Popular Reading

A guide for finding new and classic fiction at Zimmerman Library.

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Contact information

For questions about the Popular Reading Collection, contact:

  • Marcy Botwick, mbotwick@unm.edu

Find Books

Zimmerman Popular Reading Collection


New fiction can be found in the Popular Reading stacks on the north side of the Learning Commons on the first floor of Zimmerman Library. The selection rotates every few months.

Books in this collection are classified according to the Dewey Decimal system, which is commonly used in public libraries.

  • Alphanumeric: Non-fiction
  • B: Biographies and autobiographies by subject's last name
  • F: Fiction by first three letter's of author's last name
  • SC: Short story collection

* Note: The check-out period for this collection is two weeks.

Upcoming releases

ABQ Public library

The Albuquerque Public Library has extensive fiction holdings, including bestsellers and children's literature.

Click here to find out how to get a library card. Click here for branch information.