How do I use the library?
Any New Mexico resident may obtain a library card by visiting the Corrales Library. At the front desk, just fill out an application and show proof of New Mexico residency and current mailing address. That's it! You're done.
With your card, you are allowed to check out 25 items at a time. Of these items, you may check out:
- 10 Southwest books
- 5 new books
- 5 DVDs from any age group
- 10 audiobooks and music CDs
Books, audiobooks, and music CDs are due in 3 weeks. DVDs and new books are due in 2 weeks.
Any adult can use a computer and a library card is not required. Simply sign in at the desk and select one of our seven public computers. They have access to the internet, email, and word processing.
Printing is 10 cents a page to be paid at the front desk.
Children 16 and under can use a computer with a parent's consent. We also have two computers without internet that offer educational games.
We have wireless internet access throughout the library. You can get a WiFi password by signing in at the front desk.
You can suggest an item to add to our collection by:
- Filling out a request slip at the library desk,
- Requesting through the catalog by logging in and selecting the Reserves/Requests tab, or
- Emailing us at [email protected].
We often have to make tough purchasing decisions based on space and funds, but we do our best to provide informational, educational, and entertainment materials needed by the Corrales community.
If we cannot purchase the material you are looking for, we are happy to search nearby libraries or send a request through Interlibrary Loan, which allows us to lend library materials from across the country for a small shipping fee.
Check out our Download Help page for information about how to access our Overdrive ebook & audiobook collection.