This Week at Mesa Public Library

LIBRARY News:

  • Adult Summer Reading Program: Read a book, rate a book, put your rating card in the jar at Mesa or White Rock Branch to win great prizes (or just put in your two cents!) The program ends at 6 p.m. Friday, July 26.

  • Game Night: 5:30-8:30 p.m. every Wednesday in the Upstairs Rotunda join the staff for games; bring your own or play ours. Children are welcome but not required!

  • Authors Speak: At 7 p.m. Thursday, July 25 in the Upstairs Rotunda, Stacia Lewandowski will talk about her book and present a slide show from Light, Landscape, and the Creative Quest: Early Artists of Santa Fe. How did Santa Fe become one of the biggest art markets in the country? This is a beautiful book detailing the remarkable range of artists drawn to Santa Fe early in the 20th century from Gustave Baumann to Raymond Jonson. The book includes a separate pamphlet, a walking tour of artists’ homes in Santa Fe. Lewandowski thoroughly researched fascinating stories of the artists’ lives; archival photographs of Santa Fe, and full color plates of art work will be included in the slide show.

  • Mesa Public Library Art Gallery: At 3 p.m. Friday, July 26 in the Art Gallery, current exhibiting artists Shaun Gilmore and Janice Wall will do a gallery walk through and talk about the work in the show, Mostly Clear and Partly Cloudy: Climate as Metaphor. Come by and find out more about this innovative work that includes mixed media wall pieces-printing, painting, drawing and installations. The exhibit will be on view through Aug. 4.

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