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​Cholla Library

10050 Metro Parkway E., 85051

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.


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.

​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 multi-purpose meeting room seats 75.

Public Art

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


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.

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