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Branch Info

Cherry Hills LibraryCherry Hills Library

6901 Barstow NE 
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Leigh Turner, Area Manager


The Cherry Hills Library is located at the corner of Harper Road and Barstow Street NE, one block east of the intersection of Harper Road and Wyoming Blvd. The Library is adjacent to the Del Norte Shopping Center whose tenants include McDonald's and Walgreens.


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By Bus

Route #31: Wyoming. Get off at Harper and Wyoming and then walk east on Harper. Plan your trip here.

By Car

Freeway Directions from I-25:
Take I-25 to the San Antonio exit. Drive eastbound on San Antonio for two miles. San Antonio Avenue becomes Harper Road East of Wyoming.

Surface Street Directions from Wyoming Blvd:
Take Wyoming to Harper. Go east on Harper past McDonald's and Walgreen's to the stoplight at Harper and Barstow. Turn left at this intersection.

Meeting Rooms

Cherry Hills has one meeting room that will hold a maximum of 55 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

Cherry Hills has two study rooms that will hold a maximum of six people each. The study rooms may be reserved (call 857-8321) up to one week in advance for no more than two hours per person/group a day. Check in at the Information Desk with your library card to gain access to the study room.

Branch Amenities & Services

Computer  16 Public Computers (Windows 7 with Microsoft Office 2013 and Internet access)

WiFi  Free Wireless Internet Access

Printer  Printing Services - 15¢ per page

USB Thumb Drive  USB Thumb Drive - $5.50 each

Fax Machine  Faxing Services - $1.00 per 5 pages (local and toll free numbers only)

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 Albuquerque Bernalillo County Libraries!

See additional information about our ongoing and special events by viewing our full event calendar.

All Ages

An Itch to Stitch    all ages
Join our weekly drop-in stitching group! Work on your project with like-minded folks, ask questions and share experiences. All skill levels welcome!

Chess for Beginners    all ages
Learn chess basics from Oren Stevens. Registration required.

Chess Club    all ages
Join Mr. Rod Avery, coach of the Dennis Chavez Chess Team, for our monthly chess club.



Cherry Hills Book Discussion Group    adults
Meets monthly. View what we'll be reading this year.

Computer Classes    adults
These one on one classes focus on basic computer skills. Registration required. See more information about computer classes.

Gizmo Garage    adults
Learn how to checkout and download library eBooks and eAudiobooks. Bring your device for hands-on help.

Master Gardeners    adults
Got gardening questions? Consult a Master Gardener. Walk-ins welcome. April - August

Mystery Book Group    adults
Meets monthly. View what we'll be reading this year.

Spanish Literature Book Group    adults
Meets monthly. Check the events calendar for our current book, date and time.

Women's Friendship in Literature Book Study    adults
This book study focuses on the importance of women's friendships as reflected in novels. View what we’ll be reading this year.

Xeriscape Seminars    adults
Join Claude Ceniceros, Xeriscape Incentive Inspector, to learn more about xeriscape principles, plant selection, design strategies, drip irrigation and ABCWUA rebates. April - September.


College Knowledge    teens
Monthly workshop by Glenda Durano for college bound students on various topics. Parents welcome. No registration required.

Teen Advisory Board    ages 12 - 18
Help us make Cherry Hills a great place for teens!



BeTween the Pages    ages 8 - 13
Join Ms. Laura each month for literature based activities, just for tweens! Registration required.

Preschool Art/Science    ages 3 - 5
Join Ms. Laura each month for fun art or science activities. Preregistration required and child must be accompanied by an adult.

Leap into Science    ages 7 - 12
Explore a scientific concept through hands-on activities. Registration required.

LEGO Club    ages 6 – 12
Participate in Lego building around a theme or just for fun. Registration required.

Read to the Dogs    children
Practice reading with a patient listener. Therapy dogs provide a relaxing space to read without fear of judgment. No registration required. See more information about this program.

Baby and Toddler Storytime    families
Enjoy an interactive storytime with your child that includes early literacy fun with books, songs, fingerplays and body movement. Weekly Baby and Toddler Storytime is targeted for ages 0 - 3.

Preschool Storytime    families
Join in the fun with stories, songs, puppets and more that encourage development of early literacy skills in young children, using the guidelines from the Every Child Ready to Read program. Weekly Preschool Storytime is targeted for ages 3 - 5.


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Storytime child

Join us for storytime.

Baby & Toddlers.  
Pre-talkers, ages 0-2.  
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 11 a.m.

Pre-readers, ages 3-5.
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 10:15 a.m.

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Book Groups

Book Group

Want to discover a new author, find something good to read, or find a group of friends to share your love of reading with?

Join one of our five monthly book groups! Dates and times vary. Click here for details.

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