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Gallery Library Profile: Estancia Public Library

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Estancia Public Library, Estancia, New Mexico

Number of Staff & Volunteers
1 Full Time: Angela
Volunteers: Barbara, Pat, Darlene, Xavier and Tanya

Number of Library Card Holders
864

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Circ counter.

Years in Service
Since 1903!

Most Popular Program
Children’s Summer Reading Program, of course!

Greatest Challenge
I would say our greatest challenge has been to keep up with the growing technology needs of our community. We have 10 computers for patron use and could use more!

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Big beautiful glass windows overlook the park.

Question for the librarian & staff: What are you reading?
Angela is reading Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

Who was your most famous visitor?
Governor Bruce King

Do you have a library pet?
No, but we have a Ghost!

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Sunny children’s room.

 

Cute children's display.

Cute children’s display.

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YA area — teens are painting a “Hunger Games” mural in the reading nook.

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Southwest Room that displays archived maps, and features a fireplace. A great spot for a community meeting.

Looking at the back of the library on a snowy day – Beautiful!

 

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