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Solar Eclipse Programs @ your Corpus Christi Public Library

Join us to see the annual Solar Eclipse event with special glasses and other activities.   Program List => HERE

Check us out, starting Saturday, September 30th in celebration of Nasa's birthday at the McDonald Public Library.

2023 Corpus Christi Public Libraries Solar Eclipse Programs 2023 McDonald Library Solar Eclipse Programs___________________________________________________________________

Check out our
Fall 2023 Library Brochure => HERE

Online Calendar Now Available !!!!!

Link to Corpus Christi Public Libraries Event Planner


Check out our Library Highlights this quarter 


CCPL Proposition A Graphic

Special Election For Proposition A

Early Voting - Monday, October 23rd through Friday, November 3rd
Election Day - Tuesday, November 7th

For more informatiom please visit the City of Corpus Christi Website


Ask us about free Internet!!!

Mobile Hotspots are now available for checkout. 

Call us for more details. 
Library Locations and Hours



Click here to register for a 30-day library account to access our digital resources and check out one physical item through our curbside service.

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