Capitan public library


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.

Address: 102 E. 2nd Street, PO Box 1169, Capitan, NM88316
Hours: TUES.–THURS. 10 AM-6 PM, FRI. – SAT. 10 AM-2 PM, SUN. & MON. Closed
Holidays: Closed on the following: New Years Eve & Day, Thanksgiving Eve & Day, Christmas Eve & Day. Additional days depending on the calendar.
Call: 575-354-3035 Email: capitanlibrary@gmail.com -
Book Drops: Capitan Library and in front of the Carrizozo Library in Carrizozo, New Mexico.


Visit the Not 2 Shabby Shop, a resale shop located at 217 Lincoln Ave. Income is used to support the Capitan Library. Their hours are:

Thurs, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. | Fri. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Sat. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Voted best thrift shop in the county, check it out for great stuff and great prices!

Capitan Public Library
Not 2 Shabby Shop

to view catalog & special events