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Alamosa LibraryAlamosa Library

6900 Gonzales SW
Albuquerque, NM 87121
Brandon Felix, 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.

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

Fax Machine  Faxing Services - $1.00 per 5 pages

Copier  Copy Machine - 20¢ per page

Alamosa--Robert L. Murphy Library History

Alamosa - Robert L. Murphy Library

The City of Albuquerque officially named the Alamosa - Robert L. Murphy Library after community leader Robert L. Murphy in October 2001.

Robert L. Murphy moved to Albuquerque in 1954 and was stationed at Kirtland AFB where he served as a military policeman. In 1962 he left the Air Force and joined the Albuquerque Fire Department and served for 27 years. During his lifetime he was very active with the Boy Scouts of America, his local church Santuario de San Martin, Alamosa Elementary School, and was a founding member of the Alamosa Neighborhood Association. Mr. Murphy brought many neighborhood treasures to the Alamosa community including the construction of the Santuario de San Martin Church, the implementation of the Alamosa Multi-Service Center and the endless devotion he provided to the Alamosa Elementary School. He was a unique individual who gave of himself to his community so others may benefit and prosper from his generous efforts, it is fitting that his life of community-oriented commitment be honored at a City of Albuquerque facility.

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