The Erna Fergusson Library is located on the east side of San Mateo Blvd between Comanche Rd and Montgomery Blvd.
The nearest bus route is Route #140/141: San Mateo. The northbound bus stops right in front of the library. For the southbound bus, get off at Comanche and walk about a third of a mile to the library. Plan your trip here.
Freeway Directions from I-40:
Take I-40 to the San Mateo exit and proceed northbound. The Library is located one block north of the intersection of Comanche and San Mateo. Turn right on Palo Duro NE and then left into the parking lot. The entrance is on the east side.
Freeway Directions from I-25:
Take I-25 to the Montgomery exit. Proceed eastbound on Montgomery to San Mateo and turn right. Proceed southbound on San Mateo for a half-mile. The Library will be on your left before you get to Comanche. Turn left on Palo Duro NE and then left into the parking lot. The entrance is on the east side.
Surface Street Directions Southbound:
Take southbound San Mateo. Look for the Library on your left a half-mile past the intersection of San Mateo and Montgomery Blvd NE. Turn left on to Palo Duro and then left into the parking lot. The entrance is on the east side.
Surface Street Directions Northbound:
Take northbound San Mateo. Look for the Library on your right one block north of the stoplight at Comanche NE. Turn right on to Palo Duro and then left into the parking lot. The entrance is on the east side.
She was an independent person in every way: in her thinking, in her approach to people... She made life interesting...
~Irene Fisher, friend and fellow journalist
Erna Fergusson has one meeting room that will hold a maximum of 45 people. Policy, rules and required forms for using the meeting room may be found at Meeting and Study Rooms as well as a list of meeting rooms at other branches.
To view availability online, see our online booking form.
Erna Fergusson has two study rooms. One will hold a maximum of 6 people and the other, a maximum of 12 people. The study rooms may be reserved (call 888-8100) up to one week in advance for no more than two hours per person/group a day. Check in at the Information Desk with your library card to gain access to the study room.
36 Public Computers (Windows 10 with Microsoft Office 2019 and Internet access)
Free Wireless Internet Access
Printing Services - 15¢ per page
Faxing Services - $1.00 per 5 pages
Copy Machine - 20¢ per page
Meeting & Study Rooms Available for Public Reservation
Early Literacy Station
We are a Fiction to Go location! What is Fiction to Go? The Friends for the Public Library sells slightly used, recently published fiction titles for $2 for hardbacks and $1 for paperbacks. Like all funds that our Friends receive, all proceeds from Fiction to Go sales benefit the Public Library!
Every Sunday find different games, puzzles, crafts, building blocks throughout the children's area. A drop-in program for youth and their families, 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Hope you are having a fun day!
On the first Sunday of each month, join us for a special family movie showing in our community room, 2:00 - 4:00 pm. Check our calendar for this month's selection. Movies rated G or PG.
Join our Book Group! Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 1:00 p.m.
Click here for details.
We will be discussing Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen on February 14th.
Ask for a copy at the Check Out desk.
Each month following book club we will watch a movie based on a book. Read the book and join the discussion before watching the movie or just come for the movie. Movies will be shown on the 2nd Tuesday of every month starting at 2:30 p.m. For ages 18 and up.
Join us on the 2nd Monday of the month for Maker Monday. Over the months we will offer a variety of projects that focus on hands-on exploration, construction, building, basic science principles, arts and crafts. Check the calendar for details on each months' event. For youth ages 8 and up. Supplies provided.