FCI Phoenix Library and Publication Rules

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The Law library is located in the Education Department with a satellite unit in the Special Housing Unit. Case law books from the federal districts, circuits, and state supreme courts are available for reference during the library hours of operation. Bureau of Prisons Program Statements and institutional supplements regarding FCI Phoenix are available for inmate reference. Law library books, typewriters, and writing materials area available for inmate use. Typewriters are available on a first come-first served basis. You must have a ribbon which you can purchase at the commissary. If you are indigent, you can borrow a ribbon from the Education department for up to two hours in exchange for your commissary card.


The institution maintains a leisure library with a great variety of books including reference and general interest.

A maximum of three requests may be submitted by an inmate at one time. The inmate will be held responsible for the books issued to him and will be required to pay for their replacement in the case of loss or damage. Failure to do so will result in the loss of library privileges.


Monday – Thursday:
8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. or lunch mainline 12 noon – 3:15 p.m. or recall
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. or lunch mainline 12 noon – 3:15 p.m. or recall

Saturday & Sunday:
7:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. or recall

Holidays: closed

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