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Based on CDC recommendations, Avondale libraries are closed until further notice. Please check our closure page for more details.

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Remote Resources

Digital resources are available so that patrons may use the library from the comfort of their own home with their own devices. Card holders are encouraged to use apps like cloudLibrary, Hoopla and TumbleBooks to stream videos and check out e-books and e-audiobooks. Additionally, patrons may use many other digital resources like Britannica Library, In Context: High School, and Kids InfoBits . All e-media services are available at https://www.avondalelibrary.org/books-media/free-downloadables and e-resources are available at https://www.avondalelibrary.org/research .

For those of you using hoopla, you'll be exited to learn that they've created a special Bonus Borrows Collection of titles that won't count against your 10-item monthly limit!

For tutorials on our downloadable resources, please check out our Niche Academy resource:


For tutorials on our other e-resources, please check out our Niche Academy resource:


Online WiFi Card

While the library is closed, the WiFi is still available outside both the Civic Center Library and the Sam Garcia Western Avenue Library. The Library WiFi has also been extended to cover the City Hall Ampitheater area. 

To access the Library WiFi, simply choose "AVLibrary" from the list of available WiFi networks. You will be prompted to sign in with your library barcode number and PIN (your PIN is the last 4 digits of the telephone number we have on record for you. If you have a student account, your PIN is your four digit birth year).

If you do not have a library card, you may sign up online using the online library card application. The PACREG barcode assigned after registration in combination with the PIN you setup will allow you access to the AVLibrary WiFi network. Library staff are also available to sign up new cardholders over the phone at the following times:

Tuesday & Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm; please call 623-333-2602

Thursday & Friday: 9:00am - 6:00pm; please call 623-333-2601

Additional Resources

Compiled below is a list of additional resources to keep you and your family entertained and engaged.

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