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Cesar Chavez LibraryCesar Chavez Library9 a.m. to 5 p.m.9 a.m. to 6 p.m.9 a.m. to 6 p.m.9 a.m. to 6 p.m.9 a.m. to 5 p.m.9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Closed<div class="ExternalClass6D50E6113A2A4E1FBFB5BCAD45D42202"><p>3635 W. Baseline Rd, 85339</p></div>cesar-chavez<div class="ExternalClass63589B7FAF524EBB94C6E875CA2F54DC"><p>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.</p><p>A multi-purpose room seats 67.<br></p><p>Electric vehicle (EV) charging is available.​<br></p><h5>Public Art</h5><p>"Infinite Possibilities" - a free-standing bronze sculpture by Ann Weber. Commissioned by the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture.</p><h5>Awards</h5><p>2007 Valley Forward Association, Crescordia Award for Environmental Excellence<br>2008 AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Projects<br>Named one of 10 New Landmark Libraries by Library Journal in 2011​<br><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass016A17422BDD41AC9187340FF9EAF8E8"><p>​Cesar Chavez Library is located on Baseline Road just west of 35th Avenue next to Cesar Chavez Park. Visit <a href="" target="_blank">Valley Metro</a> for public transportation routes serving the library.​<br></p></div><iframe title="Cesar Chavez Library" src="!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3331.779391614198!2d-112.14072118441055!3d33.376825060465826!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x872b10cdb8cf477b%3A0xbf112b2a80fbf9a5!2sCesar%20Chavez%20Library!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1600304252423!5m2!1sen!2sus" width="600" height="450" frameborder="0" style="border:0;" allowfullscreen="" aria-hidden="false" tabindex="0"></iframe><div class="ExternalClass28194F7618F34E2C8F2D1C3143DFD51D"><p>​<strong>Size</strong>: 25,000 square feet<br><strong>Opened</strong>: January 2007<br><strong>Architect</strong>: Line and Space</p><p><strong>City of Phoenix Council District</strong>:  7<br></p></div>



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Programs at Cesar Chavez LibraryPrograms at Cesar Chavez Library<i class="fas fa-calendar-alt"></i><div class="ExternalClassE10237EEB8AC4CEA8AB110C6065FCAF1"><p>​Browse all programs at Cesar Chavez Library.<br></p></div> Window
Ask UsAsk Us<i class="fad fa-question"></i><div class="ExternalClass05FA82D84C824C82A82CFB36E8DA67EC"><p>​We are unable to answer legal or medical questions, search microforms or research obituaries. If your question is beyond the scope of our resources, we will let you know.<br></p><div><h2><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Call Us</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></h2></div><div><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">For immediate assistance please telephone the Call Center at (602) 262-4636.</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> <br><br></span></p></div><div><h3><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Call Center hours:</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> <br><br></span></h3></div><div><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Monday through Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"><br>Sunday: Closed<br><br></span></p></div><p>Due to a high volume of calls and inquiries you may experience a temporary delay in our reply to your email. Thank you for your patience. One of our library staff will respond to you as soon as possible.</p><p>​All Phoenix Public Library locations are open. Book drops at all locations are available 24/7. <br></p><h2>Email Us<br></h2></div>
Hotspot Lending ProgramHotspot Lending Program<i class="fas fa-wifi"></i>​​WiFi Hotspots are available for check out at Phoenix Public Library.<div class="ExternalClassEC79FDF6472D4557BC89231971126052"><p>​​WiFi Hotspots are available for check out.<br></p><p>Wifi Hotspots are eligible to be placed on hold for any <a href="/locations" target="_blank">Phoenix Public Library location</a>. <span lang="EN-US"><a href="/collegedepot" target="_blank">College Depot​</a> devices are not eligible to be placed on hold.</span> </p><p><span lang="EN-US">Phoenix Public Library will notify the Library Account holder when the hold is available for pickup at the selected location based on their notification settings. Held items must be checked out by the date listed or the item will be made available to the next requester. Holds may only be checked out to the Library Account used to place the hold unless the account holder has chosen to associate their account with that of another account holder, excluding WiFi Hotspots.