Mon, 12 Sep 2016 15:49:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 New Mexico Libraries Gear Up for 2016 Bond Funding Tue, 14 Jun 2016 20:25:25 +0000 Check out our 2016 GO Bond section for news on the upcoming  GO Bond, which will provide support to New Mexico libraries.


Voters Support Bond B and other Library Bonds by Large Margins Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:36:43 +0000 Read Joe Sabatini and Olivia Baca’s latest article, Voters Support Bond B and other Library Bonds by Large Margins, in the November/December 2014 issue of the NMLA Newsletter.nmlalogo-300x183

Bond B Passes! Wed, 05 Nov 2014 18:46:36 +0000 Continue reading ]]> Results from the nm secretary of state

Bond B passes with 62.94% of the vote. Thank you to everyone who came out to the polls to support New Mexico Libraries!

View the breakdown by county at the NM Secretery of State’s website.


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Vote on Bond B this Tuesday! Mon, 03 Nov 2014 01:55:41 +0000 Passing out Bond B bookmarks at the 22nd Annual Marigold Parade. Thanks, Jackie!

Passing out Bond B bookmarks at the 22nd Annual Marigold Parade. Thanks, Jackie!

NMSU Inforgraphic Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:32:48 +0000 The New Mexico State University Library has made an infographic about Go Bond B!


Thanks for Sending Your Shelfies Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:57:59 +0000 As election season heats up, don’t forget to SUBMIT A SHELFIE, and  show support for New Mexico Libraries this election season.

Thanks for sending us your shelfie, Melissa!

Thanks for sending us your shelfie, Melissa!

Nice pin, Danielle!

Nice pin, Danielle!

Vote November 4th Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:13:31 +0000

2014 GO BOND Photo Submissions Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:22:40 +0000 Bonds for Libraries welcomes all bibliophiles to SUBMIT A SHELFIE, and  show support for New Mexico Libraries this election season.

Photo from Stuart St. Louis. #NMBondB

Photo from Stuart St. Louis. #NMBondB


Kayla Russo @ Zimmerman Library #NMBondB


We Need Your Shelfies! Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:08:17 +0000 Continue reading ]]> This November, New Mexico voters will decide on General Obligation bonds.  Bond Issue B provides sorely needed supplemental funds to public, school, academic, and tribal libraries across the state.  Resources ranging from desktop computers for schoolwork and job applications, to novels promoting literacy and learning for all ages are purchased with these funds.

Please help us in our effort to advocate for library funding in New Mexico by sending us photos, selfies, or otherwise, posed with a library card or favorite book.  Photos will be featured on our website and social media.

How do I submit a selfie?

  • Take a self-portrait with a book or library card for our GO Bond B promotional project.
  • Photos must be submitted as JPG file types.
  • Submit the form below by agreeing to our photo release terms and uploading your selfie.
  • Tweet your photos #NMBondB


  • I understand and agree to allow my name, photograph, and comments to be used in any number of marketing purposes and communication vehicles for the promotion of the New Mexico Library Association (NMLA) campaigns. This may include, but is not limited to social media, brochures, newsletters, and promotional materials on TV, online, newspapers, magazines, and outdoor properties.

    I hereby authorize NMLA, and those acting on its behalf to:

    • Record my image and likeness on a photographic, video, digital, electronic, or any other medium;

    • Use, reproduce, modify, exhibit, and/or distribute any such recording in any medium for any purpose that NMLA may deem appropriate, including promotional or advertising efforts with no compensation to me; and

    • Use my name in connection with any such recordings or uses.

    I understand that I shall have no right to inspect or approve any such recordings and uses and that they shall remain the property of NMLA. I release NMLA and those acting pursuant to its authority from liability for any violation of any personal or proprietary right I may have in connection with all such recordings and uses. I have read and fully understand the terms of this release.



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Projected 2014 Allocations Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:51:08 +0000 bookspicProjected 2014 GO Bond “B” allocations are now available for academic, public, school, and tribal libraries. Find them here.

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2014 GO Bond Marketing Materials Now Available! Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:24:17 +0000 Bookmarks, brochures, and flyers are now available to download.



Check out more on the Marketing page!