Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Today is GIVING TUESDAY. Make your plans to come to CPL Holiday Bazaar THIS SATURDAY, December 1, 8 am to 2 pm. You'll find lots of unique gifting ideas.

Bag of books for $5 
ALL kinds of gifts
gifts galore
Baked goods
más gifts

 Plus N2SS is open at 8 am for shopping!

Did I mention wreathes?

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Consider donating to the library that brought you all this and more this year! Can't wait for next year!

Wonderful donated prints of Peter Hurd sold to raise money

Sid Goodloe talked on livestock & wildland ethics
Kris provides genealogy research help
Computer classes and help provided
throughout the year

Mike Katko, former 1988 Capitan School faculty shared his poems 
Barbara Cooper shared her paintings with the patrons

Monthly book club, writing, quilting & knitting groups meet at the library.
Check blog sidebar for days & times

 History as seen through MONEY presentation
 by Dr. David P. Higgins

NMHC book presentation by Torrez

Alto Artists shared a preview of their studio tour

HOT DOGS 4th of July
Grand Marshal of 4th July parade - Debbie Myers

Grand Marshal of 4th July parade-Pat Garrett
Knutt Petersen, BLM Cave & Karst Specialist shared Snowy River updates
AND let's you explore the cave at  https://fscsp.org/CQ6/index.html 

Gary Cozzens showed his Marine pride with his talk on the 100th anniversary of Marines in Belleau Woods in WWI
We ended up sharing a lot of poppies this year
commemorating the 100th Anniversary of WWI

Summer reading program
Summer Reading winners

Bob Harper presented actual precipitation data for Capitan
 from 1860 to present focusing on the long term natural variability.
(Science  jargon for "it rained and then it didn't rain")
 But the historical data stat charts were very interesting.

HSNM presentation on Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist

Ernie Pyle in NM 1935 -1945

 by Dr. Richard Melzer

Mark Stambaugh's awesome local photographs were on display

Herb Marsh presented the published Lincoln
history by Nora True Henn

Tiffanie Owen from Lincoln Historic Site
 showed us the school marm days

Pass to NM museums and historical sites available for check out at CPL 

Art & Science of Brewing Beer
 (& taste testing!) by Tim Roberts
A GREAT annual plant sale 1st Saturday in May
Edith Roosevelt
Bess Truman
Visited by two First Ladies for 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day 
NMHC Chautauqua by Kay Sebring-Roberts Kuhlmann

Foot stompin' music with The Hopefuls

SEE's Candy at the Holiday Bazaar

Annual Holiday Bazaar provides great gift shopping
ALWAYS on 1st Saturday of  December.
 That's THIS week!

AND the best library volunteer in the state of NM!