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The Ernie Pyle Library will be closed for three weeks effective Tuesday, January 14th while the exterior paint is stripped in preparation for repainting.

Branch Info

Cherry Hills LibraryCherry Hills Library

6901 Barstow NE 
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Rachel Howarth, Area Manager


The Cherry Hills Library is located at the corner of Harper Road and Barstow Street NE, one block east of the intersection of Harper Road and Wyoming Blvd. The Library is adjacent to the Del Norte Shopping Center whose tenants include McDonald's and Walgreens.


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By Bus

Route #31: Wyoming. Get off at Harper and Wyoming and then walk east on Harper. Plan your trip here.

By Car

Freeway Directions from I-25:
Take I-25 to the San Antonio exit. Drive eastbound on San Antonio for two miles. San Antonio Avenue becomes Harper Road East of Wyoming.

Surface Street Directions from Wyoming Blvd:
Take Wyoming to Harper. Go east on Harper past McDonald's and Walgreen's to the stoplight at Harper and Barstow. Turn left at this intersection.

Meeting Rooms

Cherry Hills has one meeting room that will hold a maximum of 55 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

Cherry Hills has two study rooms that will hold a maximum of six people each. The study rooms may be reserved (call 857-8321) 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.

Branch Amenities & Services

Computer  16 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

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!

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

All Ages

Chess Club    all ages
Join Mr. Rod Avery, coach of the Dennis Chavez Chess Team, for our monthly chess club.



Anime Club    adults
Meets monthly. Watch anime and discuss Japanese culture.

Chat & Craft    adults
All skill levels welcome and supplies are provided. Meets quarterly and registration required.

Computer 1:1    adults
One on one help with basic computer questions. 9am to 10am every Friday. Registration required.

First Friday Book Group    adults
Meets monthly. View what we'll be reading this year.

Genealogy 1:1    adults
Meet 1:1 with our genealogy consultant to explore your ancestry. Registration required.

Gizmo Garage    adults
Learn how to checkout and download library digital material. Bring your device for hands-on help.

An Itch to Stitch    adults
Join our weekly drop-in stitching group! All skill levels welcome!

Mystery Book Group    adults
Meets monthly. View what we'll be reading this year.

Sci-Fi Book Group    adults
Meets monthly. View what we'll be reading this year.

Spanish Book Group    adults
Meets weekly. For intermediate or advanced Spanish speakers.

Tablet 1:1    adults
One on one help with a tablet or library apps. 9 am to 10 am every Friday. Registration required.

Third Tuesday Book Group    adults
Meets monthly. View what we’ll be reading this year.


College Knowledge    teens
Monthly workshop led by Glenda Durano for college bound students and their parents on various topics.

Teen Book Talk    teens
Monthly book discussion. Incudes a craft.



Baby and Toddler Storytime    families
Enjoy an interactive storytime with your child that includes early literacy fun with books, songs, fingerplays and body movement. Weekly Baby and Toddler Storytime is targeted for ages 0 - 3.

Kids STEAM Drop-In    ages 5 - 12
A week day drop-in program from 2:30 – 4 p.m. Each week will focus on a different STEAM related activity. No registration required but a parent must be present.

Let's LEGO    ages 6 - 12
Participate in Lego building around a theme or just for fun. Monthly.

Preschool STEAM    ages 3 - 5
Join us each month for fun art or science activities. Child must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required.

Preschool Storytime    families
Join in the fun with stories, songs, puppets and more that encourage development of early literacy skills in young children. Weekly Preschool Storytime is targeted for ages 3 - 5.

Read to the Dogs    children
Practice reading with a patient listener. Therapy dogs provide a relaxing space to read without fear of judgment. Semimonthly. See more information about this program.



Master Gardeners    adults
Got gardening questions? Consult a Master Gardener. Walk-ins welcome. 2nd and 4th Saturdays.10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March – August.

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Storytime child

Baby & Toddlers.  
Pre-talkers, ages 0-2.  
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 11 a.m.

Pre-readers, ages 3-5.
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 10:15 a.m.

Learn more about storytimes at the Public Library.

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Book Groups

Book Group

Want to discover a new author, find something good to read, or find a group of friends to share your love of reading with?

Join one of our six book groups! Dates and times vary. Click here for details.

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