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Southside Library Book Sale, April 18 and 19

The Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library is holding a weekend sale at the Southside Branch Library on April 18 and 19, 2015. The book sale will be open to the public for all hours of the sale.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. is Bag Day! Fill a paper bag full for $5.00. Bags are provided.

Hardback books are $1.00; paperback books are $.50 or 3 for $1.00. Media is real cheap, too. Special items will be individually priced. Teachers are encouraged to attend on Sunday starting at 2:00 p.m. All materials used in classrooms or other educational programs are free. Please show identification upon arrival.

The Friends sponsor library programs through your support.

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 http://sanfe.lib.overdrive.com. 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).

“The Library is so pleased to offer online magazines to our patrons, in addition to our popular eBooks and eAudiobooks. In response to patron requests, the Library now has over 60 magazines online,” stated Patricia Hodapp, Director of Libraries.

Check out our selection and please ask our Reference Librarians for any needed assistance. Also, you can visit the OverDrive Help page to get started with periodicals.

Website Usability Survey

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Online Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Requests

Requesting materials, which are not part of the Santa Fe Public Library collection from another library, is called Interlibrary Loan, often referred to as ILL. You can visit our online Interlibrary Loan (ILL) webpage for more information and to make requests here:

http://www.santafelibrary.org/ill.html

Santa Fe Public Library Holds Policy Changing

Our holds policy is changing to reduce wait times:

- Items will be held for 6 days instead of 10

- Patrons will be allowed 25 holds instead of 50

These changes will take effect on January 1, 2015.

Click to view a flier regarding the Holds Policyhandicap accessible

Main Library Media Collection

The Library has moved the Main Library media collection to the first floor open stacks. Patrons are now able to browse DVDs, both fiction and non-fiction along with the children's DVD collection. In addition, all audio books are also available to browse and check out. Items that have not been relocated, including all music CDs and some DVDs, 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.