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.

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Tolleson Public Library
9555 W. Van Buren St. 
Tolleson, AZ 85353

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

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Early Literacy Classes Description Date/Time
Baby Time A hands-on, interactive play time for babies and their caregivers. Mondays 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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 "Behind the Beautiful Forevers" by Katherine Boo.

Next Book Club meeting will be held on Monday, March 5th at 12:30 p.m.
Meets on the first Monday of every month.
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Esther Angulo 
Community Center Classroom. 
Family Game Night Join us for board games, puzzles, trivia and more. Play an old favorite or learn a new game. The library will supply games for all ages or bring your own favorite to share. Suitable for: Adults All Ages Kids. Meets forth Monday of every Month
Lila's Book Club Kids ages 8-12 listen to great books, play games and make fun crafts with friends. No registration required. Drop-ins welcomed! Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Mayor Tovar's Book Club Registered children ages 3-5 earn a free book and join Mayor Tovar and special guests for story time. Advanced Registration Required
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 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.
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.
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.
Zinio Zinio provides you access to online magazines such as: Cosmopolitan, Family Circle, Food Network, Forbes, Highlights, and many other popular magazines.