National Library Week

by Ann B. “To ask why we need libraries at all, when there is so much information available elsewhere, is about as sensible as asking if roadmaps are necessary now that there are so very many roads.” Jon Bing (1944-2014. Norwegian writer and law professor at the Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law) AsContinue reading “National Library Week”

St. Patrick’s Day

by Ann B. Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Santa Fe! The staff at the library wish you a lovely day full of friends, family, maybe some yummy treats, and, of course, a few good books. Some of us got into the spirit of the day as well. Enjoy the pictures of staff showing off their spotContinue reading “St. Patrick’s Day”

Quit Lit

by Callie S. The season of Lent began on February 17th and is generally a time of reflection and sacrifice.  Although historically observed by Christians, many secular individuals have joined in the Lenten holiday, which is commemorated by choosing to go without one of life’s pleasures for some 40 plus days. Unsurprisingly, alcohol is oneContinue reading “Quit Lit”

Movies and more movies!

by John P. Due to a generous donation of DVDs to the Southside library, we have been able to add some DVD titles we have not been able to carry before, because they have been unobtainable for us. All titles are available through our website at These movies are the kinds of titles thatContinue reading “Movies and more movies!”

In Memoriam – 2020

Ann B. One of my favorite things about reading is feeling that connection with an author that inspires us to read all the books they’ve ever written. We wait, not-so-patiently, for the next title they publish. We feel excited when it finally is available at our library or bookstore. And then time passes and they’reContinue reading “In Memoriam – 2020”

Happy Holidays – December 2020

by Ann B. Just a quick post to say Happy Holidays and Best Wishes from the Santa Fe Public Library. Just a couple of recipes, a couple of traditions, to share with our readers. While this season is usually a time of family and celebration, this year it’s a little different. But we hope youContinue reading “Happy Holidays – December 2020”


by Ann B. It can be hard to be thankful during hard or troubling times. And we have all had plenty of those this year. As we approach the holidays this year, and especially Thanksgiving, it may be hard to find that place of thankfulness and gratitude. We at Santa Fe Public Library hope thatContinue reading “Thankfulness”

November: National Novel Writing Month

by Ann B. Have you ever thought of being a writer?  Dreamed of someday putting your stories on a page?  Do you have a story to tell?  Either science fiction or historical fiction? Maybe a creepy horror novel or a western centered in the Southwest?  Maybe a memoir?  If you’ve ever wanted to write aContinue reading “November: National Novel Writing Month”

October Spooky-ish Reads

By Callie S. My co-workers are wonderfully creative people, and every October they conjure a box of decorations from below a desk and a few days later our workroom looks like….this. Decorating isn’t my forte. I’ll let them create the physical ambience, and I’ll provide you with the fall ambience. Here is a list ofContinue reading “October Spooky-ish Reads”

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