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Your Community Library - What We Offer

Books of all kinds: hard back, paperback, large print, audio and digital

Electronic Resources

Music CDs and DVDs, movie, program and documentary DVDs

Apple MAC and Microsoft PC computers; printing and copying services

iPods, telescopes, microscopes and baking pans

Adult, youth and children's programs and offerings

Special Community Events

Art exhibitions - and so much more!

VGPL Current Events

Harvey Girl Presentation Saturday, October 1, 1:00 pm Ever wanted to meet a real life Harvey Girl? Liz Mikols of the New Mexico Historical Society will be at the library with a Harvey Girl Chattauqua performance. She'll tell you all about life as a Harvey Girl and answer your questions about this exciting period in the history of women and New Mexico. Free and open to the public. 

Technology Classes: Monday, October 3, 9-11 am. Fixit Tech Q&A Clinic presented by Trond Peersen. Open to the public. 

Family Movie Night: Friday, October 21, 7:00 pm presents Minions: The Rise of Gru. All are welcome! Bring your family and friends. Free popcorn and refreshments served.

Octoberfest! Saturday, October 15, 3-6 PM. Join us for Bier & Festmusik at the Santa Fe Brewing Tap House. Tickets $20 at the Library or at the door, must be 21 or older to attend and includes two drinks. Brats prepared by Brunch Box Blue will also be served for an additional $8.  

Halloween Party: Wonders of the Seven Seas Saturday, Oct. 29, we will host our annual celebration from 4 to 7 pm. The community is invited to enjoy free food, games and treats. There will be a costume parade and contest, as well as a Decorated Pumpkin contest.

Sensory Storytime Tuesdays, 3:15 pm after school. Sensory Storytime engages kids through movement, music, stories, and sensory activity play. It is ideal for children with autism and sensory processing disorders.

Wags and Words is back! Got a student who is beginning to read, or struggles with reading? Then this is the perfect program. Latigo the Reading Dog would LOVE to be read to, and he is the perfect no-judgement listener. Interested? Contact Tracey at libasst@vglibrary.org or call us (505) 466-7323.

Click here for the latest version of our newsletter for families, Bookworms.

​Library Collection Amazon Wish List:

Help us grow our collection by purchasing items for the library! If you follow this link, you can find a list on Amazon where you can purchase collection materials  for the library. We appreciate you using this wish list, as it reduces the likelihood of multiple copies of items of which we only have need and space for one.

VGPL News

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We're Open!

  • Masks are no longer required, but are highly recommended

  • However, those running programs may still choose to require them of attendees. Please be respectful.

  • Public computers are available, but not as many as pre-pandemic and with social distancing enforced. 

  • Please do not linger inside for longer than necessary. 

  • Should you feel uncomfortable coming inside, our reservation system and curbside pickup are still available.  

  • We will still be limiting capacity at programs and asking people to social distance where possible.

  • For additional information, please call (505) 466-7323.

 

Library Electronic Resources:

Did you know our Library Catalogs include numerous Electronic Resources? Select our Library catalog menu above and choose from:

  • Encyclopedia Britannica - online encyclopedia for research at home or on-the-go 

  • Overdrive - New Mexico's Library To-Go option for digital books and audio recordings

  • El Portal - a database collection of newspapers, journal articles, magazines and reference materials

  • Project Gutenberg - free collection of over 30,000 eBooks

  • LibriVox - public domain literature recordings

  • Geni - genealogy database (GeniPro in library only)

  • Learning Express - use to review skills and prepare for tests

 

Monthly Board Meeting - October 17, 2022

Our next monthly Board of Directors meeting is Monday, October 17, 2022, @ 5:30 pm. The agenda will be posted and available for review one week in advance. For additional information, contact Jim Zebora at president@vglibrary.org

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Vista Grande Public Library
  Our Location
14 Avenida Torreon
  Santa Fe, NM 87508

Mailing Address
7 Avenida Vista Grande, B7-192
Santa Fe, NM 87508

Between El Dorado Community School and the Adam Senior Center
Our Current Hours

Sunday-Monday Closed

Tuesday-Friday 10 am-6 pm

Saturday 10 am-4 pm

Contact Us

(505) 466-7323

info@vglibrary.org

Fostering lifelong learning in a supportive community environment

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