Main Library

The Main Library is currently closed. The Book Return is open on Fridays from 10 AM to 6 PM. You can call for information regarding curbside pickup or other services.
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Location & Hours

501 N Oregon | (915) 212-READ

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday:  1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Main Library Renovation Underway

The Main Library is in the process of upgrading its facilities. The process will be ongoing over the course of the near future.

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(915) 212-0355 Border Heritage Center
(915) 212-0365 Children's Room
(915) 212-0356 Circulation Desk
(915) 212-3234 Government Documents
(915) 212-3228 Homebound Services
(915) 212-0357 Inter-Library Loan (ILL)
(915) 212-0363 Periodicals
(915) 212-0363 Reference Desk
(915) 212-0366 Teen Town

Special Exhibits

From A Picture Gallery by Tom Lea, Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1968, pps. 158-159
Courtesy of The Tom Lea Institute. For more information please visit their website at

Friends of the Library

Membership is $5.00 a year. Your membership helps support the Friends of Main Library's mission to support programs and advocate for Main Library and El Paso Public Library.

Drop by the bookstore or call (915) 212-0354 for more information on how to join.

The Friends Bookstore is located on the first floor of the Cleveland Square foyer, across from the stairs to Teen Town and Children's.

The Friends of Main Library meets quarterly. For scheduled meeting times and locations, please call the Bookstore. All Friends meetings are open to the public.

The Friends gladly accept donations of books, magazines, and media in good condition to sell in the bookstore. Proceeds from sales go towards supporting programs and events at Main Library. The Friends also welcome financial contributions. The Friends of Main Library is a 501 (c) 3 organization and all financial contributions are tax-deductible.

Bookstore Hours
Monday-Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Hours are subject to change, please call (915) 212-0354 for information.