Public Library Overview

New Mexico has a total of 96 public libraries (excluding branches).

o   32 public libraries are located in cities

o   20 public libraries are located in villages

o   9 public libraries are located in towns (tribal publics not included)

o   15 public libraries are non-profit (county or village serves as fiscal agent)

New Mexico has 4 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs). 7 of the state's 33 counties are classified as metropolitan by the United States Census Bureau.

o   Bernalillo County - 19 libraries (18 publics and 1 tribal publics)

o   Sandoval County - 14 libraries (7 publics and 7 tribal publics)

o   Torrance County - 3 public libraries

o   Valencia County - 3 public libraries

o   San Juan County - 3 public libraries

o   Doña Ana County - 4 public libraries

o   Santa Fe County - 6 libraries (3 publics and 3 tribal publics)

o   Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library System

o   Los Alamos County Library System

o   Union

o   San Miguel

o   Curry

o   De Baca

o   Chaves

o   Quay

o   Roosevelt

o   Los Alamos

Populations Served - Legal Service Areas (LSAs)