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The Main Library will be closed for renovations from Saturday May 25th through Friday June 7th. Apologies for any inconvenience.
During this period all Holds will be processed and rerouted to the South Broadway Library as a pick-up location please call Main Library for more information.

Branch Info

Alamosa LibraryAlamosa Library

6900 Gonzales SW
Albuquerque, NM 87121
505-836-0684
alamosalibrary@cabq.gov
Nicholas Newlin, Branch Manager

 

The Alamosa Library is located in the Community Services wing of the Alamosa Center. Alamosa Center offers health, social and recreational services provided by other City agencies.

Effective Monday, October 8th, the Alamosa Library has resumed regular hours of 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Closed 10–6 10–6 10–6 10–6 10–6 Closed

 

By Bus

Route #155 Coors Blvd. Plan your trip here.

By Car

1/2 mile south of Central on Coors. Turn East on Gonzales and then an immediate right turn into the Alamosa Center.

Meeting & Study Rooms

The Alamosa Library does not have any meeting or study rooms. Please see our list of Meeting & Study Rooms at other Public Library branches.

Branch Amenities & Services

Computer  13 Public Computers (Windows 7 with Microsoft Office 2013 and Internet access)

WiFi  Free Wireless Internet Access

Printer  Printing Services - 15¢ per page

USB Thumb Drive  USB Thumb Drive - $4.40 each

Fax Machine  Faxing Services - $1.00 per 5 pages (local and toll free numbers only)

Copier  Copy Machine - 20¢ per page

See additional information about our ongoing and special events by viewing our full event calendar.

Alamosa Book Club    adults
A monthly book club that meets for selected reading, discussion, and insights about a fiction title chosen by the group in the beginning of the calendar year. Check out all the book clubs offered by branches of the Public Library at Book Groups and start reading today!  2nd Friday of the month from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Baby and Toddler storytime    ages 0 - 5
Enjoy an interactive storytime with your child that includes early literacy fun with books, songs, fingerplays, and body movements. Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

Community Coloring    all ages
Join others from the community during this relaxing, no-stress program! Select coloring pages will be printed and, as available, on request. Promotes meditation, relaxation, and stimulates the creative side of the modern brain! All materials provided. Meets 1st Tuesday of each month from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Digital Literacy Basics    adults
Get basic one-on-one instruction with eBooks, eReaders, tablets, smartphones or computers (Internet, email, Microsoft Word, resumes). Learn what online resources the Public Library provides for adult and continuing learners, and how we can support your journey toward tech savvy! A library card with computer access is required. Available for walk-in customers as well as by appointment.

English Conversation Group    all ages
Join us to practice speaking English and get more comfortable having a conversation. We also have many Spanish language materials to look at and check out in the library. All are welcome! ─░Bienvenidos a todos! Wednesdays from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Family Storytime    all ages
Come spend the morning with other children and an interactive read-aloud! Our program will include early literacy, print awareness, basic vocabulary, fluency and learning about the story from the pictures. All ages are welcome. Call to inquire about class or daycare visits! Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

Friday Films    all ages
Come join us and watch films on Friday afternoons.  Check the calendar or call the library to see what is showing. 2nd and 4th Friday of the month at 3:00 p.m.

Get Hooked!    all ages
Join us as we learn to crochet, finish a project you started or just have fun with yarn! We have yarn and crochet hooks available or bring your own and learn from the others in the group.  all ages and skill levels are welcome.  2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Graphic Novels    teens
More than a comic but not quite a print book, the graphic novel is an intriguing way to combine storytelling and comic art. Come share what you read, critique or rave about the the illustration, and learn more about the world of graphic novels! Meets on 4th Thursday of the month from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Lego Club    all ages
Join us each Wednesday afternoon to build with our large collection of Legos! Work individually or as part of a group to build something awesome. We'll put selected creations on display. All ages welcome. Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

Monday Creatives    all ages
Help us design and construct a piece of our Reading Corner. We'll use papier mache, paint, construction paper, and other craft materials to make a cozy and inviting place for growing readers. Meets the 2nd and 4th Monday from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Read to the Dogs  all ages
Join us for Read to the Dogs! Children can come to the library and practice their reading in a relaxed atmosphere with a patient listener.  A trained  therapy dog will sit calmly and quietly for a story. All ages are welcome!  Meets on the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Seasonal Craft    children
Come design and put together a creation to celebrate the change in seasons! We will provide stencils, markers for coloring, paper bags, and other craft supplies for constructing a unique creation! Meets 3rd Friday of each month from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.

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Digital Literacy Basics

Get basic one-on-one instruction with eBooks, apps, smartphones or digital literacy including the Internet, email, MS Word or Excel, and resumes. Learn what online resources the Public Library provides for adult and continuing learners, and how we can support your journey toward tech savvy!

Learn more about Computer Classes at the Public Library...

Available for walk-in customers as well as by appointment.

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Community Coloring

First Tuesday of every month, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Join others from the community during this relaxing, no-stress program! Select coloring pages will be printed and, as available, on request. Promotes meditation, relaxation, and stimulates the creative side of the modern brain!

 

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Lego Club

Every Wednesday of the month, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Join us each Wednesday afternoon to build with our large collection of Legos! Work individually or as part of a group to build something awesome. We'll put selected creations on display. All ages welcome. Learn more about Lego Club ...

Please leave your own Legos at home. We don't want you to loose your favorite pieces. All ages welcome.

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