The University of Arizona Poetry Center

1508 E. Helen Street
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0150
520-626-5566 (FAX)

Hours of Operation

Monday   9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday   9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday   9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Thursday   9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday   9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday   10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sunday   Closed

Upcoming Closures
Tuesday, November 11: Library closed for Veteran's Day
November 26: Library closes early at 3:00 p.m.
November 27 through 29: Library closed for Thanksgiving break
December 22: Library closes early at 5:00 p.m.
December 23: Library closes early at 3:00 p.m.
December 24 through January 4: Library closed for UA winter break


There are multiple ways you can receive Poetry Center announcements and updates:

  • Sign up to receive email updates
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  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Request to receive our print calendar in the mail

Need Help? Who to Contact

Library Tours and Field Trips
Contact Sarah Kortemeier at

Children, Family, and Youth Programs
Contact Renee Angle at

Library (including voca) Reference Questions
Contact Wendy Burk at

Reading and Lecture Series, Summer Residency Program, Contests
Contact Hannah Ensor at

Classes & Workshops, Campau/Inman Scholarship, Book Club
Contact Cybele Knowles at

Donor Opportunities
Contact Julie Lauterbach Colby at

Volunteer Opportunities
Contact Hannah Ensor at

Press Inquiries
Contact Annie Guthrie at
or call (520) 406-5537 

Website Inquiries
Contact Cybele Knowles at

American Sign Language Interpretation Requests
Contact Hannah Ensor at


Free parking is available in Zone 1 lots around the Poetry Center after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends. Paid parking is also available in the Highland Avenue Garage, across the street from the Poetry Center.


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