A Place for

Everyone

 Una Placita Para Todos

A Place for

Everyone

 Una Placita Para Todos

Placitas Community Library Iconic Painting

Our Story

The Placitas Community Library is a grassroots effort to establish a permanent library in Placitas. We engage the community by bringing residents together to participate in establishing and maintaining the library and its collections. We believe that our library contributes positively to the development of community pride and spirit.

We provide and promote open and equal access to our resources and services in order to meet the informational, educational, technological, and cultural needs of our diverse community in a welcoming, convenient, and responsive manner.

Our motto is, “Una Placita Para Todos — A Place for Everyone.”

Placitas Community Library Iconic Painting

Our Story

The Placitas Community Library is a grassroots effort to establish a permanent library in Placitas. We engage the community by bringing residents together to participate in establishing and maintaining the library and its collections. We believe that our library contributes positively to the development of community pride and spirit.

We provide and promote open and equal access to our resources and services in order to meet the informational, educational, technological, and cultural needs of our diverse community in a welcoming, convenient, and responsive manner.
Our motto is, “Una Placita Para Todos — A Place for Everyone.”

Placitas Community Library Online Catalog

Search the Catalog, Account Log-In and Overdrive Access

Placitas Community Library Online Catalog

Search the Catalog, Account Log-In and Overdrive Access

Our Community

Come in from the chill and celebrate the season with our two-month exhibit: Winter Wonders. (Image: “Lifted in the Mist” by Lauren Deyo.)

Books in the library shelves

Each month, we publish a new book reviews on both adult’s and children’s books. Take a look at the archive!

Children's books on display in the library

Take a look at upcoming activities for children at Placitas Community Library.

Learn more about how the library grounds, the plants that occupy them, and the volunteers who maintain the garden.

Collin Meeting Room filled with people listening to presenter

View upcoming programs for adults and check out Placitas Community Library book reviews.

View of empty meeting room

Make a reservation for the Collin Meeting Room.

Share your art with the Placitas community

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Past Events

January 2020

Holocaust Museum Director to Speak at Library

January 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
Susan Bapty, Director of Education and Volunteer Programs at the Holocaust and Intolerance Museum

Susan Bapty, Director of Education and Volunteer Programs at the Holocaust and Intolerance Museum of New Mexico will use parts of The Path to Genocide, a US Holocaust Memorial Museum Film to spark discussion.  This film examines the Nazis’ rise and consolidation of power in Germany. Read the Press Release.

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Art Reception: Winter Wonders

January 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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Decorative pottery

Volunteer

Volunteers are the heart of the Placitas Community Library, performing day-to-day activities at the library such as assisting our patrons at the Help Desk, shelving materials, and cataloging. Volunteers also help with special events, art and design, landscaping, publicity, and more. All levels and types of skills are needed. If you would like to join us, we’d love to have you.

Placitas Library Scheduled Closures

Sunday, May 26
Thursday, July 4
Sunday, September 1

Wednesday, November 27, closed at 1:30
Thursday, November 28
Tuesday, December 24 – Wednesday, December 25

Thursday, December 26, OPEN 1:30-5
Saturday, December 28, OPEN 10-1:30
Tuesday, December 31 – Wednesday, January 1, 2020