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Currently All Library Programs as well as Passport AND Bookmobile Services are Temporarily Suspended.

Remember, with an active library card you can access our online resources on our website, We have ebooks, audiobooks, music and much more. 

Also, please follow us on  Facebook at El Paso Public Library for current updates. 


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We’re hard to work for you!


Even though Nolan Richardson (our mini satellite library) is closed until Richard Burges opens, we have not forgotten about our lovely Northeast patrons! The Bookmobile is making special stops here in front of Richard Burges until the building opens up again.

Special Bookmobile stops will be:

Every Thursday 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Every Friday 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

If you can’t stop by, please don’t forget our ebooks (Overdrive/Libby, Axis 360) or our new streaming service (Hoopla)! All you need is your library card number and PIN. If you need to return your library items, you can drop them off in the Techmobile.

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Writing group is moving locations

Writing group

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November 2, 2017 · 2:21 pm

Alternate Service Options

Alternate Services (1)

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November 1, 2017 · 9:00 am

Alternate Services

Cont Services

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November 1, 2017 · 8:59 am

Richard Burges Renovation

Click here to see all of our alternative services! You can also see the list of changes that will be made.

RB Renovations

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Join us for our Community Meeting tomorrow

RB Community Meeting 102517 flyer

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October 24, 2017 · 4:29 pm

We have a date!


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October 20, 2017 · 2:43 pm

Important Community Meeting!

RB Community Meeting 102517 flyer

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October 12, 2017 · 12:00 pm

More Hispanic Heritage Month Facts

  • 7 million
    The number of Hispanics, 25 and older, who had at least a bachelor’s degree in 2015, representing 15% of the Hispanic American population.
  • 5 million
    Number of Hispanics 25 and older with advanced degrees in 2015 (e.g., master’s, professional, doctorate).
  • 5%
    The percentage of civilian employed Hispanics or Latinos 16 and older who worked in management, business, science and arts occupations in 2015.
  • 2
    The number of Hispanic American Nobel Prize Winners. American laureates include Luis Alvarez (Physics) and Baruj Benacerraf (Physiology or Medicine).


  • Octaviano Larrazolo was the first Hispanic woman U.S. Senator


  • There’s an advantage to speaking Spanish! Researchers from the University of Vermont have found an advantage and benefit of speaking Spanish but referring to the way Spanish-speakers express themselves. According to the researchers, people who converse in Spanish are more positive and speak in a more positive manner than those who speak other languages.


  • Hispanics are more open to mobile technology. A study from PricewaterhouseCoopers has found that Hispanics are more open to mobile technology than non-Hispanics. So more than likely, you’re looking at this post through your phone!

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