Margaia Forcier-Call, Story Lady Extraordinaire

[In 2004, Margaia Forcier-Call volunteered to be the Story Lady and continued for 9 years.] I very much enjoyed being Story Lady with the children of the Jemez. Sitting on the floor with them, on our “story-time quilt” made by Donna Lea, was a time of many precious moments. Not only did … More Margaia Forcier-Call, Story Lady Extraordinaire

Library Celebrates 50 Years

The Jemez Springs Public Library first opened in April 1965. The 50th anniversary was celebrated with an author symposium and open house. The symposium featured two authors who had appeared in the noted series of author talks that began in 2001. They were N. Scott Momaday, who spoke at the … More Library Celebrates 50 Years

Land of Enchantment Lunch Bunch at Jemez Valley Elementary School

Students participating in the Land of Enchantment Book Club brought their lunches to Jemez Valley School Library on Tuesdays and learned about books while they ate. In one session, fourth graders kneaded dough to make hardtack, like the Revolutionary War soldiers ate in the book, They Called Her Molly Pitcher. … More Land of Enchantment Lunch Bunch at Jemez Valley Elementary School

Cultural Opportunities Here Are Amazing

From Jemez Thunder, October 1, 2003 The authors’ symposia that have been offered to residents of the Jemez Valley by the Friends of the Library for the past three years are incredibly exciting. It is stimulating, mind-expanding, marvelous beyond words to listen to well-known authors discuss their work, their philosophy, … More Cultural Opportunities Here Are Amazing