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Special Collections Library  

A branch of the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library
Last Updated: Apr 8, 2014 URL: http://abclibrary.org/specialcollections Print Guide Email Alerts

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Hours and location

Special Collections and Local History Library

Special Collections

423 Central NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-848-1376
SpecialCollections@cabq.gov
Eileen O'Connell, Branch Manager

Hours:

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

 

Directions:

The Special Collections Library is the Pueblo-style building at the northwest corner of Edith Blvd. and Central Avenue.

Parking:

Parking along the west side of Edith is now metered. Meters can be paid with coins or credit cards. The fee is $1.00 per hour, with a four-hour limit, enforced from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. There is no charge for vehicles with disability permits. The appropriate placard must be displayed. Free parking is available for green vehicles registered with the City of Albuquerque's Parking Registration.

On-street parking in the neighborhood is by permit only between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. seven days a week. Library customers are advised to pay close attention to parking signs and curb markings.

By Bus:

Route #66 Central Ave. Plan your trip here.  

Rapid Ride 766/Red Line and 777/Green Line buses stop near Special Collections Library by request.

 

By Car:

Freeway Directions:
Take Interstate 25 to the Martin Luther King Jr Drive exit. Go west on MLK towards downtown. The first traffic signal past the Albuquerque Regional Medical Center (formerly St Joseph's Hospital) is Edith Blvd. Turn left onto Edith and go south two blocks.

Surface Street Directions:

Take Central Avenue to Edith Blvd NE. There is a traffic signal at the intersection.

 

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About Special Collections Library

The Special Collections Library of the ABC Library houses research collections on Albuquerque history and New Mexico history and culture. The 1925 Pueblo/Spanish Revival-style building is a registered Albuquerque landmark in the historic Huning Highlands neighborhood. As a research library, materials are available for in-house use only. A photocopier is available.

Special Collections and Local History Library

 

Parking Information

Parking along the west side of Edith is now metered. Meters can be paid with coins or credit cards. The fee is $1.00 per hour, with a four-hour limit, enforced from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. There is no charge for vehicles with disability permits. The appropriate placard must be displayed. Free parking is available for green vehicles registered with the City of Albuquerque's Parking Registration.

On-street parking in the neighborhood is by permit only between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. seven days a week. Library customers are advised to pay close attention to parking signs and curb markings.

 

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