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SUMMER READING CHALLENGE

The Summer Reading Challenge starts June 5, 2017 -- Come to the Children's Department to sign up for the challenge and you will get your Reading Tracker. This is a 40 day challenge, for every 10 days you spend at least 20 minutes reading you will earn a prize. The challenge runs June 5, 2017 - July 31, 2017.

Don't forget to sign up for the Dion's Weekly Drawing when you visit the library or attend a Children's Dept. program for your chance to pick a prize including Dion's gift cards.

Parents, as your child participates and completes the Summer Reading Challenge please fill out one of our program surveys.

Parent Survey

Parent Survey Spanish


Weekly Programs:

Read To Me

Who: Children ages 3 and up with caregivers
What: This weekly story time program is for ages 3 and up and their caregivers. Come enjoy books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and puppet shows.
When: Tuesday Weekly @10:30am
Where: Kiva Room in the Children's Department

Toddler Time

Who: Children ages 1-3 with caregivers
What: Get ready for story time. This program is for children ages 1-3 years and their caregivers. Come and listen to stories, sing songs and do fingerplays.
When: Wednesday & Thursday Weekly @10:00am
Where: Kiva Room in the Children's Department

Mother Goose

Who: Infants birth to 13 months with caregivers
What: It is time to join in. This program is for babies birth to 13 months and their caregivers. In this active lapsit program you will enjoy songs, nursery rhymes and play.
When: Wednesday Weekly @11:00am
Where: Kiva Room in the Children's Department

Rhythm RoundUp

Who: Children ages 2-5 with caregivers
What: Let's get moving. This music-based program is for children ages 2-5 years and their caregivers. Come and enjoy the music with singing, dancing and movement.
When: Friday January - November @10:30am No Program in December
Where: Upstairs in the Roadrunner Room

Library Lab

Who: Children ages 6-10/Caregivers welcome
What: Each Friday we will explore Art, Science, Engineering, or Games through stories and activities.
When: Friday January - November @3:30pm No Program in December
Where: Craft Room in the Children's Department


Children's Computers

Computers for children are located in the Children's area of the library. These computers contain educational games for children under the age of 11 years old. These computers do not have internet access.


Teachers and Caregivers

To schedule a tour, special story-time or other program, please call the Children’s Department at (575) 528-4225.


Have a question? Need help? Please contact the Children's Department at (575)528-4225 or at library.childrens@las-cruces.org.