The Arizona Room, located on the second floor of Burton Barr Central Library, contains a research collection of books, magazines, maps and other materials reflecting the heritage, lifestyle and geography of the desert Southwest from prehistoric times to the present. Topics in this carefully selected collection range from Arizona history to histories of Arizona communities and cities and Southwestern Native American tribes. Examples of additional subjects include the water, plants, animals, archaeology, geology, art, ranching, military history, transportation, cooking and travel of Arizona.
Specialized resources include:
Due to the nature of the collection, materials may ONLY BE USED IN THE ROOM. Copying of most materials is available at 20 cents per page and PENCILS ONLY may be used for writing. No food or drink is permitted in the Arizona Room.
For more information, Ask Us or telephone the Library Call Center at 602-262-4636.
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