Our Public Library
Needs Your Help
The Bernalillo County Commission is
currently evaluating requests for capital improvement funds. The
Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library system is requesting $2,000,000 for
How You Can Help
ATTEND A PUBLIC MEETING - Public meetings will
be held in March and April 2014.
Please consider attending a meeting and showing your support for Library
funding. The public meeting schedule is available at http://www.bernco.gov/news/199666/.
CONTACT YOUR COUNTY COMMISSIONER
- Another way to help the Library is to contact your county commissioner in March or April. Let them know what the
library means to you and that you appreciate their support for public library
resources and services. Contact information for Commissioner is available at http://www.bernco.gov/county-commissioners/
VOTE – County Bonds,
including funding for the Library, will be up for voter approval in the November general election.
The city funding cycle will begin
in the fall of 2014. Check here for information about how you can help later
This year’s state bond
proposals include funding for ABC Library projects and materials. Governor
Martinez is considering the proposal. Please consider contacting her office at http://www.governor.state.nm.us/Contact_the_Governor.aspx
to indicate your support for library funding.
Thank you for supporting our libraries!
What else can you do to help libraries?
- Read the detailed information provided on the other pages of this website,
starting with Funding
Basics and What's New.
- Sign up to receive email updates on current Library funding issues and
announcements of public meetings. Simply type your email address into the box
below and click Join in order to start receiving our informative
email. This list is managed by the Library Advisory Board. Your email address
will not be shared with any other group and will be used for no other purpose.
- Volunteer to help ABC
- Spread the word about the library funding crisis
and let your elected officials know why
increased library funding and adequate staffing is a priority for you.
- Let us know how
we can improve this website by sending an email to Support ABC