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Cesar Chavez Library

3635 W. Baseline Rd., 85339

All Phoenix Public Library locations, with the exception of South Mountain Community Library, are offering Curbside Service. Book drops at all locations (with the exception of South Mountain Community Libraryare available 24/7. Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. Please check back frequently for updates.

Curbside Service is available at this location:

Monday through Saturday
8 a.m. to noon
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
4 to 6 p.m.


Cesar Chavez Library is located on Baseline Road just west of 35th Avenue next to Cesar Chavez Park. Visit Valley Metro for public transportation routes serving the library.

Free Public Wi-Fi

The City of Phoenix offers reliable outdoor internet access through expanded Wi-Fi coverage at various facilities, including Cesar Chavez Library. Learn more.


   Photo by Mark Boisclair.

​Building Facts

Size: 25,000 square feet
Opened: January 2007
Architect: Line and Space

City of Phoenix Council District:  7

​About Cesar Chavez Library

Located in Cesar Chavez Park, the library's floorplan, narrowing at its center like an hourglass, allows customers to find the central service desk easily.  The curves of the building are a direct response to the powerful geometry of the nearby lake.  The wing-like roof is a reminder of the historical importance of the flowering fields in nearby Laveen. 

A multi-purpose room seats 67.

Public Art

"Infinite Possibilities" - a free-standing bronze sculpture by Ann Weber. Commissioned by the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture.


2007 Valley Forward Association, Crescordia Award for Environmental Excellence

2008 AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Projects

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

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

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