Tolleson Public Library

Vision Statement: Tolleson Public Library-the vital information link for our close-knit, progressive community.

Mission Statement: The mission of the Tolleson Public Library is to advance knowledge and inspire life-long learning in
our community by providing free and open access to materials and information in a safe, reliable environment to enrich, empower and strengthen our society.

Tolleson is now a Read on Community Click on the Read On Arizona logo to learn about being a Read On Community. 
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Tolleson Public Library
9555 W. Van Buren St. 
Tolleson, AZ 85353
623-936-2746

Hours:
Monday - Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed 


The Tolleson Public Library will be celebrating its 50th anniversary December 4th, 2017 and we're looking for a few “back in the day” stories to help tell our story. Your library means a lot to you and your Library story means the world to us! Tell us your families’ story and how they used to use the Tolleson Public Library, share your memories, communicate its importance to you, your family and your community! What have you learned or done at the library that made a difference?

Click on the image "My Library My Story" to submit your story. Keep in mind that all or part of your story may be used in marketing, publicity, and/or other efforts to celebrate the Tolleson Public Library. Tell Us Your Story!

my library my story

Early Literacy Classes Description September to April 2016 - Times
Preschoolers Storytime  Children experience new and classic picture books, enjoy songs, active finger plays and other activities in this playful program.
Wednesdays 11:00 am - 11:45 am 
Toddler Storytime Children hear great picture books read aloud, discover finger plays and interact with each other. Thursdays 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Yoga for Preschoolers Yogini, Jennifer White, combines children’s book themes with yoga poses, games and music.                          Every Second & Fourth Tuesday   11:00AM - 12:00PM
Book Clubs Details Date/Time
Adult Book Club:  Join us for a book discussion as we read A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.
Meets on the first Monday of every month.
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Esther Angulo 
Community Center Classroom. *BRING YOUR LUNCH*
Library Services
Culture Pass: The Act One Culture Pass offers library cardholders free admission for two people to participating cultural institutions or theater performances. Library cardholders can check out an Act One Culture Pass for FREE admission or tickets for two people at the Tolleson Public Library. Follow the link for more details. 
Interlibrary Loan: Can't find what you're looking for in our collection? We will try to borrow it from another library system through Interlibrary loan. 
Library Calendar 
Library Card: Learn how to obtain a library card. Find answers regarding loan terms, fees, and other frequently asked questions.
Library Catalog: Browse or search our library catalog.
My Account: Access your Library account to renew items checked out or view account details.
Tolleson Public Library Policy Manual: The Policy Manual defines and clarifies the Tolleson Public Library's policies and procedures.
Online Resources Descriptions
Ancestry  Ancestry provides you access to the world's largest online history resource. *In library use only*
Britannica Digital Learning Explore thousands of online articles and images from popular magazines, scholarly journals, current newspapers and other reference works
Freegal Music Access Freegal to download and stream music for free.
Gale Resources Explore online research databases such as: Academic OneFile, Biography in Context, Books & Authors, Business Insights, Career Transitions, and much more.
Reference USA Reference USA is a premier source of business and residential information for reference and research. 
Rocket Languages Rocket Languages' extensive range of products allows you to learn a language on your own terms and in your own time.
Overdrive Overdrive provides library patrons with access to free ebooks. Provided by the Southwest Valley Consortium including: Tolleson Quartsite, Avondale, Buckeye Public Libraries.
Zinio Zinio provides you access to online magazines such as: Cosmopolitan, Family Circle, Food Network, Forbes, Highlights, and many other popular magazines.