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Independence Day Holiday Hours

All branches of the Santa Fe Public Library will be closed Friday, July 3rd (official city-designated holiday) and Saturday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. The Main Library and Southside Branch will be open regular hours from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM on Sunday, July 5th.

Summer Reading Program: "Every Hero Has A Story", June 1 - July 25

The Santa Fe Public Library presents “Every Hero Has A Story”, the Library’s annual children’s Summer Reading Program. Each week in June and July will feature a fun super hero themed craft, family program, or both!

Free programs include: juggling, music, animals and more! A circus act, cool crafts, and puppets are all a part of this summer’s heroic Summer Reading Program extravaganza! All programs are free.

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Summer Reading Program: School Age Crafts, June 9 - July 15

The Santa Fe Public Library presents School Age Crafts. All crafts are free and supplies are provided. Registration starts 2 weeks prior to each craft program.

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Our Sun, Our Star: Safe Solar Viewing, July 15 - 17

The Santa Fe Public Library presents the Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project (CBSAP). See exciting solar activity on the surface of the sun with special telescopes that will not harm your eyes. Learn about the sun; test your sun knowledge; and talk with the solar exerts. Children will make a SunPrint and everyone will receive a pair of solar viewing glasses. This is a free multigenerational program!

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How To Place a Hold on a Library Item

1. Search for a library item in the catalog.

2. Click the Place Hold button next to the item that you want. Reference items cannot be placed on hold.

3. Log in to My Account.

4. The catalog displays the Request Verification page.

5. Choose a pickup location from the drop-down list.

6. Click on the SUBMIT button.

7. If your hold was placed successfully, you will get a confirmation message that includes the Hold Pickup Location.

8. Click Start Over to continue searching or click Regular Display to return to your search results.

OR Log in to My Account.

before searching and placing holds.

For additional information regarding placing holds you can visit our Help Center.

New York Times Sunday Book Review RSS Feed

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds offer another way to get content. You can subscribe to a feed with your email address to receive the latest headlines, summaries and links back to full articles - formatted for your favorite feed reader and updated throughout the day. You can subscribe to the New York Times Sunday Book Review feed here Sunday Book Review.

Digital Magazines Are Now Available from the Santa Fe Public Library

The Santa Fe Public Library has expanded its digital collection with the addition of OverDrive Periodicals at This new collection features nearly 60 popular digital magazines, including Dwell, Glamour, Outside, Wired, and many others.

Users can check out periodicals on the same digital library website where they currently borrow eBooks. All that is required is a valid Santa Fe Public Library card and to create a NOOK account. Titles can be read via a NOOK tablet device or Free NOOK Reading App available on Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch), Android (Phones & Tablets) and Windows 8 (PCs & Tablets).

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