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Summer Reading is HERE !!!!

Summer Reading Tails and Tales Program 2021

Summer Reading Program guidelines and Programs 

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Corpus Christi Public Libraries Virtual Book Club

Summer Virtual Children’s Book Club!

Summer Virtual Children’s Book Club!

The summer featured titles are: Flunked by Jen Calonita, Curse of the Night Witch by Alex Aster, and Jinxed by Amy McCulloch! Each book will be available for unlimited, always available access from June 1-August 31, 2021 on our Axis360 app.

Join us for a fun, interactive online event featuring our three authors
Register Now:
Jul 21, 2021, 02:00 PM.  Children's Book Club Event
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Corpus Christi Public Libraries.


Join us for our July Virtual Book Club selection.

Hostage by Clare Mackintosh- July Book Club Selection


Mystery at the Library Book Club, this month's feature title is Hostage, by Clare Mackintosh. This mystery is sure to keep you on your toes!

This book is available starting July 1st. for immediate and unlimited checkout through the Axis360 app.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Corpus Christi Public Libraries.

Register Now for the Live Virtual Author Event:
July 28th, 2021 06:00 PM. Live Virtual Author Event



Mobile Printing is now available at all locations through our LibDataPrint email service. Print out photos, Word, Excel, Powerpoint files from your own devices and send it to the nearest library printer for pick up. 

Contact your nearest city library location for the direct service email. All printing costs apply, $0.30 per page. Black/White copies only. 

For more information: Mobile Printing


Virtual Programs Icon  CCPL Virtual Programs »

Presenting The Astonishing Mr. Pitts and Frank the Wonder Dog in Imagination is a Super Power, Magic, Puppet Show, and Cartooning activity.  Puppet Show
Sue Stanford Memorial Program brought to you by the AAUW Corpus Christi Branch and the Friends of the Corpus Christi Public Libraries 

Contact Information

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Mailing Address
805 Comanche
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Virtual Receptionist
For Branch Information:
(361) 826-7055
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La Retama Central Library
Phone: (361) 826-7055
Fax: (361) 826-7046
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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 Dungeon & Dragons, 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