2013-city-of-santa-maria-logo-colorThe Los Alamos Branch Library is currently showing 1959 Newsweek covers, photographed by the award-winning Ed Wergeles.  The legendary Mr. Wergeles was chief photographer, cover director, and senior editor of Newsweek in the 1950s.  His bold and innovative covers broke new ground in news magazines of the day, and led him to a distinguished career photographing world leaders and major world events.

Please join the Los Alamos Friends of the Library for an opening reception on Saturday, April 8th at 11:00 a.m.  Alexander Nazaryan, a senior writer for Newsweek, will lead a discussion about the past and present role of the news magazine. Don’t miss the opportunity to view this extraordinary collection.

The Los Alamos Branch Library is located at 405 Helena Street, Los Alamos.  The Library’s Hours are Tuesday through Thursday from 2:00 to 7:00 pm, Friday from 2:00 to 6:00 pm, and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm. The branch library is operated by the City of Santa Maria Public Library.

Questions may be directed to the Los Alamos Branch Library, (805) 344-1025, or to the Santa Maria Public Library, 925-0994.

Department:                             Public Library

Contact Person:                      Dawn Jackson, Librarian III

Telephone Number:                  (805) 925-0994 ext. 2319

Email Address:                         djackson@cityofsantamaria.org