</span> <span lang="EN-US">For WiFi Hotspots, a maximum of five (5) devices can connect to the Hotspot at one time.</span> </p><p><span lang="EN-US">Devices and applicable charging cord(s) must be returned to the service desk at the location of original check out and directly to a library employee only during library hours of operation.</span> <br></p><p>Learn more about checking out a hotspot:​</p><h3>Req​uirements</h3><ul><li>Borrowers must have a valid Phoenix Public Library account, and either a current government issued photo identification or proof of their current address must be presented at time of checkout.</li><li>The Phoenix Public Library account holder must be in good standing, including current address and contact information, fees not exceeding $25, and not in collections.</li><li>The Library account holder must be 18 years of age or older to checkout a hotspot on their card.</li><li>The Phoenix Public Library account holder must read, understand, and sign this agreement (with link to the waiver) at the time of each hotspot check out.</li><li>Hotspots cannot be renewed.<br></li><li>Hotspots are available for checkout only at the walk-up service desk.</li><li>Hotspots may only be checked out for three weeks at a time.</li><li>Maximum of 5 devices can connect to the hotspot at one time.</li><li>Hotspot and charging cord must be returned to the same location from where it was checked out.</li><li>Hotspots should not be returned in the book drop for any reason. Borrowers will be billed for resulting damage to the hotspot and charging cord and may be denied future hotspot checkout.</li><li>Customers will continue to receive overdue notices, if applicable. If the hotspot is not returned on the 36th day of being overdue. The customer will be charged for the device and any peripherals.</li><li>Hotspots will be disabled after the due date.</li></ul><h3>Replaceme​​​​nt Fees</h3><p>The borrower is responsible for costs associated with damage, loss, or non-return of the hotspot and charging cord. The borrower will be billed for the replacement fee of the hotspot or charging cord. Accounts billed for a hotspot that have not been returned may be submitted for collections and the account charged an additional $15.00 non-negotiable collection fee.</p><p>Hotspot : $90<br>Hotspot Charger: $20 <br></p><p><br></p></div>
Kids CafeKids Cafe<i class="fas fa-apple-alt"></i>​Kids and teens (ages 0-18) can enjoy a free, healthy meal.​<div class="ExternalClass559729FE3E8743E683DC10F6B9312342"><p>​<br></p><p class="h3">Kids and teens (ages 0-18) can enjoy a free, healthy meal.</p><p>​Kids Café provides free meals for youth ages 18 and under. Meals are required to be consumed in the designated library space during scheduled meal times unless they are food backpacks (available only at <a href="/locations/cesar-chavez">Cesar Chavez Library​</a> at this time)​, which are meant to be picked up. Each qualifying child will receive meals while daily supplies last. Meals are provided by St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance.</p><h3>Hours of Service​​<br></h3><p><strong><a href="/locations/burton-barr">Burton Barr Central Library</a><br></strong>​Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 3:30 to 4:30​​ p.m.<br>Wednesday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.<br></p><p><strong><a href="/locations/cholla">Cholla Library​</a><br></strong>Monday through Friday from 12 to 1 p.m.<br></p><p><strong><a href="/locations/desert-sage">Desert Sage Library</a><br></strong>Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m.<br></p><p><strong><a href="/locations/harmon">Harmon Library</a><br></strong>Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.​ ​<br>Wednesday and Saturday from 2 to 2:30 p.m.</p><p><strong><a href="/locations/juniper">Juniper Library​</a></strong><br>Monday through Friday from 12 to 1 p.m.<br><br></p><h3>Food Backpacks<br></h3><p><strong>Cesar Chavez Library</strong>​<br>Cesar Chavez Library has partnered with St. Mary's Food Bank to distribute food backpacks to families in need. Each backpack is filled with non-perishable ingredients that provide at least 3 nutritious meals to a family of 4.</p><p>Backpacks will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis at the Circulation Desk as available, depending on supply.​​<br></p><p><br></p></div>
