Programs, Services and Tools

Programs and Services

Consulting Services – one-on-one guidance and support, either by telephone or e-mail, for Arizona librarians.

Arizona Reading Program – a statewide program that fosters literacy by providing resources that help librarians plan, promote, and carry out summer reading programs for all ages at their libraries.

Building a New Generation of Readers –training and materials for Arizona’s public and school librarians to help parents and childcare providers prepare children to enter school ready to learn.

Resource Sharing – The Arizona State Library encourages all Arizona libraries to freely share materials with one another, and pays for both statewide access to and OCLC interlibrary loan costs. A Resource Access and Attainment Policy outline’s minimal requirements for Arizona libraries.

Tools for Arizona librarians

Arizona Public Library Statistics – current Arizona public library statistical reports.
Arizona Tribal Library Resources – resources and information for Arizona tribal libraries.
Databases – information on setting up database access.
Library Law – Arizona Revised Statutes pertaining to libraries.