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Thomas Branigan Memorial Library

Main Library Location and Hours

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library is located at 200 E. Picacho Ave. on the corner of North Main Street and Picacho Avenue. The library's phone number is (575) 528-4000.

  • Hours
  • Monday through Thursday 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Friday and Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Sundays 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Closed Sundays in June, July and August)

Branch Locations and Hours

  • Munson Center Library
  • 975 South Mesquite Street
  • (575) 528-3406
  • Monday through Thursday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Fridays 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Sage Café Library
  • 6121 Reynolds Drive
  • (575) 528-3154
  • Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Fridays 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Holiday Closures

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library and the two remote locations will be closed on the following days:
•Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 19, 2015
•Presidents' Day: Monday, February 16, 2015
•Memorial Day: Monday, May 25, 2015
•Independence Day: Friday, July 3, 2015
•Labor Day: Monday, September 7, 2015
•Veteran's Day: Wednesday, November 11, 2015
•Thanksgiving Holiday: Thursday-Friday, November 26-27, 2015
•Winter Holiday: Thursday-Friday, December 24-25, 2015
•New Year's Day: Friday, January 1, 2016

Library Cards

A free library card is available to Dona Ana residents with a valid photo ID with a current address. Children and teens 17 years and under must have a parent or guardian sign their application for a card. A $5 replacement fee is charged if the card is lost, stolen or damaged beyond use.

Library Material and Research

Need help finding a book or doing research, check out the library's catalog or research help databases.

Want to find out what is happening at the library? Go to the library's calendar of events.


​​For general information, contact the Reference Department at (575) 528-4005 or
To provide a comment about the library, send an email to the library administration at or drop it off in the Comments Box located in the New Book section.

Library Administrator
Renee Frankel
(575) 528-4017

Administrative Assistant
Dan Carrillo
(575) 528-4028

Interim - Public Services Manager
Elise Vidal
(575) 528-2098

Technical Services & Systems Manager
Bonnie Hobbs
(575) 528-4043

Youth Services Manager
Catherine Christmann
(575) 528-4085

Reference Department
(575) 528-4005

Circulation Department
(575) 528-4010

Media Department
(575) 528-4014

Children's Department
(575) 528-4225

Young Adult Department
(575) 528-4102

Computer Lab
(575) 528-4036

Meeting Rooms

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library offers free meeting rooms to local non-profit organizations. Reserve a room online.

Library Reports

Employment and Volunteering

To apply for any open positions at the library, applications must be completed online at the City of Las Cruces Human Resources Career Opportunity website.

To volunteer at the Library, contact the City of Las Cruces Volunteer Network.