All events are free and open to the public.
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|
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.
Saturday, February 9: 1-3 p.m.
See what Thomas C. Donnelly Library has to offer!
|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.
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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