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 list of upcoming meetings, or check our our archive of Past Programs.


Saturday, April 1, 2017 (10am–noon)

Field Trip to Zimmerman Library

April 1st meeting (April Fool's Day) is a Field Trip to UNM's Zimmerman Library (in the middle of campus) Special Collections. We are scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon.

You are invited to a social gathering at 9 am that day at Frontier, farthest room, for chatting, breakfast burrito, coffee, cinnamon roll, or what you'd like.)

UNM parking in the on-campus ramp should be available on Saturday - kiosk payment by credit card, handicapped is free.

Our Annual Member Show at the Main Library has been scheduled to be put up on Monday, May 8. We will collect your books at the May 6 meeting, so start thinking about what you might enter and what you need to finish!

LIBROS Yahoo Group

If you’re a LIBROS member, don’t forget to join librosnmbag where you can keep up to date with fellow members. Karen Woolsey is the Moderator of the LIBROS Yahoo Group. To sign up so you can post messages, first open a Yahoo Groups account, then send Karen an email at: (her email is also on the Yahoo Groups home page near the logo).

You may also like to join the following Facebook Groups to learn about upcoming art workshops in Albuquerque:

Albuquerque Art Workshops

New Tricks Art Workshops Group


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Meeting Location

LIBROS meets at the Manzano Mesa Center on the 1st Saturday from 9am to 12 noon (more info on our Calender page).

Latest Newsletter


Download the April 2016 Newsletter (1.8MB PDF) for the latest LIBROS news. Back Issues available our our Newsletter page.

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

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

Bookbinding Kit (PDF)

Updated December 2015

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!

Pay by PayPal/Credit Card

LIBROS accepts online payments for Membership through PayPal’s secure online payment system. You do NOT need a PayPal account to pay by credit or debit card. Membership renewal is due by September of each year.