Main Library Reference Desk (915) 212-READ

Irving Schwartz Branch

Irving Schwartz

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.


1865 Dean Martin | 915-212-0315

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

Friends of the Library

The Friends Bookstore is located at 1757 George Dieter, Suite 113, at the corner of George Dieter and Trawood, and is open Wednesdays 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and Saturdays 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Used books, magazines, videos, and records are needed and can be dropped off at the bookstore or at the Irving Schwartz Branch Library. If you would like to donate books or other materials or join the Friends, please call 593-0015 or 212-3100.

Clubs & Associations

Scrapbooking Club
Scrapbooking club meets every Thursday from 11 AM to 4 PM. This group is free and open to the public. For more information please call 212-0315.

Conversational English Class Tuesdays from 10:30 AM to 12 Noon.

GED Classes Mondays from 4 PM to 6 PM.

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Citizenship Classes
5 PM - 7 PM
All Branches

Teen Hangout
4:30 PM - 6:00 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) 212-0361


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.