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Culture PassCulture Pass<i class="fa-solid fa-palette"></i>https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/services/unique/culture-pass<div class="ExternalClassD09ECF6C2EF24598B5EBC2DD6D51DF0E"><p><span style="color:#ed0033;"><em>Ahead of your visit, please contact the venue to confirm COVID-specific security measures or to make an appointment, if necessary.​</em></span></p><p>A <a href="http://www.act1az.org/culture-pass/" target="_blank">Culture Pass​</a> gives a library customer FREE admission for two people at participating arts and cultural institutions. Passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  They cannot be renewed; they cannot be placed on hold.</p><p><a href="http://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.6&type=Advanced&term=culture%20pass&relation=ALL&by=SE&bool4=AND&limit=TOM=%2a&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0" target="_blank">Check which Culture Passes are currently available</a>.</p><p>Culture Pass Program displays are located in each of our locations.​<br></p><p>Culture Passes are available to check out during <a href="/locations">library​ hours</a>. At checkout, staff will give you a date-due slip admitting two people for one visit to that museum or cultural institution during the following seven days. You do not need to return the slip; it will expire on its own.<br></p><p>Passes may be limited to general admission only. Special exhibitions may not be covered, and other restrictions may apply.​</p><p>Customers are limited to one pass per family at any one time, up to two passes per month.<br></p><p><br></p><h2>COVID updates<br></h2><p>​​Please call the museum or cultural institution before your trip. Some locations might have security measures you will need to know for admittance. An appointment may be required.<br></p><p>Hours and availability are subject to change at any time. For more information, please call the museum or cultural institution.<br></p></div>culture-pass
Seed LibrarySeed Libraryhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/services/unique/seed-library<div class="ExternalClassC62CEC00669E4ACB9D797C22639E79C8"><p>Phoenix Public Library offers a variety of fruit, vegetable and perennial seeds available for check out to Phoenix Public Library customers.  <br></p><h3>​​Customers may check out up to 3 seed packets at one time per card, every 3 weeks.  Checked out Seed Library items will be removed from customer accounts automatically. ​<br><br></h3><p>Limited seed packets are available for checkout. Visit Phoenix Public Library locations for availability.<br></p></div>seed-library

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

@Central Gallery@Central Gallery<i class="fa-solid fa-palette"></i>https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/locations/burton-barr/central-gallery​The @Central Gallery, located on the first floor of Burton Barr Central Library, is dedicated to supporting, sustaining, and strengthening the community by promoting local artists.<div class="ExternalClass84935382B7E24B75AC50EB7934310628"><p>The @Central Gallery, located on the first floor of <a href="/locations/burton-barr" target="_blank">Burton Barr Central Library</a>, is dedicated to supporting, sustaining, and strengthening the community by promoting local artists. The gallery's mission is to showcase a wide diversity of creative expression and create an opportunity for artists to exhibit and gain recognition in the community.</p><p> The @Central Gallery features the works of approximately a half dozen Arizona artists selected through the annual juried process. A Call for Artists will be posted on the library website in September.</p><h2> Current Exhibit<br></h2><p class="h3"><strong></strong></p><h3>The Flaming Twilight Hour by Armida Kielty</h3><h4>July 25 to September 30, 2022<br></h4><p>The Flaming Twilight Hour is a collection of colorful oil paintings depicting Arizona's infamous glowing sunsets and sunrises from local Phoenix street views.  By personally searching for and painting these views, Armida Kielty finds the beauty of urban desert living.​<br><br></p><strong> <h2>Upcoming Exhibit<br></h2><h3>El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Altars​</h3><h4>October 10 to November 4, 2022​<br></h4><p><br></p>​</strong></div>
