HISTORY

History of the Library for Teenagers

On Sunday, November 10th from 4-6pm there will be a storytelling workshop for teenagers about the history of the library building. Our speakers will be Seledon Garcia, Alice Garcia and Floyd Trujillo.

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Teen Read Week “Seek the Unknown @ the library”

Teen Read Week is During October 13-19. The theme this year is “Seek the Unknown @ the library.”

Created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)Teen Read Week™ is a national adolescent literacy initiative. “It began in 1998 and is held annually during the third week of October. Its purpose is to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users”. If you would like more information here is their link.
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/04/yalsa%E2%80%99s-2013-teen-read-week%E2%84%A2-site-goes-live

Come in to check out some of our new TEEN BOOKS. Here is a list of some of them:

The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod by Heather Brewer
The Stoneheart Trilogy by Charlie Fletcher
The Leviathan Trilogy by Scott Westerfeld
Percy Jackson & the Olympians series by Rick Riordan
Kane chronicles by Rick Riordan
Havoc by Chris Wooding
Malice by Ally Condle
Matched by Ally Condle
Crossed by Ally Condle
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp by Rick Yancey

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Reminder to join us on
Saturday, October 12th:
Abiqueños Remember Georgia O’Keeffe

Join us at the Parish Hall across the plaza from the Pueblo de Abiquiu Library on Saturday October 12th from 4-6pm for an evening of recollections by Abiqueños who worked for painter Georgia O’Keeffe in their youth. Participants include Helen Lopez, Floyd Trujillo, David Lopez and Josie Trujillo talking with moderator Isabel Lopez. Special thanks to Pita Lopez and the Georgia O’Keeffe Historic House for sharing the film created for the USIA in 1947 Land of Enchantment by Henwar Rodakiewicz and co-sponsoring this event. Enjoy food and displays related to this period of history in the village in Abiquiu and help celebrate the Library launch this oral history project to preserve the memories and stories of local residents.

Donations to this event are appreciated and will help fund the community programming of the Library.