Tribal Librarians - In the Field, On the Go


In this session, Janice Kowemy, Librarian/Director at Laguna Public Library; Maureen Wacondo, Library Director at Jemez Pueblo Community Library; Charlie Poole, Deputy State Librarian at the State Library of New Mexico; and Tracey Charlie, Library Director at Acoma Pueblo, Acoma Pueblo, will discuss what they do each day, what issues are important for them and what challenges they face. Some of the projects undertaken by Tribal Librarians in NM include getting fiber optic cable to their libraries, organizing summer reading programs, managing after-school programs, assisting patrons with research and computers, processing and checking out books and other library material. This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Temecula, California, on October 8-10, 2019.