Arizona RoomArizona Room<i class="fa-solid fa-cactus"></i>https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/locations/burton-barr/arizona-roomLocated on the second floor of Burton Barr Central Library, the Arizona Room offers a special collection focused on the history and culture of Phoenix, Arizona, and its peoples. <div class="ExternalClassFD5E6F5946274BB8B8B85962D4CC3BA9"><h4>​Located on the second floor of Burton Barr Central Library, the Arizona Room offers a special collection focused on the history and culture of Phoenix, Arizona, and its peoples.<br><br></h4><p> <strong>Arizona Room material is reference only and cannot be checked out or leave the room.<br><br></strong></p><h3>Arizona Room Hours through October 16<br></h3><p>Monday, Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.<br>Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.<br>Friday, Sunday: Closed​<br></p><p></p><h3>Arizona Room Hours after October 17​<br></h3><p>Monday, Friday, Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.<br>Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.<br>Sunday: Closed​​<br></p><p><br></p><p><strong></strong>​<br></p></div>
Hotspot Lending ProgramHotspot Lending Program<i class="fas fa-wifi"></i>https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/services/computers-internet/hotspot-lending-program​​WiFi Hotspots are now available for check out at Phoenix Public Library.<div class="ExternalClassEC79FDF6472D4557BC89231971126052"><p>​​WiFi Hotspots are now available for check out.</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 reserved/held or renewed.</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 </p></div>
Laptop Lending ProgramLaptop Lending Program<i class="fas fa-laptop"></i>https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/services/computers-internet/laptop-lending-programLaptops are now available for check out at Phoenix Public Library.<div class="ExternalClass5F1846CB195F4CB8BC5C8A2608BA0139"><div><table class="ms-formtable" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" style="margin-top:8px;"><tbody><tr><td valign="top" class="ms-formbody" width="350px"><div><div><div class="ExternalClass4C80E015F40C4BA8A8E37860E10DD694"><h3><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​​Laptops are now available for check out.</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> Learn more about checking out a laptop​​:<span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}" style="font-size:1.15em;background-color:transparent;"> ​</span><br></span></h3><h3><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}">​<br></span></h3></div></div></div></td></tr></tbody></table></div><h2>​Requirements<br></h2><ul><li><p>​​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. </p></li><li><p>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. </p></li><li><p>The Library account holder must be 18 years of age or older to checkout a laptop on their card. </p></li><li><p>The Phoenix Public Library account holder must read, understand, and sign this agreement at the time of each laptop check out. </p></li><li><p>Laptops cannot be reserved/held or renewed. <br></p></li><li><p>Laptops may only be checked out for 3 weeks at a time. </p></li><li><p>Laptop and charging cord must be returned to the same location from where it was checked out. </p></li><li><p>Laptops should not be returned in the book drop for any reason. Borrowers will be billed for resulting damage to the laptop and charging cord and may be denied future laptop checkout. </p></li><li><p>Laptops will be restored to their original condition after every reboot; it is the responsibility of the user to save their files and information. </p></li><li><p>Laptops will be disabled and wiped after the due date.<br></p></li><li><p>​Customers will continue to receive overdue notices, if applicable. If the laptop is not returned on the 36th day of being overdue, a police report will be filed to initiate laptop recovery.​​<br></p></li></ul><h2>Replacement Fees<br>​<br></h2><p>​​The borrower is responsible for costs associated with damage, loss, or non-return of the laptop and charging cord. The borrower will be billed for the replacement fee of the laptop or charging cord. Accounts billed for a laptop that have not been returned may be submitted for collections and the account charged an additional $15.00 non-negotiable collection fee. </p><p>Laptop: $550 </p><p>Laptop Cord: $40​<br></p><br></div>
Rare Book RoomRare Book Room<i class="fa-solid fa-scroll-old"></i>https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/locations/burton-barr/rare-book-roomThe rare book room houses three special collections<div class="ExternalClassDBD7097B6FDA4385BA7884924E5C7349"><p><span style="color:#0072c6;font-family:"segoe ui semilight", "segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1.46em;">T</span><span style="color:#0072c6;font-family:"segoe ui semilight", "segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1.46em;">he Space</span></p><p>Designed by renowned architect Will Bruder, the rare book room houses three special collections. The furnishings and artwork are an expert blend of old with new which create an elegant, yet inviting space. Where else can you find lithographs by Joan Miró and Marc Chagall together with an 1895 Washington Printing Press and a Noguchi coffee table? ​<br></p></div>