Los Lunas Public Library 

Los Lunas Public Library to Open to Public on Monday, May 10,2021


 

Los Lunas, NM – On May 4, 2021, New Mexico Department of Health announced that Valencia County has moved into the Green Level (medium risk) on their color-coded framework that tracks Covid-19 cases. With this new level determination, the Los Lunas Public Library is excited to announce that we will be opening to the public beginning Monday, May 10, 2021. 

 

Patrons will be required to wear a mask and capacity restrictions require us to limit patrons to 15 minutes inside the library to browse and select items for checkout. Temporary library hours are as follows:

 

Monday 12:00pm - 4:30pm

Tuesday 10:00am - 4:30pm

Wednesday 9:00am - 4:30pm

Thursday 9:00am - 4:30pm

Friday 9:00am - 4:30pm

Saturday 9:00am - 3:30pm

 

Our curbside service will still be available for those that are more comfortable with limited contact service. Furthermore, we encourage everyone to continue taking advantage of our e-book, e-magazine, mobile print and other online services.

 

Note: Social distancing requirements place limitations on some services we traditionally provide. All services will return as limitations are lifted and we appreciate your understanding. For more information on additional programming and events, please call (505)839-3850 or like our Facebook page. 

 

LOS LUNAS PUBLIC LIBRARY SELECTED AS PARTNER IN NATIONAL PROJECT ON GENDER EQUITABLE AND CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE SCIENCE LEARNING

Los Lunas Public Library has been selected as one of 12 libraries to participate in the STAR Net STEAM Equity Project, a competitive grant program that will enable the library and its collaborators to offer special programs, educational products, and exhibitions.
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Los Lunas Public Library Purchases eBook Platforms with GO Bond Funds

Los Lunas, NM – The Los Lunas Public Library recently purchased two eBook platforms in an effort to provide access to reading materials for the youth and teens of the area.

 While patrons can download eBooks and eAudiobooks at New Mexico Library to Go: https://nm.overdrive.com/ the selection for youth and teens is very limited. To address this limitation, the Los Lunas Public Library purchased access to Tumble Book Library and Teen Book Cloud utilizing New Mexico General Obligation Bond funds. 

 Tumble Book Library is an online database of over 1,100 titles for grades K – 6, and includes unique animated, talking picture books, Graphic Novels, read-along chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. The collection is available online around the clock. No downloads, no waiting! You can access just by clicking here: https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/autologin.aspx?userid=U2kqaVbiRoqXeRLjW6y9dg%3d%3d
 

Teen Book Cloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources perfect for middle school and high school students. The database offers a robust selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks. The collection is available online around the clock as well. You can access just by clicking here: https://www.teenbookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?u=loslunas&p=libra 

 General Obligation Bond funds are voted upon by New Mexico voters every two years to help support public, school, academic, and tribal libraries in the state in providing services to the public. The next GO Bond is on the November 3, 2020 ballot as GO Bond Issue B in the amount of $9,500,000. The GO Bond Issue will provide $3,000,000 each for Academic libraries, Public libraries, and Public School libraries as well as $500,000 for NM Tribal libraries. It is estimated that Valencia County academic, public, and school libraries stand to gain close to $240,000 dollars if the bond issue passes.

 The Los Lunas Public Library is proud it is utilizing these taxpayer approved funds to help provide services to youth and teens during this COVID-19 pandemic. 

 For more information on accessing any of these databases, please call (505)839-3850. 

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