Durango Public LibraryLocated at 1900 East Third Ave. Contact: 375-3380, www.durangopubliclibrary.org.Holiday Closures: Dec. 24-26.
Events by date
Tuesdays: Weekly activity kits for children and teens. Kits include the necessary supplies for one child to complete a project. Available for preschool, elementary and teenage levels. Each Tuesday, a new activity kit is released, and they are available while supplies last. Stop by during open hours to pick one up. To arrange a curbside pickup, call 375-3380 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pine River LibraryLocated at 395 Bayfield Center Drive, in Bayfield. Contact: 884-2222, www.prlibrary.org.Pine River Library is currently operating with curbside service only.
Current hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays; noon-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays; closed Sundays. Holiday closures: Dec. 24-25, Jan. 1
Curbside Service: Call 884-2222, ext. 1 or visit www.prlibrary.org/curbside-checkout-program.
Access: Get an electronic library card to get access to e-books, e-audio books, videos, newspapers and more.
Help: To get an e-card or for general reference questions, including device and tech troubleshooting, call 884-2222, ext. 1. If no one answers, leave a message. Messages will be returned within 24 hours.
Ongoing events (youth)For full details and program videos, visit www.prlibrary.org/virtual-youth-programs.
Every Tuesday, 10 a.m.: Storytime. Reading picture books and singing songs. Posted on Facebook and the Virtual Youth Programs page.
Every Thursday: Literacy Tips and Tricks Thursday. Posted on Facebook and the Virtual Youth Programs. Resources, games and activities to help build literacy skills. Ages 0-5. December Literary Lessons Grab-N-Go Bags available Dec. 3 and Dec. 7. December Literary Resources available Dec. 10.
Monthly events (youth)
Holiday Jólabókaflóð (Yule Book Flood): Celebrate Yule Book Flood, an Icelandic tradition where books are given to someone on Christmas Eve. Free books will be available for children from infancy to fifth grade starting the week of Dec. 14. Request one by curbside service.
STEAM Kits: Pick up a free science, art or craft kit. Videos will teach about the science and show children how to complete the kits. New kits and videos are available at the first of each month. December kits include Color Me Dino and DIY fossils.
Monthly events (adult)
“Program in a Bag” kits: Pick up a free “Program in a Bag” kit. Kits contain everything needed to get started on a new hobby, craft or recipe. December kits: DIY Paper Succulents and Grow Your Own Sprouts.
Every Second Wednesday, 2 p.m.: Bookmarks Book Club. Open to all adults in the Pine River Valley and beyond. The library provides the books, the discussion leader and a Zoom meeting each month. January’s book is “Gateway to the Moon” by Mary Morris. Email email@example.com for login information.
Second and fourth Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.: Virtual Spanish Conversation Hour. An hour of conversation via Zoom. Practice your Spanish in an informal setting. All ages and language levels. For login information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Farmington Public LibraryLocated at 2101 Farmington Ave. Farmington. Contact: (505) 599-1270, www.infoway.org.
Closure dates: Mondays and Fridays, Dec. 24-27.
Events by date
Dec. 2, 6 p.m.: Virtual Trivia Night – Friends TV show. Teens and adults. For login information, contact Amanda Wussow at (505) 566-2210 or email@example.com.
Dec. 3, 6 p.m.: Romance Readers virtual book club. December theme: Christian romance. Adults. For login information, contact Megan Bennett at (505) 599-1276 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dec. 16, 6 p.m.: Virtual Trivia Night – Marvel movies. Teens and adults. For login information, contact Amanda Wussow at (505) 566-2210 or email@example.com.