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Young Playwrights Project

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Santa Fe kids aged 8 to 14 years old: participate in the Young Playwrights Project at the Santa Fe Southside Library! With the guidance of theater professionals Quinn Fontaine and Marguerite Louise Scott, kids will have the opportunity to learn improvisation and acting skills, create character monologues, and write short plays. It all leads up to performances at the Santa Fe Playhouse! Performance dates are Saturday, August 3rd @ 2:00pm and Sunday, August 4th @ 6:00pm.

Southside Library
Eight sessions, Monday afternoons, 3:00–5:00pm
June 10 – July 29, 2019

La Farge Library
Seven sessions, Wednesday afternoons, 3:00–5:00pm
June 12 – July 24, 2019

Kids aged 8 to 14 years old

Santa Fe Public Library–Southside Branch, Community Room
6599 Jaguar Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87507

Santa Fe Public Library–La Farge Branch, Community Room
1730 Llano St, Santa Fe, NM 87505


If you have questions or need more information contact or call Marguerite at 505-795-0739.

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Opera Makes Sense

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Created for children ages 3-5 to explore the world of opera through music and storytelling. Performance of opera music and book reading presented by the Young Voices of the Santa Fe Opera.

Performances will begin at 2:30 p.m. and will run for 30-45 minutes.

Presented by the Santa Fe Opera in partnership with the Santa Fe Public Library.

June 1 at the Main Library (145 Washing Ave.)

June 8 & June 15 at the Southside Branch Library (6599 Jaguar Dr.)

June 22 at the La Farge Branch Library (1730 Llano St.)

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Summer Reading Program 2019 “A Universe of Stories”

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The Santa Fe Public Library 2019 Summer Reading Program:

“A Universe of Stories”

May 20 – July 21, 2019

Registration begins May 20, 2019


The Santa Fe Public Library presents “A Universe of Stories”, the Library’s annual children’s Summer Reading Program. Enter and participate for the chance to win a bicycle!

8 weeks of FREE programming will include: Music, folk art, wildlife, and more!  Live theatre, opera, crafts to enliven the astronomer in you, and talking puppets are all a part of this year’s exciting Summer Reading extravaganza! All programs are FREE.

Toddlers and children ages 0 through 12 are eligible to participate in the 2019 “A Universe of Stories” Summer Reading Program. Children may read on their own or parents or caregivers may read to their children. They can read their own books or library books.

Register your child in your branch library’s children’s room to receive your first log. Return your weekly log to the children’s library where you registered.  Children must read six picture books or six chapters of a book and record the titles on their log. When you return your log to the library, you are eligible for a prize and can earn chances to win a new bicycle.

All children who participate in the summer reading program are invited to a party at the end of the 8 week program at their library branch. Children will receive a certificate showing their reading accomplishment and there will be drawings for bicycles.

Registration begins Monday, May 20th at all three libraries. For more information check or contact the library nearest you:

La Farge Library, 1730 Llano Street, 955-4863

Main Library, 145 Washington Ave., 955-6783

Southside Library, 6599 Jaguar Dr., 955-2828


Sponsored by the Santa Fe Rotary Club and the Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library.

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Children’s Chess Club

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The Santa Fe Children’s Chess Club meets every Wednesday evening at the Main Library from 5:45 PM to 7:45 PM in the Community Room.


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  • 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