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  Thanks to the Albuquerque Zoo and everyone who came. We had a great time!
Summer Fling tickets available at the Library. Be sure to check out the silent auction items; click here for the preliminary catalog and see page 29 for all the great businesses supporting us this year!

We're moving forward to our Annual goal of $40,000. Currently up to $13,776! Thank you for supporting the library! And special thanks to those who participated in the Matching Gift Campaign July 11-15. Together we made the full $1,600 match!

34% received 66% to go


Posted 23 Jul 2016: Annual Membership Meeting Update
VGPL's Annual Membership Meeting was held on Tuesday, July 19. At this meeting four board members were elected. Three appointed members were elected to 3-year terms: Nancy Johnson, Victoria Willis, and Judy Spain; and one new candidate, Joanne Westberg, was also elected to a 3-year term. [ ...more ]
Posted 25 July 2016: Telescope/Astronomy NightPosted 25 July 2016: Telescope/Astronomy Night
Come to Vista Grande Public Library on Wednesday, August 10, at 7:30 pm to hear about what's in the night sky and, after the sun sets, to use our telescopes to see it. Local astronomer James Eagle will walk attendees through what there is to see up in the sky and VGPL's telescopes (which are available for check out) will be available to see what there is to see. Come learn about the sky and how to use the telescopes. Though geared a little bit more toward adults, all ages are welcome. [ ...more ]
Posted 17 Jul 2016: Author Reading: Thassos ConfabulationPosted 17 Jul 2016: Author Reading: Thassos Confabulation
Join us in the Vista Grande Public Library Meeting Room (14 Avenida Torreon next to the Eldorado Community School) at 12:30 pm, Thursday, August 4, for a reading by local author Sam Sommer. [ ...more ]
Posted 26 Jun 2016: Eldorado Artist Marilyn Wightman Inaugural Exhibitor at VGPL Beginning August 1.Posted 26 Jun 2016: Eldorado Artist Marilyn Wightman Inaugural Exhibitor at VGPL Beginning August 1.
"It is my hope that my paintings will help viewers appreciate what is around us.” Marilyn Wightman

The Vista Grande Public Library (VGPL) will open its 2016 exhibition series featuring Santa Fe artist Marilyn Wightman on August 1, on view until August 30. Eldorado Inspired by Marilyn Wightman will feature about 15 pastel paintings capturing “the unique beauty of our community.”

The public is invited to a reception to meet the artist Friday, August 26, from 5-7 pm at the library. Enjoy the art and light refreshments. [ ...more ]

Posted 20 Jun 2016: Your 15th anniversary year gift is our first step MOVING FORWARD!Posted 20 Jun 2016: Your 15th anniversary year gift is our first step MOVING FORWARD!
Fifteen years ago a group of fellow community members started our public library. They shared their resources, got others involved and worked for the common good. Our current Vista Grande Public Library, with all of its expanding collections and programs, is their living legacy. . . [ ...more ]


VGPL Calendar
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Sat Jul 30—Traditional Spanish Market
Sun Jul 31—Traditional Spanish Market
Mon Aug 1—Art at VGPL for August: Marilyn Wightman
Thu Aug 4—Author Reading: Thassos Confabulation
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