January 18, 2019

Festival Eclectica Vendor Call

Festival Eclectica, a benefit for Shuter Library, is seeking artisanal vendors for June 16, 2018 at the Angel Fire Airport.

Booth fees are only $50, but space is limited to 15 artisans.

The Festival is a 5 band event selling up to 600 tickets, and will be extensively advertised out of town.

For more information please visit www.festivaleclectica.com.

Interested? Contact Scott Jones at 575-377-6223 or treasurer@shuterlibrary.net.

Shuter Library Benefit Mardi Gras Ball

Love in the Mountains – Famous Lovers

The best fancy-dress party of the year is held at Angel Fire Resort’s Country Club on February 12, 2018 as a benefit for the Shuter Library.

Come in your finest or dress in costume to match the theme: Love in the Mountains – Famous Lovers! Full bar and buffet, entertainment by the Jimmy Stadler Band, and a plethora of activities for your enjoyment!

When: Monday, February 12, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Where: The Country Club at Angel Fire Resort

Entertainment: Jimmy Stadler Band

Call Shuter Library at 575-377-6755 for details.

Author Event: Labyrinth Path To Light & Peace

Sandra Wasko-Flood will read from and sign copies of her book. Participants will also be able to walk along a pop-up labyrinth.

When: Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Where: Shuter Library, 11 S. Angel Fire Rd., Angel Fire, NM

Shuter Library Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Volunteers Needed!

2017 Shuter Library’s Trash to Treasures

Signup at the library for the following dates:

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Friday, June 30, 2017 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, July 2, 2017 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

We are collecting donations on Wednesdays, May 24, 2017 to June 21, 2017 from 9:00 am to 1:00 at the Cove Center.

Setup and sale are located at the Angel Fire Community Center, 15 CS Ranch Road, Angel Fire, NM 87710.

For more information please call Shuter Library at 575-377-6755. Your tax deductible donations help support Shuter Library.


Shuter Library Notice

Important Notice

The Shuter Library of Angel Fire will be closed for two weeks from April 18 to April 29, 2017 for annual cleaning and maintenance.

Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

All late fees will be waived on items that expire during our closure.

Mardi Gras On Safari

Dinner, Live Auction, Dancing, The Jimmy Stadler Band

When: February 27, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Where: Angel Fire Country Club

Tickets: $50 Per Person / Group Table Reservations Available

Purchase tickets and make table reservations at the Shuter Library by calling 575-377-6755.

Sponsored by Shuter Library.

Shuter Library Donations

The Shuter Library is collecting wine, liquor, and liqueur donations for our ever popular Mardi Gras Fundraising Ball which will be held on Monday,  February 27, 2017. The theme is “Mardi Gras On Safari”. In preparation for the big event, we are in need of any type of wine, liquor,  liqueur, and any type of nice basket items such as candles, chocolates, etc… for our “Gift Basket Auction” and “Wine Pull”.  Did you receive a beverage or candle over the holidays that you would like to re-gift?

Please bring your donations to the Shuter Library Tuesday through Saturday, or call 575-377-6755.

Your contributions are SINCERELY appreciated! Help us make this the best Mardi Gras Ball yet!

Thank You!

Shuter Library Board of Directors

Besides providing 10,000 print books, 800 audio books, and 3000 digital books, the Shuter Library hosts monthly book clubs, author readings, children’s programs, free community Wifi, public PCs and printing, art and craft classes, and various speaker programs. Your contributions are an important part of maintaining the Shuter Library as a vital part of the community, and donations are tax deductible.

Book Sale

Shop Local For Christmas

When: December 13 – 24, 2016

  • Books
  • Audiobooks
  • CDs
  • DVDs
  • VHS Tapes
  • PS2 Games
  • Puzzles
  • Gifts & More!

All proceeds benefit the Shuter Library of Angel Fire.

Indie Author Day 2016

indie-author-day-01Join us for a full day of workshops and readings with small and independently published authors!

