Final Week of Summer Reading Activities

Finish Line copyWe are approaching the final week of the 2016 summer reading program. The deadline to submit reading logs for prizes is Friday, July 22. If you have completed your reading log, bring it in by July 22 so that we can enter you into the grand prize drawings. Youth/teens who complete three items–any combination of book review slips or bingo cards–are also eligible for grand prize drawings.

A survey about the summer reading program is now available online in English: and in Spanish: Please help our library and the New Mexico State Library evaluate the 2016 Summer Reading Program. Your answers on this survey will help obtain funding for the program as well as improve it. Thank you for your time and we appreciate your participation!

We have an exciting final week of activities lined up! Join us for the following special events:

Tuesday, July 19, 10:30am: Storytime and a simple craft, ages 0-5

Wednesday, July 20, 10:30am: Dance workshop: join Maria y Yahví for a fandanguito! Zapateado (Mexican clogging from Southern Veracruz) is used in the fiesta called fandango where community members dance in the middle of the tarima (wooden box) surrounded by musicians, listeners and convivencia! Hard soled shoes are recommended to make the percussive sounds with our feet. This presentation is geared towards ages 6 and up.

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Wednesday, July 20, 4:00pm: Little Engineers (Lego and more!) (ages 6-12)

Thursday, July 21, 10:30am: Craft: Paper Plate Kangaroos! Come to the library to make a kangaroo to take home. This activity is geared toward children ages 6-12. Limit 35 participants, admission tickets will be given out starting 30 minutes before the beginning of the event.

Thursday, July 21, 4:00pm: Board gaming (all ages)

Friday, July 22, 2:00pm: WildWorks: Mini-foosball table. Make a mini foosball table to take home. Special thanks to the Shoe Dept. for donating empty shoe boxes! (ages 10+)

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