Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Saturday, November 1 - Bag of Books $5

Always on the first Saturday of the month, you can purchase a bag of books for just $5!  Just remember, we are only open 10AM to 2PM on Saturdays.  Come take advantage of a really great deal.  Christmas is just around the corner - books make wonderful presents!

Haven't gotten your Flu Shot yet?

GET YOUR FLU SHOT                                        
The Ruidoso Health Office will hold a FLU Clinic
November 7, 2014
Ruidoso Community Center 
501 Sudderth Drive, Ruidoso
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM 

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Be sure to vote for GO Bond "B" for NM libraries!

LIBRARY GO BOND ISSUE "B" will bring 10.8 MIL for NM Libraries!
3 mil for Public Libraries
3.5 mil forSchool Libraries
3.5 mil for Academic Libraries
$800,000 for Tribal Libraries 
Impact to taxpayer:  State sources estimate that the annual cost to voters for GO Bond "B" is $0.65 per $100,000 of the assessed valued of your home.

Be sure to vote November 4, 2014. 
Our local library information on GO Bond "B" from James Pawlak, ENMU-Ruidoso campus librarian.

Below are the projected Bond Distribution for each library type. The academic, public and tribal library estimates should be relatively accurate. The school districts are a mathematical guess based on the past distribution model.

ENMU-Ruidoso Campus will receive $8,792

The Public Libraries:   Ruidoso …$27,712, Capitan…$6,212, Corona…$4,208 and Mescalero Tribal Community Library…. $41,968

School Districts: Ruidoso …$ 25,029, Capitan …$10,541, Carrizozo…$9,594,  Corona …$6267, Hondo…$6,472

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

More Oction Fashion Show photos

Kay McNeer of NTSS.  Not shown, bunny slippers.

Oction announcer, Tom Mann and model, Sarina Stephens

Friday, October 17, 2014

Capitan Library Book Club meeting November 6 @10:00 a.m.

The book club meets the first Thursday of every month at 10:00 a.m. at the library.  On November 6, they will be discussing Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver.  Everyone is welcome to come to the library and join in the discussion.

December meeting is devoted to working on books for gifts for Christmas.

Oction Fashion Show Photos

Great fun, great food, great deals, and a fantistic (and fun) fashion show was enjoyed by all on Sunday, Oct. 12, at the Fall Oction at the library.  Just check out the great clothes available at the Not Too Shabby Shop!

Waiting for the Fashion Show. Debbie & Fred providing music.

Board Member - Ronnie Sanchez

Mary Kay Sanborn

Kamryn Torres

Suzanne Herbst

Terri Neff

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Attorneys Give Free Legal Help in Lincoln County on Oct. 18

A free legal fair will be held in Ruidoso from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 18, at the Ruidoso Community Center, 501 Sudderth Dr., Ruidoso.  State Bar of N.M. Attorneys will be available to provide free consultations on a first-come, first serve basis on a variety of civil legal topics.

This clinic presented by the 12th Judicial District Pro Bono Committee.  For more information, contact Aja Brooks at 505-797-6040 or

2014 Fall Lincoln County Electronics Recycling Day

Date: Saturday, November 1st, 2014
Time: 9 AM – 12 Noon Cost: FREE!!!
Where: All American Park, Ruidoso Downs
   What: Eligible Electronic Devices (EEDs) (see list below)
No large kitchen appliances of any kind or size!
Please drop off your obsolete, outdated and replaced electronic items during this 3-hour E-cycling event. Acceptable items include:
Circuit boards Computer workstations HOUSEHOLD ELECTRONICS
Desktop towers & laptop computers Calculators Gaming hardware
Hardware Audio/visual equipment Cell Phones
Monitors, Keyboards, & Mice Pagers Satellite Receivers and Dishes
Network hardware Fax machines Radios
Modems Telephones CD & DVD ROMs
Printers and toner cartridges  Wireless devices & plotters Televisions
Toner Cartridges  And other consumer electronics
Sponsored by:
Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce
Keep Ruidoso Beautiful
Greentree Solid Waste Authority
Lawrence Brothers IGA
 Ruidoso Downs Parks & Recreation 
Keep Ruidoso Downs Beautiful
In Conjunction with:
Keep America Beautiful New Mexico Recycling Coalition
For more information or to volunteer to help at the E-cycling event, please call 
GSWA at 378-4697 oToll Free at 1- 877- 548 - 8772.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

More "Oction" Items. Start bidding NOW!

Grotle Chauvet Horses painted on sandstone
 by Jeannie Adams Value $80 Start Bid $40
Pictured are some more items in the Silent Auction.  If you see something you like, stop by the library and put in your bid.  IF you would like to donate an item for the auction, bring it by the library during open hours.  Thank you for supporting the Capitan Library!
 Library Appreciation Day & October "Oction" / Fashion Show happens Sunday, October 12, 2 to 4 pm.  Refreshments served. 
Necklace donated by More Stuff  Value $59 Start Bid $10

Mexican plate Value $12 Start Bid $6

Hang Ups Inverter Value $300 Start Bid $100
Alabaster set Value $80 Start Bid $30

Alabaster Leaf Value $45 Start Bid $20
Antique Chair Start Bid $80

Crystal Basket Value $40 Start Bid $15

Tea Service  - come to the library & find out the start bid!

 Misc. Pottery.  Come to the library to check out the starting bids.

Mountain Bicycle donated by Bill Jeffrey
Value $95 Start Bid $ 50
Mountain Bicycle donated by Bill Jeffrey
 Value $95 Start Bid $ 50