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Line up at the Youth Services Desk for a name tag
Twenty minute Story Time & Activity rotation sessions
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
Library Events Calendar for Books

10:30am Story Time Schedule 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 Story Time Schedule 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.

3:30 pm Story Time Schedule: All ages, ages 0-3 with parent or adult. Story Time with books that enrich and entertain all ages. No activity, except special events. Session ends at 4:00pm.    

Schedule is subject to change #ReadFarmington


March 2 @ 3:30 – READ ACROSS AMERICA

Meet the Cat in the Hat after Story Time
READ ACROSS AMERICA is in its 18th year, this year-round program focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources. "You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child."



FPL schedules programs using the Farmington Municipal School Calendar for the no school day and holiday day programs.
Next session is scheduled for Friday, February 12.


  Spring Break “Reading Roundup”
March 21 to 24
(all ages welcome)

Register for Summer Reading beginning Spring Break on March 19, 2016
2015 Summer Reading School Participation



Guys Read Charter
February 20 @11am "Kickboxing Safety"

LEGO ZONE in the Library Laboratory

Every Tuesday starting in February at 4pm

TECH TUESDAYS @ 4pm (Tweens)
Explore and show off building skills with LEGOs provided by the library. Learn to make and make to learn with the library staff.


Mayme Clayton collected items related to African-American history. She said she started her collection so that “children would know that black people have done great things.” Read about four famous African Americans and check out books from The Coretta Scott King Book Awards library display in Youth Services. Then complete the activities.  Provided by TIME FOR KIDS “Reading for Information.”

April 28 3:30-5:00pm - BOOK FIESTA

Register your Día event happening in April
Use our interactive map to search for events in our community


Call for Youth Storytellers

Call for Youth Storytellers to tell stories on Friday, October 14, 2016at the Four Corners Storytelling Festival @ Berg Park
Online Registration
or Download and print form
Youth Storytellers mus participate in Youth Storytelling Workshops Summer Reading Brochure

Listen to Youth Storytellers tell their story for Cuentos Hahne and Tales on KSJE Radio 90.9 FM Radio on Fridays at 12:30pm or download Podcast.



Prime Time
Six Week Session

5:30pm- Families arrive at first session Photo is taken (release form).
Families receive their book bags Dinner/snack and survey

6:00pm- Library Commercial, Storyteller reads story followed by book discussion
7:00pm- Prize giveaway at each session

Current Scheduled Sessions

Esperanza Elementary (sponsored by FMS Multicultural Department) @ Farmington Public Library on March 29 to May 3, 2016 (registration at school)
Open Register for Summer Reading Prime Time or email Flo Trujillo
Teacher Orientation – scheduled for August 6, 2016


books for babies

First Things FirstLibrary Adventures

New Mexico Digital Collections (Download)


There is a possibility that photographs taken of me and my family at the program will 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.

Many of the youth programs are youth-led and designed by our youth staff.
Consider volunteering your time and/or applying for a summer position!


2101 Farmington Ave
Farmington, NM 87401

Mon-Thu: 9am to 9pm
Fri-Sat: 9am to 5pm
Sun: 1pm to 5pm

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