Farmington Public Library Youth Services

Youth Services


Joe Wos and a few of the artists that attended today's Cartoon Workshop.
The Thinking Money for Kids exhibit will be at the Farmington Public Library through March 19th and Joe's maze is currently on display at the library.
#ReadFarmington #ThinkingMoneyForKids

Thinking Money for Kids Exhibit opens on
Thursday, February 21

Thinking Money for Kids
Farmington NM Public Library
Thinking Money for Kids is a new multimedia experience for children ages 7 to 11, as well as their parents, caregivers and educators. The interactive exhibit uses games, activities, and a fun storyline to help children understand what money is, its function in society, money choices, and money values, such as fairness, responsibility and charitableness. Exhibit is scheduled for February 21 to March 19, 20


This acclaimed database was developed for K-12 and facilitates STEM research and learning with assets that encourage users to find the information they need, evaluate it, and apply it. You will find expansive reference coverage of the full range of scientific disciplines. Science experiments and activities are indexed by grade, subject, and time required – great for science fairs!

No School Days and Holiday Time Farmington NM Public Library
The Farmington Public Library Youth Services scheduled no school days, early release and holiday time programs using the Farmington Municipal School Calendar from September to May.     


No School days schedule

10am      Minecraft until noon
10:30am Storytime followed by activities until noon
11am      Movie in Storytime room
1pm        Girls Who Code

Early Release Day (Monday) schedule

Storytime (all ages) @ 2:00pm
I Can Read Series Book Club, using Level 1 and Level 2 books (ages 5-8) @ 2:00pm
Visit the library events calendar for events.

girls who CODE Farmington NM Public Library Girls Who Code is an introductory hands-on program Participants work on the touch screen then proceed to the laptops to create their own Scratch Project.  Everytime the participant attends, they can login in and continue on their boards.

Consider visiting the Girls Who Code website and sign up to continue projects at home.  Parent or guardian must provide an email address and login to SCRATCH.  VIEW IMPACT PROJECT created at the Farmington Public Library 
Search for fplgwcproject and select Studios 

Minecraft Farmington NM Public Library
Minecraft Farmington NM Public Library
Minecraft is scheduled in the Library Laboratory during no school days at 10am to noon.  Minecraft is monitored by the staff who assign the game projects, using various themes. Valid library card is required.

Dewey know how to find to books? With library staff

Locate Juvenile Easy and Fiction Books in Youth Services (YouTube)
Locate Juvenile NonFiction Books in Youth Services (YouTube)

Locate Graphic Novels in the Teen Zone (YouTube)


1,000 Books before Kindergarten

1KB4K Reading Program for every child from infant to Kindergarten.
Does reading 1,000 books seem overwhelming? This is a self-guided program.
3 books a day for 1 year = 1,095 books
1 book a day for 3 years - 1,095 books

Downloadable PDFs Program Instructions for IKB4K
Program Instructions (Spanish/Español)
Books Your Child Should Hear Before Kindergarten


Summer Reading Statistics

Registration for the Summer Reading Program coming in March 2019
Storytime YTD Stats

Prime Time YTD Stats
Summer Reading Pie Chart
Summer Reading YTD Stats

  • AR BookFinder
    Searching for Accelerated Reader books is fun and easy with this free online tool
  • Lexile
    Lexile measures help your child grow and improve reading skills




Farmington Public Library ~2101 Farmington Ave. Farmington NM 87401 ~ 505-599-1270