Thomas Branigan Memorial Library

  1. Community Seed Swap

    Community Seed Swap at Branigan Library

    In honor of National Seed Swap Day, Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., will host a Spring Seed Swap from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023. Read on...
  2. Children lined up receiving vaccine

    Branigan Library Partners with Empowerment Congress to Host Vaccination Clinics

    Thomas Branigan Memorial Library is partnering with Empowerment Congress of Doña Ana County and Premiere Medical Group to offer free COVID vaccine clinics in the library’s Roadrunner Room, 200 E. Picacho Ave. Read on...
  3. Scribe Mini Machine

    Branigan Library Partners with State Library to Offer Scribe Mini for Blind and Print Disabled

    Starting Monday, Jan. 30, 2023, Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., is partnering with the New Mexico State Library to offer access to a Scribe Mini machine for Blind and Print Disabled customers. Read on...
  4. Seeds Bags

    Community Seed Packing Nights at Branigan Memorial Library

    Join Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, and at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023, in the library’s Roadrunner Room to prepare the Tierra Sagrada Seed Library for the spring season! Read on...
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Library Cards

Do you need a library card to access our digital services from home? 

A happy little girl reading a book A FREE library card is available to Dona Ana County, New Mexico residents with a valid photo ID with a current address, or a valid photo ID and a current proof of address, such as a utility bill or lease.  New Mexico residents who live outside of Dona Ana county can receive a free library card with a valid photo ID, current proof of address, and a library card from where they live.  Children and teens 17 years and under must have a parent or guardian sign their application for a card. Parents and guardians must have a library account in good standing in order to sign their child up for a card. A $5 replacement fee is charged if the card is lost, stolen or damaged beyond use.

Library card application can be filled out online by clicking here. For more information, or to renew your library card, contact the Circulation department at 575-528-4000 or [email protected].


Digital Resources

E-Books, E-AudioBooks, Digital Magazines, Streaming Music and Movies

We’ve added more options for digital resources! Go to the link above and check out RBDigital, Freading and Freegal.  And take a look at our newest additions, TumbleBooks for a ton of new content to explore, including educational and fun kid’s and teen digital books, graphic novels and audiobooks and Kanopy, an award-winning movie streaming service.

Reference and Research Databases (Including homework help, test prep and more)

Materials & Research

Looking for a specific item? Check out our new online catalog. Need research or homework help? Our databases are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Have a reference question? E-mail the Reference Department or call (575) 528-4005.

Want to find out what is happening at the library? Go to the library’s News and Events page, or check the library’s calendar of events.

Meeting Rooms

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library offers free meeting rooms to local non-profit organizations. To reserve a meeting room please complete an online request. For more information check out our Meeting Rooms webpage or contact the Library Administration at (575) 528-4028. or send an email to   [email protected].

Click here to request a meeting room online. 

Advisory Board

Click here to see agendas and minutes

Friends of the Thomas Branigan Memorial Library

The Friends of the Thomas Branigan Memorial Library is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help the public library in Las Cruces, NM serve the community by providing funding, advocacy, programming services and materials. Click here for more information.