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New Mexico Library Facts

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Library Score

New Mexico has many libraries!

Libraries

125
61 per 1,000,000 people

State Size

New Mexico is a small state

State Population

2,059,179

Library Programs Score

Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in New Mexico!

Computers Available

1,759

Bookmobiles

1
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Books, Music, & Movies
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Books, CDs, and Videos Available

Number of Items
Source: Library Scout
Programs
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Library Programs Score

Library Programs

172
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally

Children's Programs Score

Children's' Programs

99
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

Young Adult Programs

22
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally
Visitors
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Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Library Visits per Visitors

7
per year
Compared to an average of 8 nationally

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

8
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally

Bookworm Score

Bookworms

53%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally
Librarians
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Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in New Mexico!

Librarians

661

Average Librarian Salary

$34,034
Funds
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Funding Score

New Mexico libraries are somewhat funded!

Libary Funding per Person

$25
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally
Top Ranked Libraries
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#1 Los Alamos County Library System
#130 Nationally
2400 Central Avenue
Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544

#2 Santa Fe Public Library
#492 Nationally
145 Washington Avenue
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

#3 Taos Public Library
#552 Nationally
402 Camino De La Placita
Taos, New Mexico 87571

#4 Farmington Public Library
#1,764 Nationally
2101 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, New Mexico 87401

#5 Rio Rancho Public Library
#1,807 Nationally
755 Loma Colorado Blvd., NE
Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87124

#6 Artesia Public Library
#2,100 Nationally
205 W. Quay Avenue
Artesia, New Mexico 88210

#7 Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library System
#2,211 Nationally
501 Copper Ave. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102

#8 Portales Public Library
#2,220 Nationally
218 S. Ave. B.
Portales, New Mexico 88130

#9 The Public Library
#2,229 Nationally
515 West College Avenue
Silver City, New Mexico 88061

#10 Octavia Fellin Public Library
#2,272 Nationally
115 West Hill Avenue
Gallup, New Mexico 87301

#11 Jemez Springs Public Library
#2,383 Nationally
030 Jemez Plaza, Hwy. 4
Jemez Springs, New Mexico 87025

#12 Irene S. Sweetkind Public Library
#2,702 Nationally
6515 Hoochaneetsa Boulevard
Cochiti Lake, New Mexico 87083

#13 Thomas Branigan Memorial Library
#2,813 Nationally
200 E. Picacho Avenue
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001

#14 Roswell Public Library
#2,934 Nationally
301 North Pennsylvania Avenue
Roswell, New Mexico 88201

#15 Carlsbad Public Library
#3,011 Nationally
101 S. Halagueno
Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220

#15 Embudo Valley Library & Community Center
#3,011 Nationally
217A Highway 75 Dixon
Dixon, New Mexico 87527

#17 Woolworth Community Library
#3,235 Nationally
3rd and Utah Street
Jal, New Mexico 88252

#18 P`Oe Tsawa Community Library
#3,295 Nationally
232 Popay Avenue
Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico 87566

#19 Red River Public Library
#3,321 Nationally
702 E. Main Street
Red River, New Mexico 87558

#20 Pueblo of Pojoaque Public Library
#3,355 Nationally
101 B. Lightning Loop
Pojoaque, New Mexico 87506

#21 Corrales Community Library
#3,390 Nationally
84 West La Entrada Road
Corrales, New Mexico 87048

#22 Shuter Library of Angel Fire
#3,673 Nationally
11 South Angel Fire Road
Angel Fire, New Mexico 87710

#23 Ruidoso Public Library
#3,794 Nationally
107 Kansas City Road
Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345

#24 Eleanor Daggett Memorial Library
#3,837 Nationally
299 4th Street
Chama, New Mexico 87520

#25 Aztec Public Library
#3,897 Nationally
319 S. Ash
Aztec, New Mexico 87410

#26 Hobbs Public Library
#4,249 Nationally
509 North Shipp
Hobbs, New Mexico 88240

#27 Hatch Public Library
#4,292 Nationally
530 E. Hall
Hatch, New Mexico 87937

#28 Cuba Public Library
#4,361 Nationally
13 East Cordova Avenue
Cuba, New Mexico 87013

#29 Moriarty Community Library
#4,378 Nationally
202 South Broadway
Moriarty, New Mexico 87035

#30 Michael Nivison Public Library
#4,473 Nationally
90 Swallow Place
Cloudcroft, New Mexico 88317

#31 Pueblo De San Ildefonso Library
#4,482 Nationally
1B Tunyo Po
San Ildefonso, New Mexico 87506

#32 Santa Clara Pueblo Community Library
#4,559 Nationally
578 Kee Street
Espanola, New Mexico 87532

#33 Clovis Carver Public Library
#4,593 Nationally
701 Main
Clovis, New Mexico 88101

#34 Estancia Public Library
#4,619 Nationally
600 South Tenth Street
Estancia, New Mexico 87016

#35 Eunice Public Library
#4,628 Nationally
1003 Avenue North
Eunice, New Mexico 88231

#35 Pueblo of Isleta Public Library
#4,628 Nationally
950 Moonlight Drive
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87105

#37 Los Lunas Public Library
#4,740 Nationally
460 Main Street NE
Los Lunas, New Mexico 87031

#37 Pueblo De Abiquiu Library & Cultural Center
#4,740 Nationally
County Road #187 Building #29
Abiquiu, New Mexico 87510

#39 Alamogordo Public Library
#4,800 Nationally
920 Oregon Avenue
Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310

#40 Santa Ana Pueblo Community Library
#4,817 Nationally
2 Dove Road
Santa Ana, New Mexico 87004

#41 Pueblo De Cochiti Library
#4,843 Nationally
255 Cochiti Street
Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico 87072

#42 El Rito Public Library
#4,946 Nationally
182 Placitas Road
El Rito, New Mexico 87530

#43 Eagle Nest Public Library
#4,989 Nationally
74 North Tomboy Drive
Eagle Nest, New Mexico 87718

#44 Taytsugeh Oweengeh Library
#5,273 Nationally
Intergenerational Center
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506

#45 Capitan Public Library
#5,290 Nationally
101 E. 2nd Street
Capitan, New Mexico 88316

#46 Sandia Pueblo Learning Resource Center
#5,333 Nationally
236 Sandia Day School Road
Sandia Pueblo, New Mexico 87004

#47 Fort Sumner Public Library
#5,384 Nationally
235 W. Sumner Avenue
Fort Sumner, New Mexico 88119

#48 Tatum Community Library
#5,496 Nationally
323 E. Broadway
Tatum, New Mexico 88267

#49 Columbus Village Library
#5,548 Nationally
112 W. Broadway
Columbus, New Mexico 88029

#50 Lovington Public Library
#5,634 Nationally
115 South Main Street
Lovington, New Mexico 88260