Monday, December 19, 2016

Santa Fe Public Library Holiday Closures

Friday, December 23 - All locations close at 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 24 - All locations close at 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 25 - Closed
Monday, December 26 - Closed

Sunday, January 1 - Closed
Monday, January 2 - Closed

Thursday, December 15, 2016

19 books to help children find hope and strength in stressful times: A librarian’s list

A great reading list by
"As an inveterate bibliophile, I naturally turn to books in times of stress, and because I’m a children’s librarian, those books tend to be ones written for kids. Children, too, are seeking guidance as they navigate these challenging and sometimes confusing times. Books can help"

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Painted Pony finds a new home

The painted pony in the Southwest room has been on loan to Main Library.  Now the owners have found a permanent home for it at Christus Saint Vincent Hospital where children will enjoy it for years to come.

The pony rode off into the sunset today.

Photos by AA; Photos and video by DC

Southside Family Movie Matinee: the Lego Movie, December 17th, 1:30 p.m.

Last session of Science After School, December 13-15

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

La Farge Temporarily Closed for Re-Wiring, December 5-16

The La Farge Branch is closed for data rewiring from December 5 through December 16, 2016.  During this time, the La Farge Branch will not be accessible to the public.  The La Farge Branch book-drops will be open and patrons may return materials during that time.  Reference and Circulation service desk phones will not be available during the closure.

If you are a library patron and have holds or InterLibrary Loan books ready for pickup at the La Farge Branch during the closure, library staff will contact you and give you the option of picking up your materials at the Main Library or Southside Branch.

Please visit the Main Library at 145 Washington Street, 955-6780 or the Southside Branch at 6599 Jaguar Drive, 955-2810.  Both will be open regular hours.

We apologize for any inconvenience.  We are looking forward to providing improved computer access for our patrons.  If you have questions, please contact the La Farge Branch at 955-4862.

SFPL presents: the Migrant Quilt Project, December 8th, 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Main Library

City of Santa Business Offices Closed Thursday and Friday, November 24, 25 2016 for Thanksgiving

City of Santa Fe offices including Santa Fe Municipal Court and Public Libraries will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 24-25, 2016 in observance of Thanksgiving.

Trash and recycling services will be picked up on Thursday and Friday. Please have containers out by 8:00 a.m.

Santa Fe Trails, Santa Fe Ride and Santa Fe Pick-Up service will not operate Thursday, November 24, 2015, however will resume on Friday, November 25, 2016 on their Saturday schedule from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Parking Facilities and street parking meters will be free in observation of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday. However, Friday, November 25, 2016 they will all be on normal operating hours and fees will apply.

Recreation Centers owned by the City of Santa Fe will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting will take place on the plaza, Friday, November 25, 2016, with entertainment beginning at 3:00 p.m.; the actual lighting will be at 6:00 p.m.

Please come and join us for this family fun holiday event.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library Holiday Book Sale at the Main Library, December 3, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library will hold a Holiday Sale of special, individually priced, gift-quality books at the Main Library, Saturday, December 3, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Need another great gift idea? We have five fabulous gift baskets. Raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20.

Open to the public all day, no members-only hours.
• Saturday, December 3rd: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Call for Artists at the Southside Branch Library

Artists wishing to exhibit their work at the Southside Branch, 6599 Jaguar Drive, should fill out a Southside Branch Art Application. The Southside Branch Art Committee will set a date to review and schedule art displays. For more information, please call 505-955-2824.

The Santa Fe Public Library accepts applications from local artists for consideration of art exhibits. All applicants must live in the city or county of Santa Fe, be eligible for a library card, and follow the Information and Exhibit Guidelines and Art Exhibit Policy.

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Website outage, Friday, November 11

Library catalog and databases will not be accessible Friday November 11,2016

The Library catalog and databases will not be accessible on Friday November 11,2016.  City ITT staff will be working on the data Lines in City Hall.

Access to the Library Catalog and Databases should be restored by early evening on Friday. 
We apologize for the inconvenience.