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Bookmobile West Current Schedule

*NEW for 2021* Career Online High School is a new educational service offered by the Rural Services Program of the New Mexico State Library.  The program offers adults (19 plus years of age) the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and entry level career certificate at the same time.  In this new bookmobile program, qualified and successful student applicants will receive one free full tuition scholarship from the library.  Please see https://nm.careeronlinehs.gale.com/ for more information about the program and student application instructions.

Current Schedule - temporarily suspended

Bookmobile West services have been temporarily suspended due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Please standby for updates when our schedule will resume.

Returns - If you have items currently checked out and wish to return them to us, you may request a return merchandise card and return your items to us, postage paid. Please email the bookmobile manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request a card to be mailed to you.

Temporary Books-By-Mail - Bookmobile West will send books by mail from our collection to our patrons. View our online catalog at https://rbm.nmstatelibrary.org. Place a hold on items you would like to receive and a staff member will contact you to confirm and send your items. Contact the bookmobile office for assistance to log in to the catalog.

Call or text a staff member at our request line weekdays 8am - 5pm - (505) 259-7433.

Email your requests to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

eBook Program - Bookmobile patrons now have access to thousands of free ebooks, digital audiobooks, music, movies, and comics through Hoopla Digital. For more information, please contact the office or email staff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or get started at www.hoopladigital.com. Search for New Mexico State Library Bookmobile when prompted you for your library.

We miss you and look forward to visiting all of our stops again soon!

 

Rural Bookmobile West  

1000 Main St. NW, Building 16A, Los Lunas, NM 87031

Phone: 505-841-5250

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Facebook: New Mexico State Library, Rural Bookmobile West

Fax 505-841-5255

Bookmobile Staff

  • Manager: Liana Morales
  • Library Technicians: Robert Marquez, Martin Sedillo

Books by Mail provides library service to those who are not reached by bookmobiles or public libraries. Phone toll free 1-800-395-9144.

Talking Books Library - Phone toll free 1-800-456-5515.

Rural Bookmobile West serves these counties.

  • Catron
  • Cibola
  • Grant
  • Hidalgo
  • McKinley
  • Sierra
  • Socorro
  • Valencia

Watch and listen for our announcements in these media outlets:

In these newspapers:  Catron Courier, Cibola County Beacon, El Defensor Chieftain, Gallup Independent, Hidalgo County Herald, Mountain Mail, Sierra County Sentinel, Silver City Daily Press, Silver City Sun-News, Truth or Consequences Herald, Valencia County News Bulletin.

On these radio stations:  KARS – Belen; KGAK, KGLP; and KYVA - Gallup; KMIN - Grants; KABR-Magdalena/Alamo; KTBD - Ramah; KMXQ - Socorro; KNFT, KSCQ, and KSIL - Silver City; KCHS - T or C

This program is funded in part with a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which administers the Library Services and Technology Act. The bookmobile vehicles are purchased with funding appropriated by the New Mexico state legislature. Funds contributed by several counties support our book budget.