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La Retama Central Library

805 Comanche
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

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Thu. - Sat.: 9AM to 6PM

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Public Libraries On-line

This site contains extensive links to public libraries in the United States of America.

Yahoo -- Libraries

Links to libraries, including medical and law libraries.

Library of Congress Online Catalog

Search the catalog records of the Library of Congress.

Library of Congress Home Page

Includes links to the U.S. Copyright Office, legislative information and exhibitions.

Internet Public Library

The "first public library of the Internet"; started by the School of Information and Library Studies at the University of Michigan.

Smithsonian Institute Libraries

The "Galaxy of Knowledge" includes a Mosaic of Science, Industry and Technology, Art and Design and American Discovery as well as a Digital Library and a Special Collections.

Other Corpus Christi Libraries

Del Mar College Libraries

Jeff and Mary Bell Library - TAMU-CC

Texas Libraries

Austin Public Library

Dallas Public

Houston Public Library

Laredo Public Library

Library of Texas

San Antonio Public Library

Texas A&M College Station Libraries

Texas State Library & Archives Commission

University of Texas at Austin Libraries

Book Resources

Amazon Bookstore

Barnes and Noble Bookstore

Books Online

Great Books Online


Read ebooks online.

Rare & Out-of-Print Books



The main purpose of these sites is to rent or sell books on tape, however, it does provide a searchable database of books on tape.

Advanced Book Exchange, Inc.



A "book shopper search engine that scans over 15,000 bookseller databases to find new, used, rare and out-of-print books."


Access this database through Texshare. Find items in the Online Computer Library Center. Books on Tape

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