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 The Portales Public Library is always accessible, even if our building is closed. You can access many resources online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from anywhere in the world by visiting our many online resources or El Portal, the online library for New Mexico.

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Chilton Library ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.
General Reference Center Gold General Reference Center Gold - A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources in one easy-to-use interface. Use General Reference Center Gold to find articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals, many with full-text and images. Find the latest current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.
InfoTrac - Student Edition Student Edition - This database is designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Kids InfoBits Kids InfoBits - Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Informe Informe - Una coleccion de revistas hispanicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnologia, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.
Opposing Viewpoints Opposing Viewpoints In Context - Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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Portales Public Library
218 S Avenue B
Portales, NM 88130
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  • Phone: (575) 356-3940
  • Fax: (575) 356-3964
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  • Hours: Mon. - Wed. 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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