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All Corpus Christi Public Libraries will be closed Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.
We will re-open all locations, on Tuesday, May 28th. 


**Construction Updates:


La Retama Central Library will remain open as construction continues on Comanche Street. The entrance to the library will temporarily be moved to Blucher Street. 

La Retama Temporary Entrance on Blucher Street


The Neyland Library will be closed for renovation from Monday, May 20 through Monday. May 27. We expect to open normal hours on Tuesday, May 28 with limited restrooms. We will NOT accept donations until the project is completed.

The La Retama Central Library, the nearest library, will continue to operate with normal library hours.

For more information about our other libraries and their hours of operation please visit:


Our Spring Program and Events Brochure

March 2024 - May 2024 

 Is Finally Here!!! ⇒ PDF File  ⇒  Online Calendar


Welcome to Tech Bytes:

Learn about our awesome digital services. 

Highlight of the Month: Cloud Library
One Stop Shop: eBooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines
Download the app, sign up with your library card, and begin your adventure. 

Cloud Library Digital Service : eBooks, Audiobooks, and Digital Magazines all in one app 




Click here to register for a 30-day library account to access our digital resources

Contact Information

For the Library Department

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Mailing Address
805 Comanche
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

La Retama Central Library
Phone: (361) 826-7000
Fax: (361) 826-7046
Director of Libraries »

Corpus Christi Public Libraries Services

Digital Resources

Corpus Christi Public Libraries offers eBooks, eAudioBooks, eMovies, eMusic, eMagazines, Special Interest Resources, Public Review Documents and access to TexShare Databases.

Inter Library Loan

The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) program lets library card holders borrow items from libraries outside of the City.

Library Meeting Rooms

The Corpus Christi Public Libraries provides meeting and conference rooms available for the public and non-profit organizations.

Local History & Genealogy

If you have a research project, Corpus Christi Public Libraries has four distinct research collections: Texas and Local History, Genealogy (National and International) and the Hispanic Genealogy Collection.

Virtual Programs

The library is offering a wide variety of virtual programs for patrons of all ages. Programs include virtual crafts, STEM programs, storytime, and puppet theater.

Friends of Corpus Christi Public Libraries

Donate to the Library through the Friends of the Library

Friends of Corpus Christi Public Libraries Page

Sculpture outside La Retama Library

Local History Sites

digital archives

Special Collections and Archives

Obituary Index

Old Bay View Cemetary

U.S. Mexican War Records

American Gold Star Mothers, Inc.

Women's Monday Club

La Retama Club