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June 2019


June 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Placitas Library, 453 Highway 65
Placitas, NM 87043 United States

Interactive space experiments

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Moon, Mars and Meteorites

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Placitas Library, 453 Highway 65
Placitas, NM 87043 United States

with Jacki and Carl Allen and Michelle Palmer Presented by PCL patrons! Jacki and Carl Allen are both retired space scientists specializing in planetary science, specifically the Moon, Mars, and meteorites. Jacki was a space science education specialist at NASA Johnson Space Center and Carl was the Astromaterials Curator. Michelle Palmer volunteered at the Natural History Museum in Albuquerque teaching kids and adults about space rockets and Mars and worked on Asteroid Day.

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Summer Reading Program 2019

A Universe of Stories

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Children's Book News

Children’s Book News: March 2019

Books open a child’s world in so many diverse and enchanting ways.  This adventure can begin for a child even as a baby with the sharing of board books.  Sharing books with a baby or young child encircled in ones arms not only creates for her a warm and secure space, but also stimulates with...
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Children’s Book News: February 2019

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling Suggested ages: 9-12 years Thirteen year old Aven has a more difficult road to navigate than most teens. Born without arms or as Aven quirkily puts it, “unarmed”, she faces each day with spunky determination sprinkled with humor.  Her adoptive parents have been her life-line,...
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