Reading program begins

TV Hagenah Tucumcari Summer Reading program, Readiscover New Mexico, will begin June 21 at Tucumcari Public Library on Second Street, and according to Assistant Librarian Dainetta Kroeker, it promises to be a fun time for the young people taking part in it. “We’re going to have a number of different activities aimed specifically at children,” [...]

Library gets funding

TV Hagenah The Tucumcari Public Library will be receiving over $11,000 in telecommunication discounts to help with the communication administration of their library. The library received the funds under the E-rate program set up by the federal government to help ensure technology for schools and libraries. The funds will pay for the Internet access fees [...]

Library, extension office offer internet access

William Thompson The Tucumcari public library has a total of seven computers capable of providing internet access to the public free of charge. Also, the County Extension office for NMSU , located in the basement of the Quay County Courthouse provides four computers for public use. Mary Ann Molinas, Head Librarian at Tucumcari Public Library, [...]

Library, children to celebrate Seus

TV Hagenah Mary Ann Molinas head librarian at the Tucumcari Public Library, said one of the most popular birthdays of the years will soon be taking place. According to Molinas, the Tucumcari Library will be helping the children of Tucumcari Elementary School celebrate the birthday of Theodore Giessel, better known at Dr. Seuss on March [...]

Cancer survivor educates public

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By Angela Peacock October is breast cancer awareness month and the Tucumcari Public Library has set up a booth inside the library to provide local residents with reading material about early detection, support groups and various other topics relating to cancer. Library Director Mary Ann Molinas said the library always tries to keep the public [...]

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Maxine Blitz Elliott Maxine Blitz Elliott, 80, died Sunday, May 18, 2003, after a lengthy illness. She was the daughter of Louis and Birdie Blitz. She earned her BA and a Master’s Degree and was had a couple of hours left to receive a doctorate in library science. She was an English instructor at UNM, [...]