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Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Choose your favorite antihero! Sixteen villains face off on elimination brackets, and you get to vote! The worst bad guy will be announced on July 16. Vote during open hours at Loma Colorado or Esther Bone.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Explora is coming to the library! Join us for "Shocking Electricity" and the "Science of Sound".
Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
3:00 PM
Description
A knitting club for beginning and experienced knitters in Grades 5 and up. Beginners bring US size 7 needles and a skein of 4 ply 3 oz. acrylic yarn. Hear a good yarn, too!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
4:30 PM
Description
Discussing Euphoria by Lily King
Euphoria, a 2014 novel, takes place in 1930s New Guinea. A depressed Andre Banson runs into two fellow anthropologists, a married couple, and begins a tumultuous relationship with them.
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Do you sing? Dance? Juggle? Write? Act? Have some other hidden talent? Sign up for your moment of fame.


Location
Esther Bone Outdoor Theater
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Choose your favorite antihero! Sixteen villains face off on elimination brackets, and you get to vote! The worst bad guy will be announced on July 16. Vote during open hours at Loma Colorado or Esther Bone.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Grades 7-12: Think you slide seamlessly into one faction, find out how wrong you might be.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
In this class you will learn to crochet and create a dish cloth to take home. Please bring a size H crochet hook and skein of sport weight cotton yarn in any color. Register online at www.riorancholibraries.org, call 891-5013 ext. 3033, or visit the information desk. Adults and teens, 13 and older registered with an adult, are welcome. You may register up to two people. If you are registered and need to cancel, please call the library.

Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Choose your favorite antihero! Sixteen villains face off on elimination brackets, and you get to vote! The worst bad guy will be announced on July 16. Vote during open hours at Loma Colorado or Esther Bone.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
We will have stories, songs, activities and crafts for children 2 - 5 years old and their adult caregivers.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
In this 3-D computer-animated action film, inflatable robot Baymax and prodigy Hiro Hamada team up with friends to form a band of high-tech heroes. Walt Disney Animation Studios. 102 minutes. For TWEENS in grades 5-8.
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Music and movement program for children ages 1-5 (with a parent or adult caregiver). If signing up multiple children, please sign them up individually. No strollers or car seats please. Please call to cancel if you cannot attend.
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Choose your favorite antihero! Sixteen villains face off on elimination brackets, and you get to vote! The worst bad guy will be announced on July 16. Vote during open hours at Loma Colorado or Esther Bone.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
AM Bookworms Book Club discusses Gilead: A Novel by Marilynne Robinson
Gilead, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2005, is narrated by an elderly preacher. It is a tale of three generations, from the American Civil War to the 1950's, set in Gilead, Iowa.
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
3:00 PM
Description

Create weird and interesting things with duct tape of every design and color. Grades 7-12.

Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Make a Collage with Rio Rancho Art Association member Paula Scott.
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
The Friends of the Library of Rio Rancho host a monthly book sale on the second Saturday of each month in the auditorium of the Loma Colorado Main Library. These sales involve thousands of books. Sale proceeds help fund library programs. Come early for the best selection of fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks, craft books, puzzles, and more!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Choose your favorite antihero! Sixteen villains face off on elimination brackets, and you get to vote! The worst bad guy will be announced on July 16. Vote during open hours at Loma Colorado or Esther Bone.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description

Read to the Dogs - Read to the best audience ever! 2nd Saturday of each month 11am-1pm. Register upon arrival. (no program in August)

Location
Children's Reading Room
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Be a part of the growing community of writers in Rio Rancho! Complete writing prompts, revise your work, and performance practice. Free workshop facilitated by Katrina K Guarascio & guests leaders.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Choose your favorite antihero! Sixteen villains face off on elimination brackets, and you get to vote! The worst bad guy will be announced on July 16. Vote during open hours at Loma Colorado or Esther Bone.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
We will have music and movement activities with stories and games for children 0-5 years old and their adult caregivers in the auditorium.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Choose your favorite antihero! Sixteen villains face off on elimination brackets, and you get to vote! The worst bad guy will be announced on July 16. Vote during open hours at Loma Colorado or Esther Bone.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Experiment with robotic and electronic building blocks, use a banana to play music, and see 3D scanning and printing in action.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Peter Chase and his friends will be performing a concert on Tuesday, July 14th at 6:30. In keeping with our summer reading program theme, there will be some songs with heroes and heroines.
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Live and lively cows, pigs, goats and more farm animals will be our guests. Hopefully an icy treat, too!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Choose your favorite antihero! Sixteen villains face off on elimination brackets, and you get to vote! The worst bad guy will be announced on July 16. Vote during open hours at Loma Colorado or Esther Bone.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Grade 7-12: Come dressed to impress as your favorite hero or villain for an end of summer reading party!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Choose your favorite antihero! Sixteen villains face off on elimination brackets, and you get to vote! The worst bad guy will be announced on July 16. Vote during open hours at Loma Colorado or Esther Bone.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
We will have stories, songs, activities and crafts for children 2 - 5 years old and their adult caregivers.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description

Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Music and movement program for children ages 1-5 (with a parent or adult caregiver). If signing up multiple children, please sign them up individually. No strollers or car seats please. Please call to cancel if you cannot attend.
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Toby Smith author of Bush League Boys: The Postwar Legends of Baseball, will bring to life the history of minor league baseball in the southwest. He will also sign copies of his book.
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Read to the best audience ever! Children who are not yet reading can listen while they visit with the dogs. Held on he 3rd Saturday of each month. Register upon arrival. (No program in August.)
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
5:00 PM
Description
Teens are invited to be part of TAG, the Teen Advisory Group of the Rio Rancho Public Library. This is your chance to help plan programs for teens and recommend books, magazines, audiobooks, DVDs, and other materials. TAG is open to all teens ages 13 and up.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description

Malika, leader of punk rock band Traitors, needs money to save her family and realize her dreams, so she agrees to smuggle for a dangerous drug dealer. Malika's rebel ethos is tested, and she will need all her instincts and nerve to survive (www.filmmovement.com). Refreshments! Feature: 83 minutes (Morocco; Arabic/French/English with English subtitles) Portrays adult situations and language. © 2012 Kasbah Films et al.

Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Andrew Hewes hosts an informal iPad session. Bring questions about your iPad to Mr. Hewes anytime between 3:30-5:00
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

An exhibit featuring many types of media, including photography and pastels.

Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
To be announced
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
3:00 PM
Description
A knitting club for beginning and experienced knitters in Grades 5 and up. Beginners bring US size 7 needles and a skein of 4 ply 3 oz. acrylic yarn. Hear a good yarn, too!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
4:30 PM
Description
  • The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
Timothy Egan follows a half-dozen families and their communities through the rise and fall of the region, going from sod houses to new framed houses. He chronicles their desperate attempts to carry on through blinding black blizzards, crop failure, and the death of loved ones. Egan tells a story of endurance and heroism against the backdrop of the Great Depression.
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Ms. Rebecca Bonsal will be speaking about the history and art of chocolate. Registration is required.
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Gambling in the Library! Bingo is a game of chance for all ages. Compete against family and friends - feel the rush of yelling out "Bingo!" Winners choose from a selection of Friends of the Library donations.
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

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Reviews
Title
Let's go, dear dragon
Author
Margaret hillert
Title
Pride and Prejudice
Author
Jane Austen
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