Capitan Public Library is one of three full-service public libraries in Lincoln County. Founded
in 1996, it has become a vital, steadily
growing, and constantly evolving community
resource, enriching the lives of many. The library is governed by a 7-member board of directors and is staffed entirely by volunteers. Everyone is
welcome to use the library and library cards are
free to all Lincoln County residents. We invite you to use our public computers with free Internet, as well as free WiFi.
The library's catalog has a new look, new conveiences, and new ways to access information. You are able to access your account from any Internet capable computer. With your library card, log into your personal account to manage reserves and renewals. Get started now by using the following link... Capitan Public Library Online Catalog
First Friday Lecture Series
October 2 , 7:00 PM
Raise a toast and join native New Mexican and wine enthusiast Donna Birchell on the trail of New Mexico's enchanted wines as she explores the heritage of more than fifty wineries in four distinct wine-growing regions.
1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
If you are interested in genealogy, Kris Shearer will help you get started with your research or assist in getting you to new venues. In July, there were 1077 searches from the Ancestry program.
$5 A Bag Book Sale
First Saturday of each month
Adult Reading Group
Every 1st Thursday, 10:00 AM
Free Passes To State Museums
The NM State Library and Dept. of Cultural Affairs has provided free passes to state museums and historic venues. To use the pass you must be a patron of the library in good standing. Passes are good for one week and will admit up to 6.
Donations are needed to maintain the daily operation of the library and are tax deductible.
Click the Donation button if you wish to support your library.
Information on our favorite Local Hero can be found on our Smokey Bear page.