Children’s Activities

To receive updates about activities for children at the library, join the children’s email list.

View our full calendar of events here.

2017 Summer Reading Program

You can now pre-register for the summer reading program! More details here. Funding provided by the Friends of the Library.

Children in costume perform a story they created with Santa Fe Opera educator Charles Gamble.      Girl shows the fish she made out of a recycled water bottle.

Regularly-scheduled children’s events:

Children's librarian Chris reads a story at storytime on October 14, 2016.Storytime, Tuesdays, 10:30am
Join us for stories, songs and rhymes, movement, and simple crafts. Storytimes are designed for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.

 

Two children peek from behind a table at Lego Club, summer 2016Future Engineers, Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00pm
Creative construction fun with LEGO® bricks, K’NEX®, and Strawbees! This activity is geared toward children ages 6-12.

 

All events are free, no registration necessary.

Services

Computers in the children’s area are available 45 minutes a day. Log in with a children’s/youth library card or ask for a guest pass from the Circulation Desk. The children’s room also has two AWE Early Literacy Station computers with built-in games designed for children ages 2-8.

Homework and study help for students is available at BrainFuse HelpNow, an online service provided by the New Mexico State Library. BrainFuse is part of the El Portal resource portal.

Group tours and special group storytimes are available with advance scheduling; please call 575-538-3672 and ask for the Children’s Librarian.