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​Ocotillo Library & Workforce Literacy Center

102 W. Southern Ave., 85041


Directions

Ocotillo Library & Workforce Literacy Center is located on Southern Avenue west of Central Avenue. Visit Valley Metro for public transportation routes serving the library.

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​Upcoming Events

Visit our Calendar of Events to see what's happening at Ocotillo Library.

​Hours

Monday - Closed
Tuesday - 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday - 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday - 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday - Closed

​About Ocotillo Library & Workforce Literacy Center

The library's Workforce Literacy Center assists job seekers by offering classes in resume writing, interviewing skills, and computer use.  It also offers PhoenixWorks - a collection of materials to support workforce needs including resume writing, occupational testing, language learning and computer skills.

Remodeling to construct the workforce literacy center was funded through a one-time 2008-2009 Community Development Block Grant Stimulus awarded to the City of Phoenix under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.  The total project cost was just over $1.6 million.

The library also offers a multi-purpose meeting room that seats 22.

Awards
2012 Valley Forward Award of Merit - Buildings and Structures: Civic

​Building Facts

Size: 6,600 square feet
Opened: 1967; remodeled 2012
Architect: Bennie Gonzales; remodel by Durkin + Durkin Architects LLC

City of Phoenix Council District: 7

Study Room

The library offers a study room for small groups of 6 or fewer people.  A white board is available  No reservations accepted - first come, first served.  Two hour maximum per day.  ​Visit the service desk for more information.

Room Rental

Ocotillo Library has meeting space available to rent.  Learn more about the meeting room and use guidelines.