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March 2014

Every Child Ready to Read
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
10:30am and 3:30pm

Library Events Calendar

I'm here for Story Time… What's next?

  • Line up in front of the Youth Services Desk
    • Make a name tag
  • 10:30am Toddlers age 0-3, with parent,
  • 10:30am Preschool age 3-5, proceed to Library Laboratory
    • 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

Read Across America Week, Mar. 3-7

"You're never too old, too wacky, too wild to pick up a book and read to a child."

Dr Seuss It's that time of year again! Come to the library for story time and celebrate a whole week of all things reading, featuring Dr. Seuss! The fun will include an interactive reading of "Hop on Pop" and Seuss-ian games and activities for all ages. "Meet the Cat in the Hat" after each Story Time!

March 10, 11, 13, 14

Around the World We Go!

"Little one, whoever you are, wherever you are, there are little ones just like you, all over the world." Join us for more great books by Mem Fox!

March 17, 18, 20, 21

Shamrocks, crocodiles, and peas are just a few of the green things we'll explore at this fun story time!

March 31, April 1, 3, 4

Let's Make Music, Let's Make Art!

We're going to sing, we're going to dance, we're going to paint, and we're going to imagine! What will books help YOU create?

Children's Book Awards

Search the Online Card Catalog "FIND GREAT BOOKS" for the location of the award winners.

2014 Summer Reading

We had a great summer reading program for 2013. Over 7,646 kids and teens registered for summer reading, read and logged 49,864 books and they attended 165 programs.

REGISTER ONLINE for Summer Reading 2014 beginning Spring Break, March 24, 2014!

Spring Break: No School Days, March 24-28

Library Events Calendar

It's Spring Break, but instead of staying home, join us at the library for our No School Days programs! We will be giving you a sneak peek of our upcoming Summer Reading Program with imaginative story times, activities, and movies. Groups are welcome, no registration required for these programs!


Multipurpose Room and Story Time Room

10:00AM STORY TIME for all ages
11am to 1pm Crafty and Hands-on Activities
1pm Movie in Story Time Room
Monday "What a Good Sport" Movie: Wreck-It Ralph
Tuesday "Hello, World" Movie: The Croods
Wednesday "Where in the World" Movie: Frozen
Thursday "Build It" Movie: Toy Story 3
Friday "Imagine the Possibilities" Movie: Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2


Computers 4 Kids

Wednesdays at 4-5pm (except Spring Break)

D-Marie Time Capsule

Find Headlines; Birthdays, Top Songs, TV Shows using iPad, Color Nook, Samsung, laptop, etc.

Dr Seuss
March Movies Monday thru Thursday @ 4:15pm in Story Time!

Guys Read

Dr Seuss

Tuesday, March 4

Visit Youth Services Desk and get free beads!

Decorate a Mask at 4:30pm to 5pm in the Library Lab

Monday, March 17

Wear Green to Story Time!

Make a Shamrock on the 3D Printer from 4:30pm to 5pm!

Joseph Bruchas Author Visit




Creativity @ Your Library!

Are you a techies, artists, crafter, makers, etc.?

Register online for the Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 1pm to 3pm. Space is limited. ¡Explora! is scheduled to share demonstrations at the event.

Do you create video on your school laptops, present them at MAKE.DO! Get gaga for gigabytes and MAKE.DO @ the library on April 12!

Are you interested in participating and looking for a project, or need supplies? Visit with Youth Services at the library we may be able to help.


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Bayless Power Library

SPRING BREAK @ Power Library!

March 24-26
10am to 3pm

  • Monday: Legos and Bristle Bots (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2)
  • Tuesday: Tech Day - Pop It Pen, iPad/Keyboard (Wreck-It Ralph)
  • Wednesday: Games-Braille, Optical Illusions, and Brain Teasers... (The Croods)
  • Thursday: Mango Languages (Frozen)
  • Friday: Build a Bridge Out of Popsicle Sticks (Wii Day)
  • REGISTER ONLINE for Summer Reading

Youth will be taking field trips to the library for programs.
Teens will be taking a field trip to attend Teen Technology Week at the main library.

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 new technology using the mobile devices and legos.

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)

What's happening at the Shiprock Branch Library

MARCH 2014

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


Tuesday & Thursday @ 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Friday Movie
Every Friday!!!

3:30pm - 5:30pm all ages

March 7 Cat in the Hat & The Lorax
March 14 Sword in the Stone
March 21 The Muppets

Spring Break Activities

Monday, March 24 Crafts, Movie "Lion King" and Gaming "Just Dance gaming"
Tuesday, March 25 Crafts, Movie "Mary Poppins" and Gaming "Super Mario gaming"
Wednesday, March 26 Crafts, Movie "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince" and Gaming "Kinect Bowling Tournament"
Thursday, March 27 Crafts, Movie "Diary of a Wimpy Kid & Rodrick Rules" and Gaming "Super Smash Bros Tournament"
Friday, March 28 Crafts, Movie "The Life of Pi" and Gaming "Just Dance Tournament"


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

March 3 Super Mario Bros. (Wii)
March 5 Just Dance 2014 (Kinect)
March 10

Mario Kart (Wii)

March 12 Kinect Adventures
March 17 Just Dance 4
March 19

Kinect Bowling

March 24 Just Dance 3 (Kinect)
March 26 Super Mario Bros. (Wii)
March 31 Mario Kart (Wii)