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A branch of the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library
Last Updated: Aug 29, 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.

 

A Presentation by Gloria Drayer

Yoga and Grief

Tuesday, September 16   6:00 pm

The Lomas Tramway Library hosts a presentation by Gloria Drayer:

Yoga and Grief: A Compassionate Journey Toward Healing

This presentation is free.  For more information, please call 291-6295.

 

 

Home Composting Basics

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Saturday, September 20 

10:30 am-12:30 pm

Learn how to compost food and yard waste, an easy and fun way to recycle and to build healthy soil in your yard and garden.  The class will cover the science, art, methods, choices and benefits of home composting.  This class is free and open to all.  Registration is required.  To register, send an email to register@nmcomposters.org.

Presented by the Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters

 

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 Thursdays at 9:00 am 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.

 

Lomas Tramway Library

Lomas Tramway

 

Printable Events Calendar

 

Storytimes

Two storytimes each week!  September 4 through December 19, 2014

(No storytimes Nov. 27 and 28)

Thursdays at 10:30 am   Preschool Storytime for ages 3 to 5     Children are welcome to enjoy books, rhymes, music and movement activities.

Fridays at 10:30 am   Baby Storytime for ages 0 to 2     Join us for stories, songs and bouncy rhymes that your baby will love!

                                                                            

No registration required.

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

 reading to baby

 

Crazy 8's Math Club for Pre-K kids

Crazy 8's: our new Math Club at Lomas Tramway!

Math will never be the same!  This is a brand new free, fun club designed to get young kids excited about math.  For four weeks, they get to build stuff, run, jump, and make music!

Tuesday, September 9 through September 30, at 10:30 am, for Pre-K Kids (ages 3 to 5)

Registration required: please call 291-6295 or register at the Lomas Tramway Library.  *Please note: the September sessions are now full.  Please call to let us know if you are interested in future sessions.  We might be having clubs for K-2nd grades, and 3rd-5th grades, as well!

Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

Created by Bedtime Math.

Crazy 8

 

Kids' Craft

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Wednesday, September 17  11:00 am AND Saturday, September 20  3:00 pm

This month, come make your very own Kermit the Frog puppet...and bring it with you when we show the movie Disney's Muppets Most Wanted later this month!

Fun for kids of all ages, and it's free!  Groups of five or more, please call 291-6295.

Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Tea Time

teaSaturday, September 13  2:00 pm

Join us for tea!  Bring your own favorite cup.  Learn from Figments Tea Shoppe about the history and customs of tea, and enjoy discussing your favorite Agatha Christie mystery or story.  Registration required: please call 291-6295.

 

 

Music by the Mountain: Kindred Spirits

Kindred Spirits

Wednesday, September 24  6:30 pm

A Music by the Mountain Event: Kindred Spirits with Robin and Drew Carlin

Featuring a cavalcade of popular hits from the Big Band era of the 1930's and 40's, through the classic rock & roll of the 1950's...and more!

KindredSpirits@CenturyLink.net

This event is free, and fun for all ages!

 

 

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.

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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:   

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

Future titles:

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:  now twice a month!

Wednesday, September 17  at 3:30 pm AND Saturday, September 20th at 1:00 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

 Muppets Most Wanted

 Family Movie

Saturday, September 27  4:00 pm

This month we will be watching Disney's Muppets Most Wanted!  Rated PG    The Muppets gang goes on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe's most exciting destinations.  Watch what happens when they get mixed up in an international crime caper!

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!

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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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