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Library Closure:

The library will be closed for observance of Independence Day on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4. The library lobby is open for HOLD pick-ups only. New holds can now be placed on items. The drive-up book drop is available 24 hours and interior book drop is available Mon.-Fri 9 a.m-5 p.m. More library services will be available soon. Due dates on items checked out have been extended and expired library cards have been renewed to JULY 1. For City of Tempe COVID-19 updates check here. For more information on library services check here.

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Summer 2020

Summer Reading Program

Read books, keep track of your minutes, and win prizes! Check out our Summer Reading Program "Imagine Your Story". Summer Reading begins on June 1, 2020 and ends on August 1, 2020.

Facebook Live Storytimes

Every Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. we are broadcasting a new Storytime on Facebook Live. Storytimes include books, songs, fingerplays and storyboards to encourage early learning. Storytime is fun for children of all ages!

There are sometimes bumps on the road of live broadcasts on Facebook. If you can't see the storytime presentation on our facebook page during the broadcasting time, please try refreshing your browser window, and keep in mind that it may take a few tries.

Tempe at Home Library Videos

Check out all of the exciting and educational videos created by the Tempe Public Library staff. Enjoy recorded storytimes, silly science activities, crafting activities and much more. You can also subscribe to the Tempe at Home playlist on YouTube to see all the city's videos.

Tempe At Home - Youth Activities

To help keep children engaged and learning, Tempe Public Library is curating this page of stay-at-home education and activity links, to help provide easy access to you.

Youth Book Recommendations

Looking for a good book? We offer several recommended book lists for a lot of different topics and genres.