Voters Support Bond B and other Library Bonds by Large Margins

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!

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!

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

The New Mexico State University Library has made an infographic about Go Bond B!


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Thanks for Sending Your Shelfies

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

2014 GO BOND Photo Submissions

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

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Kayla Russo @ Zimmerman Library #NMBondB

 

We Need Your Shelfies!

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?

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Projected 2014 Allocations

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!

Bookmarks, brochures, and flyers are now available to download.

Library_bookmarks

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Check out more on the Marketing page!

Legislative Bulletins #7 and #8

Legislative Bulletin #7

  • Governor Martinez signed SB 53 and HB 55
    • She did not line-item veto any of the library projects in HB 55.
    • Read SB 53
    • Read HB 55

Legislative Bulletin #8

  • Final Outcome of Capital Outlay Bill
    • Governor Martinez signed SB 53, the General Obligation Bond Bill
  • She also signed HB 55
    • She line-item veto some projects including three library projects
    • Read more about the final HB 55