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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


Please note:

Dusenberry-River Library is closed while improvements are made to the Library’s interior. We expect to reopen in mid-June, but a final date has not been confirmed.


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

Explore the Library


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.

More About Us

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Short guide: BrainFuse online homework and job help, 24/7!

Learn to use Brainfuse! This is a video short guide to accessing and using BrainFuse through the E-Library.

Freegal Música en Español

Una guía de descargar música a través de Freegal usando su carta de la biblioteca.

Short guide: RBdigital Magazines

Keep up with your reading material! This video guide teaches you how to check out an eMagazine from the library using RBdigital Magazines.

Short guide: RBdigital eBooks

This quick video will guide you on how to find an e-book and check it out from the library using RBdigital.

Short guide: Qello concerts

Want to watch some music concerts? Learn how to use Qello in this short video.

Short guide: RBdigital Comics

Watch a quick run-down on how to download a comics from RBdigital with your library card.

Pima County Works

Resources available through Pima County, state, local governments, and the private sector to the business community and affected workers.

Short guide: Freegal music downloads

This quick video shows you how to quickly download a song from Freegal using your library card.

PCPL & The Loft Cinema Help You Find the Best Movies

The Loft Cinema and the Pima County Public Library turn your quarantine into a staycation with Kanopy streaming films and recommendations.

Pima County sets up hotline for unemployed workers

The Pima County One-Stop Career Center has set up a dislocated worker hotline at 724-5735 to help the unemployed during the pandemic.

I could list a hundred reasons why I love what I do

"Just because we’re in a small town doesn’t mean we can’t have fun." - Madian Romero, Library Associate, Caviglia-Arivaca Library

Big Library Read: Funny, You Don't Look Autistic

Join thousands of readers around the world who are taking part in the Big Library Read starting March 30.

Listen to audio essays: To Serve the People

Follow LeRoy Chatfield's journey alongside Cesar and Helen Chavez and countless others organizing communities. Free and always available!

Read MARCH on RBdigital

Read the entire MARCH trilogy by Congressman John Lewis on RBdigital. The books are always available with no holds or waiting.
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