News & Updates

“Imagine Your Story” A Virtual Summer Reading Program for June and July, 2020

Your summer reading program, “Imagine Your Story,” will be on line 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...
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Beginning May 16: Library Materials Pick-Up During Special Operating Hours

Due to the easing of Public Health Order restrictions for non-essential businesses, Placitas Community Library (PCL) will provide library materials pick-up during Special Operating Hours. Patrons can reserve items via the library catalog, by email, call, voicemail, or in-person. Beginning May 16, from 1-5 p.m., reserved items can be picked-up during Special Operating Hours: Tuesdays...
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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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COVID-19 Impacts on Library Services & Events

Dear Placitas Community Library patrons, May 5, 2020, UPDATE: The library will provide Library Materials Pick-Up During Special Operating Hours beginning May 16. April 15, 2020, UPDATE: The library will remain closed until further notice. March 30, 2020, UPDATE: The library will remain closed through April 30. March 19, 2020, UPDATE: The library will remain...
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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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