Tolleson Public Library

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Open for Curbside Service Only

For Library assistance please call 623-936-2746

Hours for library curbside service:

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

Tolleson Public Library

9555 West Van Buren Street
Tolleson, AZ 85353
(623) 936-2746
library3@tolleson.az.gov

Get a Library Card
Call (623) 936-2746

Pre-register for a Library Card Online

  1. Begin the registration process online
  2. Call the library to activate your membership
  3. Receive your library card number over the phone.

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Download Library Card Application

  1. Download and print the Library Card Application
  2. Complete the Library Card Application
  3. Drop off the application at the Library Curbside location

Monday - Wednesday 9AM-7PM
Thursday – Friday 9AM-5PM
Saturday 9AM – 1PM

Tolleson Public Library Card Membership is free to all Maricopa County residents.

Obtenga una tarjeta de la biblioteca
Llame a (623) 936-2746

Preinscríbase para obtener una tarjeta de biblioteca en línea

  1. Comience el proceso de registro en línea
  2. Llame a la biblioteca para activar su membresía.
  3. Reciba su número de tarjeta de la biblioteca por teléfono.

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Descargar la Solicitud de Tarjeta de Biblioteca

  1. Descargue e imprima la Solicitud de Tarjeta de Biblioteca
  2. Complete la solicitud de la tarjeta de la biblioteca
  3. Deje la aplicación en la ubicación de Library Curbside

lunes – miércoles 9AM-7PM
jueves– viernes 9AM-5PM
sábado 9AM – 1PM

La membresía de la Biblioteca Pública de Tolleson es gratis para todos residentes del Condado de Maricopa.

Free Internet access for your home.

Update- All hotspots are currently checked out. Registered patrons can be placed on a waiting list by calling 623-936-2746

TMobile HotspotWiFi Hotspots are available for checkout at Tolleson Public Library.

Must be 18+ years old with valid library card to check out a Hotspot. All residents of Maricopa County are eligible for a free library card.

A portable WiFi hotspot is a pocket-sized mobile router you can take with you to set up an Internet connection anywhere. Library staff can help you set it up over the phone. It’s quick and easy.

Call the library for availability (623) 936-2746.

Phase I - Library Reopens May, 26, 2020

The Tolleson Library will begin Phase 1, May 26, 2020, as staff prepares to deliver modified services.

Hours for library curbside service beginning May 26 are:

  • Monday - Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday & Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Registration for the County Online Reading Program: https://maricopacountyreads.org/en-US 

The Library will begin curbside ONLY.

  • Patrons can place holds on books or DVDs online at https://www.tollesonaz.org/86/Library or call (623) 936-2746 with a request.  
  • Receive an email or telephone call from library staff when your item(s) are available for pick up.
  • Park in a numbered parking spot in the North parking lot of the library, then call (623) 936-2746 to let staff know you have arrived. If you do not have a cell phone, knock on the library door to let us know you have arrived.
  • Remain in your vehicle and a staff member will bring your items out.

PrinterOn™ and FAX services will be available. Send a print job via text or email using the PrinterOn™ app on your smart phone or via email to library3@tollesonaz.org. Print jobs will be picked up curbside following the same procedure above.

NOTE: The book drop has been moved to the North parking lot area of the library.

Zoom Storytimes

Zoom Storytimes

  • Baby Time with Lila:
    Mondays at 10:00 a.m.
  • Toddler Storytime with Lisa:
    Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m.
  • Preschool Storytime with Diana:
    Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.

How to Register:

Email us at library3@tollesonaz.org
or call 623-936-2746.

Find A Book
Summer Reading Program 2020
HOOPLA
Kanopy
OverDrive button
AZ State Library Resources
Tolleson Museum
wireless printing
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 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.

How To Video for Culture Pass:

Early Literacy Classes at the Tolleson Public Library


 Class offered  Description  Date/Time
 Baby Time  A hands-on, interactive play-time for babies and their caregivers Closed until further notice
 Preschoolers Storytime Children experience new and classic picture books, enjoy songs, active finger plays and other activities in this playful program. Closed until further notice
 Toddler Storytime Children hear great picture books read aloud, discover finger plays and interact with each other. Closed until further notice
Jr. Book Club Kids ages 8-12 listen to great books, play games and make fun crafts with friends. No registration required. Drop-ins welcomed! Closed until further notice

Book Clubs Details Date/Time
Adult Book Club  The Scent Keeper by Erica Bauermeister

There are e-book and audiobook copies available on Overdrive. Hard copies are available as well.
Please let the library staff know if you need help finding the right format for you.
August 2020
Free Computer Class Classes are free and designed to help you in your everyday life. Beginner & intermediate computer levels, welcome. Closed until further notice
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
Digital Arizona Library
Stay-at-Home Learning Tools including Scholastic Learn at Home, TumbleBooks Library and other free State Library resources
Freegal Freegal is a downloadable music service provided to you by the Tolleson Public Library. All you need to use Freegal is your library card number and a specialized PIN (contact library for PIN). Freegal offers hundreds of thousands of songs, over 100 genres of music and more than 50 record labels, all without having to download software or have any digital rights management (DRM) issues to deal with.
 Research & 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. 
RBdigital URLs RBdigital URLs provides you access to online magazines such as: Cosmopolitan, Family Circle, Food Network, Forbes, Highlights, and many other popular magazines. 
Rocket Languages Rocket Languages' extensive range of products allows you to learn a language on your own terms and in your own time.
TechBoomers Techboomers is an education and discovery website that provides free tutorials of popular websites and Internet-based services in a manner that is accessible to older adults and other digital technology newcomers.
Veterans & Dependent Services - Financial Aid This guide delves deeply into the financial aid programs available to veterans, spouses and dependents.
Veterans & Military Services - Careers & Degrees After transitioning out of the military, many veterans choose to start on their path to a college degree or continue the post-secondary education they began before enlisting. For some, their military skills directly lead to a degree. For others, they’ll need to decide on a new path that best matches their interests and the skills they gained while on active duty. This guide will help veterans translate their military experience to a career, find the right degree and land a civilian job.

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.