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Holiday Book Fair, Nov. 23 at Main Library

The Santa Fe Public Library’s Main Library will be hosting a Holiday Book Fair on Sunday, November 23, for gift buyers or people who want new books at a great price for their own collection. The Book Fair will feature area publishers: SAR Press, AZRO Press, Bathtub Row Press, ABQ Press, New Mexico Book Association, and LPD Press/Rio Grande Books. Books for sale will be from Santa Fe, Los Alamos, Albuquerque, and other locations. There will be new books for sale at $1 and other steep discounts as well as recent releases. It is a place to go for books for the holidays and benefit the Santa Fe Library at the same time. Many of the books for sale are award-winning books.

In addition to the sale, there will be a special presentation of "How Chile Came to New Mexico" by Albuquerque author Rudolfo Anaya, illustrations by Nick Otero of Los Lunas, and translation by Nasario Garcia of Santa Fe. Books signed by all three will be available. Otero will have the original art from the book for people to see. There will also be a silent auction of signed books to benefit the Friends of the Santa Fe Library.

Main Library: Community Room, Sunday, November 23rd, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Click to view a news release for the Holiday Book Fairhandicap accessible

Calligraphy, Handwriting and a Gift of a Card, Dec. 4 at Southside Branch

Presented by teacher, artist and professional calligrapher Sherry Bishop. This hands-on, two hour workshop for adults is filled with tips and techniques for hand addressing holiday envelopes and making simple heartfelt cards. Bring your address book. All supplies are provided. Seating is limited. Registration begins 2 weeks prior to the class. Call Southside Branch Library to register for this free program.

Southside Branch Library, Thursday, December 4th, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

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Sponsored by The Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library

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


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 if you have questions about this or any other resource.