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Monday Storytime @ 10am & 2pm

June 4               Dance With Me
June 11             Tap Your Toes             
June 18             Play and Pretend
June 25             Around the World
July 2                 Rhythm, Beat, Rinse, Repeat

July 9                 Sounds of Science

July 16               Shake, Rattle, and Things that Go

July 23               Musical Storytelling Concert
July 30               Make Some Noise
August 6          Back to School w/ Clifford the Big Red Dog!                                    10am to 1pm in multipurpose-room                         

Tuesday @ 10am to noon (walk-in anytime)

Science, Crafts in Multipurpose Room
Movie in Storytime Room & Minecraft in the Lab


June 5                 Glitter Chalk Art, Disco Ducks & Zumba! (Outdoors)

June 12             Floor Piano Chopsticks, Makey-Makey Piano, Music Sheets
June 19             Explora STEM Centers

June 26             Air Guitar, Pin Strummers, Pin the Hair on Elvis, Sound Effects
July 3                  Hoops, Jingles, Name That Tune                      
July 10              Science of Sound

July 17              Rain Stick, Spoons, Musical Books

July 24              Castanets, Popsicle Harmonica and Kazoos
July 31              Dancing Oobleck, Echolocation

Thursday Entertainment @ 10am & 2pm

June 7                 Caribbean Steel Drums
June 14             Three Little Pigs Puppet Show
June 21             Beatbox, Hip-Hop and Rhymes
June 28             American Folktales & Songs
July 5
                  Good Gang Music Factory
July 12              Cultural Interactive Music
July 19              Polka-boom
July 26              Puppets Rock

Friday Tweens (ages 8-12) @ 10am
June 8                
Chris the Singing Scientist
June 15             Sparkle, Glitter & Sound Effects         
June 22             Line Dancing & Thriller
June 29             Meghan Casey Ventriloquist Puppets
July 6                  Bling, Bling Recorder Fun
July 13              Lip Sync Battle
July 20              Just Dance Challenge
July 27              Sound Mixing with Mike

Special Events

Thursday, June 21       
7:30pm to 8:30pm

Good Night, Baby Moon & Good Night Moon
Summer Solstice bedtime story, lullabies & snack
Outdoor event!

Bring a blanket & meet “Pat the Bunny”

Friday, June 29       10am & 2pm                   Meghan Casey Ventriloquist Puppets

Saturday, July 21 11am to 1pm

Make.Do Events & Pallet Throwdown
Sign up to present an activity or just join us!

Girls Who Code” (for girls ages 8-12)

Learn about Girls Who Code and identify the issue your Club will address together.  Learn new coding skills.  Create an Impact Project.
              Library Laboratory

              Tuesday, June 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10 @ 2pm

              Thursday, June 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12 @ 2pm

Youth Storytelling Wednesday Workshops (ages 8-16)
Wednesday, June 20 from 1-2:30pm
Wednesday, July 18 from 1-2:30pm

  • Workshop for youth interested in telling stories at the Four Corners Storytelling Festival on Friday, October 12, 2018
  • Bring a story and/or a book you want to learn to tell
  • Youth Storytellers interested in telling at the festival, must attend one session
  • Youth Storytellers will record stories at San Juan College on KSJE 90.9 on July 30


Thank you for celebrating the National Library Week, Week of the Young Child and Children's Day/Book Day in April at the Farmington Public Library by reading "Where the Wild Things Are" in the Maurice Sendak Exhibit!
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

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.  Visit the library events calendar for events.
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
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Juvenile Easy and Fiction Books

Juvenile NonFiction Books

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in the Teen Zone

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






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