Nogales-Rochlin Public Library serves a community of over 25,000 residents with Internet computer access, 56,000 volumes, and dozens of newspapers and magazines. There is a weekly Storytime, homework help, special after-school programs for children.
The Nogales-Santa Cruz County Public Library fosters an environment in which minds can grow; promotes literacy and an active, informed citizenry; and supports formal and informal education. The Library provides access through its collection and participation in an evolving network of libraries to the informational, educational and cultural records of the society.
The Library serves all members of the community regardless of economic standing, age or language. The Library system should be equitably financed and governed by the City of Nogales and Santa Cruz County and will deliver efficiently and effectively, modern library services to all residents at a reasonable cost. The Nogales-Santa Cruz County Public Library in fulfilling its mission acts as a support center for students to meet educational objectives, a popular material center to provide the library users with current, high-interest materials, a reference center with accurate, timely information and gateway to reading for children and parents. Through its Rio Rico, Sonoita, and Tubac branches, the role of the library is primarily to provide popular materials and encourage recreational reading by adults and children.