On the shelves — Jan. 16

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Guess How Much I Love You” by Sam McGratney was given by Ruth Ann Brown in memory of Alyssa Marie Banagay. This classic story tells of a little hare and his father who try to outdo each other expressing their love for one another in a […]

On the shelves — Jan. 9

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “62 Projects to Make with a Dead Computer (And Other Discarded Electronics)” by Randy Sarafan shows how to make a first-aid kit out of a broken iPod, turn your dead mouse into a pencil sharpener, upcycle an old laptop into a digital photo frame, reuse a […]

Clovis artist exhibited at ENMU Golden Library

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Courtesy photo: Kasey Robinson Painter Andrew Jonathan Merritt spends time with dogs in his studio at Underground Embassy in Clovis. Several of his works are on display at Eastern New Mexico University’s Runnels Gallery. The “Snow on the Window Pane” art exhibit portrays somber undertones with characters trying to be positive in bad situations, said […]

Incident management courses offered

CNJ staff Three incident management courses will be taught in February at the north annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Courses are intended for emergency response agencies, and are paid for through grant monies. • A Feb. 8 MGT 347 (ICS forms class) course will last 4 hours. There is a requirement of at least […]

On the shelves —

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Luncheon of the Boating Party” by Susan Vreeland was given by Michael Pollack in memory of Elsie and Arthur Heden. This compelling historical novel centers on artist Auguste Renoir in a story that details nineteenth-century French caf

On the shelves — Dec. 19

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Same Kind of Different As Me” by Ron Hall was given by Cydney and Robert Martin in memory of Vora Hartley. This amazing true story centers on a homeless drifter, an upscale art dealer, and a gutsy woman with a stubborn dream who bound them together […]

On the shelves —

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “The Complete Guide to a Clutter Free Home: Organized Storage Solutions and Projects” by Philip Schmidt guides you through the process of de-cluttering and organizing your home from top to bottom and shows how to create dozens of innovative storage solutions for maintaining order in every […]

Breakfast with Santa registration full

Registration is no longer being accepted for the Portales Public Library Breakfast with Santa because the program is full. Participation is limited due to space.

On the shelves — Dec. 5

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Taste of Home Casseroles” was given by Shelley Barnett in honor of Lorene Billinglsey. This collection of 440 one-pot recipes serves up tantalizing, versatile, economical and easy-to-prepare comfort food straight from the kitchens of Taste of Home readers who share generations of cherished family recipes. “A […]

Education column: Freshman academy applies lessons to real-world situations

Cindy Kleyn-Kennedy When I walked in the CHS Freshman Academy library, imagine my surprise at almost tripping over a “body” sprawled across the floor behind yellow police tape, surrounded by tire tracks, shell casings, and blood spatters. Ok, ok… it was just a mannequin, the central focus of a unique project under way. Librarian, Janita […]

On the shelves — Nov. 28

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Jumped, Fell, or Pushed? How Forensics Solved 50 ‘Perfect’ Murders” by Steven Koehler puts you in the middle of a crime-scene investigation as detectives, coroners, and other criminal specialists track down clues and unravel the myriad enigmas that surround a crime. “My Lost Daughter” by Nancy […]

Wednesday morning briefing: Art, no school and a frigid turn

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Wednesday/Thanksgiving Eve briefing. Student art An Eastern New Mexico University student art exhibition is set to show Nov. 29 to Dec. 2 in the Golden Library Runnels Gallery. The exhibition is open during library hours. A closing reception is set for 5-7 p.m. Dec. 2. For […]

On the shelves — Nov. 21

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Women Doctors in War” by Judith Bellafaire was given by Chapter G, PEO in memory of Ginny Haynes. This book draws on the personal stories of individual military physicians and their medical careers, aspirations, and struggles to illustrate the unique professional and personal challenges that women […]

Tree for heroes

Cannon Connections photo: Liliana Castillo Master Sgt. Vaughn Chesters looks over ornaments on the Our Heroes’ Tree at the Cannon library. Liliana Castillo Families at Cannon Air Force Base have a chance to publicly honor a veteran or active duty military member at the Cannon Library on the Our Heroes’ Tree. Military families can make […]

Thursday morning briefing: Books galore, a fall festival and drinking the Kool-Aid

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Thursday morning briefing. Books on the cheap Thousands of used books will be available at bargain prices during the annual Friends of the Portales Public Library sale set for today through Saturday in the meeting room at the library, 218 S. Ave. B. Hours for the […]

On the shelves — Nov. 14

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Gila Country Legend: The Life and Times of Quentin Hulse” by Nancy Coggeshall was given by Joella Skeen in memory of Anna Marie Sprouls. This authentic and sensitively written biography memorably portrays the life of a New Mexico rancher, hunter, guide, and mule packer who worked […]

On the shelves — Nov. 7

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Susan Boyle: Dreams Can Come True” by Alice Montgomery takes an in-depth look at the British singing sensation those modest beginnings and meteoric rise illustrate the thrills and disappointments of instant fame and whose faith and perseverance prove that dreams can come true. “The Shadow of […]

Artist of the month — Nov. 7

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Lois Snyder Lois Snyder, artist of the month for the Pintores Art League, will be showing her oil paintings at the Clovis-Carver Library during the month of November. One of her paintings was chosen for the Downtown Revitalization poster and she has been chosen by Clovis News Journal readers as “Best Artist” four times. She […]

First person: Clovis native to take over as library director

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Margaret Hinchee will become the new director of the Clovis-Carver Public Library Nov. 15. Margaret Hinchee is getting back into books. The Clovis native will become the new director of the Clovis-Carver Public Library Nov. 15. She succeeds Marilyn Belcher, who is leaving after 25 years — her last nine […]

On the shelves — Oct. 31

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Still Midnight” by Denise Mina packs nonstop suspense into the story of the dangerous and demanding life of a female cop as Detective Inspector Alex Morrow navigates an urban underworld to solve a crime that may involve her own brother. The Best of Betty Crocker 2010 […]