News & Updates

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, March 30, 2019, UPDATE: The library will remain closed through April 30. March 19, 2020, UPDATE: The library will remain closed through April 15. Please keep checked-out materials until after the library reopens. March 17, 2020, UPDATE: All library events during April have been canceled. March 14, 2020, UPDATE: As...
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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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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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