September 23 to December 6, 2013
Hands-on activities in the Library Laboratory follow the ECRR story time!
Featuring: MANGO DATA BASE & LIVE HOMEWORK HELP
Thursday, October 24 @ 4pm
Want to learn a new language? Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more.
Need help with your homework? LIVE HOMEWORK HELP is "live" one-to-one online help, 7 days a week from 4 – 10pm in English and En Español.
Lights on Afterschool
Library Laboratory on
3rd Saturday of the Month @ 11am
Wanted! A bunch of guys!
dads, little brothers, uncles, cousins, etc. welcome, too!
GUYS READ PROJECTS
Recommend guys favorite books for our collection and to get other boys to read. Sign our national charter!
Research shows that boys are having trouble reading, and that boys are getting worse at reading. No one is quite sure why. Some of the reasons are biological. Some of the reasons are sociological.
National Bullying Prevention Month
Promote a culture of tolerance and acceptance among both adults and young people. Youth Services has a collected a diverse range of resources to help teachers, librarians, administrators, and parents start crucial discussions and create safer, more supportive school environments for kids. Help us promote an anti-bullying culture in our community and read one of the books.
LETTERS ABOUT LITERATURE
Readers in grades 4-12 write a personal letter to an author describing their personal reaction to a book, story, or poem. Students may write about works of fiction or nonfiction. Entries in Spanish will be accepted and translated for the New Mexico judges. State judges will select the top letter writers in New Mexico, who then advance to the national competition. Please visit http://www.nmstatelibrary.org/letters-about-literature to learn more about the contest.
Coming in November
Register online for Writing Workshop:
An evening with Ingrid Law on Thursday, November 14 @ 6pm
Coming in December
YOUTH MAKER FAIR—Start preparing ideas!
Create and develop a projects based on your own innovative and experiment interests, crafts and ideas. Youth ages 8-19 can be a part of the first indoor YOUTH MAKER FAIR at the library on Saturday, December 28 from 1pm to 4pm. The focus is on exhibition, not competition, anything that's cool is fair game. Organizations are encouraged to participate. Application and information is available on the website at http://www.infoway.org/kids/
The Farmington Public Library at the Bayless Power Library assists the Boys & Girls Club of Farmington with the educational component that aims to ensure that all Club members graduate from high school on time and are ready for a post-secondary education and a 21st-century career. Researchers tell us programs like these help combat kids' summer learning loss, keep kids safe, inspire them to learn, and help working families. Powerlibrary@infoway.org (505) 566-1202.
The Power Library is open from 3pm to 6pm on Monday through Thursday. During no school days, the club is open from 10am to 3pm. Club Tech is scheduled on Tuesdays at 4pm and participants learn about digital art on the club's computers.
Researchers tell us programs like these help combat kids' summer learning loss, keep kids safe, inspire them to learn, and help working families. Powerlibrary@infoway.org (505) 566-1202
Participants have started their portfolios and this month will add information they have learned during National Bullying Prevention Month at the club. Club members take care of their own portfolios and update them monthly on the power hour chart.
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 and computers offered by the Shiprock Branch Library are FREE with a valid library card!
Check the Shiprock Library Events Calendar for updates.
Every Child Ready to Read @ your library
October 1st & 3rd - "Hey Presto!"
Pick up a free Navajo/English Fingerplay book beginning September 3 at the Shiprock Branch Library or download a copy.
October 4th - The Hobbit
Monday and Wednesday
October 2nd: Cabela's Big Game Hunting (Wii)
Youth Day @ Shiprock Fair
The Shiprock Branch Library staff will be distributing tickets at the Shiprock Fair during YOUTH DAY. Bring the numbered ticket to the Shiprock Branch Library to see if "YOU ARE A WINNER" and receive your prize. If you don't win, even if you do, you can still enter into a drawing for $100 gift card to be given away on Friday, October 18 at 4pm. For more details check with the Shiprock Branch Library staff.