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Play Better Chess, Tuesday, June 24, Oliver La Farge Branch

chess A free chess class for adults will be taught by Santa Fe Rooks organizer, Jim Johnston. This class is for all levels of chess players and will enhance your chess playing skills. We will explore tactics, strategies, openings, and endgames, and study games of top players.

Oliver La Farge Branch, 1730 Llano Street, Tuesday, June 24 from 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m.

Click to view a flier for the Play Better Chess Program

Sponsored by the Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library

Technology Tuesdays Return, Southside Branch

Technology Tuesdays Clueless about your new tablet? Need to fill out an online job application, and don’t know where to begin? Want to learn how to check out e-books from the library, and need help getting started?

Technology Tuesdays is a series of free monthly computer workshops designed to help beginning computer users in need of a little basic tech support.

Workshops begin with a 15-20 minute presentation on a specific computer or technology-related topic, followed by an open forum session to answer general computer questions and work through basic computer problems. Workshops happen the second Tuesday of the month throughout the summer - 10:30a.m. in the Branch Community Room of the Southside Branch, 6599 Jaguar Drive.

  • Tuesday, July 8
  • Tuesday, August 12

Possible presentation topics include computer safety and security, computer tips for job seekers, tips for effective Internet searches, how to check out digital materials from Santa Fe Public Library, and more. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet, and any computer questions they may have.

No registration necessary. Please call (505) 955-2820 for more information. Click to view a flier for the Technology Tuesday workshopshandicap accessible

Sponsored by the Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library.

Evening Library Orientations at the Southside Branch

As a member of the Santa Fe community your library card is free - that means you can get books, movies, magazines, music, e-books, and more - for free.

Library orientations are happening at the Southside Branch, 6599 Jaguar Drive, in the Branch Community Room from 5:00p.m.-6:00p.m. on

Registration is not required. Show up and we will show you around. For more information, please call (505) 955-2820. Click to view a flier for the library orientationshandicap accessible

Main Library Media Update

The Library has begun to move the Main Library media collection to the first floor to open stacks. Patrons are now able to browse DVDs, both fiction and non- fiction along with the children's DVD collection. In addition, books on MP3, biographies on CD, and the Great Courses collection are also available to browse and check out. Patrons can look for books on CD to be moved shortly. The entire media collection will be relocated over the next few months. Items that have not been relocated can have holds placed on them.

To place a hold on any library item, patrons may call any of the libraries or visit the Library Catalog. The Main Library may be reached at (505) 955-6781 or (505) 955-6785; Oliver La Farge Branch at (505) 955-4860; Southside Branch at (505) 955-2820. Materials on hold may be sent to any of the library locations.

Our catalog includes LibraryThing

LibraryThing

With LibraryThing, all of the information is right in front of you. You won't need to search a separate database or check out different websites to get reading recommendations or series information. Just click on the book covers or links and get all the information you need! As always, come visit us at any library, call our reference desks, or e-mail library@santafenm.gov if you have questions about this or any other resource.