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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
  • Mondays through Thursdays 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Fridays and Saturdays 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Sundays 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Closed Sundays from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day)

Branch Locations and Hours

  • Munson Center Library
  • 975 South Mesquite Street
  • (575) 528-3406
  • Mondays through Thursdays 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 through Fridays 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Holiday Closures

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library and the two remote locations will be closed on the following days:

  • Tuesday, January 1, 2019 (New Years Day)
  • Monday, January 21, 2019 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
  • Monday, February 18, 2019 (Presidents' Day)
  • Sunday, April 21, 2019 (Easter Sunday)
  • Monday, May 27, 2019 (Memorial Day)
  • Thursday, July 4, 2019 (Independence Day)
  • Monday, September 2, 2019 (Labor Day)
  • Monday, November 11, 2019 (Veterans Day)
  • Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, 2019 (Thanksgiving Holiday)
  • Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25, 2019 (Winter Holiday)
  • Wednesday, January 1, 2020 (New Year's)

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
Margaret Neill
(575) 528-4017

Administrative Assistant
Dan Carrillo
(575) 528-4028

Library Circulation & Media Manager

Administrative & Support Services Manager
Steven Haydu
(575) 528-4043

Public Services & Programing 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. To reserve a meeting room speak to a Reference Librarian in person or call (575) 528-4028.

Library Reports

2017-2020 Strategic Report

2010-2011 Annual Report

2011-2012 Annual Report

2012-2013 Annual Report

2013-2014 Annual Report

2014-2015 Annual Report

2015-2016 Annual Report

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.