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​Cholla Library

10050 Metro Parkway E., 85051


​Directions

Cholla Library is located on Metro Parkway (the inner loop of Metrocenter Mall) south of Peoria Avenue and west of the I-17 freeway. Visit Valley Metro for public transportation routes serving the library.

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​​Upcoming Events

Visit our Calendar of Events to see what's happening at Cholla Library.

Hours

Monday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday - 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday - 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
​Thursday- 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday - Closed
Saturday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Room Rental

Cholla Library has meeting space available to rent.  Learn more about the meeting room and use guidelines.

​Study Rooms

Two study rooms are available on the second floor of the Cholla Library to accommodate groups of 4 or fewer people.  Rooms may be reserved up to 2 weeks in advance - online​, or in person by visiting the second floor service desk.

Individuals or groups may reserve a study room for a one- or two-hour period with a maximum of three reservations per day and no more than a total of six reservations in a 14-day period.  Customers sharing a study room are considered a group and these limits apply to the entire group.
 
  • Food is not permitted, but customers may have drinks with lids.  
  • No equipment is provided for use in the room.  
  • No adhesive or tape may be used on any surface.  
  • There are no white boards in the room.  Writing of any kind on any surface is not allowed.
If an individual or group has not claimed the study room within 15 minutes of their scheduled reservation, the room may be booked by another customer. Reservations begin and end on the half hour or hour.

​Building Facts

Size: 30,000 square feet on two levels
Opened: In 1977, enlarged and remodeled in 1990
Architect: William Bruder

City of Phoenix Council District: 1

​About Cholla Library

Cholla Library's architectural features include massive cement walls, a Quonset-style corrugated metal roof, and bright yellow shelving with red accents. A yellow brick road in the lobby directs customers to self-check stations and the Customer Service Desk.  

A print enlarger for the visually impaired is available at Cholla Library.

A multi-purpose meeting room seats 75.

Public Art

"Language of Light" kinetic light sculpture by Joseph McShane - commissioned by the Phoenix Arts Commission.

Awards

Design Excellence Award from American Society of Interior Designers, Arizona North Chapter for remodeled first floor. ​

​Ask Us

Contact us with any questions you have about the Library, your account and more.

For immediate assistance please telephone the Call Center at (602) 262-4636 during our business hours.