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Tempe Public Library



Mission Statement:

Our mission is to inspire exploration, discovery, enrichment, and engagement.








Tempe Community Center Complex
3500 S. Rural Road
Tempe, Arizona 85282
(Southwest corner of Rural and Southern)





Monday - Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 5:00 p.m.

Library Closures for City & Federal holidays


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Phone: (480) 350-5500

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Kathy Husser
Deputy Community Services Director -
Library Services
(480) 350-5237


History Museum and Library Advisory Board


The History Museum and Library Advisory Board assists and advises the City Council, in conjunction with the Community Services Director and the Historic Preservation Commission, in the establishment of essential policies, rules, and regulations relating to the planning, acquisition, disposition, operation, use, care, and maintenance of areas and structures owned, leased, or otherwise acquired by the City for use as history museums, interpretive sites, or libraries.
The History Museum and Library Advisory Board is composed of nine (9) members who are Tempe residents. Terms are for three years.


Apply to serve on the History Museum and Library Advisory Board


Current Board Members:

 David Huizingh  Mary O’Grady  Joaquin Rios
 John Linda  Gail Rathbun  Virginia (Ginny) Sylvester


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