General News

Texas A&M Libraries Receives Five Millionth Volume, a First-edition of The Hobbit

Last month, Texas A&M University Libraries, an Amigos member, acquired its five millionth volume, a rare first-edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's 1937 classic The Hobbit, a gift from award-winning "Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin.

Schurdevin Chosen NMLA President-Elect

Lynette Schurdevin of the Rio Rancho (NM) Public Library, an Amigos member, is the new vice president/president-elect of the New Mexico Library Association.

Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer Named Director of New Mexico State Library

Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer has been appointed by Secretary of Cultural Affairs Veronica Gonzales to lead the New Mexico State Library. Ms. Moeller-Peiffer will commence her duties as State Library Director beginning in early June.