Branch Info

Tony Hillerman LibraryTony Hillerman Library

8205 Apache NE 
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Lisa Pate, Branch Manager


The Tony Hillerman Library (formerly the Wyoming Library) is located behind the Hoffmantown Shopping Center at the intersection of Wyoming Blvd and Menaul Blvd. on Apache Street NE. It is on a separate, irregularly shaped block with beautiful public rose gardens on each end adjoining the parking lots.


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


By Bus

Route #8: Menaul and Route #31: Wyoming, both serve the Tony Hillerman Library. Plan your trip here.

By Car

Freeway directions:
Take I-40 to the Wyoming exit and drive north on Wyoming Blvd. Look for the Wendy's Restaurant on the left side of the street just before Menual Blvd. Follow the surface street directions.

Surface Street Directions heading South on Wyoming Blvd:
Cross Menual and turn right at the Wendy's Restaurant onto Apache Street.

Surface Street Directions heading North on Wyoming Blvd:
Watch for the Wendy’s on your left as you approach Menaul Blvd. Turn Left at the Wendy’s onto Apache St.

Surface Street Directions heading West on Menaul Blvd:
Turn left on Wyoming Blvd. Look for the Wendy’s on your right side and make a right turn onto Apache.

Surface Street Directions heading East on Menaul Blvd:
Go three blocks east of Pennsylvania. Turn right into Inez Street at the western entrance to the Hoffmantown Shopping Center. Go one block south on Inez and you will see the library parking lot.

Meeting Rooms

Tony Hillerman has one meeting room that will hold a maximum of 35 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.

Branch Amenities & Services

Computer  20 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.

Tony Hillerman

Tony Hillerman Tribute

Tony HillermanTony Hillerman (1925–2008), an Albuquerque, New Mexico, resident since 1963, was the author of 29 books, including the popular 18-book mystery series featuring Navajo police officers Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn, two non-series novels, two children’s books, and nonfiction works. The former Wyoming Branch Library was renamed in honor of Tony Hillerman in 2008. Discover more about Tony Hillerman in the Public Library collections and the University of New Mexico Tony Hillerman Portal.

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Hillerman Stitch Club

If you enjoy knitting, crocheting, or any other stitching type craft—you are invited to join our drop-in stitching club. Tuesdays from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. All ages and skill levels welcome. Click here for more information.

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Book Clubs

Book GroupLooking for something good to read, and a group of friends to share it with? If you like mysteries or diverse books, you're in luck!

Join one of our book clubs. Click here for more information.

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Cosplay Club

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the Month at 5:00 p.m.

Join us for planning, talking, and working on our own cosplay costumes. All levels welcome. For Ages 15-22.

Programs & Events

Printable Calendar

Printable Events Calendar