Mobile Printing Mobile Printing <i class="fad fa-print"></i> any document or web page virtually from your Internet-connected device to a printer at any Phoenix Public Library location.<div class="ExternalClassCC063B6EB47D44CE9DADE7921674D318"><p></p><div><table class="ms-formtable " cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%"><tbody><tr><td valign="top" class="ms-formbody " width="350px"><h2>Print from anywhere!​<br></h2>Print any document or web page virtually from your Internet-connected device to a printer at any <a href="/locations">Phoenix Public Library location​</a>.<br><p>Print any document or web page virtually from your Internet-connected device to a printer at one of the library locations below.</p><p>The Library offers both black-and-white or color printing and photocopying. C​harges are as follows:</p><ul><li><strong>Black & ​white</strong> - 20¢ per page (10¢ per page at <a href="/locations/smcl">South Mountain Community Library</a>)</li><li><strong style="color:#ff0000;">C<span style="color:#ffa500;">o</span><span style="color:#008000;">l</span><span style="color:#0000ff;">o</span><span style="color:#800080;">r</span></strong> - 40¢ per page (50¢​ per page at <a href="/locations/smcl">South Mountain Community Library</a>)</li></ul><p>Print or copy jobs may be paid for with cash only and may be paid with $1 and $5 bills as well as coins. Prices vary due to contractual agreements with the leasing agencies involved.<br></p><h3>​​Send a print job​<br></h3><p>Before visiting the library, access the link below, and follow the instructions provided. Allow for at least 30 minutes for your print job to be available for pick-up.​<br><br></p><p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Burton Barr Central Library</a></strong><br>1221 N. Central Ave., 85008</p><p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Acacia Li​brary</a></strong><br>750 E. Townley Ave., 85020</p><p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Agave Library</a></strong><br>23550 N. 36th Ave, 85310</p><p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Century Library</a></strong><br>1750 E. Highland Ave., 85016</p><p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Cesar Chavez Library</a></strong><br>3635 W. Baseline, Rd. 85339</p><p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Cholla Library</a></strong><br>10050 Metro Parkway E., 85051</p><p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Desert Broom Library</a></strong><br>29710 N. Cave Creek Rd, 85331</p><p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Desert Sage Library</a></strong><br>7602 W. Encanto Blvd., 85035</p><p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Harmon Library</a></strong><br>1325 S. 5th Ave., 85003</p><p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Ironwood Library</a></strong><br>4333 E. Chandler Blvd, 85048</p><p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Juniper Library</a></strong><br>1825 W. Union Hills Dr., 85027</p><p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Mesquite Library</a></strong><br>4525 E. Paradise Village Parkway N., 85032</p><p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Ocotillo Library & Workforce Literacy Center</a></strong><br>102 W. Southern Ave., 85041</p><p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Palo Verde Library</a></strong><br>4402 N. 51st Ave.</p><p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Saguaro Library</a></strong><br>2808 N. 46th St., 85008</p><p><strong>​</strong><strong><a href="" target="_blank">South Mountain Community Library</a></strong><br>7050 S. 24th St.,85042</p><p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Yucca Library​</a></strong><br>5648 N. 15th Ave., 85015​​<br></p></td></tr></tbody></table><br></div><div><br></div></div>
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Sit, Stay, ReadSit, Stay, Read<i class="fa-solid fa-paw"></i> readers can practice reading by reading to a dog or mini horse!<div class="ExternalClassB97FF74FF1834F91A4CFFB67891B8C73"><h2>Emerging readers can practice reading by reading to a book-loving dog!<br></h2><p><br></p><h3>Read to a dog! </h3><h4>Therapy dogs love to listen to stories. Our canine friends​​​ will be waiting for you at the library. It will make them so happy to hear you read books! </h4><h4>Bring your own book or take one from our shelves and spend some time with our furry friends. </h4><h4>Reading aloud to certified therapy dogs is an excellent way for emerging readers to practice their skills (and it's lots of fun, too!). ​<br></h4><br></div>