RH Johnson Library

13801 W. Meeker Blvd. Sun City West, AZ. 85375
(623) 544-6130

Hours: Tue-Sat 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


The Library is the most recognized building in Sun City West with its clock tower and chimes.  The Library was established in 1979 and houses 40,000-plus items including regular and large print books, books on CD, periodicals, investment resources, and DVDs, as well as reference and homebound books by mail services which are all available to Sun City West owner-members.  The library also has a data resource center with public-use computers that are free to use. Your Recreation Card is your Library Card. You must have an SCW Recreation Card to check out materials.

You can view our floor plan here: Library Floor Plan

FAQ & Information

Accessing Overdrive 
Citizen Science
Creating an Account Online
Culture Pass Program
How to Place a Hold
How to Renew

Performing a Successful Search



Loan Period
Books and other materials – two weeks
DVDs – one week

Books and other materials – 10 cents/day
DVDs – $1.00 per day

Book Drop Off
Drop boxes are located adjacent to Library


Wi-Fi Terms of Use

Computer Rules

How-To Videos

Finding Your iPhone

Using your iPhone for measuring and Leveling 

How to create a Sun City West library catalog account

RH Johnson Library Map

Beardsley Recreation Center


Earl E. Mackert Data Resource Center

Data Resource Center Sun City West AZLocated in R.H. Johnson Library, the center provides modern computer terminals with high-speed internet browsing as well as Microsoft Office 365 for residents of Sun City West and their visiting guests.




The Friends of the R.H. Johnson Library Endowment Fund

The Friends of the R.H. Johnson Library Website.

Throughout the year new books are being purchased and subscriptions are maintained to more than 120 magazines, newspapers, and financial reports. and they are all paid for by the Friends of the R.H. Johnson Library.
The majority of the money for these materials comes from the Friends of the R.H. Johnson Library Endowment Fund. This fund is made up of contributions from residents of Sun City West who respond to our annual fund drive. Many companies will match the gifts of their former employees. The Friends of the R.H. Johnson Library is a 501(c) 3 organization, and such gifts are tax-deductible.

Children’s Department

The Children’s Department offers puzzles, books, magazines, books on CD, and DVDs for preschool through sixth grade.

Special Holiday Story Times for youngsters visiting Sun City West features exciting, kid-friendly stories and treats such as stickers, bookmarks, and coloring sheets.

Friends of the Library

Link to Website

Event Calendar

Library Calendar

Upcoming Events