Library Schedule

December Reception: Native Visions ~ Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

December 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Coordinators:  Geri Verble and Margaret Bruch


PACE Informational Presentation

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Over the past eight years PACE has offered courses on science, water rights and where our water comes from, literature, jazz and classical music, life planning in our senior years, and many other topics. A complete schedule will be available in August. Join us for an overview of the Fall courses and a sneak peek […]


August Reception: “Sacred Spaces: Honoring Chacoan Culture”

August 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photography by David Haigh


Children’s Summer Reading Program: Class With Glass

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Glass art with Karen Shatar. Kids will paint a design of their own choosing on glass.


July Art Exhibit: “Sacred Places: Honoring Chacoan Culture”

July 20 - August 29

Artist Reception: August 2, 5:00 -6:30 pm Chaco Culture National Historical Park is considered to be the sacred ancestral homelands of the Hopi and Pueblo people. Las Placitas Association sponsored an artists’ adventure in Chaco Canyon in late 2023.  Sacred Places will feature works inspired by that trip, and is open to any artists similarly […]

Lost Birds Flyer Pdf

Anne Hillerman in Conversation with Ron Franscell

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Placitas Community Library is delighted to host a conversation between two of our favorite authors, Anne Hillerman and our own Ron Franscell, on Sunday, June 23 at 2pm.  Over the last 14 years Anne has become a dear friend of this Library and she honors us with a visit with each new book. Lost Birds […]


June Art Exhibit: “Our America: A Tapestry of Cultural Diversity”

June 8 - July 18

“Our America” is a tapestry of cultural diversity  bound together by the unique weft and warp of stories and experiences of all people representing various backgrounds and origins of the American landscape.  Through the lens of art, we can explore and celebrate the richness and complexity of our collective identity.  Artists are invited to reflect […]


Art Exhibit: “Gifts of our Ancestors – Resilience of the Diaspora” – A Celebration of Black History Month

May 9 - June 18

As displaced persons of the African Diaspora, upon birth we are inundated with tainted notions of other’s perceptions of who we are, can be, will be, and won’t be.  Because we are born of Spirit-power, from a soul level we continuously, actively, no matter how arduous the journey, identify and embrace our true individual and […]


Legacy Artist Exhibit: Karl and Mary Hofmann

January 6 - February 1

A retrospective featuring works by longtime Placitas residents Mary and Karl Hofmann will begin the Placitas Community Library’s 2024 exhibition series in the Gracie Lee Community Room. The couple is being celebrated for their collaborative efforts throughout the nearly fifty years they’ve lived and worked together in New Mexico producing ceramics and sculpture, paintings, pastels, […]


Reception: New Mexico Gourd Society

December 15, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Gourd Artist:  Ginger Larkin