Mondays through Thursdays 3-5pm after school following the school schedule.
Embudo Valley Library afterschool program is an enrichment program serving grades K-6. The program runs Monday-Thursday during the school year, and is open to public, private, and homeschool students. The program runs through a partnership between Embudo Valley Library and Embudo Valley Tutoring Association, and is funded by United Way of Northern New Mexico. New Mexico Arts funds professional arts instruction in the afterschool program.
Wednesday mornings, 10:30-12 noon in the Community Center next door to the library.
Caterpillar Club is a free program for children ages 0-5, accompanied by a caregiver (it is not a drop-off program). Join us for early literacy music, storytime, hands on science, technology, engineering and math, and arts and crafts. Caterpillar Club is a great way to meet other parents with young children, connect to parenting support from Taos First Steps parenting program, and help your child get ready for school. Afterwards, you can stop by the library for reading material for your little one! This program is supported by Brindle Foundation.
Summer Reading Programs take place Thursday mornings from 10-11:30am in June and July.
Children register to read, attend weekly events, get prizes for reading, and go on field trips. A Universe of Stories 2019 Summer Reading Program commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the moon.
Saturday mornings from 10:30am-12 noon, drop-in for 3D printing and robotics. The library also sponsors a robotics club for Dixon elementary 5th and 6th grade students.
Program support provided by Northern New Mexico College STEM Mentor program.
A volunteer committee organizes the village’s annual Fiesta de Santa Rosa, which takes place on library grounds the last weekend in August. For the past five years, the library has sponsored a baile folklorico dance troop that performs at the fiesta, led by instructor Charlotte Jaramillo.
Embudo Valley Library is proud to partner with the Rio Arriba Imagination Library, which provides free, monthly, age appropriate books for children ages 0-5. Stop by the library to fill out a registration form or fill one out online HERE:
Summer 2016 Youth Conservation Corps. In summer 2016 Embudo Valley Library hired six youth to beautify library grounds with a rock wall and landscaping. They did beautiful work! $20,396 went directly to youth for wages, training, and education. Thank you to program partners NM Youth Conservation Corps, Energy Minerals and Natural Resource Department, Sheila Fortune Foundation, McCune Charitable Foundation, and Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area.
Teen Tile Mural Project: Local tile artist Shel Neymark worked with four local teens to create a tile acequia mural map of the Embudo Valley. The mural documents historic sites and traditional Spanish place names, and is dedicated to the memory of Estevan Arellano, who conceived the idea. Thank you to funders McCune Charitable Foundation, Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area, Quail Roost Foundation, and Sheila Fortune Foundation.
The mural is installed on the Dixon Cooperative Market building. Come visit!