We’re Pima County Public Library.
For more than 100 years, we have been here for people just like you. Today, in our libraries, online, or out in the community, our dedicated staff and volunteers are always looking ahead to help you find what you’re looking for. Every day we’re making our mission a reality by educating and connecting people and inspiring ideas.
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Facts & Figures
Director: Amber Mathewson
101 N. Stone Ave., Tucson, Ariz. 85701
First Library: The Carnegie Free Library, founded in 1883
Total Staff: 561
Population Served: 1,044,675 (Pima County July 2019 estimate. Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity)
Library Cardholders: 343,406
Collection: 1,108,480 items
Fiscal Year 2019-2020
- Visitors: 3,621,948
- Physical Checkouts: 3,227,862
- Digital Downloads and Streaming: 2,180,686 eBooks, audiobooks, music, and magazines
- Website Visits: 4,955,070
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