Santa Fe Public Library, Santa Fe

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Every branch of the Santa Fe Public Library has a wide range of books, movies, and reference services for teens. The Southside Library is the headquarters for teen programs, including Anime Club, Teen Book Club, and the Teen Advisory Board meetings.
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  • January 6, 2017
    This downtown branch of the library, just a block or so from the Plaza, has a real hometown feel. The staff is very helpful and the collection is varied and in good order. I especially like the magazi...  more »
  • March 12, 2016
    The downtown library is full of homeless people who tie up the computers all day and evening, so that local residents and visitors have very limited access. Other parts of the library are fine; quiet ...  more »
  • November 9, 2015
    Loved the Southwestern Reading Room, very elegant and tons of resources. The beautiful tables and art make it an grand place to rest and renew away from the hustle and bustle of the Plaza. It's a way ...  more »
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  • June 1, 2017
    We love Santa Fe's libraries, especially the children's areas. We attend storytime every week now, after graduating from Books and Babies. There are always great books and age appropriate crafts - and lots of special events for families! A great, FREE activity that we enjoy doing together.
  • April 6, 2017
    TERRIBLE - after 2 hours of painstaking work on the computers getting a document ready to print, it wouldn't print, the guy working there acted like I was bothering him when trying to get him to do his job, played with his phone, halfheartedly tried to help me, didn't know what he was doing, ended up losing my work, was rude to other customers, and basically acted like he didn't care and we should stop bothering him - an extremely frustrating experience - awful place - no wonder they actually have a security guard there, because they are so bad people probably want to go postal there all the time.. I know I did
  • March 17, 2017
    It's cool and has a old skool study hall but the place does have a weird bathroom smell.
  • June 29, 2016
    Old school library feeling its age but plugging along and continuing to provide an excellent resource. Staff does their best with what they get. Vintage kid's reading room is blast from past.
  • July 20, 2016
    Phenomenal library. The lest of its kind in New Mexico outside of the University.

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