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Dorris Van Doren Branch

551 Redd Road | 915-212-0440 | Directions Contact us

            CLOSED         Sunday 
10:00 am - 6:00 pm   Monday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm   Tuesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm   Wednesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm   Thursday
   1:00 pm - 6:00 pm     Friday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm   Saturday

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Computers are available for public use. All minors must have Internet permission. All computer users must present a library card and a pin in order to reserve a computer. The computer lab closes 15 minutes prior to closing time.

Please vist our CONNECT section for more information. You will find:

  • Rules for Computer Use
  • Internet Acceptable Use Policy
  • Internet Use Guidelines
  • Internet Use Disclaimer  

Passport Services 

Tue 10am - 5pm 
Wed 10am - 5pm 
Thu 10am - 5pm 
Fri 1pm - 5pm 
Sat 10am - 5pm 
Fees and other details.

Friends of the Library

The bookstore, operated by the Friends of the Westside Libraries is located just down the street from the Westside Post Office at 7348 Remcon Circle.

We support the Westside Branch, Dorris Van Doren Regional Branch and the Jenna Welch and Laura Bush Community Libraries.

A membership costs $5.00 annually and members receive 10% off all purchases at the Bookmark. They are also invited to "members only" sales twice a year. Forms may be filled out (name, address, telephone number) at The Bookmark for membership or a check can be mailed directly to the store at: The Bookmark, 7348 Remcon Circle, El Paso, TX 79912

Donations of books and magazines are gratefully accepted during store hours at The Bookmark. Patrons may also leave donations at the Westside or Doris Van Doren Library or contact The Bookmark at 833-2342 for assistance.


Citizenship Classes

5 PM - 7 PM
All Branches

Teen Hangout

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
All Branches

Computer Classes

5:30 PM - 7 PM
10 AM - 11 AM

El Paso Ready to Read

Listos a Leer – (Niños)
Tuesdays, Wednesday and Saturdays
Martes, Miercoles y Sabado
11 AM

Literacy Center

(915) 212-3245

Clubs & Associations

Crochet & Knitting Group
Open to beginners and advanced alike. Bring your yarn, needles, and patterns. Meetings held every Saturday from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.

El Paso Writers’ League 
Meets the 2nd Saturday of each month from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. 
Contact: for more information.

Amigos Club of Toastmasters
Toastmasters International is a non-profit organization which gives its members the opportunity to develop and improve their public speaking abilities through local club meetings, training seminars and speech contests. 
Thursdays 5:50 - 6:50 pm
For more information, contact 833-1406 or