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.
May 8 – 31, 2017
The 2017 Annual Member Show of handmade and artist books is being held at the Albuquerque/ Bernalillo County Libraries at the Main Library, Second Floor, 5th & Coppier (501 Copper Ave NW), Albuquerque, NM.
We have a FREE hands-on bookmaking demonstration for the public during the show on the 2nd Floor. All materials provided, no registration required.
Saturday May 27, 1–3pm – Four Fast Books
Main Library hours: Mon, Thur, Fri, Sat 10am–6pm; Tues, Wes 10am–7am; closed Sun. Parking in City parking garage catty-corner from library entrance; get your parking ticket stamped at the library main desk for 2 hours free parking.
Thursday, September 7 – Sunday, September 17, 2017
LIBROS members exhibit each year at the New Mexico State Fair in the Creative Arts Building at the NM Expo during the month of September.
For entry requirements, download the Bookbinding PDF from the Creative Arts page.
Friday, August 25, 9am – 5pm
Saturday, August 26, 9am–5pm
Acrobat Reader may be required to read PDFs (free from Get Adobe Reader).
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:
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!
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.