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Welcome to the Tularosa Public Library!

The beautiful library building is located in the historic 49 blocks of Tularosa, New Mexico in Otero County. Come see our Children's wing!

We have 4,000 patrons and counting!

Easter Bake Sale

Saturday, April 15th, 8:30 am, the Friends of the Tularosa Public Library will be hosting an Easter Bake Sale at Lowe's grocery store in Tularosa. Many delicious baked goods of all kinds will be for sale. Reasonable prices. All proceeds go towards the Children's Summer Reading Program. For more information please call the Library at 585-2711.

2017 Summer Reading Program Theme:
Build a Better World

The summer reading program kicks off on Tuesday, June 6th.

The program runs from June 6th through July 14
10:30am - 12:00pm
Tuesdays - Fridays.

Activities include: Reading Storytelling, crafts, music, bingo, magic, movies special guests, prizes, snacks. After the program, we will escort you to the free lunches at Vigil Park where your parents may pick you up.
You may register anytime. Fun and free. All ages are welcome.


There are 21 internet computers (for both adults and children) available for your convenience, or bring in your own computer. You must sign in to use a library computer.

A computer for the vision impaired has a large screen and the cursor can be used as a roaming magnifyer.

24-hour WiFi (wireless connection)

Sorry, FAX services are not available.

Copies: .15 black and white, .50 color

A private meeting room is available upon request.

Computer classes are periodically held. Call for more information.

Interlibrary Loan

We do patron material holds for up to 24 hours.

Patrons can renew books online.

Magazine Exchange

Tax Forms

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Toddler Story Time is available at the library for the general public upon request.
All toddlers are welcome!!

ESL Program
English as a Second Language
Wednesdays 2:00 - 4:00

Public Information Bulletin Board

"None for the Road"
The online driving test is available here.
Check out practice information on DVD.


Non-fiction, Fiction, Biographies and Self-Help

Large Print Books

Audio Books

Automobile and Truck Manuals

Classics and New Releases

Science Fiction and Southwest

Tularosa History and High School Yearbooks


Local Newspaper


The Breast Cancer Awareness Collection was made possible by the Nancy Floyd Haworth Foundation. The TPL was selected to bring you this special collection on Breast Cancer Awareness

Book Sale

The next sale date to be determined.

Children's books 10 cents. All other books 25 cents. Plus other items.

If you miss the book sale, you are welcome to browse through our Used Book Store during open hours. Please ask to see it.

Would you like to help the Library but don't have the time? Donate a magazine subscription instead. The Library also greatly appreciates monetary and book donations. Please help support your library.

Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library meetings will be the 4th Thursday of the month at 4:30 pm. Come by and check us out - no obligations.

A Star Library!

The Tularosa Public Library was recognized by Library Journal as one of America's Star Libraries in 2012, 2015 and 2016.

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