News & Updates

Placitas Community Library Director Mary Sue Houser

Mary Sue’s Musings

Recently, a library volunteer was recounting the fun they had while reading Shakespeare together with a group and taking turns reading the various parts. Plays certainly lend themselves to Readers’ Theater but reading any literary material aloud or together is a powerful experience. Too often, we limit our reading to something we do in silence...
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A Brief Update

By Dr. Doris Fields, PCL Board ChairPlacitas Community Library is preparing to unveil the new Nancy P. Kellum-Rose and Scott W. Deuel Wing! The unveiling is still pending until the contractor completes items identified on the punch list. Then PCL can officially take possession of the building and fill the spaces with many resources our community needs. A...
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PCL Receives National Grant for Small and Rural Libraries

$3,000 grant will help the Library work with residents on the community read project: Placitas Reads: Color, Class, and Caste: The Other Social Distancing Placitas Community Library was selected as one of 300 libraries to participate in Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries, an American Library Association (ALA) initiative that helps library...
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Placitas Reads: Color, Class, and Caste: The Other Social Distancing

By Anne Grey Frost, Adult Programs Committee Placitas Community Library will offer the first in our series of conversations on issues of race, class, and systemic divisions in our culture and community; “Color, Class, and Caste: The Other Social Distancing” at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 15 via Zoom. The current situation in the world but...
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