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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.

Meeting Rooms

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 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.

Adult Book Club   adults
A monthly book club with selected readings with discussion. Check the website or contact the branch for book titles.

Classic Film Series   all ages
Movies in the Mountains classic film series is held every 3rd Saturday from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. All ages are welcome and no registration is needed.

Click and Chat Stitching Club     all ages
A monthly club to click your needles on your knitting, crochet, cross stitch, embroidery and other hand stitching projects. This is not intended as a teaching class, but you may find yourself learning from others, No sign-up necessary, just bring your project. All ages and levels of stitchers welcome!  Every 3rd Tuesday of the month

Family Storytime    all ages
​A program for children of all ages, featuring books, puppets, music, movement, science activities, movies and/or crafts to encourage early literacy skills. 

Lego Club    children
Our Lego club meets monthly where you can build alone or with a friend.

One-on-One Computer Class    adults
Thursdays from 11 am to noon. Call to make an appointment (505-281-8508).

One-on-One Smartphone, Tablet, and Digital Downloads Help    adults
Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m. Call to make an appointment (505-281-8508). Also available in Spanish/También disponible en español.

Read to the Dogs    children
Reading to appreciative and non-judgmental furry friends helps to increase kids' confidence and joy of reading. Weekly on Wednesdays and one Saturday a month. See more information about Read to the Dogs.

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Movies in the Mountains

Talking Movies : a film discussion group

Movies in the Mountains: The Kid Brother (1927) Harold Lloyd and Jobyna Ralston. Directed by Ted Wilde. A sheriff's milquetoast son has a chance to prove himself when a medicine show run by con artists comes into town.

Talking Movies: Sullivan's Travels (1941) A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about life, which gives him a rude awakening. Starring Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake.

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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. 

This month's read is All the Gallant Men: The First Memoir by a USS Arizona Survivor by Donald Stratton

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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.

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