Children's Programs at
Placitas Community Library


The library is offering many exciting programs for children this spring and summer. To receive email reminders, please send your request to

Tuesday, April 4 at 10:00 AM – Pre-k Story Time Celebrate spring with stories and an egg hunt in our labyrinth.

April 2-May 14 – Placitas Elementary Students’ Art Exhibit, Our Children, Their Art, and Their Books during regular library hours.

April 22 from 1-3 – Artist Reception and book give away for all pre-k and elementary children who attend.

Saturday, May 20 at 1:00 PM – Learn about Abstract Art with Diana Shomaker, Placitas Artist and create your own piece of abstract art.

Summer Reading Program – “All Together Now” (Book give away each week)

Saturday, June 10 at 1:00 – STEM Engineering Program with PCL patrons, Stephanie and Walt Witkowski.

Thursday, June 15 at 1:00 – Bio Park Educators will bring animals and animal artifacts to present a program on protecting wildlife habitats.

Saturday, June 24 at 1:00 – Explora Family Science Program

Thursday, July 6 at 1:00 – New Mexico’s Wonders on Wheels Museum featuring an art exhibit by New Mexican artist, Gustave Baumann and an art activity.

Saturday, July 15 at 1:00 – Aspen Black, cowgirl presenting “Sing All Together Now” with singing, dancing, playing games, winning prizes all while learning about friendship and kindness.

Saturday, July 22 at 1:00 – Mike Schneider presenting “Pint Size Polkas”. Enjoy the happiest form of music!

Saturday, July 29 at 1:00 – “Playing All Together” with games, puzzles, coloring, Legos, and Loteria. Receive a prize bag for participating in our Reading Challenge and programs.

Children’s Art Exhibit by the students of Placitas Elementary, “Our Children, Their Art and Their Books.”

Artist Reception on Saturday, April 22 from 1-3 with refreshments and a book give away for children ages pre-k to grade 5.  Bring family and friends to celebrate your child’s artistic achievements. 

Exhibit runs from April 2- May 14 during regular library hours.

Pre-K Story Hour

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 10 am

Pre-K Stories to celebrate Spring. An egg hunt in our labyrinth, and a photo opportunity of your child on our bunny bench. Click here for the flier.
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