Phoenix Public Libraries Impacted Services Updatehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/library/1067Library3/19/2020 9:30:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1067/Newsroom_Virus_Impacts.pngPhoenix Public Libraries Impacted Services Update<div class="ExternalClass34E1371760DF4BC1AE23366748021F0B"><html> <strong> </strong><a href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1054" target="_blank"><strong>See all City of Phoenix Impacted Services</strong></a><strong> </strong><br><em>Use Translate button to read in another language</em><br><strong>​</strong><br><strong>Are the Libraries still open?</strong> <br> No. At this time, the city of Phoenix has taken the extreme precaution to shut down all Phoenix Public Library locations. As we have information on when the locations will reopen we will inform the public. Phoenix Library hotline: (602) 262-4636. <br>   <br> <strong>Is the Library still holding programing?</strong><br> No. Effective Friday, March 13, 2020 all Phoenix Public Library programing and outreach is suspended until further notice. *This includes all meeting room reservations, College Depot in-person appointments, PhxWorks, Storytimes, entrepreneur classes, etc. Please see <a style="font-size:13.3333px;" href="http://phoenixpubliclibrary.org/" target="_blank">http://PhoenixPublicLibrary.org​</a> for specific details.<br> <br><strong>Can I still check out materials?</strong><br> Yes! Visit <a style="font-size:13.3333px;" href="http://phoenixpubliclibrary.org/" target="_blank">http://PhoenixPublicLibrary.org​</a> to use your library card and have access to thousands of digital resources. All physical materials currently checked out, and until further notice will have an extended check out period from 3 weeks to 2 months for each item.<br> <br><strong>If I reserved a room and paid for it, can I get a refund?</strong><br> Yes. Please call <span style="font-size:13.3333px;">(</span><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">6</span><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">02)</span> 262-4636 for refund details.<br><br>For more detailed questions about Phoenix Public Library services and materials please call the library's call center at <span style="font-size:13.3333px;">(</span><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">6</span><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">02)</span> 262-4636 or use our “Ask A Librarian" feature on <a href="http://PhoenixPublicLibrary.org" target="_blank">http://PhoenixPublicLibrary.org</a><br><br><a href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1054" target="_blank"><strong>See all City of Phoenix Impacted Services</strong></a><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/libraryNewslibraryLibrary
Burton Barr Central Library Wins American Institute of Architects 2021 Twenty-Five Year Awardhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/library/1893Library5/12/2021 6:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1893/Newsroom_Library_BurtonBarrCentralLibrary-exterior.jpg https://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1893/Newsroom_Library_BurtonBarrCentralLibrary-interior.jpgBurton Barr Central Library Wins American Institute of Architects 2021 Twenty-Five Year Award<div class="ExternalClassA00C633AF4314D499FAC899F19F9C419"><html> <p style="font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;">​​​Phoenix Public Library is pleased to share the announcement that its flagship, Burton Barr Central Library has been honored with the American Institute of Architects 2021 Twenty-five Year Award. Designed by Will Bruder Architects, Burton Barr Central Library offers Phoenix, families and individuals access to their choice of information, knowledge and connection to resources.<br></p> <p style="font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;">“This library is loved by Phoenix residents and visitors from across the country and the world,” said Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego. “Burton Barr Central Library has been a Phoenix treasure through great change and development in our city, and it will continue to serve as a timeless community pillar.”</p> <p style="font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;">“The Twenty-five Year Award showcases buildings that set a precedent. The award is conferred on a building that has stood the test of time for 25-35 years and continues to set standards of excellence for its architectural design and significance.” (American Institute of Architects) Serving as a community hub for life-long learning; education, career readiness, entrepreneurial, social/civic engagement, trusted research, community collaboration and entertainment platforms and programing are available to all ages. Burton Barr Central Library is a landmark on the Phoenix skyline and an icon of late 20th century modern architecture. Since opening its doors in 1995, Burton Barr Central Library has been a destination space for customers from all over Phoenix. Its design reflects a commitment to logical library planning and to the concept that a great library must be able to adapt to and embrace change.