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

See what’s on display right now in the Collin Meeting Room.

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

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.

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

Make a reservation for the Collin Meeting Room.

Share your art with the Placitas community

Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events

June 2019

Food as Art Exhibit

June 29 - July 25
Placitas Library, 453 Highway 65
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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Moon, Mars and Meteorites

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Placitas Library, 453 Highway 65
Placitas, NM 87043 United States

with Jacki and Carl Allen and Michelle Palmer Presented by PCL patrons! Jacki and Carl Allen are both retired space scientists specializing in planetary science, specifically the Moon, Mars, and meteorites. Jacki was a space science education specialist at NASA Johnson Space Center and Carl was the Astromaterials Curator. Michelle Palmer volunteered at the Natural History Museum in Albuquerque teaching kids and adults about space rockets and Mars and worked on Asteroid Day.

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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