2018 CHILDREN’S PROGRAM: LIBRARIES ROCK!

The Ruidoso Public Library joins the national Collaborative Summer Reading Program and libraries across the country to celebrate “Libraries Rock!" with awesome programs and prizes for all ages.

RPL CHILDREN’S 2018 SUMMER READING PROGRAM SCHEDULE.

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MAY 21 – JUNE 2, 2018

  • Early registration for all ages

MONDAY, June 4, 2018:

  • Opening Day & Registration for all age groups (10:00 am - 1:00 pm)
  • Craft activities by the Goza family. Garden Club and their craft.
  • Masonic Lodge with bikes. Cub & Boy Scouts.
  • Hot Dogs, chips, and drinks served at 11:30 am. 

WEDNESDAY, June 6, 2018:

  • Preschool story time (10:30 am) Shark stories and shark crafts.
  • Read to Sadie & Cooper (10:00 am - 1:00 pm).

THURSDAY, June 7, 2018:  

  • Explora (10:00 am - 1:00 pm) This program is appropriate for ages 6 and older.

FRIDAY, June 8, 2018: 

  • Movie:  “SING” rated PG:  (1:00 pm) This movie is 1 hour & 48 minutes long. Popcorn & drink served.  
  • Read to Brandy or Missy (9:30 am — 11:00 am)

MONDAY, June 11, 2018:

  • NMSU “I Can” program---Better Beverage for ages 6 and older (10 am)

TUESDAY, June 12, 2018: 

  • Wonder on Wheels (9:00 am - 2:00 pm) Explore Native American Culture. Bus will be parked in front of the Library.
  • For all age groups.

WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018:

  • Preschool story time (10:30 am) Pete the Cat stories, Color Dance, and Pete the Cat craft
  • Read to Sadie & Cooper (10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018: 

  • “Libraries Rock—Pass It On” (10:00 am) Craft appropriate for all ages.

FRIDAY, June 15, 2018:

  • Craft:  Create a door knocker (10:00 am) Craft appropriate for all ages.
  • Read to Brandy or Missy (9:30 am - 11:00 am)

MONDAY, June 18: 2018

  • Asombro Institute — “Amazing Arthropods.”  (10:00) For ages 6 and older.

TUESDAY, June 19, 2018: PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE FOR THIS PROGRAM!

  • “Picnic and Puppets” -- Please bring blanket or lawn chairs, a picnic supper and eat outside at 5:30 pm.  The Rocky Mountain Puppet show will start at 6:30 pm on the round stage in back of the library (weather permitting).

WEDNESDAY, June 20, 2018:

  • Preschool story time (10:30 am) “Let’s Dance.”  Come and dance to the Hokey Pokey, Bunny Hop, Freeze dance and many other songs.  
  • Read to Sadie & Cooper (10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018:

  • Garden Club —“Bird Songs and Bird Feeders.”  (10:00) This craft is appropriate for ages 6 and older.

FRIDAY, June 22, 2018:  *NO READ TO THE DOGS PROGRAM TODAY.

  • Smokey Bear Ranger Station Program (10:00 am) We will tour the garden and have a scavenger hunt. 
  • Meet at the Ranger Station and bring a picnic lunch.

GET YOUR NAME IN THE GRAND PRIZE BUCKET FOR YOUR AGE GROUP BY ATTENDING THIS PROGRAM!!

MONDAY, June 25, 2018:

  • Rain Stick Craft (10:00 am) This craft is appropriate for children 10 and older.

TUESDAY, June 26, 2018:

  • Rocks & Dirt: Come See What You Can’t See. Ages 6-9 at 10:30 am AND ages 10 and up at 1 pm.
  • Please bring a small Ziploc bag of dirt from your yard and two rocks of different shapes and sizes.

WEDNESDAY, June 27: 2018

  • Preschool story time (10:30 am) “Make Mine Music.”  — Disney vignettes: Peter and the Wolf,
  • The Band Concert, Barnyard Symphony and the storybook “Footloose” by Kenny Loggins.
  • Read to Sadie & Cooper (10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

THURSDAY, June 28, 2018: 

  • Kaleidoscope craft (10:00 am) This craft is appropriate for children ages 6-9.

FRIDAY, June 29, 2018:  *NO READ TO THE DOGS PROGRAM TODAY

  • Roswell Zoo
  • 10:30 am --This program is for our younger children. (Preschool—age 5 or 6)
  • 1:00 pm -- This program is for our older children (6 and older).

MONDAY, July 2, 2018:

  • Fourth of July Family craft (1:00) We will be making patriotic visors. All ages welcome.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 4, 2018:  THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED.

FRIDAY, July 6, 2018: 

  • Castanets craft and Instrument Petting Zoo (1:00 pm) This program is appropriate for ages 6 and older.
  • Read to Brandy or Missy (9:30 am - 11:00 pm)

MONDAY, July 9, 2018:

  • Bricks4Kidz (9 am - Noon & 1 pm - 4 pm) This program is appropriate for ages 6 and older.

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018:

  • Drawing with “Neb” (1:00 pm) Creating Comics – Learning to Draw -- This program is for ages 6-10.

WEDNESDAY, July 11, 2018:

  • Preschool story time (10:30 am) Superhero stories & skit Come dressed as your favorite superhero.
  • Read to Sadie & Cooper (10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

THURSDAY, July 12, 2018:

  • Jessica Trujillo @ the Library! (Local 5th grade teacher)  (1:00 pm)

FRIDAY, July 13, 2018:

  • DJ Pete (1:00 pm  - 4:00 pm) Learn about being a disc jockey. Karaoke and dancing will also be part of the program.
  • Weather permitting this program may be held outside. This is a FAMILY program ☺
  • Read to Brandy or Missy (9:30 am - 11:00 am)

MONDAY, July 16, 2018:

  • Hip Hop Tutorial in the classroom (10:00 am) This program is appropriate for ages 6 and older.

TUESDAY, July 17, 2018:

  • Drawing with “Neb” (1:00 pm) Creating Comics – Visual Storytelling - Ages 11 and older.

WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018:

  • Preschool story time (10:30 am)
  • Western Day — We will have western stations set up in the classroom.
  • Learning to line dance is also on our agenda.  Wear your western clothes and be prepared to have fun!!!
  • Read to Sadie & Cooper (10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

THURSDAY, July 19, 2018:

  • Movie – Disney’s “ARISTOCATS” (1:00 pm) This movie is rated G and is 79 minutes long. Popcorn & drink served.

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018:

  • ALL READING LOGS ARE DUE AT NOON! ☺

WEDNESDAY, July 25, 2018:  

  • Preschool closing program & Awards (10:00 am)

THURSDAY, July 26, 2018:  

  • Closing program & Awards for 6 and older (10:00 am)
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