Friday, May 25, 2012

Library Lowdown Now Has A QR Code

For all our mobile users out there, we've now got a QR code you can use to scan and save our url into your device. For those not familiar with them, QR codes work like hypertext links - but you scan them without having to "click."

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Spotlight On...Volunteer Charlene

Recently, Ellen interviewed one of our long time volunteers, Charlene. All of us here at Taos Public appreciate and value Charlene SO much for all the help she's given us over the years. Charlene's energy and enthusiasm is contagious! Watch this short video to learn about Charlene, including what she's reading.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

How to Get Your Book Published and Sold

1001 Ways to Market Your Books (1001 Ways to Market Your Books: For Authors and Publishers)
Free lecture this Saturday, May 26th, from 10:30-12:30 in the community room.
John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, will show you how to get your book published. He has helped thousands of authors sell almost a billion copies of their books.
You can find out more about John at his website:

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Register To Vote At The Taos Public LIbrary

Registering to vote is as easy as a visit to The Taos Public Library. If you need to register or re-register to vote, just ask for a registration form at the circulation desk. We at the Taos Public Library encourage all citizens to participate in our democratic process by exercising their right to vote!

Monday, May 14, 2012

Two library events this Saturday, May 19th!

Patricia Michaels, a fashion designer with roots in Taos Pueblo, will kick off the Taos Public Library's summer lecture series: Remarkable Women of Taos and Northern New Mexico.
Patricia will talk about the ideas and accomplishments of her current projects, future direction, and show a video of her garments and travels to Italy, New York, South Africa, and New Zealand.
Please join us Saturday, May 19th from 1:30-3:30 in the community room.

*sponsored by the Friends of Taos Public Library*

Also on Saturday, May 19th, from 8am to 1pm, is the first Friends of Taos Public Library book sale at the Farmers Market (next to town hall). I've heard from an inside source that there will be a lot of books there!

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Children's Summer Reading Program 2012

“Dream Big READ”
is the theme
for this year’s
Summer Reading Program.

Schedule of Events

All Crafts are limited to 12
Please Pre-Register


Friday. June 15th, 10am-4pm Registration begins and Reading Is Fundamental Book Giveaway.
Wednesday, June 20th, 10:30am-11:30am Design and paint your own canvas bag.
Friday, June 22nd, 11:00am-12:00pm Stilts & Puppet show with Wise Fool New Mexico.
Friday, June 29th, 11:00am-12:00pm Forest Service Puppet Show

Wednesday, July 11th, 10:30am-11:30am  Paint  your own painters hat.
Friday, July 13th, 11:00am-1200pm Magical Michael Steele,
 with magic, yo yo tricks & juggling.
July 17th or 18th, 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-3:00pm Zoo to You, date to be announced.
Wednesday, July 25th, 10:30 am-11:30am Paint or Color your own pencil case.
Friday, July 27th, 10:30am-11:30am Be creative with Sand Art.

 Welcome to the
Taos Public Library’s
Children’s Summer Reading Program!

Grades 1st - 6th are eligible

How to participate:
Registration begins Friday, June 15th.
Books read for the contest must be from the Taos Public Library.
Once you have read 10 books, bring in your book log and get another.
After you have turned in 1 book log, you will be entered in the drawing to win his/her bike. We will be giving away two bikes, one girl one boy, for  participating in the summer reading program. Must be present to win.
For every additional 10 books read, you will receive a choice of prizes. PLUS 1st, 2nd and 3rd certificates will be awarded to those reading the most books.
ALL book logs must be returned by Monday, July 31st. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Attend the Ice Cream Party for the end of
Summer Reading Program
before we announce the winners!
Remember, you must be present to win
the his/her bike.  Good Luck!

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Remarkable Women of Taos

The Taos Public Library is thrilled to be a part of the Town of Taos Summer theme "Remarkable Women of Taos". We are honoring remarkable women in a free lecture series held in our community room beginning in May thru September.
Here's the lineup: Remarkable Women of Taos  Click here to see what art exhibits and other events are planned around town this summer.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Farmers Market Library Book Sale Dates

     The Friends of Taos Public Library have set the following dates
           for the Farmers Market Library Book Sale:
            May 19
            June 16
            July 21
            August 4
            August 18
            September 1
            September 15
            October 6
            October 20
This is a great opportunity to pick up some treasures and support your local library. Hope to see you there!