Library Services

Library Collection

Library collection consists of over 100,000 volumes in a variety of formats:

  • Audio Books on CD and Playaway
  • CD-ROMS
  • Downloadable Audio Books
  • Downloadable E-Books
  • Downloadable Music
  • DVDs
  • Genealogy Materials, Reference and Circulating
  • German and Spanish Language Collections
  • Heritage Quest Genealogy Database
  • Language, and Research Databases
  • Large Type Books  
  • Local Newspaper on Microfilm Back to 1899
  • Music CDs
  • Southwest Research Collection  
  • Wide Variety of Magazines
  1. Reference Services
  2. Youth Services
  3. Other Services
  4. Circulation Services

Reference Services

The Reference Department houses a large collection of current reference materials covering a large array of subjects. A reference librarian is available at all times to help patrons find the materials and information they need. Telephone reference service is available by calling the Reference Desk at 575-439-4148.

Reference Tools

Fifteen public use computer workstations are available in the reference area for internet use. These computers are Windows 10 PCs with Microsoft Office programs.Two computers are available for Genealogy research, for students taking online classes, or patrons who require extra time for resumes and job applications. Check with the Reference Librarian on duty to access these computers.

Additional Information

We offer introductory computer classes. Check with the reference librarian to arrange a tour for adult groups or school groups of intermediate grades and above.