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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

Learn about essential oils and their beneficial properties from Yvonne Sandoval.

Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Time
1:30 PM
Description
National Model Railroad Association Rio Grande Division 6 will run model trains on a switching layout and display other projects. Children ages 8 -18 may inquire about club membership and getting started on model railroading. Modelers of all ages are welcome.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 03, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 03, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Looking for help downloading free library eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, music, or videos to your device? Perhaps you want to try a new device like an iPad, Kindle, Nook, or Android tablet. Learn about our devices or bring yours. Register online at riorancholibraries.org, call 891-5013 x3033, or visit the information desk.
Location
Lobby
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 03, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Looking for help downloading free library eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, music, or videos to your device? Perhaps you want to try a new device like an iPad, Kindle, Nook, or Android tablet. Learn about our devices or bring yours. Register online at riorancholibraries.org, call 891-5013 x3033, or visit the information desk.


Location
Lobby
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main 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
Bookworms Reading Group - Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat by John McQuaid
A fascinating and deeply researched investigation into the mysteries of flavor, this 2015 title explores where taste originated and where it's going.
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
9:00 AM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main 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

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Join us for an evening of crafting! We will create mini books for your personal use. The class is free and materials are provided. Register online at riorancholibraries.org, call 891-5013 ext. 3033, or stop by the information desk. Adults and teens, 13 and older registered with an adult, are welcome. You may register up to two people. Funded by The Friends of the Library of Rio Rancho, Inc.

Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 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, August 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Dr. Ann Wells returns to talk about the minor planets in general and recent NASA missions. New Horizons is due to arrive at Pluto in July 2015 and Dawn is at Ceres currently. Dr. Wells will present new findings from these exciting missions.
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
12:00 PM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
AM Bookworms Book Club discusses: East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Primarily set in the Salinas Valley, East of Eden incorporates elements of Steinbeck's family history, intertwined with the history of Salinas. However, the dominant framework for the novel comes from biblical allegory, especially the story of Cain and Abel from Genesis.
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Anyone age 8 and above can register to have fun learning the basics of origami. Origami is the Japanese word for paper folding. Sue Hanauer of the Rio Rancho Art Association will be teaching this program. All supplies will be provided. Reservations are required.
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Learn about Nepal! Sumi Shrestha, a 7th grade student at Lincoln Middle School, will share her Nepal heritage using music, videos, and a live dance. There will also be authentic Nepal jewelry and clothing for you to see. Please join us in supporting this amazing young lady in her efforts to share her heritage and knowledge of Nepal. All ages are welcome at this educational and entertaining event.

Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 17, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Can you answer a few multiple-choice library questions? If so, you might win a $30 gift card to the Banana Leaf Restaurant, donated by the Friends of the Library. All correct entries will be eligible for the drawing.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
12:00 PM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Looking for help downloading free library eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, music, or videos to your device? Perhaps you want to try a new device like an iPad, Kindle, Nook, or Android tablet. Learn about our devices or bring yours. Register online at riorancholibraries.org, call 891-5013 x3033, or visit the information desk.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Looking for help downloading free library eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, music, or videos to your device? Perhaps you want to try a new device like an iPad, Kindle, Nook, or Android tablet. Learn about our devices or bring yours. Register online at riorancholibraries.org, call 891-5013 x3033, or visit the information desk.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Can you answer a few multiple-choice library questions? If so, you might win a $30 gift card to the Banana Leaf Restaurant, donated by the Friends of the Library. All correct entries will be eligible for the drawing.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Can you answer a few multiple-choice library questions? If so, you might win a $30 gift card to the Banana Leaf Restaurant, donated by the Friends of the Library. All correct entries will be eligible for the drawing.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 21, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 21, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Can you answer a few multiple-choice library questions? If so, you might win a $30 gift card to the Banana Leaf Restaurant, donated by the Friends of the Library. All correct entries will be eligible for the drawing.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Friday, August 21, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Susan Sheridan from the Albuquerque Mini Makers will help attendees create a miniature library room. Anyone age 18 or up may register for this program.
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Can you answer a few multiple-choice library questions? If so, you might win a $30 gift card to the Banana Leaf Restaurant, donated by the Friends of the Library. All correct entries will be eligible for the drawing.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description

© 2013 Pierre Grise Productions, et al.

