The Friends of the Pima County Public Library, opens a new window is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1969. Its purposes is to raise money for special and innovative library programs, services, and equipment which are not included as part of the normal annual budget. This funding is raised through the sale of books, memberships, and grants.
The Book Barn
The Friends host book sales at the Book Barn throughout the year. The sales dates are listed on their calendar.
You can visit the Friends' Book Barn at:
2230 N. Country Club Road | map, opens a new window
P.O. Box 43671
Tucson, AZ 85733
Book Store and Book Carts
In addition to hosting book sales at the Friends Book Barn, the Friends also sell books year round and through the Book Store at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, opens a new window and book carts (cash only) at various library locations.
The Friends' Book Store at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library is open 11am-5pm Monday through Friday.
To shop the Friends' inventory online on AbeBooks or Amazon.com begin at theirOnline Shopping, opens a new window page.
Other Friends groups support their local libraries through book sales and other events.
- Friends of the Arivaca Library
- Friends of the Kirk-Bear Canyon Library
- Friends of the Green Valley Library (Green Valley & Sahuarita)
- Friends of the Oro Valley Public Library
Find the information you need by calling the library's Infoline at 520-791-4010 or by sending your question to Ask a Librarian.