When: Saturday, October 8, 2016

Where: Shuter Library of Angel Fire

10:30 am – Deborah Reardon, Author of Blue Suede Shoes – Key Elements & Tips to Writing a Mystery

11:00 am – Cynthia Reeg, Children’s Author of From the Grave – A Reading & Point of View Discussion

11:30 am – Caitlin Sumner, Young Adult Author of Alexander’s Lost General – Writing Process

12:00 pm – Loretta Tollefson, Poet & Author of Moreno Valley Sketches – Published Independently

12:00 pm – Live Webcast With Industry Panelists

12:30 pm – Connie Shelton, Author of the Charlie Parker and Samantha Sweet Mystery Series, Plot Development

1:00 pm – Brinn Colenda, Author of Chita Quest and The Cochabamba Conspiracy, Critical Elements of the Thriller

2:00 pm – Scott Jones, Author of Rising Tide of People Swept Away, Point of View

Shuter Library Says “I Know Jo, Do You?”

shuter-library-08By Jo Mixon

Jo With Virginia Mattingly (Library Director)

Virginia Mattingly took the reins as Shuter Library Director about six months ago. She came to us from a position at the University of Louisville Law School Library. She works with a nine member board of directors and two part time assistants. During our interview she kept directing me back to all the library has to offer, when I would tried to focus upon her.

She very excited wants to share a few points about Shuter Library that you might not know:

1. First Virginia wants you to know, Shuter Library now has fiber optics and free internet is available to the public. Library patrons may come inside and use one of the computer work stations, or sit in your car using your laptop. Fast and free internet, what a great service!

2. She wants everyone to know that ALL of Shuter Library services are free. There are no membership dues. Books, movies, DVD’s and more can be checked out….free. And everyone is qualified for a library card whether a you are a resident of Angel Fire or a guest of Angel Fire. While there, sit and enjoy reading in comfort, at the Bookworm Cafe.

3. Did you know Shuter Library is dog friendly? I didn’t either. As long as your dog is well behaved, he or she is welcome.

4. Shuter Library has a used bookstore inside. There are books, audio books, DVD’s, movies, puzzles, music and more for sale.

5. And most important, Virginia wants you to know that Shuter Library is a non-profit 501(c)3 completely funded by grants and donations. Fundraising events are key to keeping the doors open and being able to offer all of these amazing free services.

Her main goal for the library is to increase programming. She is planning cooking demonstrations with Chef Kevin from Elements Fine Dining, Art workshops with local artist Bob Bear, of Bear NAture Art Gallery and she is working with Art Up Northern New Mexico board member, Loretta Tollefson, putting together materials to celebrate Poetry Month in Cimarron and Eagle Nest schools. She really wants to attract more young people and their parents into the library. So check it out, the children’s collection is quite fantastic!

I asked what she thought is the libraries greatest challenge. She said (aside from funding) it is space. Books are rotated on a regular basis, so visit frequently. And while you’re there consider joining the book club.

I was curious why she chose Angel Fire. She told me she had lived in Taos, during her vagabond days and fell in love with northern New Mexico. She had a heartfelt desire to live in the mountains someday. (In a treehouse with a pulley system if possible!) When the opportunity arose and the job at Shuter Library was offered to her, she gladly accepted. Being an outdoorsy girl, she told me she loved being able to ski in the mornings before work. That is not a benefit found at most jobs or locations. She said, “It’s all about a life balance between work and play.” She and constant companion, Chuy, short for Chuy Chewbacca Big Boy Son of a Butcher, her blue healer mix, are anticipating spring and summer to explore more of the trails and greenbelts in and around Angel Fire.

Other than Chuy, travelling is her first love. In February, she visited Cuba and toured a few libraries and schools while there. Two of her other favorite trips include hiking the Inca Trail from the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu and volunteering in Liberia with the World Computer Exchange. Her favorite female authors are Joan Didion, Banana Yoshimoto & JK Rowling. She enjoys reading fantasy, non-fiction, and books set in exotic places.

Stop by the Shuter Library and get to know Virginia, she is unique and interesting and a great asset to the Shuter Library and to Angel Fire!