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Library Card Information

To register for a library card you must live, work, or go to school in the City of Santa Fe or Santa Fe County. Fill out an application at the Circulation desk and show a picture ID and proof of mailing address. Children under the age of 13 need a parent's or guardian's signature to get a card. A person with a library card issued by any other public library in New Mexico is eligible to receive a Santa Fe Public Library card. You can also print out a Library Card Application Form from the list below. Please fill it out and bring to any library branch with picture ID and proof of mailing address to get a card.

Como Conseguir Una Tarjeta De Biblioteca

Para registrarse para una tarjeta tiene que vivir, trabajar o ir a una escuela en la ciudad o el condado de Santa Fe.Complete una aplicación al escritorio de prestar y entregar. Demuestre la verificación de una dirección del correo que indica que vive en la cuidad o el condado de Santa Fe, y una identificación de foto. Niños de edad trece o menos, necesitan que sus padres firmen por ellos para conseguir una tarjeta.

Una persona que tiene una tarjeta de otra biblioteca publica en Nuevo México puede recibir una tarjeta de la biblioteca publica de la cuidad de Santa Fe. Por favor llene una aplicación, enseñe su tarjeta de la otra biblioteca junto con su identificación de foto.

Loan Periods and Item Limits

  Loan Period Item Limit
New Books 14 days 4
Books 28 days 2 non-fiction/subject
Audiobooks 14 days 4
Music CDs 14 days 4
DVDs/Videos 7 days 4
Language tape or CD 14 days 1

Borrowing privileges will be suspended with any item more than 14 days overdue. Don't forget, you can review your checkouts, due dates and holds by logging into your library account.

Postcard notifications for overdue items & holds discontinued as of May 1

If you receive postcard notifications of holds that have arrived at the library, or when you have an overdue item, please switch to e-mail or telephone.

Overdue Policy

The library does not charge fines for overdue items. Patrons will be blocked from checking out other items if any item becomes 14 days overdue.

A bill is mailed to patrons via United States mail for any item that is 30 days or more overdue. The bill will include an estimated replacement cost.

The Library works to serve our users. When materials are long overdue, the items are not available for other patrons to check out. The Library does not have a large enough budget to be able to purchase extra copies of items that are long overdue. We appreciate your working with us to get books and other materials back in a timely manner.

Renewals

You may renew online by logging in to your record, by touch-tone phone at (505) 955-6987, or in person at any Santa Fe Public Library location. Items may be renewed two times. Items with holds cannot be renewed. Renewals are allowed on overdue items within the first 14 days of the overdue process.

Returns

Library materials may be returned to any Santa Fe Public Library location. There are book drops at each library for returns after-hours. We do not accept returns for other libraries.

Lost or Damaged Items

Please see a staff member at any Circulation Desk.

Your Account

Review item due dates, renew items, review, freeze or place holds on items, update personal information, suggest purchases, and more.