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

December, 23 Library closes early at 2:00 pm
December 24 through January 3 (Winter Closure)
Saturday, January 16
Monday, January 18 (Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday)
Saturday, March 19 (Spring closure)
Wednesday, March 30 (AWP Conference closure)
Thursday, March 31 (AWP Conference closure)
Friday, April 1 (AWP Conference closure)
Saturday, April 2 (AWP Conference closure)
Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day)
Monday, July 4 (Independence Day)


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  • 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, Website
Contact Tyler Meier at

Donor Opportunities
Contact Tyler Meier at

Volunteer Opportunities
Contact Hannah Ensor at

Press Inquiries
Contact Tyler Meier 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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