Joel D. Valdez Main Library Directions and Parking

Library Parking Garage

Location: 45 W. Alameda Street.
From the intersection of Stone Ave. and Alameda, turn right on Alameda and then make an immediate left into the underground parking garage. 

The garage is located under Main Library, but it is owned and managed by the city's Park Tucson department.

Garage hours

Monday–Friday: 5:45 am-9:00 pm
Saturday: 7:45 am-6:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 noon-6:00 pm

Garage parking rates

Parking less than an hour is free.
Monday-Friday: $1.00 per hour; overnight fees accrue.
Saturday & Sunday: Free, unless special event rates apply.

Special Event - $5.00 for entire day

Overnight parking: fees accrue. Call Park Tucsonopens a new window at 520-791-5071 for overnight rates. 

Street-level metered parking: All meters are priced at $1.00/hour, and are enforced Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Metered parking spaces are free after 5:00 pm on weekdays and all weekend.

More parking nearby: Where else you can park downtown.

Directions to Joel D. Valdez Main Library and Library Parking Garage

From the I-10 freeway, traveling east

Take the Speedway Blvd. exit, go east (left) to Stone Avenue, turn right on Stone. Go south on Stone, under the underpass, continue south to Alameda, then turn right on Alameda. Library parking garage is at 45 W. Alameda, just west of Stone, on the left.

From the I-10 Freeway, traveling west

Take the Congress Street exit, go east (right) to 6th Avenue, turn left, continue north through downtown to Alameda. Make a left on Alameda and go west on Alameda through Stone Avenue. Library parking garage is at 45 W. Alameda, just west of Stone, on the left.

From the Stone and Speedway intersection

Go south on Stone, under the underpass, continue south to Alameda, then turn right on Alameda. Library parking garage is at 45 W. Alameda, just west of Stone, on the left.

From Broadway

Head west under the underpass. The road will fork; take the right fork which becomes Toole Avenue. Continue on Toole going west to the second light where the road will fork again. Take a left onto Alameda, then continue west on Alameda through Stone Avenue. Library parking garage is at 45 W. Alameda, just west of Stone, on the left.

From South 6th Avenue or East 22nd Street

Go north on 6th Avenue past Broadway, continue north on 6th Avenue to Alameda. Make a left on Alameda and go west on Alameda through Stone Avenue. Library parking garage is at 45 W. Alameda, just west of Stone, on the left.