Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Adventures With "Cattle Mutilations"

Adventures de Taos lecture series concludes this Saturday, August 31st, from 1:30-3:30, with Phaedra Greenwood's talk and slide show about unexplained animal deaths and the UFO connection.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Adventures de Taos Lecture: Alternative Building

Join us this Saturday, August 24th, as visionary architect, Mike Reynolds discusses alternative building techniques. From 1:30-3:30 in the community room.

How do you explain to people what an Alternative Building is when they do not understand the status quo? Stick-frame housing built with no consideration of the surrounding environment, relying on pumped in water, heat, air con-ditioning, electricity and pumping out its own waste at a rate the municipal systems are not able to deal with. This model for housing is horribly outdated and can and will fail at any time from interruptions in the grid, shortages of fuel and through depleting our natural resources.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Libraries Now Luxury Hotel Amenities

The next time someone questions the vitality of libraries in the age of Google, you can cite this article from the July 29 New York Times which reports that luxury hotels are now including libraries as one of their amenities. And, apparently, the public is going for it.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

New! Mango Language Program

Taking a trip? Always wanted to learn a language or brush up on a language you learned years ago? Taos Public Library now offers Mango. Opening an account, which will track you progress, is easy to do, using your library card number. Once logged on, your personal dashboard includes: learning hours, courses studied, and lessons completed.
Check out this new database on the Taos Library's home page, or stop by the library to ask us how it works.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Teen and Children Summer Reading Program Party

Please join us Friday, August 2nd, from 2 pm to 4 pm, for Reading is Fundamental book give away, ice cream, and a drawing for reading program participant prizes! Congratulations to all the summer reading program participants!