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
Adult Reading Group
Every 1st Thursday, 10:30 AM
First Friday Lecture Series
Monday, September 5, 7:00 PM
Capitan Public Library will host Chautauqua Speaker, Nancy Bartlit, speaking about "The Navajo Code Talker's Indispensable Role in the Pacific Theater and How Coded Language Continues to Pervade Our Lives". Nancy is an author, oral historian, amateur photographer, and a Chautauqua lecturer listed with the N.M. Humanities Council and the Historical Society of New Mexico.
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.