Branch Info

East Mountain LibraryEast Mountain Library

487 NM 333
Tijeras, NM 87059
Lynne Fothergill, Branch Manager


The East Mountain Library is located midway along Tijeras Canyon, just adjacent to Exit 175 off of I-40.


Closed Closed 10–6 10–6 11–7 10–6 10–6


By Bus

There is no bus service to this library.

By Car

Freeway Directions:

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.

Study Rooms

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.

Branch Amenities & Services

  8 Public Computers (Windows 10 with Microsoft Office 2019 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

Meeting Room  Meeting & Study Rooms Available for Public Reservation

Fiction To Go  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!

Welcome back to in-person programs at the Public Library!

See the calendar on this page for upcoming programs at this branch.

Left Box

Movies in the Mountains

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 21st we're showing Born Yesterday (1950). Staring Judy Holiday, William Holden and Broderick Crawford. A tycoon hires a tutor to teach his lover proper etiquette, with unexpected results.

Born Yesterday (1950 film) - Wikipedia



Middle Box

Adult Book Club

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.  Social distancing will still be practiced and this group will be limited to 10 people.  Registration is required by calling 505-281-8508.

January 26th is "The Anthropocene Reviewed" by John Green.

The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. In this remarkable symphony of essays adapted and expanded from his ground-breaking, critically acclaimed podcast, John Green reviews different facets of the human-centered planet - from the QWERTY keyboard and Halley's Comet to Penguins of Madagascar - on a five-star scale.


Right Box

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.


Special Event - Saturday, January 28, 2023 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Join us for a presentation on three stars from the silent film era from 1914 to 1928. Learn about the origins and impacts of silent films from experienced independent film maker and script writer, Andy Siegel. He will discuss three of the early era’s most fascinating and now almost completely obscure figures: Romaine Fielding, the most popular movie actor in 1913 who made a sci-fi epic filmed in Las Vegas, NM , Audrey Munson, the world’s first supermodel, and Lois Weber not only the greatest female director of all time, but one of the greatest - period.  

Romaine Fielding - IMDb   Audrey Munson - Wikipedia   Lois Weber: “It Is Good to Be a Director” | Current | The Criterion  Collection 


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