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East Mountain Library  

A branch of the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library
Last Updated: Sep 16, 2014 URL: Print Guide Email Alerts

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East Mountain Library

East Mountain Library

1 Old Tijeras Rd
Tijeras, NM 87059
Deborah Hayba, Branch Manager


Monday Closed
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday Closed


By Bus:

There is no bus service to this library. 

By Car:

The East Mountain Library is located in the Village of Tijeras next to the post office.

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.


Printable Calendar of Events


Pajama Story Time

boy in pajamas with teddie bearPlease join us for our monthly pajama story time on the last Friday of each month from 4:00-5:00.  We will share books, music, fun, and a craft.  Feel free to wear your jammies!  Registration is not required.


Art @ Your Library

tijeras pass picture

Tijeras Pass is a sculpture located in front of the East Mountain Library. Created by artists Patricia and Juan Navarrete, it was installed in 1995 and sponsored by the Bernalillo County One Percent for the Arts Program.

yucca art

The Aluminum Yucca located just north of route 40 on the way to Tijeras was created by Gordon Huether and was installed in 2003. It is made from salvaged hollow Aluminum fuel tanks from an F-16 military aircraft.



Meeting Room

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 book the community room for your event:


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.

Ask Us!


Events This Month


Lego Club

Join us every third Friday of the month from 3:00-5:00 for our new Lego Club!  Bring your own legos or use ours and build alone or with your friends.  Ages 4 and up.




    Learn about programs, events, and other fun things!


    ECRR Storytimes

    storytime logo

    Join Miss Tracey every Wednesday morning at 10:30 during September-December for Pre-school Story Time!  There will be stories, music, fingerplays, and a craft to help children get ready to read.  Courteous and attentive children ages 3 and up are welcome.


    Gizmo Garage

    gizmo garage logo

    Are you interested in an eReader?

    Visit our Gizmo Garage and sample multiple devices such as the Kindle, Nook, Sony eReader and the iPod Touch.

    Call us to schedule a date and time.


    We are a Fiction to Go location!

    Fiction To Go Logo 

    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!

    Featured Resources

    Each month we highlight one of our most popular eResources. You can find a complete list on our eResources page.

    • Online Software Training

      The Online Software Training Library offers hundreds of training courses in easy-to-learn video format. The training covers popular applications from Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Avid, Corel, Microsoft, and many other software publishers. The video-based tutorials are great for visual learners, as they allow you to learn at your own pace. You can play, stop, rewind, and replay the movies. Topics include design principles and software related to print, web, video, graphics, digital photography, DVD creation, interactivity, operating systems, 3D, and much more.

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