April 15, 2006 Library Books

The following books are now available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library. Fiction Gone by Jonathan Kellerman. Two acting students stage their own disappearance – but then one of them is murdered and Alex Delaware is called to investigate. Prior Bad Acts by Tami Hoag. Two Minneapolis detectives search for a kidnapped judge. Otherwise […]

Library offers many services

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Correspondent Mary Ann Molinas visited the maternity ward at Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital on March 29. Her mission? To make a delivery. She wanted to make sure newborn baby James got his first hardback book. That might not be a typical duty for a librarian, but at the Tucumcari […]

April 8, 2006 Library Books

The following books are now available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library: Fiction Dirty Blonde by Lisa Scottoline. When the plaintiff murders the defendant in a case she has just tried, a judge’s secret life becomes public. The Templar Legacy by Steve Berry. A former Justice Department operative becomes involved in a desperate search […]

2-25-2006 Library Books

The following materials are newly available at the Tucumcari Public Library. Fiction Cell, by Stephen King. What remains of humanity fights to survive, after a mysterious force scrambles cell phone users’ brains.   Non-Fiction Rats Incredible: An Illustrated Dictionary of Rats by Ryn Gargulinski.  A book focused on disproving any myths and negative opinions about […]

Volunteers revamp library

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS The proverbial librarian who hushes the masses may have pulled her hair out at all the noise Saturday in the library at the Pioneer Senior Center. But the noise wasn’t a bunch of kids wreaking havoc or belittling Shakespeare, it came from the Altrusa club and area volunteers who were revamping […]

10/19 Calendar

Today — Rural Bookmobile East provides public library service at Amistad School from 9:30 to 11 a.m.; at Nara Visa Post Office from 12:30 to 2 p.m. (CST) and at Logan Community Center from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. Call 461-1206 for more information. Today — The Library Board meets at the Tucumcari Public Library at […]

10/15 Calendar

Today — Center Street Methodist Church at 406 E. Center Street will hold its annual enchilada dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children. Call for carry out at 461-2661. Tonight — Altrusa will hold its 2005 Rodeo Roundup Car Party at the Elks […]

10/12 Calendar

Calendar/12 Wednesday — Altrusa will hold a combination board and business meeting concerning car party planning at Bambinos Restaurant at noon. Contact Glenda Reid at 461-2244. Wednesday — The regular Quay County Commission meeting has been rescheduled for today in the Commission Chambers starting at 1 p.m. due to the closing of the Courthouse for […]

8/6 Library Books

Tucumcari Public Library – new arrivals Fiction The Right Address by Carrie Karasyov. A flight attendant snares a billionaire divorcee, and is catapulted into the crème de la crème of Park Avenue society. 44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith. Residents of an Edinburgh apartment building are put under the microscope in McCall Smith’s latest […]

Reading program had good turnout

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QUAY COUNTY SUN The tots and teens of Tucumcari are having a busy summer, amassing nearly 1,400 hours reading 5,346 books for the Tucumcari Public Library Summer Reading Program, according to Assistant Librarian Dainetta Kroeker. Library records show 247 children enrolled in the annual gig, with more than 100 of them showing […]