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Unique Collections & Services


​Culture Pass

Arizona Science Center, Phoenix Zoo, Desert Botanical Garden or the Children’s Museum of Phoenix – visit an old favorite or discover something new.  Check out a Culture Pass at any Phoenix Public Library with a valid library card and receive a date-due slip that admits two people to the participating museum of your choice.  Ten museums and cultural institutions from which to choose.  Learn more.

Project NOOK

An image of a NOOK e-readerThinking about buying an e-reader?  Try one of ours first.  Project NOOK makes NOOK e-readers available to library cardholders.  Customers may borrow a NOOK for a three-week loan (just like books) at any one of our 17 library locations.  (Certain restrictions and conditions apply.)  The library also offers e-books and other downloadable materials free from the library’s website.  Read more about the program. 

Seed Library @ Harmon

Located at Harmon Library, the Seed Library has over 100 varieties of fruit, vegetable and perennial seeds available for check out to Phoenix Public Library customers. Gardeners of every level are invited to borrow seeds and participate in our ongoing Seed Library workshops. Learn more.

​Best Picks

An image of "best picks' books on a shelf at the libraryVisit any of our 17 locations and browse our “Best Picks” collection.  “Best Picks” are the “hottest” books, DVDs and CDs.  Unlike the Library’s other materials, you cannot place a hold on these items and they cannot be renewed.  Stop by any Phoenix Public Library and see what we’ve got for you.

​ SRP Energy Analyzer Program

Trying to save money? Learn more about your energy usage.

Salt River Project customers in Phoenix can obtain a "Kill a Watt" meter from certain Library locations. The device measures the amount of energy used by an appliance, including refrigerators/freezers, fans, computers/printers, video gaming systems, televisions, microwaves, clocks, stereos, lights, phone chargers, coffee makers and other items that plug into a 120-volt AC outlet.

Library customers can borrow a "Kill A Watt" meter at:

Check meter availability before you visit.

"Kill A Watt" meters provided courtesy of SRP's Energy Analyzer Program.