Towncrier Article April 2010

Library Snap Shot Day – April 14th – All Ages!

Where: Laguna Public Library

When: Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Time: 8:00 am – 6:30 pm

Submit a testimonial or comment about the importance of having the library in the community and be entered to win a $25 Barnes and Noble gift card, a pair of 2010 Isotopes tickets, or a Laguna Public Library Book Bag. We will have cameras available throughout the library, help us take pictures! Sign up for a FREE library card! Check out our selection of new books! Read a magazine! Use our new databases! Use the computer! Wii Gaming Day @ the library from 4 pm – 6 pm! FREE cookies while supplies last! ____________________

Laguna Book Club Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie – ©1995

One day legendary bluesman Robert Johnson appears on the Spokane Indian Reservation, in flight from the devil and presumed long dead. When he passes his enchanted instrument to Thomas-Builds-the-Fire- storyteller, misfit, and musician-A magical odyssey begins that will take them from reservation bars to small-town taverns, from cement trails of Seattle to the concrete canyons of Manhattan. This is a fresh, luxuriantly comic tale of power, tragedy, and redemption among contemporary Native Americans. Copies of the book are available at the library for check-out. The book club is a way to share thoughts and opinions of books with members of the community and enjoy the happiness of reading.

Book Club Meeting:

Where: Laguna Public Library

When: Monday, April 26th, 2010

Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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*NEW* A to Z Online Databases

• A to Z Maps Database – USA and World Maps of the world – Printable, color, black & white.

• A to Z World Culture – Information on society, culture, religion, business, currency, etc. for 175 Countries.

• A to Z The USA – Information on society, culture, religion, business, currency, etc. for all 50 states.

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2010 Summer Reading Program

• 3rd Annual SRP Fun Run and Walk – Saturday, June 6th

• Summer Reading Program: June 7th – 25th and July 6th – 23rd o Children’s Program “Make A Splash READ” o Teen Program “Make Waves @ Your Library” o Adult Program “Water Your Mind @ Your Library” Activities will be from 2 pm – 5 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays; Wii Gaming Day on Wednesdays; and Movie Day on Fridays.

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Poeh Museum Exhibit benefiting NM Tribal Libraries

The Tribal Libraries Fundraising Committee of New Mexico is hosting an art exhibit at the Poeh Museum in Pojoaque, NM. The exhibit will run from April 16-July 17, 2010, with an Opening Reception from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, April 16. Stop in to support tribal libraries and see the beautiful art work from Native American artists.

 For more information or if you are interested in donating artwork for future events, contact Janice Kowemy, Laguna Public Library, (505) 552-6280, jkowemy@lagunatribe.org.

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