About Us

Administration | Administración

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

Deputy Directors / Sub-Directores
Karyn Prechtel-Altman, Community Engagement, (520) 594-5605
Marissa Alcorta, Public Services, (520) 594-5660  (español)
Jessica Thornburg, Support Services, (520) 594-5654

Library Service Managers / Administradores de Servicios Bibliotecarios

Alina Rowe, Public Services - Branch Administration, (520) 594-5636 (español)
Beth Matthias-Loghry, Support Services, (520) 594-5613
Brenda Limón-Condit, Library Personnel Manager, (520) 594-5627
Em DeMeester-Lane, Public Services - Branch Administration, (520) 594-5607
Kate DeMeester-Lane, Support Services, (520) 594-5629
Ken Zambos, Public Services - Branch Administration, (520) 594-5573
Paulina Aguirre-Clinch, Public Services - Branch Administration, (520) 594-5608 (español)
Reneé Bibby, Communications & Systems Office, (520) 594-5612
Sharla Ronstadt, Support Services, (520) 594-5606
Vicki Lázaro, Public Services - Branch Administration, (520) 594-5330 (español)

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Contact Us

Mailing address / Correo
Pima County Public Library
101 N. Stone Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701

Telephone / Teléfono
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

Newsroom

Branch Managers / Administradores de Biblioteca

  • Caviglia-Arivaca Library, Jodi Ohlson, (520) 594-5606
  • Dewhirst-Catalina Library, Christine Dykgraaf, (520) 594-5244
  • Dusenberry-River Library, Mikel Stone, (520) 594-5350
  • Eckstrom-Columbus Library, Kelly Wilson, (520) 594-5290
  • El Rio Library, Em DeMeester-Lane, (520) 594-5247
  • Frank De La Cruz-El Pueblo Library, John Muñoz, (520) 594-5254 (español)
  • Flowing Wells Library, Angie Grischkowsky, (520) 594-5225
  • Himmel Park Library, Heather Ross, (520) 594-5308
  • Joel D. Valdez Main Library, Linde Furman, (520) 594-5560
    and Lorenia Díaz (520) 594-5515 (español)
  • Joyner-Green Valley Library, Heather Tyndall, (520) 594-5300
  • Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, Christine Russell, (520) 594-5280
  • Martha Cooper Library is closed until Fall 2024 for renovations
  • Miller-Golf Links Library, Anna Lawrence, (520) 594-5360
  • Murphy-Wilmot Library, Kathy Konecny, (520) 594-5430
  • Nanini Library, Caitlin Burns, (520) 594-5370
  • Oro Valley Library, Kaitlyn Sparks, (520) 594-5581
  • Quincie Douglas Library, Lois Miller, (520) 594-5340
  • Richard Elías-Mission Library is closed until Summer 2025 for renovations
  • Sahuarita Library, Betsy Langley, (520) 594-5489
  • Salazar-Ajo Library, Daniela Buchberger, (520) 387-6075
  • Sam Lena-South Tucson Library, Lu Guerrero, (520) 594-5265 (español)
  • Santa Rosa Library, Heather Severson, (520) 594-5264
  • Southwest Library, Melissa Salazar, (520) 594-5273
  • Valencia Library, Ivonne Ramirez, (520) 594-5400 (español)
  • W. Anne Gibson-Esmond Station Library, Mary McKinney, (520) 594-5460
  • Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Library, Sam Hennig, (520) 594-5210
  • Woods Memorial Library, Chinyere Olumba, (520) 594-5450

Contact Us

Mailing address / Correo
Pima County Public Library
101 N. Stone Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701

Telephone / Teléfono
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

Newsroom

Administration | Administración

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

Deputy Directors / Sub-Directores
Karyn Prechtel-Altman, Community Engagement, (520) 594-5605
Marissa Alcorta, Public Services, (520) 594-5660  (español)
Jessica Thornburg, Support Services, (520) 594-5654

Library Service Managers / Administradores de Servicios Bibliotecarios

Alina Rowe, Public Services - Branch Administration, (520) 594-5636 (español)
Beth Matthias-Loghry, Support Services, (520) 594-5613
Brenda Limón-Condit, Library Personnel Manager, (520) 594-5627
Em DeMeester-Lane, Public Services - Branch Administration, (520) 594-5607
Kate DeMeester-Lane, Support Services, (520) 594-5629
Ken Zambos, Public Services - Branch Administration, (520) 594-5573
Paulina Aguirre-Clinch, Public Services - Branch Administration, (520) 594-5608 (español)
Sharla Ronstadt, Support Services, (520) 594-5606
Vicki Lázaro, Public Services - Branch Administration, (520) 594-5330 (español)

Diverse Voices at the Library

Vision

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

Mission

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

Values

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.

Land Acknowledgement

The Pima County Public Library (PCPL) acknowledges the sovereignty of Native Nations and acknowledges the twenty-two federally recognized Indigenous tribes of the state of Arizona and those who inhabit Pima County. We honor the vast and often unrecognized contributions and sacrifices of Indigenous people and are conscious of the ongoing experience of inequality and political invisibility. In partnership with Native Nations, PCPL advocates for full access to its educational, informational and recreational resources.

Vision

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

Mission

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

Values

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.

Land Acknowledgement

The Pima County Public Library (PCPL) acknowledges the sovereignty of Native Nations and acknowledges the twenty-two federally recognized Indigenous tribes of the state of Arizona and those who inhabit Pima County. We honor the vast and often unrecognized contributions and sacrifices of Indigenous people and are conscious of the ongoing experience of inequality and political invisibility. In partnership with Native Nations, PCPL advocates for full access to its educational, informational and recreational resources.

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