Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 5th at 12pm at El Morro Event Center

Dale Deforest, creator of the Hero Twins comic book will be doing a demonstration and Q&A for Free Comic Book Day.

The Library will be giving away 75 free copies of the Hero Twins Comic Book, first come first served.

For more information, call 505-726-6120 or email childlib@gallupnm.gov

Free Screening Warrior, the Life of Leonard Peltier

On Thursday, March 29th at 6:00 pm the Library and El Morro Theatre partner to bring you the film Warrior, The Life of Leonard Peltier.

This is the definitive feature documentary about American Indian activist, Leonard Peltier. His story is told within the context of the American Indian Movement, the US federal government, and the multi-national companies interested in mining the land in South Dakota. A discussion moderated by special guest Jean Roach, of the Mnicoujou Lakota from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe will follow.

For more information, contact the library at (505) 863-1291 or email tmoe@gallupnm.gov.

Free Screening of Victoria and Abdul

On Saturday, March 17th at 2:00 pm, the Library and El Morro Theatre partner to bring you the film Victoria and Abdul.

The film is based on the extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. The two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy.

This film is rated PG-13.

For more information, contact the library at (505) 863-1291 or email tmoe@gallupnm.gov.

Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock

The Library is hosting a free screening of “Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock” at El Morro Theatre on Friday, November 3rd at 6:00 PM with a discussion to follow.