</p> <p style="font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;">“I would like to thank Will Bruder for creating a timeless and welcoming monument that is beloved and well used by our community.” Phoenix City Librarian, Rita Hamilton</p> <p style="font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;">Burton Barr Central Library is currently offering Curbside Service, In-Building Visits, daily Kids’ Café meals, free public wifi (inside during In-Building Visits hours as well as throughout the parking lot 7 days a week/8 a.m. – 9 p.m.) a laptop and wifi hotspot lending program and more. To connect with Phoenix Public Library and learn more about Burton Barr Central Library and all that is offered, visit www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org or call 602-262-4636. All Phoenix Public Library services are free.​<br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/libraryNewslibraryLibrary
Phoenix Public Library To Resume Limited In-Building Visitshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/library/1847Library4/8/2021 1:45:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1847/Newsroom_Library_Restoration-InBuildingVisits.jpgPhoenix Public Library To Resume Limited In-Building Visits<div class="ExternalClassDE084724CA6A4EE0862F14D3730836AE"><html> <p></p> <p>Today, on a 9-0 vote, Phoenix Mayor Gallego and Phoenix City Council approved Phoenix Public Library's plan to restore in-building visits. Restoration of in-building visits will roll out in three separate library location groupings with the first group of eight (8) – Burton Barr Central Library, Agave Library, Desert Broom Library, Cesar Chavez Library, Cholla Library, Ironwood Library, Mesquite Library and Palo Verde Library – offering in-building visits beginning Monday, April 19<sup>th</sup>.</p> <p>All in-building visits will require a 45-minute reservation, face coverings and social distancing. Beginning Friday, April 16, 2021 advance reservations can be made at select locations up to three (3) days prior via <a href="https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/" target="_blank">phoenixpubliclibrary.org</a> or through the Library's Call Center at 602-262-4636. Beginning Monday, April 19, 2021 drop-in customers may request a reservation at the door as available. Each facility's occupancy allowance will have a designated number dedicated to accommodating drop-in customers.<br></p> <p>Customers making a reservation will be able to access services inside a library facility such as:</p> <ul> <li>use a computer or the internet<br></li> <li>browse the library collection</li> <li>use a printer, scanner, or copier</li> <li>pick up holds</li> <li>check out materials</li> <li>check out a laptop and/or WiFi hotspot</li> </ul> <p>​The second and third library location groups will continue with the current <a href="https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/services/curbside-service" target="_blank">Curbside Service</a> and hours until they transition to the In-Building visits service model (Monday, May 3<sup>rd</sup> and then Monday, May 17<sup>th</sup> respectively). Specific schedules, hours of operation and complete details will be updated regularly on <a href="https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/" target="_blank">phoenixpubliclibrary.org</a>.</p> <p> <br></p> <p style="text-align:center;">###<br></p> <p>​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/libraryNewslibraryLibrary
Celebrate Black History Month With Phoenix Public Libraryhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/library/1737Library2/2/2021 7:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1737/Newsroom_LIB_Newsletter-3.jpgCelebrate Black History Month With Phoenix Public Library<div class="ExternalClassA1CC5904E6C34282B258B246092FB942"><html> <p>​​​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start">​</span>Keep up with Phoenix Public Library by subscribing to our monthly  <a target="_blank" href="https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/February%202021%20eNewsletter%20%281%29.pdf">newsletter.</a> In February we are celebrating Black History Month with a Black Voices Virtual Art Exhibit, book recommendations, movies, music and more.  Our Just Read theme is Read What You Love.  Join us for <a target="_blank" href="https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/services/online-programs/big-read">The Big Read</a>.  At home or on the go <a target="_blank" href="http://phoenixpubliclibrary.org/">Public Library Phoenix</a>  is here for you. ​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/libraryNewslibraryLibrary
