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

A special holiday art exhibit of unique art to wear: A World of Wearable Art. (Image: necklace by Geri Verble.)

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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Upcoming Events

December 2019

Holiday Myth and Tradition on Film

December 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
Love Actually Movie Poster

The holidays are always a wonderful time of the year, but sometimes getting ready for them is a little stressful.  Take a break this holiday season and join New Mexico author/film historian Jeff Berg as he shares some of Hollywood's “Christmas Past.” Jeff will be at the Placitas Community Library on Saturday, December 14 at 2 p.m. for a light-hearted look at Hollywood's view of the holidays. In the past, Jeff has presented programs at the Placitas Community Library and…

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Board Meeting

December 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
Books in the library shelves

Placitas Community Library’s Board of Directors meetings are held every third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. in the Collin Meeting Room. The public is invited and welcome to attend. Agendas are posted here.

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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