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

First Tri-Cultural Authors Symposium

Excerpts from a column by Jim Belshaw in the Albuquerque Journal, Oct. 10, 2005 I like the way that, three years ago, Morris had a grand idea about getting three literary Masters of the Universe together in Jemez Springs to talk about what they do. For free. He thought it … More First Tri-Cultural Authors Symposium

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

Community Read 1996

Across the nation, libraries participate in Community Read, an annual event in which everyone in a town or community are encouraged to read the same book and then participate in discussions about the book and author. In 1996, Rudolfo Anaya, famed New Mexico author (and part-time Jemez Springs resident), was … More Community Read 1996

1995 Community Read with Scott Momaday

Transcribed from Jemez Thunder, Feb. 15, 1995 As part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Village of Jemez Springs, the library is sponsoring a “community read” event featuring the work of local resident N. Scott Momaday. We are focusing on two of his books that describe the … More 1995 Community Read with Scott Momaday