Library Services

 Services Available at the Alamogordo Public Library

REFERENCE SERVICE
CHILDREN'S SERVICE
OTHER SERVICES

 Library collection consists of over 100,000 volumes in a variety of formats
German and Spanish language Collections   Large Type Books  Audio books
 Magazine collection of over 275 titles  Genealogy materials, reference and circulating  DVDs
Local newspaper on microfilm back to 1899  Southwest Research Collection  CD-ROMS
 Infotrac, Health Reference-online database Heritage Quest online database  Music CDs

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 439-4148
 
12 public use computer workstations are available in the reference area for Internet use. These computers also have Microsoft Office and other software available for library patrons.

1 computer is available for Genealogy research, for students taking online classes, or partons who require longer research time, check with the Reference Librarian on duty to access this computer.

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.

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CHILDREN'S SERVICES

The Children's Room offers an excellent selection of both classic and contemporary books for children from infants through about 8th grade.

Special collections in the Children's room include: Spanish language and German language books, audio books, book and tape sets, children's videos.

We also have a special collection for teaching that include books, kits, globes, and other things to help the teacher or homeschooler provide the best teaching possible.

6 computer workstations in Children's Room offer a variety of children's educational programs and filtered Internet access.


The library offers many programs for children: Toddler Storytime, Preschool Storytime, Lapsit Program, Teen Cafe, and more.

Group tours for classes and groups are available when scheduled in advance with the Youth Services Librarian.

For scheduled programs check the city calendar, or
contact Ami, Youth Services Librarian at 439-4157.

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OTHER SERVICES

Homebound Book Delivery Program

Interlibrary Loan

Self-service Photocopy Machines

Federal and New Mexico Income Tax Forms

Public Meeting Rooms (Application)

 

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