Tuesday, August 29, 2006

All Kinds of Events This Fall

Preschool Story Hour registration is in process. Storytime will meet Tuesdays, September 12 - November 27th at the La Farge Branch Library . Two sessions run concurrently, 2 & 3-year-olds, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM; 4, 5 & 6-year-olds, 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM It's free! For more information call 955-4863

Registration is also in process for Books and Babies, a six-week program for babies 6 months to 2-years old and their caregivers. It will meet at La Farge Branch Library, Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM, September 13 - October 18.

Monday, September 4th. The libraries will be closed for Labor Day.

Fiesta!!! On Thursday, September 7, the Main Library will close at 8 PM for Zozobra. (La Farge will close at 6 PM as usual for Thursdays.) Friday September 8th, both libraries will close at 1 PM. Saturday and Sunday, Main will be closed and La Farge will be open.

The Friends of the Library's Fall Book Sale will be at the Main Library on September 16 and 17. Saturday for 10:00 AM - 1 PM for members only, 1 - 4 PM open to the public. Sunday 1- 4 PM. Bag day.

Sunday, September 17th is also the Literacy Event. (See post below.)

September 24th. Sunday, at 2:00 p.m. for Banned Books Week. At the Main Library, Community Room, a panel discussion on "Banned Books Exposed." Free and open to the public.

October 8. The Spelling Bee is coming back!The Friends of the Library board is extra busy this year, CommodiCast has volunteered to sponsor the 4th Annual Adult Spelling Bee. The competition will take place on Sunday 8 October 2006 at 2:00 in the main library Community Room. First prize is $200 from CommodiCast. Entry fee is $10 (tax-deductible). Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library. Download the flier and application form.

October 9th, the libraries will be closed in observance of Columbus Day.

October 18, Wednesday, at 7 PM at the Main Library, Dr. Nasario Garcia will present his New Mexico Humanities Council talk entitled "Would You Like to Meet the Devil, Bogeyman, or La Llorona?"

The library's holiday schedule information is always available on our website; events usually turn up here first, but eventually are listed on the news page.

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