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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

 

 

 

 

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ALA Grant Programs

Roadside Geology & Geography of Eldorado: Saturday, August 13, 1:00 pm.   Laura Reich is a retired Geoscientist who has volunteered at Pecos National Historical Park since 2015 and leads monthly geology walks around the ancestral sites. Laura will share the exciting geological story of Eldorado, answer questions, and bring some rocks.  Bring your family, friends and rocks to share! Free and open to the public. 

New Mexico's Railroads - From Territory Days to Statehood to Today: Saturday, August 20,  1:00 pm. Presented by New Mexico Railroad Historian Fred Friedman, railroads were the space program of the 1880's, and changed everything from law to architecture, bringing new jobs and prosperity to a developing land. Open to the public. 

Other Library Programs

Family Movie Night: Friday, August 19,  7:00 pm, The Bad Guys  - rated PG. All are welcome! Bring your family and friends. Free popcorn and refreshments served.

 

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.

​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 chose 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 - August 15, 2022

Our next monthly Board of Directors meeting is Monday, August 15, 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