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  NEW Artwork on display in the library for Sept – Nov Mural at Billy the Kid National Scenic Byway Visitor Center in Ruidoso DownsCapitan artist Maria Hamilton draws and paints with watercolor, acrylic, charcoal, pencil, and pastel to create her captivating portraits of people, animals, and the beautiful scenery of the Southwest.Maria and her husband, Rusty, train horses so she has a … Source: Capitan LibraryPublished on 2017-09-15By Sharon @ the library from Lincoln Historic site: “And our mothers before … Read More

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  Land of Enchantment Book Award 2018 Nominee: Yaks Yak by Linda Sue Park Every month we hope to feature a title that is on the 2018 Land of Enchantment Book Award nomination list.This month that title is Yaks Yak by Linda Sue Park. In Yaks Yak, a deceptively simple picture book filled with delightful wordplay, adults and kids alike will enjoy a fantasy … Source: Hitchhiker for New Mexico’s LibrariansPublished on 2017-09-11By Deanne Dekle Capitan Village Wide Garage Sale … Read More

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  Get to know your neighbors (the animal kind)! … Source: Capitan LibraryPublished on 2017-09-04By Sharon @ the library Sign up for the Village Wide Yard Sale! Sale is September 9 from 8:00 until 2:00. Fill out your form and pick up your sign no later than Thursday, September 7 at 5:00 pm.Sponsored by the Capitan Library.  On the day of the Village Wide Yard Sale, people pick up map at the library that leads them to … Source: Capitan LibraryPublished … Read More

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  Capitan Library recommends this interesting program from a local author The Ruidoso Public Library presents:                                Author/Historian Linda Sanchez Book Signing and Program  Thursday, August 31, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m.From Bootleg Whiskey, Billy & Apaches to Nazi Artifacts—a potpourri of legend and lore from across the sacred mountainLynda Sánchez brings show and tell items for her program about the little known aspects of story telling  legends and information about some of our region’s heritage. As co-author of the new book, 12 Miles From Daylight (Fort Stanton Cave and the Snowy River Discovery), Sánchez will discuss why New Mexico’s Fort Stanton Cave is now a World Class Cave, and how its early history during the infamous Lincoln County War was part of a hotbed of bootlegging and counterfeiting.  Additionally, she will discuss little known tales of Billy the Kid, the Apaches and how a  German Compass made her re-think history!  Sanchez’s Peace Corps work in South America as well as archaeological field work in the Southwest,  Mexico and Belize greatly influenced and guided  her to the colorful mosaic representing folk heroes,  legends and history of our region. Sánchez has authored or co-authored six books and is a member of Western Writers of America, Lynda served on the BLM Resource Advisory Council, was President of the Lincoln County Historical Society, helped  preserve Fort Stanton, and taught workshops funded by the National Science Foundation using  the science of Archaeology as the inspiration for exciting and new approaches to education. Lynda has received several state and national awards in these fields. Lynda Sánchez out in the field near Cactus Cave (Fort Stanton /BLM area) Photo by Kathy PeermanHistorian and educator, Lynda Sánchez is also a Director  and Public Outreach Liaison  for  the Fort Stanton Cave Study Project. She has written many caving related articles as well as 250 plus historical articles for Arizona Highways, True West, New Mexico Magazine and other journals.               … Source: Capitan LibraryPublished on 2017-08-27By Sharon @ the library Preschool Story Time Fall 2017 schedule … Source: ICARUS…the Santa Fe Public Library blogPublished on 2017-08-25By Icarus@Main NMLA 2017 Annual Conference November 1-3, 2017 Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North 5151 San Francisco Road NE … Read More

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  Creative Aging Thursday, August 24th & 25th at ENMU … Source: Capitan LibraryPublished on 2017-08-21By Sharon @ the library Nat’l Thrift Shop Day at N2SS Cupcakes by ReneeBetty Joiners quilt made from scraps from shopGetting ready for the big dayA Happy ShopperWe bought our outfits at the N2SSRichard Mullins pulling the $25 cash winners … Source: Capitan LibraryPublished on 2017-08-19By Sharon @ the library How to View the Solar Eclipse Safely Sorry, we don’t have any eclipse glasses at … Read More

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