Welcome to LIBROS

LIBROS is New Mexico’s Book Arts Guild offering a variety of inspiration for both traditional and experimental artist’s books. We hold regular meetings on the 1st Saturday of the month, as well as annual and special exhibits.

We welcome new members and guests – please see our Calendar page a full list of upcoming meetings.

2023–2024 series of programs

More details on our Calendar page....

Saturday, January 6, 2024

Artist Talk with Ester Feske

Saturday, February 3, 2024

Terri Ross. Recounting Your Travels in Journals and Scrapbooks

Upcoming LIBROS Events & Programs

Check your Newsletter email for more details.

July 2024 – LIBROS & Santa Fe Book Arts Group show “Anything Goes”

The Libros/SF BAG Tortuga Gallery Show will be held July 4-13, 2024. Show is open to Members in Good Standing Only. This is a collaborative show and any member from either group is encouraged to enter.

More details and Application Form on our Exhibits page...

Celebration of the Book – October 2023 to April 2024

The Santa Fe Book Arts Group will have several public exhibits during a six-month period to showcase the works of its members. Those scheduled to date include:

  • Santa Fe Main Library (October 2023)
  • Santa Fe Southside Library (October 2023)
  • Santa Fe LaFarge Library (October 2023)
  • Santa Fe Community College (March-April 2024)

During that period of time BAG will also hold a number of programs, workshops, and presentations. As part of the partnership agreement between BAG and LIBROS, LIBROS members have been invited to participate in these exhibits and events. More details and entry guidelines on the BAG website.

LIBROS Facebook Page

Please Like the LIBROS page on Facebook for upcoming news & events: Facebook/LIBROS New Mexico Book Arts Guild

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* LOCATION *

LIBROS meets on the 1st Saturday from 9am to 12 noon (unless noted).

Social hour is from 9–10am, followed by our regular meeting, which begins at 10.

LOCATION as of AUGUST 2023:

Manzano Mesa Center
501 Elizabeth SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123
505-275-87123
[Google maps]

Members receive a detailed email Newsletter with upcoming programs, Zoom links, and materials required listings. So Join today!

Book Lending Library
Library List by Title (PDF)
Library List by Author (PDF)
Collaborative Books (PDF)

Lists updated 9-2018.

Read more about the LIBROS Book Lending Library on our Calendar or Newsletter pages.

Bookbinding Kit (PDF)

Don’t leave home without your bookbinding kit! Remember that many of our meetings are “hands-on” and the best way to learn new techniques is to try them yourself!