Reading Arizona celebrated its first birthday on November 13. In honor of one year of making Arizona ebooks freely available to Arizonans, let’s look back on what we’ve done so far. Notable achievements: 200 ebooks added, bringing the total to over 700 freely available ebooks A partnership with the University of Arizona Press to make […]


October is ghost season and the Arizona State Archives is celebrating with a display of documents and photographs. Come to the state archives and see a series of exhibits relating to Arizona ghost towns and abandoned places, Thursday, October 1. Learn more here. The first exhibit, opening October 1 for one-day only, includes territorial maps and […]

Budding Arizona fiction authors, October 1 through 14 is the time to dust off the computer keyboard and submit that manuscript to the ONEBOOKAZ writing contest. Submissions open on Thursday Oct 1 at and close October 14. Selected titles will be featured on Reading Arizona. For more on the ONEBOOKAZ writing competition view our previous […]

Looking for ebooks that can help children read English and Spanish? ¡Te podemos ayudar! Reading Arizona’s Children’s Works collection now has even more bilingual ebooks thanks to new titles added from Cinco Puntos Press. These ebooks join other bilingual ebooks from Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Press and a growing collection of children’s ebooks. Reading Arizona is building […]

The State Library will be celebrating Constitution Day this Thursday, September 17 in the Historic Senate Chamber of the Capitol Museum tomorrow. The original, signed Arizona State Constitution will be on display courtesy of the State Archives, and the Capitol Museum and State Library of Arizona both have United States Constitution related displays. Hear Arizona Supreme […]

As you browse our ebooks this week, you may notice Reading Arizona Ebooks appears pleasantly different. BiblioBoard, the software that powers Reading Arizona, launched a new user interface on September 15. Updates include an inviting design, simple navigation and tools for personalization. New and varied ways to browse and explore make it easier to discover […]

The ONEBOOKAZ Writing contest is open to Arizona authors who write fiction for children, young adults, and adults. The winner in each category will have their eBook featured on Reading Arizona, the statewide eBook platform, and will be hosted in libraries throughout the state to promote their book at author events, book discussions, and other […]