Location and Hours

Black and white image of the Poetry Center

we will be reopening to the public on august 17, 2021. stay tuned for our opening hours and upcoming events. 

An internationally renowned poetry library, the Poetry Center sponsors numerous University and community programs, including readings and lectures, classes and workshops, discussion groups, symposia, writing residencies, poets-in-the-schools, poets-in-the-prisons, contests, exhibitions, and online resources, including standards-based poetry curricula. An area of special emphasis within the College of Humanities, the Poetry Center is accessible to the public.

LOCATION

The University of Arizona Poetry Center
1508 E. Helen Street
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0150
520-626-3765
520-626-5566 (FAX)
poetry@email.arizona.edu

 

 HOURS OF OPERATION 

Monday Closed
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.*
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed

* On Thursday evenings when we host a Reading & Lecture Series event, the library will remain open until the reading at 7:00 PM. For our calendar of events, see poetry.arizona.edu/calendar.

Upcoming Closures: we will be closed until august 17,2021.

PARKING

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

CODE OF CONDUCT

A condensed version of the Poetry Center's Code of Conduct is posted in the Center's library. For a view of our complete Code of Conduct and Poetry Center policies, click here: Poetry Center Code of Conduct.

VIRTUAL TOUR

You can take a virtual tour of the Poetry Center online using our panoramic viewer.