Community Services

  1. Dora Terrazas

    Interim Community Service Director
    Phone: 505-747-6027

  2. Sherry Aragon

    Head Librarian
    Phone: 505 747 6086

Drop off at City Hall

School Supply Drive- Drop off at City Hall
  1. Tracy Naranjo

    Activities Coordinator
    Phone: 505-747-6079

  2. Lucy Peña

    Programs Coordinator
    Phone: 505 747 6088

  3. Valerie Wright

    Serials Clerk
    Phone: 505 747 6087

  4. Tammy Romero

    Library Clerk/Children's Program
    Phone: 505-747-6089


The Community Services Department understands quality of life is vital to the residents of Española. This department is responsible for managing a comprehensive and ambitious wide range of services that strengthen families, individuals and neighborhoods. 

Its mission is to develop and implement quality programs that strengthen community image, provide recreational experiences, encourage healthy lifestyles, and preserve Española’s heritage. This is accomplished by:

• Providing innovative recreation, social and cultural activities and programs.
• Operating and scheduling use of public facilities and parks in a cost-effective and customer-focused manner.
• Maintaining effective partnerships with local public agencies and community organizations.

By successfully accomplishing this mission, the Community Services Department provides essential community benefits, including:

• Parks and open space for relaxing, walking, exercising and enjoying family time.
• Recreational facilities where residents can learn, explore, create and imagine.
• Healthier residents.
• Sense of well being in the community.
• A higher quality of life.
• Cultural expression and unity.


Community Events

2018 Española Community Events
  • Show and Shine Car Show at the Plaza de Española every third Saturday starting in May through September 2018
  • Española Valley Art Festival on September 29th and 30th at the Plaza de Española