Spring 2013  

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Library Events

Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys Programs

March 18, 7 p.m. Screening and Discussion of the historical PBS documentary Prince Among Slaves. Highlands University history professor Kristie Ross will lead the discussion. Sininger Hall, Room 100, 904 Columbia Ave.
April 15, 6 p.m. Conflict, Contacts, & Connections: The Christian West and the Islamic World, 1100-1300
Highlands University history professor Steve Williams will give a lecture on the tensions and connections between the Muslim world and the Western world, circa 1100-1300


Donnelly Library, Room 327, 802 National Ave.

The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducted in cooperation with the American Library Association. Support was provided by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. Additional support for the arts and media components was provided by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.

Inspired by Revolution  

The Inspired by Revolution reading group will explore the Revolutionary War and the tumultuous early years of the new republic. The program is free and open to the public.

Books for the reading program are available at Donnelly Library, 802 National Ave. All discussions will begin at 7 p.m. in the library.

Thursday, February 7 1776 / David G. McCullough
Tuesday, March 5 Founding Brothers / Joseph J. Ellis
Thursday, April 4 The First Emancipator / Andrew Levy
Thursday, May 2 The Whiskey Rebellion / William Hogeland

Past Events

National Library Week Events

Tuesday, April 16th at 1:00 p.m. in the Lobby: Mariachi Vaqueros de la Sierra. Refreshments will be served.

All Week: Tivia/Raffle contest with prizes. Stop by the library to pick up the entry form.

New Mexico's African American Legacy: Visible Vital Valuable – Symposiums

Sponsored by The African American Museum and Cultural Center of New Mexico at the Ray Drew Gallery

Saturday, January 26: 1-3 p.m.
The Migration of African Americans to Northern New Mexico: The Impact of the Mining and Railroad Industries

Saturday, February 9: 1-3 p.m.
The Impact of the African American Athlete on New Mexico Highlands University


Library Exhibits


See what Thomas C. Donnelly Library has to offer!

Past Exhibits  
March Mecha Celebrates Women’s History Month with a display celebrating the lives and deeds of great women in history in this new exhibit at Donnelly Library.

New Mexico’s African American Legacy- Las Vegas

This exhibit is Thomas C. Donnelly Library’s contribution to the traveling exhibit titled New Mexico’s African American Legacy – Visible, Vital and Valuable created by The African American Museum and Cultural Center of New Mexico.   The exhibit features pictures and narrative documenting the history of African American’s in Las Vegas, NM which enriches the overall understanding of the African American Legacy in New Mexico.


Donnelly Library's Special Collections

In observance of Archives and Genealogy Month, this exhibit features items of interest from Donnelly's Special Collections, Archives, and Beisman collections.  These collections contain non-circulating books, newspapers, artifacts and more that have great historical value.  Come discover Donnelly's special collections.

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Stroll Through NMHU History

Enjoy a stroll through NMHU history with the library’s new exhibit which features historic photographs from the CCHP(Citizens Committee for Historical Preservation) photo collection in Donnelly Library’s Special Collections and a selection of yearbooks from the library’s Archives.


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