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About the Buxton Library @ PVCC

The Buxton Library @ PVCC serves the college and community by supporting learning through relevant resources and engaging learners through excellence in diverse programs and instruction.

Welcome to the Buxton Library

The Buxton Library at Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) is one of ten (10) community college libraries within the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD). Our mission is to serve the college and its surrounding community by supporting academic achievement through relevant resources, instruction, and individualized research assistance. Our Librarians and staff are committed to providing an environment that is aesthetically, intellectually, and technologically supportive of 21st-century learning. We invite you to visit us in person or online to find your quiet little nook. See you soon!

Get in Touch

 Circulation Desk/Checkouts: 602.787.7200                   

 Reference Desk/Librarians: 602.787.7215  




The Buxton Library values your opinion! Please contact us if you have any questions, comments, or concerns. Library faculty and staff are committed to making your Buxton Library experience safe and enjoyable.

Library Faculty & Staff Directory

Paula Crossman
​Division Chair/Library Faculty/Reference
​(602) 787-7203
Liaison Areas: Fine Arts/Performing Arts, Social Sciences

John Chavez
Library Faculty/E-Resources/Reference
(602)787-7222  OR
Liaison Areas: Business/Information Technology, Computer Sciences, Life/Physical Sciences, Mathematics

Lili Kang
​Library Faculty/Library Instruction/Reference
Liaison Areas: Communications/Humanities, Counseling/Personal Development, Health/Wellness/Nursing

Samantha Lange
Library Faculty/Academic Engagement & Open Access/Reference

Gretchen Lebron Weed
Library Specialist Supervisor/Adjunct Faculty
(602) 787-7207

Alexis Romo
​Library Administrative Specialist Senior 
(602) 787-7259

Jerice Eckels 
Library Specialist, Day Circulation/Reserves/ILL
(602) 787-7206

Whitley Abrams 
Library Specialist, Evening Circulation/Acquisitions/IDL
(602) 787-7213

Jessica Parsons
Instructional Services Specialist OER
(602) 787-6752

Alexandra Rowland 
Adjunct Librarian

Dee Perry 
Adjunct Librarian

Kristine McIver
Adjunct Librarian

Lori Espinoza
Adjunct Librarian 

Sylvia Frost
Adjunct Librarian

Tracy Mertens
Adjunct Librarian

Yvonne Murphy
​Adjunct Librarian 

Your PVCC Librarians

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Your life is a journey, and research is part of that journey. Good information = good decisions = good society.  Whether you're studying for an exam, writing a paper, or working on a research project, getting help from the PVCC Library can save you time, connect you with quality resources and get you a better grade.

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