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Your free library card is your ticket to adventure, travel and suspense. Enjoy a bone-chilling mystery unraveled by Hercule Poirot, peer into the mind of Aristotle or delve into a swashbuckling adventure with Robin Hood.

The library has access to virtually any large or regular print book, CD, DVD, audiotape or videotape in any language through a computerized network linking thousands of libraries worldwide.

Special sections of the Florence Community Library are devoted to the Southwest collection and Internet access.

20th Annual Bookmark Design Contest

The Deadline for turning in your bookmark is Friday, March 3rd.  The Winner will be contacted by phone and invited to the:

Bookmark Awards Ceremony
Friday, March 31, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Florence Community Library
778 N. Main Street

The Winning Bookmark will be printed and distributed during National Library Week, April 9-15, 2017.

Yes! The library is pleased to offer wireless Internet access to our patrons. Simply bring your wireless-enabled laptop computer or other device to the library, turn it on and go. There is no charge to use the service, and there is no waiting for an available PC. In order to connect, your computer must have a Wi-Fi-compatible network card installed (802.11g or higher). Wireless users agree to abide by the “Wireless Internet Access Policy.” Copies of the policy are available at the Circulation Desk.
Free library cards are available to all residents of Pinal County. Library cards are available to out-of-county patrons for a small fee.

To obtain a library card:
• Visit the Florence Community Library.
• Bring your picture I.D. and proof of mailing and residential addresses (utility bill, voter’s registration card, etc.).
• If you are age 14 or younger, your parent or guardian must be present and provide identification.

When patrons are first issued a borrower’s card, they will be limited to borrowing two (2) items from the library’s circulating collection. After those materials are returned, patrons may borrow up to twenty (20) items at one time.

Books 20 items
Audio 5 items
DVDs 2 items
Video Games 2 items

Items may be kept for the following lengths of time:
Books 3 weeks
Audio 3 weeks
DVDs 1 week
Video Games 2 weeks

For your convenience, a book drop is available for the return of library materials during the hours the library is closed. Prompt return of library materials ensures for everyone better access.

We do not charge fees for overdue items, but those who do not return library items promptly may find their privileges limited. Renewal of your library materials can be done as long as the materials you are renewing haven’t been requested by another patron. You may bring your materials into the library for renewal; call the automated renewal line at 520-866-6032; or sign into your account.

Please have your patron bar-code (library card number) and password (pin number) ready.

You can renew your materials up to two (2) times.


16Aug '17

Library Collection Unharmed by Storm Damage

The Florence Community Library's collection of books and other lending materials remains intact! Though the library is currently closed for repairs after damage from the storm this past weekend, damage was largely confined to the front desk. The collection of books, dvds, and other circulating items was unharmed. Though we are ...

14Aug '17

Library Closed Due to Water Damage

Due to storm damage over the weekend, the Florence Library and Community Center is closed until repairs are made.  We are hoping to reopen the library on Friday, August 18th. We expect the multipurpose rooms to open on Wednesday, August 16th.  Unforeseen delays in repair work could cause delays in ...

9Aug '17

Eclipse Viewing at the Library: Monday, Aug. 21

Monday, August 21, there will be a total solar eclipse for the first time in 99 years! Join us at the Florence Community Library on August 21, from 9:30 to 11:30 am, for a viewing of the eclipse.   Peak viewing of the eclipse in Arizona will be at 10:33 ...

3Aug '17

Library Closed Aug. 17

The Florence Community Library will be closed Thursday, August 17, for an upgrade to library systems and software.   All basic library operations will be unavailable during the upgrade. The library’s catalog and other online resources will also be unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience.   The library will reopen ...

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778 N. Main Street
PO Box 2670
Florence, AZ 85132

Phone: 520-868-8311
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

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