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January 2014

Farmington Public Library Youth Services


Read through the holidays. No awards, just leisure reading! Log books through January 6, 2014.

WALK-IN CRAFT @ 11am to 1pm
Family Movie @ 1pm

Thursday, January 2

The Three Triceratops Tuff by Stephen Shaskan

Smile Face Snowman with Sunglasses Magnet

Monsters University

Friday, January 3

Waking Beauty by Leah Wilcox

Snowman Snow Measuring Stick Craft


Daily Movies @ 4pm

"Happiness Is… Peanut Snow Days"

Monday through Thursday

January 6 to January 30

Regular Story Time @ the library begins again on February 3, 2014

TEACHER ORIENTATION – Online Registration is Required
Reserve your space today for July 31, 2014

Start Time: 11:00am to 1pm
Farmington Public Library Multipurpose Room

It's not too early to register… but orientation will take place on the last day of July!
Teachers, educators, daycare providers, home school organizations provide us with input about Library Adventures for the following year. Review policy, online registration, Live Homework Help and online databases (presented by Adult Services). Online Registration required. Lots of great prizes and giveaways for educators! Organizations--please bring information and handouts about your services to share at the gathering during the introductions.

Lunch will be served compliments of the FPL Foundation. For more information, please contact (505) 566.2200 or email

Space Place in a Snap!

NASA's Space Place is pleased to announce a new way to learn about science—Space Place in a Snap! These brief, narrated stories are engaging and entertaining, and they come with a downloadable poster, too. In our first episode, we tackle the question of how our solar system came to be the place it is today. Check it out:

You can also find great interviews from our Space Place Live! series as well as Space Place in a Snap! at the NASA's Space Place You Tube channel at:

Baby's First Laugh

a board book in youth services by author Beverly Blacksheep

Who will be the first to make baby laugh? The bilingual text (English and Navajo) and quiet, yet stunning, illustrations are centered on Navajo culture and features a Dine (Navajo) family. Other titles in this series of story/concept board books (numbers, colors, animals, seasons and more) include Baby Learn to Count and Baby Learns About Colors can also be found at the Shiprock Branch Library.


Carlos Solar, Hastings store manager invites you to share a book or two and take part in a scavenger hunt!

Snacks and Drinks will be provided by the Hardback Café!

Bayless Power Library

Boys & Girls Club members are encouraged to participate in the YOUTH Make.Do on December 28th from 2 to 4pm. Look for the club members to do something pretty awesome!

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 (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. Currently the club members are working on technology Lego projects for the Make.Do event at the library.

Researchers tell us programs like these help combat kids' summer learning loss, keep kids safe, inspire them to learn, and help working families. (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.


Monday to Friday
2:00pm to 6:00pm

(Closed Saturday and Sunday)

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.


All groups must register online for the day up to two weeks in advance.

Questions? Email Library Adventures at: or call (505) 566-2200 for more information. Go to the Calendar Schedule to register online for a Library Adventure!

Register online for the day available on the Shiprock Library Events Calendar


Story Time
begins February 4, 2014

Friday Movie
3:30pm - 5:30pm (all ages)

Bring this card when visiting the library. With each visit get up to four (4) punches to earn
FREE Snacks for MOVIE DAY.

January 10 "Smurfs 2"
January 17 "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters"
January 24 "The Lone Ranger"
January 31 "Turbo"


Monday and Wednesday @ 3pm - 5pm
You MUST have a library card in good standing.

January 13 "Super Smash Bros." (Wii)
January 15 "Kinect Adventures" (Xbox Kinect)
January 20

"Super Paper Mario" (Wii)

January 22 "Just Dance 4" (Xbox Kinect)
January 27 "Wii Ski & Snowboard" (Wii)
January 29

"Kinect Bowling" (Xbox Kinect)

Winter Break Activities

Thursday, January 2 "Toy Story Marathon" & Just Dance 3
Friday, January 3 "Kung Fu Panda 2", "Alice in Wonderland" & craft
Monday, January 6 "Great and Powerful Oz", "Breaking Dawn Pt. 2" & New Carnival Games