In the Zone News

MARCH 2013

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Teen Tech Week

Hot spot for technology in the Farmington Public Library Teen Zone! Free WiFi, downloadable E & Audio books, JukaNator, database, etc.

WIN iTunes or Amazon Gift Card!
Be in the teen Zone @ noon & 4:30pm on Monday, March 11 to Friday, March 15 for random drawings.

CONTEST FOR ages 13-19

DIGITAL ARTS – Make a "Library Commercial"
Two to five (2-5) minutes using categories listed. Submit as .mov, .avi or .wmv format. A completed and signed (email accepted) release form is required with all video submissions. Winning "Library Commercials" will also be featured at library programs and a screening at the Totah Theater, TBD. Entries accepted through March 16, 2013

  • YOUTH & TEEN LIBRARY PROGRAMS @ THE FARMINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY ($100 Cash Award and $50 Honorable Mention)
  • TEEN VOLUNTEERS FOR SERVICE LEARNING in San Juan County ($100 Cash Award and $50 Honorable Mention)
  • TEEN HEALTH & WELLNESS ($100 Cash Award for each category)
      • Prevention of Underage Drinking
      • Teen Suicide Prevention

POSTER DESIGN - Design a logo and template poster for MTAC (Mayor's Teen Advisory Council) Submit design logo as a jpg and a template poster as pdf. (1) $200 Cash Award winning logo & template poster. Entries accepted through March 16, 2013.

Email entries to

Deliver or mail to the Teen Zone at:

Attn: Teen Zone
Farmington Public Library,
2101 Farmington Ave.
Farmington, NM 87401

By signing this, I am providing permission for the Farmington Public Library to use my submission for public and promotional use

School Grade Age
Video Title Length
Teen Signature
Parent/Guardian Signature (if under 18)


MTACMayor's Teen Advisory Council
Thursday, March 7 @ 7pm
Every 1st Thursday of the month

Discuss teen issues and find solutions to reach out, speak out and help out your community. Not limited to Farmington youth… Aztec, Bloomfield, Kirtland and Shiprock, too!

Volunteer Log Button

Record your volunteer and service learning hours online! There are over 1,000 volunteer hours recorded online. The recording will provide you with all the hours you have done when it comes to filling out job applications, college applications, etc.

Blended Zine meets every Wednesday @ 4:30pm at the library!

Visit for a copy of the release form and submission guidelines for the next Blended Zine. The eleventh issue will release in May 2013. Submit your art and writing for future issues!

Movies in the Zone

Mondays @ 4pm

  • March 4 – Alice in Wonderland
  • March 11 – Star Wars The Return of the Jedi

*Watch a different movie each day during Spring Break, @ 4pm*

    • March 12 – Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
    • March 13 - Moneyball
    • March 14 - Tron
  • March 18 – The Blind Side
  • March 25 – Twilight

Teen Gaming Fix

Play PS3, Xbox 360, Wii or PS2 games in the Teen Zone! Video Games are available to Teens (13-19) who have a valid library card in good standing and meet the qualifications listed in the Teen Zone Gaming System Policy.

Gaming is available in the Teen Zone daily when the Teen Zone is staffed. Games may not be available during Teen Zone or Youth Services programs.