Capitan Public Library is one of three full-service public libraries in Lincoln County. Founded
in 1996, it has become a vital, steadily
growing, and constantly evolving community
resource, enriching the lives of many. The library is governed by a 7-member board of directors and is staffed entirely by volunteers. Everyone is
welcome to use the library and library cards are
free to all Lincoln County residents. We invite you to use our public computers with free Internet, as well as free WiFi.
The library's catalog has a new look, new conveiences, and new ways to access information. You are able to access your account from any Internet capable computer. With your library card, log into your personal account to manage reserves and renewals. Get started now by using the following link... Capitan Public Library Online Catalog
Adult Reading Group
Every 1st Thursday, 10:30AM
$5 A Bag Book Sale
Every 1st Saturday, 10 AM - 2PM
First Friday Adult Lecture Event
Friday, February 7, 7:00PM
Brenda Hollingsworth-Marley will portray Miss Lena Horne. Entertainment will begin at 7:00 p.m. with refreshments following.
In 1933, beautiful 16-year-old Lena Horne began dancing at the legendary Cotton Club in Harlem. She went on to become the first African American woman to sign a contract with a Hollywood studio. Fighting discrimination from whites and blacks, she won critical acclaim for her distinctive singing style and a Tony for her Broadway show at the age of 65. Her life was truly grace amid "Stormy Weather."
Known as the Storybird Songstress, Brenda is a žStoryteller of All Seasons,Ó a performer with many talents. Currently living in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Ms. Hollingsworth-Marley has told stories for thousands of youth all over the state. She tells her stories at schools, youth conferences, family reunions, community centers, birthday parties, churches, festivals, civic events and more. A storyteller of many talents, Ms. Hollingsworth-Marley may include dance, song, signing (ASL), drums, or other percussive instruments into her tales for children.The New Mexico Humanities Council's Chautauqua Program is responsible for bringing this event to Capitan.
AARP Tax Assistance
AARP will provide tax assistance for low to middle income persons on the following dates:
Monday, February 17 - 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Monday, March 3 - 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Please call or come by the library to make your appointment. We must have a minimum of 15 for each session. If needed, April 7 will also be scheduled.
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Information on our favorite Local Hero can be found on our Smokey Bear page.