Tolleson Public Library
For Library assistance please call 623-936-2746, Monday - Friday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.
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:
- Mon - Wed 9-7
- Thurs 9-5
The Library will begin curbside ONLY services starting May 26, 2020.
- 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 email@example.com. 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.
Library Phase I - Virtual Summer Reading Program:
Virtual Summer Reading Program begins May 26, 2020 through July 30, 2020. (There will be no on-site reading programs at the library this summer due to COVID-19)
- Curbside Pickup continues
- Virtual Summer Programming on Tolleson Public Library’s Facebook Page.
Register online at https://www.tollesonaz.org/86/Library beginning May 1, 2020
- FREE Grab-and-Go Lunch for children ages 0 -18 and STEAM activity distribution from 11 AM – 12 PM, Monday – Thursday in South parking lot register online for FREE activity kits at https://www.tollesonaz.org/86/Library beginning May 11, 2020.
|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
|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
|Adult Book Club||May 2020 - Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
There are 3 audio books, one e-book and several hard copies of each title available through our library.
Please let the library staff know if you need help finding the right format for you.
|Closed until further notice
|Free Computer Class||Classes are free and designed to help you in your everyday life. Beginner & intermediate computer levels, welcome.||Closed until further notice
|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.