CONTACT: Devon Skeele, State Librarian
PHONE (505) 476-9700
OTHER CONTACTS: Joy Poole, Deputy State Librarian
Angela Soliz, Executive Assistant/Human Resources Officer
GENERAL FAX: (505) 476-9761
PHYSICAL ADDRESS: NM State Library, 1209 Camino Carlos Rey, Santa Fe, NM 87507-5166
SERVICES OFFERED: New Mexico State Library supports New Mexico's public libraries, state employees and individuals seeking research and information about the history, culture and government of New Mexico. Specialized collections are developed and maintained in the following areas: State and federal government documents, library science, Southwest history and culture, and foundation and grant research. The library also provides statewide and in-house access to a number of online databases.
Services for the General Public: Residents of New Mexico who come into the State Library can use their Driver's Licenses to borrow circulating materials for 30 days. Alternatively, individuals can ask their local libraries to borrow materials from the State Library on InterLibrary Loan, and they pick up the books at the local library.
Services for Government Employees: Government employees can borrow materials directly from the State Library or from other libraries in and out of NM using interlibrary loan.
Services for New Mexico Libraries: New Mexico Libraries can borrow materials from the State Library through interlibrary loan. The State library offers two online database systems to all types of libraries in the state, including full-text articles of popular and scholarly periodicals for all ages (including periodicals in Spanish), that patrons can access within the libraries and electronically from off-site locations. In addition, the State library provides training, resources, and consulting support for NM public and tribal libraries, and coordinates the annual statewide Summer Reading Program for all ages.
COMMUNITIES SERVED: All of New Mexico.