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Branch Info

East Mountain LibraryEast Mountain Library

487 NM 333
Tijeras, NM 87059
Lynne Fothergill, Branch Manager


The East Mountain Library is located midway along Tijeras Canyon, just adjacent to Exit 175 off of I-40.


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


By Bus

There is no bus service to this library.

By Car

Freeway Directions:

Take I-40 eastbound to the Tijeras exit #175 and proceed in the right hand lane into Tijeras. Turn right at the stoplight and go just beyond the post office to the next driveway, which leads into the library parking lot.

Surface Street Directions:

Go eastbound on Central Ave past Tramway Blvd about four miles. You are now on historic old  Route 66. Watch for the Los Vecinos Community Center on your right. Be prepared to make a left hand turn as you round the curve. Look for the Library on your left.

Meeting Rooms

East Mountain has one meeting room that will hold a maximum of 38 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

East Mountain has two study rooms that will hold a maximum of four people each. The study rooms may be reserved by calling 505-281-8508. Check in at the Information Desk to gain access to a study room.

Branch Amenities & Services

  8 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.

Every Child Ready to Read 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 targeted for ages 3 - 5.

Read to the Dogs    children
Reading to appreciative and non-judgmental furry friends helps to increase kids' confidence and joy of reading. Weekly on Wednesdays and one Saturday a month. See more information about Read to the Dogs.

Master Gardeners    all ages
The Albuquerque Area Extension Master Gardeners will visit the library twice a month during the growing season to answer your questions about gardening in the East Mountains.  The Master Gardener hotline is available every day from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm: 292-7144 or 243-1386.

Pajama Storytime    families
Wear your jammies to a monthly program for children, featuring stories, songs, crafts and more that encourage development of early literacy skills in young children, using the guidelines from the Every Child Ready to Read program.  Pajama Storytime is targeted for ages 3 - 5.

East Mountain Interagency Fire Protection Association    adults
Members of EMIFPA give an update on the fire situation in the East Mountains and share tips and advice on what to do in the event of a fire. Monthly from April through October.

Book Discussion Group    adults
Join us for our monthly adult book discussion group. View the full events calendar to see what we'll be discussing.

Lego Club    children
Our Lego club meets monthly where you can build alone or with a friend.


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Yu-Gi-Oh! Club

PBS KidsJoin us for the East Mountain Library Yu-Gi-Oh! club. This club meets the third Thursday of every month from 3 - 5 p.m. For ages 10-100. Bring your own card deck creations and challenge your friends.

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Library LEGO Club

Library LEGO Club

Meets on the 3rd Friday of every month @ 3:00 p.m and build with friends. For children 4 and up. Legos provided! Click here for details.

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Read to the Dogs

DocWednesdays from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. For children of all ages: read to a therapy dog! This is a great way to practice your reading to a trained service dog in a fun, relaxing atmosphere. No registration required. Click here for more information or call 281-8508.

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