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 - $1.00 per 5 pages
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!
Local film historian and founder of the American Vaudeville Museum, Frank Cullen, leads us in a showing and discussion of films he identifies as important to the history of film. We will resume our film series on October 16th. Registration is required for either the noon showing or the 3:00pm showing each third Saturday of the month.
Join us for our movie discussion group. We'll cover all aspects of the film including direction, cinematography, acting, plot and what makes the film unique and important. We'll meet the last Saturday of the month at 3:00pm.
This month's selection is A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood, starring Tom Hanks and Matthew Rhys.
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.
September's read is The Hidden White House: Harry Truman and the Reconstruction of America's Most Famous Residence by Robert Klara.
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.