Come see your new Sam Lena-South Tucson Library!

(TUCSON, Ariz.) – Where can you enjoy music with Gertie & the T.O. Boyz and Los Perritos de Hollinger PK–8 Mariachis, take in a performance by the John Valenzuela Youth Center (JVYC) Hip Hop Team, poetry chalking, giant games, and more? Don’t forget refreshments… there’ll be pan dulce and cake!

We’ll have it all at the Grand Re-Opening Celebration of the Sam Lena-South Tucson Library!

Come! Dance! Play! And celebrate the many exciting changes at your newly-renovated library:

  • Brand new entrance connecting with the City of South Tucson Dan Eckstrom plaza
  • Updated collection, furniture, and flooring
  • 13 more public computers and improved wifi capacity
  • Events for the whole community, with family, adult, teen, and child-friendly offerings weekly
  • Larger children’s room and creative youth space for tweens and teens
  • Open floor plan and more natural lighting
  • New study rooms and community meeting room
  • Curbside book drop

Library Manager Kelly Wilson says, “We’re excited to re-open our doors to the wonderful people we already know and to those who may be visiting for the first time. Welcome to the new and improved Sam Lena-South Tucson Library!”

This project is supported by the Arizona State Library, Archives & Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State, with funds appropriated by the Arizona State Legislature.


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