Commanche Dancing!

Commanche dancing is being offered by Los Commanches de La Serna from Taos.  They are willing to drive here just to teach who ever wants to learn the following:
El Aguila, El Torrito, El Espantado, Las Filas, Los Llanerros, etc. beginning in October.  List your name with the kids and bring everyone you like.  There will be a contest during Santo Tomas Fiesta and who ever wins will get a real drum!  Call Library for more information.


Walking tours are back again, and more news!

Abiquiu Walking Tours: Join local docents on a history tour of the Genizaro Pueblo every Saturday/Sunday through November. Morning tours are from 11 am to noon; afternoon tours are from 3-4 pm. Call Rachel at the Library to make reservations; each tour is $15 per person and helps support our programming.

Book Cart: The book cart with sale books is always being updated. Your purchase doubles the fine gifts by friends who donated their books to support the Library’s operations.New Books: The staff at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum delivered three cartons of beautiful books last month that have amplified our selections of art books and Southwest history. Come browse through the finely illustrated books on quilts, American folk art, Chinese painting, the Hudson River painters, Pueblo pottery, recent contemporary art. You will find other surprises and some samplings of adventures in the old west.  Thank you to Kristin Kautz and the O’Keeffe Museum for these donations and for printing the brochure for the Abiquiu Walking Tours.

Become a Friend: Friends of the Library help in many ways, by volunteering to assist with the children’s programming, by offering help for speciall projects with the librarian, by supporting our events or simply by being a reader and colleague. Ask Rachel or Isabel how to become a Friend of the Library.

Board: Anyone interested in serving on the Board should contact Sabra by calling the Library.

Rachel Reyes, the librarian at the Abiquiu Library and Cultural Center, is working with La Puerta, the Abiquiu Headstart and Abiquiu elementary students.  The La Puerta students visit once a month for an hour. Headstart will begin its weekly visits soon. A women’s book club is in the planning stages.

Library Hours are 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. 505-685-4884.

Mailing address: P.O. Box 838, Abiquiu, New Mexico 87510