Welcome to the Ruidoso Public Library site!


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NEW to the Library!  

Tumblebooks are streaming e-books for kids.  

Tumblebooks include puzzles, National Geographic short film clips and so much more!

Adult Coloring

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Join us here at the Library for relaxation and destressing 

with our Adult Coloring Program, Friday Jan 13th and 27th 

from 1 pm to 3 pm.

Digital Photography Series

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Digital Photography Series
By Phillip Collins, Bachelor of the Arts In Creative Media

This is a series of three classes to be held at two separate times on 

Tuesdays, at 1pm or 6 pm, January 10th, 17th, and 24th

 The Sessions Are:  Compositions, Shutter, Exposure & Focus; Macro's,

The Still & Potraits;  Action Photos, Flash & Controlled Light.    

Read With Me Wednesday's

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Sadie and Cooper will be here for you to practice your reading skills. Come join us at the Ruidoso Public Library in the Children's Department on Wednesdays 12:30 to 2:30 pm. Woof! Woof!

Freegal Music

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     Over 7 million songs.  Includes Sony

    Music Entertainment’s Catalogue of
    Legendary Artists.
    Free:  3 hours of streaming per day
              3 MP3 downloads per week
    Free:  Mobile apps for registered
           library cardholders.

Freegal Music apps available in the

     Apple App Store and Google Play


Civil Rights Films for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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The Civil Rights Films Selma and Freedom Riders will be shown on 

Monday January 16th at 12 pm and 2:30 pm respectively 

in the Children's Classroom of the Ruidoso Public Library in Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

4th Grade Art Reception

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The 4th Grade Art Contest Reception will be held at the Ruidoso Public Library

on January 17th at 3:30 pm.

Made possible by Linda Hand and the Friends of the Ruidoso Public Library.


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Download Audio Books anytime you want!

New Titles arrive regularly.

Free Homework Help

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HelpNow provides students of all ages with live online tutoring and homework help in English and Spanish from 2pm - 11pm, and includes 24/7 access to a comprehensive library of interactive tests, including academic skills assessments, standardized tests, and New Mexico-aligned tests.

Mango Languages

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Interactive Language Learning.

Over 70 different languages to choose from.


JobNow provides career resources, resume and interview help.

Universal Classes

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Free Online Courses 

Have access to your course 24/7 via the Internet.

Attend class and do assignments on your schedule. Each course has a real instructor.

These are non-credit courses and are provided for your personal enrichment. These courses are not intended to be a substitute for any state, government, licensing, or educational requirements.

Ancestry Searches

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Search Family History for free using your library card number.



Search Family History for free within the library.