In the interest of preserving public health and limiting the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all of our Public Libraries are CLOSED Saturday, March 14 through Wednesday, April 15. The public is encouraged to take advantage of all the digital resources the Public Library offers online. The due date for all items that are due between Saturday March 14 and Wednesday April 15 has been extended to Wednesday April 22.
Holds that are 'Ready for Pickup' will continue to be held for you through the first week after we reopen.
Holds that are 'In Transit' for you will be processed after we reopen.
Any library card that was due for a scheduled update during this period has been updated through May 1. Assistance is available by phone during the closure Monday through Friday 10:00AM to 4:00 PM For general information please call (505) 768-5141. If you need assistance with your account or a library card please call (505) 768-5170.
Ever heard the term Bitcoin, but not sure what it means? Don't worry, this documentary breaks down Bitcoin and the idea of digital currency so anyone can understand! Get ready to learn with new technology made simple.
Democracies should protect their citizens, especially the most vulnerable among them, but the United States is increasingly failing to do so. This investigative documentary shows how corporations and billionaires have taken control of the American political process and in doing so have brought economic hardship and ruin. It combines insights from political thinkers and journalists with the experiences of citizens where factory closures and outsourcing have left them desolate and hopeless. Director: Fred Peabody. Starring: Gar Alperovitz, Maude Barlow, Lee Fang, Chris Hedges, Phillip Martin, Sarah Jaffe, Matt Taibbi
Exposing the deadly toll from the Flint water crisis. A two-year FRONTLINE investigation uncovers the roots and extent of a deadly Legionnaires' outbreak during the water crisis, and how officials failed to stop it. Director: Abby Ellis
With a healthy dose of insight and wit, takes an inside look at the Park Slope Food Coop, one of America's most successful cooperative food supermarkets. In Brooklyn NY, in the shadow of Wall Street, an institution that represents a less well-known American tradition is booming. The Park Slope Food Coop, a cooperative supermarket where all 16,000 members work 2.75 hours per month to earn the right the buy the best food in New York at incredibly low prices. Director: Tom Boothe
The Frontline film is both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab's life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama, all while cataclysmic conflict rises around her. Forced English subtitles during spoken Arabic. Viewer discretion is advised. Director: Waad Al-Kateab, Edward Watts
A one-hour special that explores the social background that makes this adventurous marriage seem thoroughly in keeping with the modern British royal family. It explores the remarkable lives of actress Meghan Markle, a powerful woman's rights campaigner, and Prince Harry, who has broken out of the royal straitjacket without losing his royal dignity.
The film reveals the high cost of the lingering lassitude surrounding rape investigations in this country, and the positive effects of treating survivors with the respect they deserve and an opportunity for justice. Director: Trish Adlesic, Geeta Gandbhir. Starring: Michelle Brettin, Rachel Dissell, Mariska Hargitay
Nick Broomfield's most personal and romantic film of his storied career starts on the Greek island of Hydra in 1960, where Leonard Cohen, then a struggling and unknown fiction writer, and Marianne Ihlen, a single mother with a young son, became part of community of expat artists, writers, and musicians. Never-before-seen footage shot by Broomfield and legendary documentarian D.A. Pennebaker make for a unique portrait of an idyllic 1960s bohemia. Director: Nick Broomfield. Starring: Leonard Cohen, Judy Collins, Helle Goldman, Richard Vick
A thorough survey of Momaday's most prolific years as a doctorate fellow at Stanford University, his achievement of the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1969, and his later works that solidified his place as the founding member of the 'Native American Renaissance' in art and literature, influencing a generation of Native American artists, scholars, and political activists. Director: Jeffrey Palmer
Follow the odyssey of Ailo; the true littlest reindeer who's fight for survival in the challenges that punctuate his first year. His awakening to the wild world is a real tale in the heart of the grandiose and stunning landscapes of Finland. Director: Guillaume Maidatchevsky. Starring: Peter Franzen, Donald Sutherland
This empowering, lyrical story of a young girl who fled Venezuela and later became known as the Piano Girl shows the journey that led to her playing for Abraham Lincoln. Director: Andy T. Jones. Starring: Almarie Guerra