The Libraries are open with original hours: 9 AM to 4 PM Monday through Friday, 9 AM to Noon Saturday
The DesertView and SaddleBrooke One Libraries are open and staffed Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Saturday 9 AM to Noon
You may continue to reserve books for quick pick up but you must enter the Library to pick up reserved materials during staffed hours. To reserve items use the easy link to the Library online catalog on the right side of this Home Page. If you are not registered to use the SaddleBrooke Community Libraries or if you are having trouble accessing the online catalog, please email the library at saddlebrookelibraries@gmail. com or click on the Contact Us link.
When the SaddleBrooke One Library is not staffed, you will still have access to the paperback collections.
Reminder regarding recent changes:
- Audiobooks are only at DesertView Library
- Paperbacks are only at the SaddleBrooke One and Cholla Libraries
- Please return ALL materials to the Book Return Boxes. Do NOT hand them to the volunteer or leave on the desk.
The Cholla Library at MountainView
The Cholla Library in the MountainView Clubhouse is open the same schedule as the MountainView Clubhouse. The Cholla Library is an honor system library and does not have staffed hours. You can borrow books of interest and when finished return them to the book return box located inside the library.
If you would like to make a donation in honor or memory of a friend or loved one, make your check payable to Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (please note on the memo line who the donation is in honor/memory of) and send it to:
Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries PO Box 8844
Catalina, AZ 85738
or go the the Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries website (FSL.org) and click on the One Time Donation link.
Donations will directly benefit the SaddleBrooke Community Libraries.
Looking for eBooks?
The SaddleBrooke Community Libraries do not offer eBooks for financial, space, and staffing reasons. To learn more about why we are not able to offer this service, see the appropriate section under the Questions tab, which also includes links to sources for eBooks.
The SaddleBrooke Community Libraries are private libraries which exist to serve the leisure reading interests of SaddleBrooke, Arizona residents. There are three locations operating under one system. Each of the three libraries has their own special features making each library unique.
One Great Library System Serving All of SaddleBrooke One and Two
- Online catalog of more than 10,000 books, audiobooks, videos
- Reserve system
- Over 80 volunteers staffing the libraries
- Thousands of paperback books
- Magazine exchange at each library
- Large Print books
We have three library locations
- SaddleBrooke HOA1 Clubhouse
- DesertView Sports Club and Theater Center
- MountainView HOA2 Clubhouse
Please return all items to the library from which they were borrowed.
Hours of Operation and Phone Numbers
SaddleBrooke One Library: Monday – Friday 9 AM to 4 PM, Saturday 9 AM to Noon
Phone Number: 520-917-3753
DesertView Library: Monday – Friday 9 AM to 4 PM, Saturday 9 AM to Noon
Phone Number: 520-818-1964
Cholla Library at MountainView: Open during clubhouse hours
Popular titles from SaddleBrooke book clubs
The list can be viewed at the SaddleBrooke One or DesertView Libraries or you can use the Contact Us link to request a copy to be emailed to you.
Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries
The Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) provides the funding to purchase new books, DVDs, and audiobooks for the SaddleBrooke Community Libraries. A library collection of current and reputable materials contributes to a more informed citizenry and a better educated community.
For more information about Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries, the fund raising organization which supports the SaddleBrooke Community Libraries, please visit their website (click on the link on the right-hand side of this page) or come to any of the three libraries to pick up a membership form. They sponsor a lecture series and author events, among other activities.