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

Start the New Year With our New App!

We are excited to announce the launch of our new Reading Challenge app and website! Please go to and follow the directions to sign up or you can download the app by following the steps below!Children can be added as readers to an adult’s account so it’s super easy to keep everyone’s info in one place. Once you have … Read More

We’ve Hired a New Computer Specialist

We are happy to announce that on Monday, December 20th we will have a new member joining our staff. Jessica Rodgers will come aboard as our Computer Specialist. Once she has a bit to settle in, we will update her class and training schedule. We are so excited for you to get to meet Jessica and for her to share … Read More

Watch the Replay of the Livestream of Looking Deeper into Space

The James Webb Space Telescope is the most advanced and complex instrument we’ve ever placed in space. What sets Webb apart from other space telescopes, including the Hubble Space Telescope, and how will the mission extend our understanding of the Universe? To find out, travel more than a million miles from Earth, using the OpenSpace visualization software, to Webb’s future … Read More

Belen Public Library Selected for NationalNASA@ My LibrarySTEAM Programming Initiative

The Belen Public Library has been selected through a nationally competitive application process to be part of NASA@ My Library, an education initiative created to increase and enhance STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) learning opportunities for library patrons throughout the nation, including geographic areas and populations currently underrepresented in STEAM education. “Belen Public Library is one of just 60 … Read More