Santa Fe Public Library

Newspapers & Research

We are temporarily taking new library card applications for residents to access our digital resources and curbside pickup of physical materials while our buildings remain closed. Please send us your full name, date of birth, address within Santa Fe County, phone number, email address, and which library (Main, La Farge, Southside) you’d like to pick up your card from, to and we’ll message your card number back to you as soon as possible (no email and card services on Sundays).

Your card may be picked up with photo ID and proof of your current address (bill, lease, etc.) during Curbside Pickup hours at the library of your choice. If you signed up for a new card through email prior to July 24, 2020 and cannot pickup your card at Main, please call 955-6785 to let us know which branch is more convenient for you.


Some of our digital offerings have moved to our Digital Library page:


El Portal

El Portal is a collection of databases provided by the New Mexico State Library. Search newspapers, magazines, journal articles, and encyclopedias.


brainfuse Help Now

brainfuse HelpNow is an online homework help and tutoring provider, serving thousands of libraries nationwide. The HelpNow Learning System is a unique tutoring and study suite backed by an industry-leading academic team, and an unmatched level of quality control.

Britannica Online Reference Center
Encyclopædia Britannica, as well as magazines, Web sites, and videos. You can also explore Learning Materials, a dictionary and thesaurus, atlases, timelines, and other features — all at the appropriate grade level.

Encyclopedia Britannica

Chilton Online Auto Repair Manuals represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models.
Library Staff Computers
With your library card


New Mexico Newspapers (NewsBank)
Santa Fe New Mexican: 9/7/1994 – Present
Albuquerque Journal: 1/1/1995 – Present
Las Cruces Sun-News: 2/14/2004 – Present
Roswell Daily Record: 1/2/2002 – Present
Library Staff Computers
With your library card


Opposing Viewpoints (Gale)
Covers all sides of controversial social issues: pro and con viewpoint articles, 140 full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary source documents, statistics, multimedia, web sites, and more. Perfect for students from grades 6 to college.
Library Staff Computers
With your library card

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Gale DatabasesGeneral Magazines/Newspapers
Search 40 databases at once, or select according to different grade levels or subjects. Includes The Santa Fe New Mexican, 2000-present.
Library Staff Computers
With your library card

Gale Power Search


Magazine and Journal online sources

Highwire at Stanford
Google Scholar
NMSU Research Guides

Connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.

For tutorials on how to use our digital resources please check here:

  • Main Library

    145 Washington Avenue
    (505) 955-6781

  • Oliver La Farge Branch

    1730 Llano Street
    (505) 955-4862

  • Southside Branch

    6599 Jaguar Drive
    (505) 955-2820