Welcome to the

Carrizozo Library!

Following COVID-19 guidelines, the library is closed. Yes! We miss you too!

Curbside Pickup Service now Available

A Few Things Your Library Offers:

Outdoor Wifi 24/7 No Password FREE

Books-on-the-Bench Mon-Fri 10-2 FREE

Books, Audible books, DVD movies FREE

with your library card

New Additions

We recently received a generous donation of many Calvin & Hobbes and Farside books.

Come check them out!


See what we've got coming up at the Carrizozo Library!

  • Library Board Meeting
    Apr 26, 5:30 PM MDT
    Zoom Meeting
    Everyone welcome! (Via Zoom until Library is open) Look for Zoom details in the Carrizozo Newsletter. 4th Monday of each month

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Carrizozo Community Public Library & Archive to:

Provide resources that enhance and contribute to individual knowledge and enlightenment

Promote open access to materials and services to serve cultural, recreational, and educational needs

Strengthen community and enhance quality of life for all residents from pre-school through maturity by advancing the joy of reading and use of technology for lifelong learning

About Us

"Carrizozo needs a public library." She said. "Yes, yes!" They all agreed.

And so, many years of planning and dreaming began...

Carrizozo Community Public Library & Archive is a true grass-roots success story. It all started as a committee with Carrizozo Works, Inc. (CWI) and a group of dedicated volunteers who became Friends of the Library. The Town of Carrizozo adopted the library as a municipal entity with an ordinance. The grand opening was celebrated in January of 2019.

All our volunteers know the value and importance of a free public library in a rural community. Carrizozo Library offers free Wi-Fi 24/7 with no passwod, public computers, a Book Nook program for children, and so much more. We host meetings for community organizations, a film series and a writer's group. We strive to be a part of the community and provide for it.

And we can always use more help. Consider volunteering with us today!


Contact the Carrizozo Library to learn more about curbside pickup services, contact-free virtual events and volunteer opportunities.

The library remains closed until further notice.

Thank you for your understanding.


P.O. Box 1053

406 Central Avenue

Carrizozo, New Mexico


Open Hours

Weds - Thurs: 2pm - 6pm

​​Fri - Sat: 10am - 3pm

Ask Us Anything

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