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A branch of the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2014 URL: http://abclibrary.org/lomastramway Print Guide Email Alerts

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  Lomas Tramway

Lomas Tramway Library

908 Eastridge NE 
Albuquerque, NM 87123
505-291-6295
lomastramway@cabq.gov
Kathy Hunt, Library Branch Manager

Hours:

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday Closed


Directions

The Lomas Tramway Library is located on the southwest corner of Lomas Blvd and Tramway Blvd.  Note that there is no access from Tramway. The parking lot entrance is on Eastridge Drive, which runs parallel to Tramway.

By Bus:

Route # 11 Lomas. Plan your trip here.

By Car:

Freeway directions from I-40:
Take I-40 to the Tramway exit and proceed northbound to Lomas. Make a left on to Lomas from Tramway and then follow the surface street directions to the parking lot entrance on Eastridge.
Surface Street Directions heading West from Tramway on Lomas:
Drive past the library and turn left on Pawnee Street. Turn left on Fruit Avenue, then right on Eastridge and left into the parking lot.
Surface Street Directions heading on Lomas from Juan Tabo:
Turn right on Eastridge, and then left into the parking lot.

 

Community Meeting Room

Lomas Tramway has one meeting room available to reserve. It is intended for meetings of 5 to 35 people.  Policy, rules and required forms may be found at Meeting and Study Rooms, as well as a listing of others available at other branches. 

Check availability and book the community meeting room here.

 

Computer Classes

Computer Class    

Computer confusion?

Computers are wonderful things and, when you can get your head around them, you will see why they have made such a tremendous impact on society and culture. They make so many more things possible and will save you time when you can avoid the pitfalls that come with technological confusion.

Join Kathy at Lomas Tramway Library on Saturdays for one-on-one TLC about your computer questions. 

Please sign up at the information desk or call 291-6295.  Please state the problem you wish to get help with, your phone number, and your preferred date.  Please bring your library card with you.

Available dates:  (All sessions are at 9:00 am-9:55 am)

May 17, 24 and 31

 

Adult Craft at Lomas Tramway

notebooks

Friday, April 25   4:00 pm

Adult & Teen Craft: Camping Notebooks

Take one cereal box, paper, thread and glue, and you've got a notebook perfect for throwing in your satchel to take on the trail.  It also keeps closed!

We'll provide supplies; no registration needed.

For more information, please call 291-6295.

 

 

Lomas Tramway Library

Lomas Tramway

 

Dia de los Ninos

Ramona KingFriday, April 25  10:30 am

Celebrate Dia de los Ninos with a performance by Ramona King.

"Happy Happy Hop Hop Hop!  Springtime stories, songs and play"

Each child will receive a free book!  (while supplies last)

Dia de los Ninos (Childrens Day) is celebrated around the world, honoring the young.  It is also known as Book Day.

For more information, please call 291-6295.

 

Wally Gordon, Author and Journalist

Wally GordonSaturday, April 26  1:30pm-2:30pm

Meet with Wally Gordon, Author and Journalist

Wally Gordon is the former 12-year owner and editor of The Independent newspaper in Edgewood, NM, and the author of A Reporter's World: Passions, Places and People.  The non-fiction book is a collection of essays, columns, and stories from magazines and newspapers published during his journalistic career spanning more than half a century.  Many of the pieces were first published in The Independent or in other New Mexico newspapers and magazines.  The book includes profiles of the famous, the infamous and the anonymous, travel and adventure yarns, and essays on the major issues and emotions of our times. He continues to write his column, Mountain Musing, which has appeared every week for 22 years.

A Reporters World

 

Every Child Ready to Read Family Storytime

Every Child Ready to Read         

Family Storytime at Lomas Tramway Library

Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.       January 9-April 24, 2014

                                                                                     

All ages are welcome to enjoy books, rhymes and movement activities! 

No registration required.

Groups of 5 or more, please call 291-6295.  Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Every Child Ready to Read @ Your Library is a program of the Public Library Association and the Association for Library Service to Children, divisions of the American Library Association.  Every Child Ready to Read @ Your Library is a registered trademark and is used with permission.

 

Teens: Volunteer for Summer Reading!

Spark a reactionTeens!  Spark a reaction!

Be a summer reading program volunteer May 31-July 25, 2014.

If you are age 12-18 and love working with people and helping with events, download an application here, or visit any branch for an application, and return it by May 10, 2014.

For more information, please stop by the library or call 291-6295.

 

New Puppet Theater

puppet theater Keeker Corner: The Lomas Tramway Library has received a wonderful new puppet theater and many puppets.  The money for these was donated by these Four Hills Groups:  The Evening Book Club, The Bridge Club, the Ladies' Bridge Club, and the Gourmet Club.  This donation was made in loving memory of Ann Keeker.  Previously, the same groups donated money for 2 rocking chairs, in memory of Maury Keeker.

We are so grateful to these groups.

Featured Resources

Each month we highlight one of our most popular eResources. You can find a complete list on our eResources page.

April's Featured eResources

 

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Book Club

The Lomas Tramway Book Club meets the first Wednesday of every month, 2:00-3:00 pm

New members are always welcome!

Next meeting:   

May 7   The Round House by Louise Erdrich

 

Future meetings:

June 4   Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: a Savannah Story by John Berendt

July 2   The Paris Wife: a novel by Paula McLain

August 6   The Silver Star: a novel by Jeannette Walls

September 3   The Shoemaker's Wife: a novel by Adriana Trigiani

October 1   The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston, with Mario Spezi

November 5   The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

December 3   Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach

For more information, please call 291-6295.

 

Read to the Dogs

Buster 

Read to the Dogs:  

Twice in May!    May 14th and 17th

The second Wednesday of the month from 3:30 pm-4:30 pm,  AND the third Saturday of every month from 1:00 pm-2:45 pm.   

For children of all ages: read to a therapy dog!  This is a great way to practice your reading in a fun, relaxing atmosphere.

No registration required.  For more information, please call 291-6295.

 

Family Movie

Frozen

 Family Movie

Saturday, April 26  4:00 pm

This month we will be watching the Oscar winning movie Frozen!  Rated PG

After the kingdom of Arendelle is cast into eternal winter by the powerful Snow Queen Elsa, her sister Anna teams up with a mountaineer named Kristoff and his reindeer Sven to break the icy spell.

Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult.  Please call 291-6295 for more information.

Ask Us!

 

We are a Fiction to Go location!

Fiction To Go Logo 

What is Fiction to Go? The Friends for the Public Library sells slightly used, recently published fiction titles for $2 for hardbacks and $1 for paperbacks. Like all funds that our Friends receive, all proceeds from Fiction to Go sales benefit the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Libraries!

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