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Tribal Libraries Program Overview


The New Mexico State Library's Tribal Libraries Program (TLP) mission is to promote and support information access in tribal    communities with emphasis on current technology and tribal library development.

TLP  is unique in the nation with specialized library development services to tribal communities on a statewide basis. The main administrative office is located in Santa Fe with staff in Crownpoint serving the Northwestern New Mexico Navajo area.

The Development Bureau of the New Mexico State Library provides consulting services for tribal librarians on a wide range of topics including technology, policies and planning, and library best practices as well as training for tribal library staff and community members. Workshop topics are based on local need.

The following list include the Full Public Tribal Libraries and Developing Public Tribal Libraries in the State of New Mexico:

  1. Acoma Learning Center at the Pueblo of Acoma
  2. Pueblo de Cochiti Library at the Cochiti Pueblo
  3. Pueblo of Isleta Library
  4. Jemez Pueblo Community Library
  5. Jicarilla Public Library in Dulce, NM
  6. Laguna Public Library at Laguna Pueblo
  7. Mescalero Community Library in Mescalaro, NM
  8. P'oe Tsawa Community Library at Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo
  9. Pueblo of Pojoaque Public Library
  10. Pueblo of San Felipe Community Library at the San Felipe Pueblo
  11. Pueblo de San Ildefonso Library at the San Ildefonso Pueblo
  12. Sandia Pueblo Learning Resource Center at Sandia Pueblo
  13. Santa Ana Pueblo Community Library at the Pueblo of Santa Ana Pueblo
  14. Santa Clara Pueblo Community Library at the Santa Clara Pueblo
  15. Santo Domingo Pueblo Library
  16. Taytsugeh Oweengeh Library at the Tesuque Pueblo
  17. Zia Enrichment Library at the Zia Pueblo
  18. Zuni Public Library at the Zuni Pueblo      


Alana McGrattan

Tribal Libraries Program Coordinator

New Mexico State Library

1209 Camino Carlos Rey

Santa Fe, NM 87507

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(505) 476 9764

(800) 340 3890


Jeannie Whitehorse

New Mexico State Library

Crownpoint Outreach Center

P.O. Box 1742

Crownpoint, NM 87313

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505 570 7448