Childrens Library
Childrens' Library


Children's Library

Story Time each Thursday at 10:30 am


Friends of the Library
Friends of the Taos Public Library


Children Services

Children’s librarians provide activities for youngsters from infants through grade school.

Story time and crafts for toddlers is held every Thursday at 10:30 am throughout the year. For more information about the story time and craft, contact Children's Library at 575-737-2588.

The Children’s Summer Reading Program is to promote reading in the summertime so children can maintain or advance their reading levels. Student success can be achieved by taking advantage of this program which includes other recreational activities during the summer. Entertainment is provided in a safe environment for kids to explore their world by being involved with these supplemental programs provided. Prizes and incentives are given to promote this program.

Special programs are given for school-age children. Schools are invited to visit the library for tours, instruction, and stories. Please call at least two weeks in advance to arrange for a visit. (758-3063) Summer programs provide both entertainment and informational activities. The Children’s Library participates in the RIF (Reading is Fundamental) program and holds book give-aways several times a year.

The Children’s Library participates in the RIF (Reading is Fundamental) program and holds book giveaways throughout the year.

  • March          Dr. Seuss RIF at the Taos Youth & Family Center
  • June            Registration for the Summer Reading Program
  • July             End of Summer Reading Program, awards, & ice cream party
  • December    Christmas RIF with a visit from Santa Claus

The Children’s book collection covers a broad range of fiction and non-fiction titles. We have books on CD’s and DVD's.  Limit of 4 DVD's per family with a 7 day borrowing period.

There are five computers in the Children’s Library for the exclusive use of children 18 and under. They are internet accessible. Children are allowed two 30 minute sessions on the computers per day. Also available is one touch screen early literacy computer for toddlers.

For more information about children’s services contact the Children’s library at 575-737-2588 or amontoya@taosgov.com.