Pomme and Pierre have been together a long time, and when Pomme refuses to leave the forest after a hike, both are left to contemplate the strength and meaning of each other's commitment (www.filmmovement.com). Canada/France. Total running time: 102 minutes. In French with English subtitles. These films are unrated and portray adult situations and language. Refreshments will be served.

Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 24, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Can you answer a few multiple-choice library questions? If so, you might win a $30 gift card to the Banana Leaf Restaurant, donated by the Friends of the Library. All correct entries will be eligible for the drawing.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Monday, August 24, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 24, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
We will have stories, rhymes, songs and activities for children 2 - 5 years old and their adult caregivers.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Can you answer a few multiple-choice library questions? If so, you might win a $30 gift card to the Banana Leaf Restaurant, donated by the Friends of the Library. All correct entries will be eligible for the drawing.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Music and movement activities with stories and games for children 0-5 years old and their adult caregivers.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
12:00 PM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Whatever technology you have, it's still all about the story. Join Tracie as she explores some fun websites for fiction readers. This month - mysteries. Bring you own device if you like or just follow along and make notes on the handouts.
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 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
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description



What do you think makes an animal "creepy" and why do we care? Michael Sanchez and Linda Walton, from the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, will bring a variety of live animals - insects, arachnids, myriapods, reptiles, and amphibians to the library. See them up close and learn how amazing and helpful these animals are and their place in nature.



Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Can you answer a few multiple-choice library questions? If so, you might win a $30 gift card to the Banana Leaf Restaurant, donated by the Friends of the Library. All correct entries will be eligible for the drawing.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
We will have stories, rhymes, songs and activities for children 2 - 5 years old and their adult caregivers.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Different adventure each week! Crafts, hands-on science, maker activities, shows, games, or other activities for children in grades K-6. Families welcome! This program will be held in a variety of locations within the library - please look for directional signs the day of the program. Thank you!
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Come turn a boring journal into a unique piece of art with all kinds of craft supplies. Go back to school in style!

Journal supplies will be limited; bring your own if you've already purchased one for school!
Location
Program Room
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 26, 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, August 27, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Can you answer a few multiple-choice library questions? If so, you might win a $30 gift card to the Banana Leaf Restaurant, donated by the Friends of the Library. All correct entries will be eligible for the drawing.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description

Lapsit program with rhymes, stories, fun for babies and their parent/caregiver. 10:30 am Thursdays (Children's Program Room) The program is geared for babies 0-24 months.

Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 28, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 28, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Can you answer a few multiple-choice library questions? If so, you might win a $30 gift card to the Banana Leaf Restaurant, donated by the Friends of the Library. All correct entries will be eligible for the drawing.

Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Friday, August 28, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an eclectic display of photographic works including landscapes and a wide variety of other subjects.
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Can you survive a trip through Jurassic World, or will you be a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Esther Bone Library's teen area at any time during opening hours to choose the steps of your own Jurassic adventure!
Library
Esther Bone Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
The Visionary Arts & Crafts Guild will have a variety of their crafts on display and demonstrations on craft techniques. Come see their beautiful work and visit with the crafters.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Loma Colorado Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Can you answer a few multiple-choice library questions? If so, you might win a $30 gift card to the Banana Leaf Restaurant, donated by the Friends of the Library. All correct entries will be eligible for the drawing.

Library
All Locations

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Reviews
Review
I thought it was great because she (Sammy the Seal) wanted to go take a look and she told the zoo keeper she wanted to explore. She wanted to go into the city because she wanted to see the world.
Title
Sammy The Seal
Author
Syd Hoff
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Piggy Paints
Author
Jim Benton
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