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The Food Depot to Provide Free Children’s Books for the Lunchbox Express Program

The Santa Fe Public Library and the Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library are joining with the Food Depot this summer to support its Lunchbox Express program. The Lunch Box Express program runs Monday through Friday until August 14 and delivers sack lunches to children ages 1-18 at three sites throughout the summer. The Santa Fe Public Library has arranged for each child to get a free book, the Friends of the Library will distribute them with the free lunch on August 3 at the following sites:

The Food Depot

Click to view a flier for the Lunchbox Express Program

New Self-Service Kiosks

The Santa Fe Public Library has installed new self-service kiosks at all locations. The new kiosks provide patrons with the freedom to independently process their own library transactions, while also providing staff with more time to assist patrons and work on other tasks. Patrons are able to check out all types of library materials using the kiosks. Just place all of the materials that you wish to check out in the slot and the kiosk will scan and check them out to you. If you have any questions circulation staff are available to assist you.

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.