V.24 No.15 | 4/9/2015
Somos 1 ABQ
By Carolyn Carlson
This week: Immigration, the Open Space Trust Fund, and other issues.
V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
Music to Your Ears
From insect-core to polyrhythmics to prog-rock, Music to Your Ears has deets on the coolest shows of the week. Now with A/V!
V.23 No.21 | 5/22/2014
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The Library Goes to Seed
Check out more than books at ABC Library branches
By Holly von Winckel
ABC Libraries have added seeds to their collections, so dig out your library card and get ready to garden.
V.23 No.16 | 4/17/2014
Library services expand into cake-pan lending
By Alison Oatman [ Fri Apr 11 2014 3:46 PM ]
Stop by your local library for some books, audiobooks, DVDs and … cake pans?
V.22 No.33 | 8/15/2013
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
Do It In Public
Study like a Burqueño
By Samantha Anne Carrillo
Samantha Anne Carrillo shares anecdotal research on and analysis of environmental ambience and a short list of Downtown, Nob Hill and University sugar and caffeine purveyors.
V.22 No.1 | 1/3/2013
By Devin D. O’Leary
Film Documentary Goes Big
The Historic KiMo Theatre screens the unprecedented 15-part documentary series “The Story of Film: An Odyssey.” The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Public Library cracks the spine on another Books to Big Screen film series with Wise Blood.
V.20 No.26 | 6/30/2011
Fill Up Your Dance Card
By Summer Olsson
Mr. Stinky Feet and other free events at Albuquerque Public Libraries, Fourth of July burlesque, and opportunities for artists.
V.20 No.10 |
Telltale: Women's Sequential Art and Illustration Show
Show at the Main Library
By John Bear [ Tue Mar 15 2011 12:34 PM ]
Curator and illustrator Shirl Sazynski says narrative painting, storytelling, cartooning, character design and comic art produced by female artists is often vastly different in style, subject matter and theme from their male contemporaries.
Come by the Main Library (501 Copper NW) to decide for yourself. Telltale features works by Sazynski and True Blood comics writer Mariah McCourt, among others. The show runs through March 31.
V.19 No.34 | 8/26/2010
No need to shhh! when you’re downloading from home
By Khyber Oser
The news sent shock waves through the publishing industry: In the second fiscal quarter, amazon.com—the world’s largest online book retailer—had sold more electronic books than hardbacks for the very first time.
V.19 No.16 | 4/22/2010
George Washington Was a Scofflaw
By Courtney Blandford, fearless intern [ Wed Apr 21 2010 3:34 PM ]
According to a ledger from New York City’s oldest library, George Washington owes 220 years worth of late fees for two books he checked out during his presidency. The books were due on November 2, 1789, but were never returned, which merits a late fee of about $300,000 at today’s prices, adjusted for inflation. Though the library is not seeking payment of the fines, it would very much like the two books back. One was the “Law of Nations,” a book on international law, and the other was a volume of debates from Britain’s House of Commons.
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