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Summer reading program statistics for 2014

Survey for Parents:

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August 1, 2014 – FINAL Summer Reading Registration

Youth:  6,538 and 39,662 books logged
Teen:  691 and 1109 books logged
Shiprock Youth:  548 and 7,350 books logged
Total youth/tween/teen registrations:  7,777
Total books logged online:  48,121

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Fizz Boom Read!
Summer Reading Photo Archive 2014


The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Early Literacy Celebration
Friday, September 19
10am & 2pm
(all ages welcome)

Participants will receive a “Very Hungry Caterpillar” book bag, stickers and bookmarks, for the Early Literacy Celebration Story Time to bring attention to the importance of reading with children from an early age.


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        • Line up in front of the Youth Services Desk
        • Make a name tag
        • 10:30am Toddlers age 0-3, with parent,
          • Proceed to story time room for ECRR Story Time that meets their unique developmental needs – various titles on the theme
        • 10:30am Preschool age 3-5, proceed to Library Laboratory
          • Literacy activities that will boost cognitive skills, pattern recognition, fine motor skills and focus on aspects of STEM and Common Core
        • Twenty minute Story Time sessions & Twenty minute Activity sessions
        • Rotation between the groups at 10:50
        • Sessions end at 11:15am
        • Walk back to Youth Services Desk
        • Check out books
        • 3:30 pm: All ages, ages 0-3 with parent or adult,
        • Proceed to story time room for ECRR Story Time with books and activities that enrich and entertain all ages.
        • Session ends at 4:00pm
        • Walk back to Youth Services Desk
        • Check out books and other library activities
        • Schedule is subject to change… check Library Events Calendar



LEGO Zone in the Laboratory
Tuesdays at 4pm-5pm
Ages 6-12

Explore and show off building skills with LEGOs provided by the library.  Make to learn and learn to make Lego Mindstorms and Lego Education with the library staff.


Thursdays @ 4-5pm in the Library Laboratory
Ages 6-12 (everyone learns together)

Learn how to use the DATABASES!
Learn on an iPad; Kindle Fire; Color Nook; Samsung Galaxy or school laptop!

guys read

3rd Saturday of the Month
Begins October 18, 2014

11am in Youth Services

Dads, brothers, big brothers welcome!


No School Days & Holiday Time registration for organizations, afterschool groups coming to the library during no school days.  The library follows the Farmington Municipal School calendar.   

First session on Friday, September 19
Multipurpose Room from 1pm to 3pm

Check Library Events Calendar for more dates



Include the Farmington Public Library Card as one of the essentials on your SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST!  How to Get a Library Card and library card policy.

Every parent wants their child to succeed, and one of the simplest ways you can ensure your child’s academic success is by making a quick trip to the library.

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Farmington Public Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that every student has the most import school supply of all – a free library card.

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week Celebration
September 21 to 27, 2014

Banned Books Week, an annual celebration of the freedom to read since 1982, is observed the last week of September. Each year, librarians, booksellers, teachers and countless others take this opportunity to highlight the importance of intellectual freedom and remind us not to take this precious democratic freedom for granted. 

Check the libraries Card Catalog “Find Great Books” to see some of the titles, like The Adventures of Captain Underpants and more. A list of titles is also available at the Youth Services Desk.


Finger Play Navajo ECRR Finger Play Spanish


Bayless Power Library

Farmington Public Library partnership with 
Boys & Girls Club of Farmington

 1:00 to 4:30pm.

The Bayless Power Library, a branch of the Farmington Public Library, is located in the Boys & Girls Club of Farmington and staffed by the Farmington Public Library Youth Services.

Library cards are issued at the Farmington Public Library and club members can check out reading materials. Books can be returned to the main library or the club. HOW TO GET A LIBRARY CARD. Fines must be paid at the main library.


Shiprock Branch



Located on Hwy. 491 North across from the Northern Navajo Medical Center, the door is on the east side of the Shiprock Boys & Girls Club building all programs offered by the Shiprock Branch Library are FREE. Get a library card! Use the computers at the library. Check the Shiprock Library Events Calendar. Hours: 2pm to 6pm Monday Through Friday and we are closed Saturday and Sunday.


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There is a possibility that photographs taken of me and my family might be used by the Farmington Public Library for publicity. Please inform us at the program if you do not want your photo taken.

Existe la posibilidad de que fotografías tomadas de mí y mi familia sean utilizadas con el propósito de publicidad por la Biblioteca. Infórmenos por favor en el programa si usted no desea su foto tomada.

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