Main Library building hours extended for finals

Main Library is open 24/7 for finals starting Saturday, Nov. 27, 11am through Friday, Dec. 17, 6pm. See our holiday and winter break schedule. Learn more.

Main Library

Exterior photo of the Main Library

About the Main Library

The go-to place to study, create, collaborate, and get things done.

The Main Library offers flexible spaces, friendly experts, a wide range of technology, and in-depth research collections that encourage new ideas and help build new connections.

View location hours


The Main Library houses books, periodicals, and microforms relating to the social sciences, humanities, fine arts, education, and business. It also holds collections of media, maps, and government documents.

You can also find collections for children's literature, Chinese and Japanese studies, and Middle Eastern studies. See locating books & other materials.

Finding your way around

Area Services & collections
1st floor
(see 1st floor map)

Borrow technology from the the Rhonda G. Tubbs Tech Toolshed
Chinese collection
Computers accessible only through Integrated Learning Center courtyard
Group study rooms accessible only through Integrated Learning Center courtyard
Japanese collection
Map collection
Self checkout machine
Accessible and all-gender restrooms

2nd floor
(see 2nd floor map)

Ask Us desks
Hold shelf and interlibrary loan
Lost and found
CATalyst Studios
Self checkout machines
Scholars' Corner temporarily closed until early 2020
Accessible and all-gender restrooms

3rd floor
(see 3rd floor map

Administration office
Children's literature
Current journals (A-HF 1399)
Quiet study rooms
Reference collection
Student lockers
Accessible restrooms

4th floor
(see 4th floor map)

Current journals (HF 1400-PQ)
Group study rooms
Quiet study floor
Accessible restrooms

5th floor
(see 5th floor map)

Current journals (PR-ZA)
Group study rooms
Office of Digital Innovation & Stewardship
Quiet study floor
UA Press
User Experience, Assessment & Analytics
Accessible restrooms

Parking information

Visitors can park at the Cherry Avenue Garage just east of the library. There are also metered parking spots on Cherry Ave. just north of Fourth St. 

Contact us

Main Library
University of Arizona
1510 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
(520) 621-6442