Tempe Public Library


Maricopa County residents

Intake Process:

*TEMPORARY HOURS MON-FRI 9AM-5PM* Call, email, visit library, or visit website


Provides general circulation library services. Offers public internet access. Services include reference and readers advisory assistance, storytime programs for children, adult book discussion groups. Special collections and services include large print books, Braille materials, and Optelec video enlargers for the visually impaired, homebound delivery service for qualified Tempe residents, assistance with federal Talking Books program for the blind and physically disabled. Special interest educational programs including computer instruction classes on eBooks, information on starting a new business, English as a Second Language (ESL), and support groups for caregivers.


Mon-Wed 9am-8pm, Thu-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun noon-5pm

Program Fees:

None for library cards for Maricopa County residents, $30/year for non-residents; $0.25/day late fees; none for most events


English, Spanish

Handicap Accessible?


Volunteer Opportunities:

Volunteers help library staff with various duties.

Address Listings


3500 S Rural Rd
Tempe, AZ 85282-5405

Physical (Primary)

3500 S Rural Rd
Tempe, AZ 85282-5405


Kathy Husser

Primary Contact

Deputy Community Services


Phone Numbers


(480) 350-4311


Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

September 20, 2019

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