Farmington Public Library


Youth Services

Farmington Public Library

Check Library Events Calendar for Fall Events


Early Release Day on Monday, September 10

Movie "Ferdinand" & Snack

Activity Make an Adobe House with Paulette Atencio
Storytime with Paulette @ 3:30pm
Chapter by Chapter Book Club (Ages 5-8) @ 3:30pm

Sponsored by the NewMexico Endowment for the Humanities

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Summer Reading t-shirts
Available until
Friday, August 31 at the library


Library Events Calendar
ALSC Summer Reading Lists
Bus Parking Map
NM State Library Survey
            English or Spanish

Print out AR bookist or your certificate
through August 31
Sponsored by the Farmington Public Library Foundation

Youth Storytellers will tell at the Four Corners Storytelling Festival on October 12 @ Berg Park.  Listen to youth storytellers on KSJE 90.9FM on Cuentos, Hahne and Tales podcasts in September and October.   Schedule for Berg Park on Friday, October 12

Register Groups for the Festival to reserve the sessions at the Four Corners Storytelling Festival @Berg Park on Friday, October 12.  The session is free and schools will receive a confirmation and wristbands for the event.


CLIFFORD at Back-to-School
Summer Reading T-shirt  Bash on August 6              

Clifford the Big Red Dog assisted in distributing
summer reading t-shirts and made a good friend!



Create Your Sessions at Home
Girls Who Code participants can also work at home to develop an Impact Project.  Parent or guardian must provide an email address and login in to SCRATCH and can also create stories, games, and animations to share with the world of Girls Who Code.

Login in to SCRATCH
Search for fplgwcproject and select Studios 




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

10am      Activity & Minecraft
10:30am Storytime followed by activities until noon
11am      Movie in Storytime room

                       Early Release Day (Monday)

Movie & Snack & Activity @ 2pm
Storytime (all ages) @ 3:30pm
Chapter by Chapter Book Club (ages 5-8) @ 3:30pm
             Visit the library events calendar for events.

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

The Big Read

The BBC's Big Read began the search for the nation's best-loved novel, and asked you to nominate the top 100 favorite books.

  • Here are the results from number 1 to 100 in numerical order! 
  • How many did you log this summer? 
  • How many have you read? 

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)



STARTS ON SEPTEMBER 17 (see library events calendar)

Monday, Tuesday, (no Wednesday storytime) Thursday & Friday
10:30am to 11:15am & 3:30pm (afterschool activity on Mondays, only)

Line up at the Youth Services Desk for a nametag
10:30am Storytime Room: Toddler (age 0-3)
10:30am Library Laboratory: Preschool (age 3-5)

10:50am – Rotation with Activity
Storytime Room: Preschool (age 3-5)
Library Laboratory: Toddler (age 0-3)


If you logged Accelerated Reading books, you can prin on your Summer Reading Account until August 31


Image result for thanks youMayor, City Manager and City Councilors for taking time to read
"Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak.


Nate Duckett
Farmington Mayor
Rob Mayes
City Manager
Linda Rodgers
District 1 City Councilor


Janis Jakino
District 4 City Councilor
Jeanine Bingham-Kelly
District 3 City Councilor
Sean Sharer
District 2 City Councilor




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