Find Out What’s Happening At Phoenix Public Libraryhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/library/1691Library1/5/2021 4:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1691/Newsroom_LIB_Newsletter-1.jpgFind Out What’s Happening At Phoenix Public Library<div class="ExternalClassB75DCF117403443EABBE6DED7FB1EF52"><html> <p>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start">​</span>Keep up with Phoenix Public Library by subscribing to our monthly <a href="https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/January%202021%20eNewsletter.pdf" target="_blank">newsletter​</a> This month we are hosting a Black Voices Virtual Art Exhibit. Our Just Read theme is New Beginnings. Discover our picks for the best of 2020.  At home or on the go <a target="_blank" href="http://phoenixpubliclibrary.org/">Public Library Phoenix</a>  is here for you. ​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/libraryNewslibraryLibrary
Start Off The New Year With An Online Programhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/library/1671Library12/21/2020 6:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1671/Newsroom_LIB_OnlineProgramming (002).jpgStart Off The New Year With An Online Program<div class="ExternalClass21AF7F19E9594146BE38C388128EE06E"><html> <p>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start">​</span>Enjoy a variety of Phoenix Public Library's most popular classes and workshops; online and from the comfort of home! New online sessions starting in January include Kindergarten Bootcamp, Little Bytes and Storytimes for kids. Get help starting a business with hive @ central, PHX Works classes and more. Start the new year by exploring our <a href="https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/services/online-programs" target="_blank">Online Programs page ​</a>to discover new programs. ​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/libraryNewslibraryLibrary
Celebrate Black Voices Virtual Art Exhibithttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/library/1666Library12/16/2020 7:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1666/Newsroom_LIB_BHM-ArtCall.jpgCelebrate Black Voices Virtual Art Exhibit<div class="ExternalClass3CDB629216B44BA3864CC1500CFC295D"><html> <p>​​​This year, Phoenix Public Library is hosting the “Celebrate Black Voices Art Exhibit" virtually. Phoenix Public Library will be accepting submissions from <strong>December 21, 2020 through January 22, 2021. </strong>Entries will be displayed in an online gallery on our website during the month of February 2021. Students in grades K-12 are invited to submit a hand drawn picture of an important person or event celebrating the African American experience.</p> <p> </p> <p>Submissions will be accepted either through <a target="_blank" href="mailto:socialmedialibrary@phoenix.gov">socialmedialibrary@phoenix.gov</a> or participants can drop off their artwork at any of our 16 Phoenix Public Library locations during Curbside Service hours. Look for more details and the <a href="https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/BHM-2021VirtualArtExhibit_flyer.pdf" target="_blank">submission form​</a> on our website.<br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/libraryNewslibraryLibrary
New Winter Curbside Hourshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/library/1653Library12/7/2020 5:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1653/Newsroom_LIB_NewHours-12-2020_749x421 (2).jpgNew Winter Curbside Hours<div class="ExternalClassC8325D7C37A44E48ABCB314704B76342"><html> <p>​​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start">​</span>Beginning Tuesday, December 8 Phoenix Public Library locations will be adjusting evening Curbside Service hours to 3:30-5:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Visit our <a href="https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/services/curbside-service" target="_blank">Curbside Service page​</a> page on phoenixpubliclibrary.org for current hours and locations.​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/libraryNewslibraryLibrary






COVID-19 Testinghttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/AdBox/DispForm.aspx?ID=19https://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/AdBox/Attachments/19/Virus_Slider_Public_testingB.pngCOVID-19 Testing<div class="ExternalClass9084C8DD45B84256A8E5DBBB547B1775"><html>Learn about COVID-19 Testing with no out-of-pocket costs.<br></html></div>Newshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/em-and-hs/15613/25/2021 8:47:20 PM9/25/2021 8:47:20 PM

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