you find yourself running out of Hoopla checkouts each month (we get 5 per month!), you can try these bonus borrows! No checkouts needed!

What's all the Hoopla about?

Read, watch, listen to what you want, when you want it! The popular on-demand streaming service, Hoopla Digital, is now available.

Teen Book Cloud: The Book Database You Never Knew You Needed

When you’re looking for ebooks, the 1st place you go is the catalog, right? We also have Teen Book Cloud, with everything available anytime.

The Library denounces racism and violence towards people of color.

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