Santa Fe Public Library

Summer Reading Program

Welcome to Santa Fe Public Library’s

2021 Summer Reading Program: Tails and Tales! 


Toddlers and children up to 17 years of age are eligible to participate in the reading program. Children may read independently or be read to by adults and older children. Reading library books, personal books, ebooks, and listening to audiobooks all count toward earning prizes. Please write down the title of each book and keep track of the number minutes read for each book in your reading log. Give Beanstack a try this year to earn digital badges and keep track of your reading!

Tails and Tales is sponsored by the Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library and the New Mexico State Library.

Choose one of these options to register:

1. Go to

2. Download the Beanstack app from your app store

3. Request a paper log from any one of our libraries

Be sure to visit your library branch to pick up a free book bag!

For more help getting started, watch the following video to see Mrs. Nicole go through the registration process and logging minutes:

Young Adult and Adult Summer Reading Programs (Summer reading is for everybody!)


For more information about these free online events and where to register for them, visit

Library Bingo


To participate, print out or pick up your library bingo board from any of the Santa Fe Public library branches!

 RULES: To win Bingo, connect 5 in a row horizontally, vertically or diagonally by writing your completed titles in each block. Read in any format (book, ebook, audiobook, etc.). Fill in the whole board for an extra challenge and a chance to win the GRAND prize! Only one submission per person.

PRIZES: We will raffle prizes at the end of the summer. To enter, bring in your completed board to a librarian at SFPL. You may also scan or take a photo of your completed board and email to

Deadline: September 1, 2021

Unicorns: Break The Cage

by Talewise

Friday, June 11, at 1 p.m.

Click HERE to access the video!

1. Click the link to access the FREE video and activities.

2. Sign in with Google or Facebook, or create a free account. Talewise will NOT send you advertising or put you on any mailing lists.

3. Ignore the payment method box, the system is automatically applying a coupon code for your FREE access.

4. After you sign in, scroll down and click ‘Continue’ to start the show!

5. The show is now saved in your Talewise account. Next time you want to access it just go to, sign in, and pick up where you left off!

This video experience is brought to you by the Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library

In partnership with STEM Santa Fe, the Santa Fe Public Library is proud to host this hands-on, socially-distanced, in-person program for 5th through 7th graders and their families at the Southside Branch Library (6599 Jaguar Dr.). Please wear your masks and keep a safe distance from non-family members.

The program will meet Saturdays starting June 12 through July 31 (except July 3rd) from 1-3 p.m. as part of our Tails and Tales Summer Reading Program 2021.

Registration is limited so please register your 5th through 7th grader for STEM Saturdays at the Southside Branch Library at:

MathAmigos and the Santa Fe Public Library Present

 Mathemagical Times X3!

This six-week program will introduce rising middle school students (those going into 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grades) to true mathematical reasoning and problem solving, introducing the joys and frustrations of investigating mathematical objects that not only look like games and puzzles, they are games and puzzles! Learning how to talk about math is part of the fun.


6599 Jaguar Drive / 87507

11 AM to 12 NOON

June 16, June 23, June 30

July 7, July 21, and July 28

Bring your mask, please socially distance


Register now, this program is limited to 15 participants.

This program is brought to you by Math Amigos

  • Main Library

    145 Washington Avenue
    (505) 955-6781

  • Oliver La Farge Branch

    1730 Llano Street
    (505) 955-4862

  • Southside Branch

    6599 Jaguar Drive
    (505) 955-2820