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

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

Prominent NM writers to speak

 Transcribed from El Paso Times, September 15, 2002 Prominent New Mexican authors Denise Chávez, Micheal McGarrity and Simon Ortiz will be featured speakers at the second annual Tri-cultural Heritage Symposium in Jemez Springs, N.M. The symposium will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Jemez Valley High … More Prominent NM writers to speak

Authors Symposium Was a Great Event

Letter to the Editor transcribed from Jemez Thunder, February 15, 2002 It is always satisfying to see an idea go from the abstract to the concrete and to see so many so satisfied as a result. Such is the case of the Authors Symposium recently held in the setting of … More Authors Symposium Was a Great Event