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City offers additional Library Services; Meeting Rooms, Live Programming Returns in July

Officials with the City of El Paso announced Wednesday that visitors in need of free meeting room spaces at the Public Library can now reserve spaces beginning Tuesday, July 6.

“We’re thrilled to announce the reopening of our meeting rooms to the public who are seeking study spaces or opportunities for residents to share ideas, services and programs that strengthen our community,” said El Paso Public Library Director Norma Martinez. “Plus, the return of live programming signals a next step in being able to return to full service. We’d like to invite everyone to visit one of our open branches for storytime and teen programming starting soon.”

Additionally, library officials say live programming and events will return to currently open library branches starting Tuesday, July 13.

Popular programs include Family Storytime at 4:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Teen Hangout at 4:30 p.m. every Thursday.

The following library branches will have meeting rooms available:

  • Dorris Van Doren (551 E. Redd Rd.): 915-212-0440
  • Irving Schwartz (1865 Dean Martin Dr.): 915-212-0315
  • Judge Marquez (610 N. Yarbrough Dr.): 915-212-0600
  • Memorial Park (3200 Copper Av.): 915-212-0448
  • Richard Burges (9600 Dyer St.): 915-212-0317

To reserve a room, call the branches directly for more information.

Library programs will be available at those same branches, in addition to programming at the Chamizal Community Center and Library (2119 Cypress Ave.), and at the Enrique Moreno Library at the Valle Bajo Community Center (7380 Alameda Ave.).

For more information, follow the El Paso Public Library on its social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok), or visit www.elpasolibrary.org.