Santa Fe Public Library

Santa Fe Seed Library



Open Now!

Southside Library

6599 Jaguar Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87507


Southside Library is excited to host the Santa Fe Seed Library again this year, open during the Library’s regularly scheduled hours. The Seed Library, operated by Library Volunteers and the Santa Fe Extension Master Gardeners’ Seed Stewards, houses thousands of open-pollinated vegetable, herb, and flower seeds donated by local growers and commercial seed companies.

A Library card is not required to take packets from or contribute to the Seed Library.

What Are Locally-Adapted Seeds and Why are They Important?

Open-pollinated seeds versus hybridized or genetically-modified seeds that have evolved over numerous growing seasons or perhaps even thousands of years are inherently more bio-diverse, giving them the ability to thrive in a specific regional climate, geography, and hydrology. Furthermore, this biodiversity is like a built-in insurance policy that enables adaptability to climatic change, and will be hardy and resistant to environmental stresses that would fell plants from seed imported from other regions or countries.

Find out more at

Online Resources

  • 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