We're proud of our Amigos Library Services members and want to recognize the work that they do in their communities. Each month we will be showcasing an Amigos member library or institution. It's a great way for Amigos members, and non-members alike, to learn from and meet colleagues and peers.
Silver City Public Library is located in Silver City, New Mexico. Their mission is to provide access to information and ideas, foster literacy, life-long learning and creativity, to connect people to each other and the wider world, and to strength their communities. They serve a population of over 10,000 residents.
The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), one of 37 tribal colleges in the United States, is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It was established in 1962 as a high school under the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs but in 1975 became a two-year college offering associate degrees in topics such as Studio Arts, Creative Writing, and Museum Studies.