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Obvious and Not-so-Obvious Transitions

Fall eases in, the trees exhibit their varied colors of green – red – and orange, and aspens’ golden leaves glimmer in the gentle breeze. The sky embraces its New Mexico Blue throughout the day and brilliant red-orange at sunset. The nights are getting cooler, quieter, and sleep comes sooner as the sky darkens earlier....
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Vulcan Cafe Rendering

Vulcan Foundation Funds Library Café

The Vulcan Café will be more than a kitchen. “The vision for the café was that it would become a space where people could casually meet without having to reserve the space and also allow for a larger food prep area for events,” shares our former PCL board chairperson, Ruth Bouldes who was part of...
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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

November 30, 2020 UPDATE: Special Operating Hours will resumeon Thursday, December 3.Tuesdays from 3-7 p.m.Thursdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.Saturdays from 1-5 p.m. November 13, 2020 UPDATE: The library will be closed November 16-30. PCL will close the building and will not operate during our Special Operating Hours beginning Monday, November 16, through Monday,  November 30....
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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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