Branch Info

North Valley LibraryNorth Valley

7704-B 2nd St. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Sue Heitz, Branch Manager


The North Valley Library is located at 7704 2nd St. NW on the east side of 2nd Street, approximately 9/10 of a mile north of Osuna Blvd and approximately 9/10 of a mile south of Paseo del Norte.  The Library is next to First Choice Community Healthcare and shares the incoming parking lot entrance with the Center.  The front entrances of the Library faces the parking lot rather than 2nd Street.


Closed Closed 10–6 10–6 11–7 10–6 10–6


By Bus

Route #10 North Fourth Street. Plan your trip here.

By Car

Freeway directions:
Take I-25 to Paseo del Norte and head westbound to 2nd Street. Once on 2nd Street, follow the surface street directions.

Surface Street Directions heading South from Paseo del Norte:
Pass through three traffic lights at El Pueblo Rd., Ranchitos Rd. and Los Ranchos Rd. The Library is the fifth building on the left side of the street after the traffic light at Los Ranchos Road.

Surface Street Directions heading North from Osuna:
We are just beyond where 2nd Street curves north. Turn into the parking lot at First Choice Community Healthcare and continue until you see the parking lot for the library.

Meeting Rooms

North Valley has one meeting room that will hold a maximum of 35 people. Policy, rules and required forms for using the meeting room may be found at Meeting and Study Rooms as well as a list of meeting rooms at other branches. 

To view availability online, see our online booking form.

Study Rooms

North Valley has two study rooms that will hold a maximum of four people each. The study rooms are available on a first come, first served basis and may not be reserved. Check in at the Information Desk with your library card to gain access to the study room.

Branch Amenities & Services

Computer  12 Public Computers (Windows 7 with Microsoft Office 2013 and Internet access)

WiFi  Free Wireless Internet Access

Printer  Printing Services - 15¢ per page

USB Thumb Drive  USB Thumb Drive - $5.75 each

Fax Machine  Faxing Services - $1.00 per 5 pages (local and toll free numbers only)

Copier  Copy Machine - 20¢ per page

Meeting Room  Meeting & Study Rooms Available for Public Reservation

Fiction To Go  We are a Fiction to Go location! What is Fiction to Go? The Friends for the Public Library sells slightly used, recently published fiction titles for $2 for hardbacks and $1 for paperbacks. Like all funds that our Friends receive, all proceeds from Fiction to Go sales benefit the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Libraries!

Roadrunner Food Bank  North Valley Library is a Roadrunner Food Bank donation location. Donate non-perishable food items in the bin in our entryway. You can also donate at Erna Fergusson, Juan Tabo, and Taylor Ranch libraries.

See additional information about our ongoing and special events by viewing our full event calendar.

Baby and Toddler Storytime    families
Enjoy an interactive storytime with your child that includes early literacy fun with books, songs, fingerplays and body movement. Weekly Baby and Toddler Storytime is targeted for ages 0 - 3.

Preschool Storytime    families
Join in the fun with stories, songs, puppets and more that encourage development of early literacy skills in young children, using the guidelines from the Every Child Ready to Read program. Weekly Preschool Storytime is targeted for ages 3 - 5.

Read to the Dogs    children
Read aloud to Amy & Marco Polo or Nancy & Renee on Wednesdays, or to Betty & Kiki on Saturdays each week. This is a great way to practice reading to a trained service dog in a fun, relaxing atmosphere. Bring your book or choose one of ours. See more information about Read to the Dogs.

E-reader & Computer Help    adults
Get one-on-one help downloading ebooks to your device or learn beginning computer skills including searching the Internet, typing a Word document or creating an email account. Registration required, no walk-ins. Call 897-8823 to register.

Not Just Knitters    adults
‚ÄčDo you enjoy knitting, crocheting or other fiber arts? Join our friendly group. We meet weekly to work on personal and community projects, view demonstrations, improve our skills or learn new ones and enjoy lively conversation.

Monthly Children’s Craft    children
Join us each month for a fun children’s craft.


Left Box

North Valley Book Club
Join our monthly discussion of thought-provoking fiction books. Pick up a copy of the book at the information desk.

Monthly on Fridays, noon -1  p.m.

October 28 - Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

November 18 - Ten Thousand Saints by Eleanor Henderson






Middle Box

Lego Club

Lego Picture

Join us on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month, from 3:30 - 5 p.m. for Lego Club. Ages 2-14 can enjoy playing with Duplos, Legos and specialty sets (reserved for ages 8-14).

Right Box

Crafts for Kids
Craft Supplies




Join us the third Wednesday of each month, from 4-5 p.m., for a fun craft.

Programs & Events

Printable Calendar

Printable Events Calendar

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