Farmington Public Library
Farmington Public Library


Youth Services


“Let the Wild Rumpus Start”
Library Adventures for Groups

Register your group early (up to 30) to reserve a space on the Library Events Calendar. 

Payment is required for the Maurice Sendak Exhibit.  Adults $3.00 and Children $1.00

Payment will be collected on the scheduled day of the tour. 


      Register for
   Summer Reading

      Youth (Toddler to Gr. 5)

      Daycare & Summer Learning

      Teen (Gr. 6 to HS Senior)



Thank you!

Rob Mayes, City Manager
Linda Rogers, District 1 City Councilor
Janis Jakino, District 4 City Councilor
Jeanine Bingham-Kelly, District 3 City Councilor
Sean Sharer, District 2 City Councilor


The Farmington Public Library Youth Services scheduled no school day, early release and holiday time programs using the Farmington Municipal School Calendar from September to May.  Visit the library events calendar for events.

Early Release on April 23
Movie and Snack @ 2pm
Regular Storytime and Activity @ 3:30pm

April 23

Earth Day… Everyday!  Take home a paper tree!
Movie Stories About the Earth “Johnny Appleseed” and “Miss Rumphius”

Storytime "Amy Becenti" Cultural Storytime

Make a smoothie in the laboratory

Meet at the Youth Services Desk

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
10:30am to 11:15am

10:30am - Make a storytime name tag and line up for the session
     Storytime Room: Toddler (age 0-3) with parent/guardian
     Library Laboratory: Preschool (age 3-5) for hands-on literacy activities

10:50am - Groups are rotated from storytime room to library laboratory
     Storytime Room: Preschool (age 3-5)
     Library Laboratory: Toddler (age 0-3) with parent/guardian

3:30pm Afterschool Storytime (all ages welcome)

No activity only for except special events


        April 3 @ 4pm

April 9, 10, 12 & 13, 2017
Things That Grow

April 16, 17, 19 & 20, 2017
Under the Ocean Waves

April 23, 24, 26 & 27, 2017
Science Is My Favorite!

April 30, May 1, 3 & 4, 2017





Monday, April 30
4pm – 5pm
Children’s Day/Book Day
Spelling, Books & Sight Word Celebration

“Spelling Bee Swat”
“Musical Books”
“Magnetic Spelling Race”
“Sight Word –Bean Bag Toss”

Afterschool Snack

Free event celebrations

 Find a Celebration in NM



1KB4K Reading Program for every child from infant to Kindergarten. Does reading 1,000 books seem overwhelming?  Try it!

- 3 books a day for 1 year = 1,095 books

- 1 book a day for 3 years - 1,095 books

Program Instructions for IKB4K
Program Instructions (Spanish/Español)

Books Your Child Should Hear Before Kindergarten



            "Dewey Know How to Find Books?"
                  You Tube with Library Staff


Storytime YTD Stats

Prime Time YTD Stats

Summer Reading Pie Chart

Summer Reading YTD Stats

If you logged Accelerated Reading book, you can print them on your Summer Reading Account



Award Books & Special Needs Links for Kids

Cool Links for Kids      




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