Answers to frequently asked questions.


Get a library card

Your library card does more than give you access to materials. Use library computers. Download and stream digital content. Get information from library research databases and free access to NM museums and historic site. Learn more ->

Log in to MY account

To log-in to your account, enter your “Card Number” and phone number or password in to the fields in the upper right corner of the catalog welcome/search page. Enter your phone number (with or without the dash). If it has the same area code as the library, you may not need to enter it. Select the 'Log In' button. Learn more ->

Make a Book request

We welcome new material requests. However, please suggest only titles not currently in the catalog. Be aware also that you may also request a book not held by the Library through Interlibrary Loan. Request material ->

Get Involved

This is your library, and we are stronger with you. Support literacy and learning in the Ruidoso community by volunteering. Please apply if you are able to make a once a week commitment for at least six months. Learn more ->