Lots of opportunities at the Abiquiu Library!

Dream Big Summer Reading Program continues through July. Students of all ages are invited to join us on  Tuesdays/Thursdays for art projects and reading . Students who read the most books will be awarded prizes at the end of the project. Big Thanks to Iren Schio for sharing her talents and lending a helping hand with youth.  Also, thank you to Rick Gonzales for sharing his art work with youth.  Thanks to Alex Trujillo, Ramey and Jo Douglas for their generous support and to Bodes Store for their donation of prizes for meeting reading goals.

-Youth age 6-16  and interested adults are invited to sign up for a four-session Mosaic Project starting in mid-July with artist Sabra Moore.Times & days to be announced. Join us in creating clay tiles for a thirty-inch mosaic tando to be installed at the entry to the Library.The tiles will be painted with images celebrating the Genizaro heritage of Abiquiu Pueblo, including drawings of dancers, pot sherds, acequias, plants, pinon trees, mountains, fields, clouds, rocks, etc. The four weekly sessions are free and include making prepartory drawings, creating the clay tiles and painting tiles.

-Abiquiu Walking Tours: Call the Library @ 685-4884 or consult our website at…. abiquiuwalkingtours.com to find out about weekend tours of the Genizaro Pueblo, founded twenty-three years before American Independence.

-Join us at Santa Rosa de Lima Fiesta on Saturday August 25th. We will be hosting a giant book sale with a great variety of books at more than reasonable prices. Enjoy the fiesta, support the library and enliven your book shelves.

-Every Library day, get out of the heat and tour the world browsing through books while seated inside the cool Library. We have a fine assortment of magazines, art books, reference books on native birds and plants plus free Internet access and a Genizaro archive to explore beyond our bookshelves.

-There are always gift items at the Library if you want to find a special treat for a friend. Iren Schio has painted beautiful paperweight rocks and there is an assortment of tiny booklets with covers painted by local artists plus historical postcards of the village. A gift from the Library is a double gift.

-You don’t have to travel to Española to make a photocopy, send a fax or use the services of a notary. Our library provides these services at the same price as the copy shops in Espanola.


Reading program at Abiquiu Library

The summer reading program for the Abiquiu Library and Cultural Center started on June 5 and will continue through August 9, 2012. “Dream Big Read” is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-4 p.m. Young people will also do arts and crafts and check out books. Call the Library to register: 505-685-4884.