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Time Blevins, Placitas library director

New Placitas Community Library Director Named

By Dr. Doris Fields After a search that extended over several months, Placitas Community Library has found a true gem in Tim Blevins as our new library director. An experienced search committee pored through applications, conducted interviews, and checked references. We strongly encourage everyone to meet Tim, who will begin on January 6. Please stop by...
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Holocaust Victims in Line

Holocaust Museum Director to Speak at Library

The Holocaust was a complex and challenging time in world history. It happened because individuals, organizations and governments made choices that not only legalized discrimination, but also allowed hatred to metastasize, and ultimately mass murder to occur.  Susan Bapty, Director of Education and Volunteer Programs at the Holocaust and Intolerance Museum of New Mexico will...
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A World of Wearable Art

For December’s exhibition in the Collin Room, the Placitas Community Library Art Committee presents a unique array of handmade clothing and jewelry created to be worn and to embody a lesser-known yet expressive art form. You might say “wearable art” exemplifies the marriage of fashion and the visual arts. The exhibit presents art that is...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Nancy Guist

Each month, I interview a different volunteer at PCL so we can all get to know each other a little better. Who should I interview next month? Email me your suggestions. What do you do at the library? I am the children’s collection development coordinator. I order all the children’s books after consulting and reading...
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Book, Bake & Plant Sale

Thanks all for your hard work on the Book, Bake & Plant sale last month. Here are the total sales: Plants: $1110.25 Books: $290.50 Bake: $329 Total: $1729.75
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Summer Reading Program – Volunteers Needed

The Children’s Committee is looking for more help for their summer reading programs throughout the summer. From Nora: We need help setting up usually about 9:15 AM and cleaning up around noon.  During the programs we need help giving out reading and math stickers, raffle tickets, signing children in and giving out books. If you’d...
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Expansion Update

In response to the 3 public meetings, we now have a new proposed rendition of the library expansion. The architects and the Capital Campaign Committee have worked hard to find a compromise among the different interest groups while best serving our community. The new plan is available for review at the library next to the...
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