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Library Services

library sign as logo

 Services Available at the Alamogordo Public Library



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

German and Spanish language
Collections
  Large Type Books  Audio books on CD and
 Playaway          
Wide variety of magazines Genealogy materials, reference and
circulating
 DVDs
Local newspaper on microfilm back
to 1899
Southwest Research Collection  CD-ROMS
Language, and research databases Heritage Quest Genealogy database  Music CDs
Downloadable e-Books Downloadable audio books Downloadable music


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. 

15 public use computer workstations are available in the reference area for internet use. These computers are Windows 7 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 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.

YOUTH 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 and German language books, audio books, children's DVDs, graphic novels, and braille books.  

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.

Five computer workstations in Children's Room offer a variety of children's and filtered Internet access. An AWE Early Literacy Station is available for interactive learning activities.

The library offers many programs for youth: Preschool Programs, Tween 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 or email ajones@ci.alamogordo.nm.us . Cheryl, Youth Services assistant, can be reached at 439-4157 or cburnett@ci.alamogordo.nm.us

OTHER SERVICES
Homebound Book Delivery Program
Interlibrary Loan
Self-service Photocopy Machine and scanner
Federal and New Mexico Income Tax Forms
Public Meeting Rooms (Application)



Library Services

library sign as logo

 Services Available at the Alamogordo Public Library



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

German and Spanish language
Collections
  Large Type Books  Audio books on CD and
 Playaway          
Wide variety of magazines Genealogy materials, reference and
circulating
 DVDs
Local newspaper on microfilm back
to 1899
Southwest Research Collection  CD-ROMS
Language, and research databases Heritage Quest Genealogy database  Music CDs
Downloadable e-Books Downloadable audio books Downloadable music


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. 

15 public use computer workstations are available in the reference area for internet use. These computers are Windows 7 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 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.

YOUTH 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 and German language books, audio books, children's DVDs, graphic novels, and braille books.  

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.

Five computer workstations in Children's Room offer a variety of children's and filtered Internet access. An AWE Early Literacy Station is available for interactive learning activities.

The library offers many programs for youth: Preschool Programs, Tween 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 or email ajones@ci.alamogordo.nm.us . Cheryl, Youth Services assistant, can be reached at 439-4157 or cburnett@ci.alamogordo.nm.us

OTHER SERVICES
Homebound Book Delivery Program
Interlibrary Loan
Self-service Photocopy Machine and scanner
Federal and New Mexico Income Tax Forms
Public Meeting Rooms (Application)



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