Children’s Room Closed – Aqua Kids Postponed

The Children’s Room will be closed today, Thursday June 23rd and the Aqua Kids program will be rescheduled to another date. We apologize for the inconvenience and will make an announcement as soon as we have a new time. Thank you!

New Edition of Strange Magazine Seeking Submissions

It’s time to start putting together our new edition of Strange Magazine. In honor of PRIDE month, this time around, the edition will highlight written works and art of the LGBTQIA+ community in Belen. Please turn in submissions to the front desk at the Belen Public Library or email them to Danny Garcia. Submissions will be accepted until June 14th.

You’re Invited, “Operation Never Forget”

You are cordially invited to honor our Veterans this Memorial Day. Monday, May 30, 2022 – Please arrive by 9:30am Activities will commence at 10am and will finish at noon. Belen’s Eagle Park Veterans’ Memorial.

Help Support Belen Summer Reading Program

One of our favorite places to eat and hang out, Hub City Brewery, is holding a fundraiser to benefit our Summer Reading Programs! All you need to do is eat at Hub City Brewery on June 25th between 5-8 pm. They’ll be serving their full menu, if you order the $1 hot dogs, all proceeds will go to help kids … Read More

Calling All Artists!

Hello Belen! We are looking for artists who want to display their work in our lecture hall during our Open House on May 25th. If you would like to have your art displayed, please bring it to the Library before May 24th. We are so excited to see what our amazing Belen artists have to share with the community! If … Read More

Summer Kick-Off Open House

Wednesday, May 25th from 4-7pm we are throwing an Open House to kick of summer and welcome our patrons back in! Live music, food trucks, door prizes, author reading, VR and Arcade games, Adult Makerspace preview, Video Booth (show off YOUR star quality!), snacks, sign up for Summer reading, an amazing Art Show, and reconnect with your library all in … Read More

Register for Summer Reading

This year’s summer reading programs for adults, teens, and children will begin on June 6, 2022 and run through July 31, 2022. The theme is Oceans of Possibilities and we are so excited to have a traditional, in-person summer reading season again! Children’s Summer Reading Registration Teens’ Summer Reading Registration Adults’ Summer Reading Registration You can see our full calendar … Read More

Belen Public Library Service Changes

Due to the Covid surge the Belen Public Library will have temporary changes to their services. Beginning on Tuesday, January 18th the Library will be closed to the public. Appointments can be made to use the computers by calling 505-966-2600 and they will continue to offer Curbside service for patrons to pick up books, DVDs, prints, or other materials. Curbside … Read More

Gathering for Peace Rescheduled

The January 17th Gathering for Peace has been rescheduled to April 4th, 2022 at 6pm in the Belen Public Library Lecture Hall. This will be the 28th Annual Celebration and Remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther king, Jr. During the Gathering for Peace we will announce the winners of the K-12 Art and Verbal Art contests and award the prizes. Please … Read More