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Dorris Van Doren Branch

Dorris Van Doren

Library Information

Library branches listed below will reopen for browsing and curbside pickup starting on Monday, April 5, 2021. Book returns at these locations will be allowed on Thursdays and Fridays (or until bins are full).

    • Dorris Van Doren
    • Memorial Park
    • Richard Burges
    • Irving Schwartz
    • Judge Marquez

Mondays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tuesday – Thursday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Fridays 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.  


551 Redd Road | (915) 212-0440 

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

Passport Services 

Tue 10 am - 4:30 pm 
Wed 10 am - 4:30 pm 
Thu 10 am - 4:30 pm 
Fri 1 pm - 4:30 pm 
Sat 10 am - 4:30 pm 

Friends of the Library

The Bookmark is a used bookstore operated by the Friends of the Westside Libraries to support the Westside Branch, the Dorris Van Doren Regional, and the Armijo Branch Libraries.

The Bookmark is located at 7348 Remcon Circle, just down the street from the Westside Post Office. Hours of operation are Wed and Fri from 3 pm to 7 pm and Thurs and Sat from 9 am to 3 pm.

A membership in the Friends costs $5.00 annually. Members receive a 10% discount on all purchases at the Bookmark and are invited to a backroom sale once a year. Forms may be filled out at the Bookmark or a check may be mailed directly to the store. If you’d like to get on our email list for sales, please send an email to

Donations of books and magazines are gratefully accepted during store hours at The Bookmark. 

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

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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


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.