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 Due to storm damage, Burton Barr Central Library will be closed until further notice. 
Check here for updates. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Learn about VolunteeringBBCL Volunteering
We are so thankful for the outpouring of support from the community during this time. We hear you and we know that Burton Barr Central Library means a lot to you. Find out how you can help.
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Get the LatestBBCL Restoration
Burton Barr Central Library is closed until further notice for repairs for damage incurred from a monsoon storm. La biblioteca está cerrada debido a reparaciones por daño causado por la tormenta.
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Learn about DonatingWant to help with a Special Donation
Learn more about supporting Phoenix Public Library in response to the storm damage sustained at Burton Barr Central Library on Saturday, July 15.
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Log Those Points!Play the Summer Reading Game 2017
Play the summer reading game through 8/1. Sign up and read, attend fun programs, win prizes and be entered into drawings for prizes like Beauty and the Beast tix! Join us this summer!
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Celebrate FamilyVoices Families
This month, we celebrate the voices of families of all kinds. Fictional families, real families, your family. Learn how your library's resources can celebrate the people we call our own.
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HistoryJust Read
Turn your desire to “read more” into a habit. Enjoy reading for leisure and reading for self-education and read more as a family activity. Just read... with us!
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Be PreparedMonsoon Season
In the desert, storms and flooding can strike quickly and lead to rapidly changing conditions. Learn more to prepare for storms and protect your home, loved ones and personal property by checking out City of Phoenix Updates.
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Mark Your CalendarsSummer Programs 2017
Join us this summer for free summer fun for all ages!
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Coding for KidsCodePHX
Join Phoenix Public Library and City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation in an exciting new project that will introduce tomorrow’s leaders to the fundamentals of computer coding.
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For Kids by KidsKids Summer Reading Picks
Great reads picked by kids for kids.
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In the NewsYou Decide
“You Decide” is a collection of library resources and reliable Internet sources that will help you navigate through the often chaotic and confusing world of today's news cycle.
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eResource FeatureBest ePicks
More of what you want, faster with Axis 360's Best ePicks. Free with your Phoenix Public Library card. Check. ♥︎. Repeat.
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Stay Safe This SummerWater Safety
Learn more about keeping your children safe around water.
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In the NeighborhoodVisit Us
We have 17 locations throughout the Phoenix area. We are near home, work and more. Explore your Phoenix Public Libraries!
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eBooks & MoreeLibrary
Download eBooks, music, magazines and more - free with your library card.
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Browse for BooksBooks
Browse or search for books, find staff picks & recommendations.
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Browse for MoviesMovies
Browse or search our DVD collection, find staff picks & recommendations.
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Browse for MusicMusic
Browse or search our music collection, find staff picks & recommendations.
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