The East Mountain Library is located midway along Tijeras Canyon, just adjacent to Exit 175 off of I-40.
There is no bus service to this library.
Take I-40 eastbound to the Tijeras exit #175 and proceed in the right hand lane into Tijeras. Turn right at the stoplight and go just beyond the post office to the next driveway, which leads into the library parking lot.
Surface Street Directions:
Go eastbound on Central Ave past Tramway Blvd about four miles. You are now on historic old Route 66. Watch for the Los Vecinos Community Center on your right. Be prepared to make a left hand turn as you round the curve. Look for the Library on your left.
East Mountain has one meeting room that will hold a maximum of 38 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.
East Mountain has two study rooms that will hold a maximum of four people each. The study rooms may be reserved by calling 505-281-8508. Check in at the Information Desk to gain access to a study room.
8 Public Computers (Windows 10 with Microsoft Office 2019 and Internet access)
Free Wireless Internet Access
Printing Services - 15¢ per page
Faxing Services - Not available at this branch
Copy Machine - 20¢ per page
Meeting & Study Rooms Available for Public Reservation
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!
Frank Cullen, co-founder of The American Vaudeville Museum and renowned film historian leads a monthly discussion and viewing of films he identifies as integral to the history and development of American and International film-making. The 2023 Film Festival will be strictly comedy, showing at 12:00 p.m. on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Please call 505-281-8508 for information about this delightful experience with film.
January 20 Gangubai Kathiawadi - 2022 -Starring Alia Bhatt, Shantanu Maheshwari and Vijay Raaz
Join us on the last Thursday of the month from 5:45 - 6:45 p.m. in the East Mountain Community Room to discuss our Latest reads! Our group alternates between fiction and non-fiction titles. All are welcome to attend.
January 25 - "Dinners With Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships" 2022 by Nina Totenberg.
Dinners with Ruth is an extraordinary account of two women who paved the way for future generations by tearing down professional and legal barriers. It is also an intimate memoir of the power of friendships as women began to pry open career doors and transform the workplace.
Read to the Dogs
Children of all ages and reading levels are welcome to join us every Wednesday from 1 - 2 p.m. and again on the second Saturday of the month from 1 - 2:00 p.m. for our special Read to the Dogs program. Learn how to read a-loud to these trained therapy dogs and enjoy the listening ear of a canine in a comfortable environment. No prior registration required.
Join us for weekly story time for preschool aged kids on Wednesday's from 11:00 am to noon. Mr. John and Miss Carol will provide reading, crafts, learning and laughter! We encourage Early Literacy while incorporating songs, social skills, and stories. No registration needed.