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Placitas Community Library

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453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
(505) 867-3355

October 2019

A Farewell to Bill Dunmire – One More Hike With Bill

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
author William W. Dunmire

For those of you who knew Bill or simply had a hike with him, how would you, in a few short words, describe him?  Naturalist, park ranger, author, photographer, rock and mountain climber, river cruise aficionado, loving husband, father and friend, composter, actor/singer in Gilbert and Sullivan musicals, volunteer weather tracker, expert on native flora and fauna, educator?  Yes, he was all these things and more.  He was a dedicated fundraiser for our library as well as a feisty sponsor…

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Trick or Treat at the library on Halloween

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 31, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
2019 Trick or Treat Flyer for Placitas Library

We are having a drop-in story hour from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 4  p.m.  Wear your costume, listen to Halloween stories, check out our new Halloween books, and GET CANDY! We will vary the age level of the books.  We hope you can join us!

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Trick or Treat at the library on Halloween

October 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 31, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
2019 Trick or Treat Flyer for Placitas Library

We are having a drop-in story hour from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 4  p.m.  Wear your costume, listen to Halloween stories, check out our new Halloween books, and GET CANDY! We will vary the age level of the books.  We hope you can join us!

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November 2019

Here Comes the Sun Exhibit

November 2 - December 1
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States

It’s that time of year again. November’s rapidly chilling winds and the retreating sun once again battle for attention. Folks dress warmly for a late autumn stroll only to begin stripping away layers of clothing as the sun’s rays cancel the impact of the cold blustery wind. These conditions echo Aesop’s fable “The North Wind and the Sun,” wherein the wind and sun, personified for the benefit of children and young-at-heart adults, argue over who is stronger. They devise a…

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Here Comes the Sun: Artists’ Public Reception

November 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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Kite Making with Orlando Lucero

November 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
Kites

There are 10 spots available for 10 families and/or children to make a kite. Please call the library at 867-3355 to reserve a space. Materials for making the kites will be provided by Mr. Lucero and the library.  Adults are asked to remain with their children to assist.  Hope to see you then!

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December 2019

A World of Wearable Art Exhibit

December 3, 2019 - January 2, 2020
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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Holiday Open House

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States

Visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, stories, crafts for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa and yummy refreshments! Bring your camera and a new children's book to donate to the Sandoval County Blessings Day. See you then!

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A World of Wearable Art: Artists’ Public Reception

December 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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January 2020

Art Exhibit: Winter Wonders

January 4, 2020 - February 27, 2020
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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Art Reception: Winter Wonders

January 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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February 2020

Art Exhibit: VERDE: The Color of Life

February 29, 2020 - April 30, 2020
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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March 2020

Art Reception: VERDE: The Color of Life

March 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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May 2020

Art Exhibit: Reaching Back/Looking Forward

May 2, 2020 - May 28, 2020
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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Art Reception: Reaching Back/Looking Forward

May 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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Youth Art Exhibit: Imagine Your Story

May 30, 2020 - June 25, 2020
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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June 2020

Youth Art Reception: Imagine Your Story

June 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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