RH Johnson Library & Data Resource Center
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. Your Recreation Card is your Library Card. You must have a SCW Recreation Card to check-out materials.
FAQ & Information
New Search option for Library Catalog
Finding Your iPhone
Using your iPhone for measuring and Leveling
How to create a Sun City West library catalog account
How to check out eBooks from the library.
The R. H. Johnson library catalog will be unavailable all day on Monday, April 12 for scheduled maintenance and upgrades. We expect the catalog and all services to resume on Tuesday, April 13.
The Library is open for regular service. Guests are welcomed.
Earl E. Mackert Data Resource Center
Located 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 is a chartered club.
Throughout the year new books are being purchased and subscriptions 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 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.
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 feature exciting, kid-friendly stories and treats such as stickers, bookmarks, and coloring sheets.
RH Johnson Library Map
RH Johnson Library
- April 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
- April 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
- April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
- April 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
- April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
- April 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
- April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
- April 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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
Hours of Operation
Tuesday thru Saturday
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
13801 W. Meeker Blvd.
Sun City West, AZ 85375