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Palo Verde Library

4402 N. 51st Ave., 85031

Effective Monday, March 16, all Phoenix Public Library locations and book drops will be temporarily closed. We are extending our borrowing period and waiving all due dates until further notice. Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time and check back frequently for more details.


Palo Verde Library is located on 51st Avenue north of Indian School Road. Visit Valley Metro for public transportation routes serving the library.

​About Palo Verde Library

Sharing the Maryvale Community Complex with the Maryvale Community Center and Maryvale Pool, Palo Verde Library is helping west Phoenix residents engage in a "mind/body dialogue." 

A variety of spaces are available for community meetings at the adjacent Maryvale Community Center. Call 602-262-5030 for more information.


2009 Honor Award, AIA/ALA National

2007 Honor Award, AIA National

2006 Merit Award, AIA Western Mountain Region

2006 WESTMARC Best of the West Award for Architectural Innovation

2006 Pride Award, IIDA International Interior Design Association - Southwest Chapter, Award of Merit (Public Facility)

Named one of 10 New Landmark Libraries by Library Journal in 2011

  Photo by Bill Timmerman.

​Building Facts

Size: 16,000 sq. ft.
Opened: January 2006
Architect: Gould Evans + Wendell Burnette Architects

City of Phoenix Council District: 5

​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.

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