Main Library Reference Desk (915) 212-READ

Service Reopenings as of April 2021

Library Phased Reopening

Select library branches will reopen for in-person browsing and curbside pickup with limited capacity starting April 5, 2021. 

Visitors may walk in the library and pick what they want to checkout but are encouraged to use self-check out machines. Visitors will not be allowed to sit and read or lounge inside the library. Visitors may reserve materials ahead of time and pick them up inside the library. Visitors will be required to wear a face covering and attendance will be monitored.

Library branches listed below will reopen for browsing and curbside pickup starting on Monday, April 5. 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.

The Bookmobile will provide curbside pickup service to libraries listed below:  




Esperanza Acosta Moreno


1 PM – 5:30 PM 



2 PM – 6:30 PM 

Jose Cisneros Cielo Vista


10 AM – 1 PM 

Clardy Fox


2 PM – 6:30 PM 

Sergio Troncoso


2 PM – 6:30 PM 



1 PM – 5:30 PM 


Book and Material Returns

Book drops will open Thursday through Friday. Borrowed materials can be returned at 12 library locations. Material will be quarantined for 96 hours. 

Richard Burges Library

9600 Dyer (915) 212-0317 

 10 a.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday 

 Irving Schwartz Library

1865 Dean Martin Dr. (915) 212-0442 

 10 a.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday  

Dorris Van Doren Library

551 E. Redd Rd. (915) 212-0440 

 10 a.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday 

 Main Library

501 N. Oregon   (915) 212-7323 

 10 a.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday 

 Memorial Park Library                     3200 Copper (915) 212-0448 

 10 a.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday 

 Judge Marquez Library

610 N. Yarbrough (915) 212-0600 

 10 a.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday 

 Bookmobile (6-branches) 

 Regular Stops