April 2009 Towncrier Article


The library invites you to their 1st Annual Community BOOK FAIR!

Location: Laguna Public Library, 29 Rodeo Drive, Laguna, NM 87026
Dates/Times: Wednesday, April 8th to Friday, April 10th (9 am – 6pm)
Saturday, April 11th (9am – 2pm)
Monday, April 13th (9 am – 6pm).

Join us for Read to Your Child Day, April 8th; Join us for Grandparents’ Day on Friday, April 10th (Grandparents bring your grandchildren to the book fair); come celebrate with us on April 11th for 35 years of service to Laguna Pueblo and surrounding communities, and Pastries for Parents Day, April 13th. Get Caught Reading (Have your picture taken and put on a READ poster).

Laguna Book Club – April Title

The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett – ©1930

Book Club Title April 2009

Book Club Title April 2009

A treasure worth killing for, Sam Spade, a slightly shopworn private eye with his own solitary code of ethics. A perfumed grafter names Joel Cairo, a fat man named Gutman, and Brigid O’Shaughnessy, a beautiful and treacherous woman whose loyalties shift at the drop of a dime. These are the ingredients of Dashiell Hammett’s coolly glittering gem of detective fiction, a novel that has haunted generations of readers.

We will meet on Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at the Laguna Public Library from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. A few copies of the book are available at the library for check-out. The book club is a way to share thoughts and opinions of a variety of books with members of the community and enjoy the happiness of reading.

Want to learn Basic Computing Skills?

The library will host a workshop on Using the Internet (Create an e-mail account, send/receive email, search the internet, research, etc).

Location: Laguna Public Library, 29 Rodeo Drive, Laguna, NM 87026
Date: Thursday, April 16th at 5:00 pm and Monday, April 27th at 10:00 am.
There is limited computer availability, register by April 15th; phone 552-6280.


Upcoming Programs

2009 Summer Reading Program Theme

2009 Summer Reading Program Theme

Summer Reading Program and Activities
Theme: Be Creative @ Your Library
Children and Teens – June 8th – 26th and July 6th – 24th, 2009
Adult Summer Reading Program, June 1st – July 31st, 2009

The library is looking for volunteers (teens and adults) to help us plan and participate in the summer reading program. If you are interested please come by the library for more information.


New Books

Young Adult and Pre-K

An Island Grows by Lola M. Schaefer
Dragon Pizzeria by Mary Morgan
The Last Days by Scott Westfeld
An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
Bonechiller by Graham McNamee
Modern American Indian Leaders by Ruth Hull Chatlien

Adult, Large Print, and Reference

Vengeance by A.J. Scudiere
The Arctic Drift by Clive Cussler (LP)
Mounting Fears by Stuart Woods (LP)
Night and Day by Robert B. Parker (LP)
The Running Hot by Jayne Ann Krantz (LP)
Barron’s Guide to the Most Competitive Colleges
GRE 2009: Graduate Record Examination by Sharon Weiner Green
None for the Road: DWI Awareness Course (DVD & VHS)

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