News & Updates

Children’s Activities for Oct, Nov, Dec

During the months of October and November, the Placitas Community Library’s children’s committee will present recorded story times on our website.  Members of our committee will read books from the library’s children’s collection that will appeal to various ages from pre-k through 5th grade.  We hope you and your children will join us. Please check...
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Kanopy Video Streaming Trial

Kanopy Trial runs Sep. 1 throughOct. 15, 2020 Placitas Community Library (PCL) has arranged a community trial from September 1 through October 15, 2020, for PCL library card holders to check out the Kanopy video streaming platform and provide feedback. PCL is evaluating the platform as an an addition to our Online Resources. Instructions to...
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Flights of Fancy, "Pan de vida y oro" by Catalina Salinas

Placitas Community Library October 2020 Art Exhibit – Call for Artists Flights of Fancy

Submissions accepted: Now through September 13, 2020 Remember this? “It’s a bird, it’s a plane….it’s Superman!” Experiencing or simply observing the wonders of flying through the air was a human obsession long before George Reeves donned that skin-tight blue suit and red cape. We constantly strive for freedom of movement with no boundaries, soaring and...
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“Imagine Your Story” A Virtual Summer Reading Program for June and July, 2020

Your summer reading program, “Imagine Your Story,” will be online this summer during June and July. Specific information on how to access the performances and programs will be on our website along with dates, times, and other pertinent information.  Some viewings will be recorded and others will be live.  There will be special events and...
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Library Materials Pick-Up During Special Operating Hours & Meeting Room Open 3 Days Each Week

Update June 29, 2020. Beginning July 7, the library lobby will open during Special Operating Hours for book and DVD sales and the Collin Meeting Room will open for meetings of six or fewer attendees on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Due to the easing of Public Health Order restrictions for non-essential businesses, Placitas Community Library...
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2020 Census

Everyone Counts! Placitas Community Library wants to make it easier for you to complete the upcoming 2020 Census. The Video Guide to Completing the 2020 Census Online walks viewers through the entire process in less than ten minutes and is an excellent primer. It’s easy! Being counted in this year’s census will ensure future federal...
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COVID-19 Impacts on Library Services & Events

Dear Placitas Community Library patrons, June 29, 2020, UPDATE: The Collin Meeting Room will be available Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays for small group meetings beginning July 7. Special Operating Hours will continue; however the library lobby will also be open for book and DVD sales. May 5, 2020, UPDATE: The library will provide Library Materials...
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How to Choose and Care for Your Trees

The Placitas Community Library is pleased to announce a tree care seminar on Saturday, February 29 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Collin meeting room. The seminar will be conducted by Thomas Neiman, an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist. Tom will be discussing tree selection, how to plant, early care, and...
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Art Exhibit – Verde: The Color of Life UPDATE: Public Reception Canceled

According to Kermit, “It’s not easy being green.” But while it’s hard to argue with the world’s most famous frog, his plaint offered a welcome challenge to artists whose work appears in “Verde: The Color of Life,” the March/ April exhibition at the Placitas Community Library (PCL). The exhibit features nearly twenty local ceramicists, photographers,...
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