Programs for Children and Families

Programs on hold until further notice

However, here are some online resources to help families hunkering down at home.

Educating from home, don't try to be an expert·  

Author Marcus Pfister reads Rainbow Fish


More e-book resources: - available on our catalog main page


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·         An online calendar of KidLit events 3, including schedules for creators reading from their own work/sharing things online:

·         Reading Connects Us: A newsletter about virtual learning that is full of links to lessons, things authors are sharing, etc.

·         Picture Book Read Alouds 3 - this is made up of authors reading their own work, including a list from the Indianapolis Public Library with over 100 titles, and titles in other languages.

·         Read, Wonder, and Learn 2 - this is a lot of authors sharing lessons, excerpts, etc from their books.

·         Authors Everywhere 3 - A YouTube channel with authors sharing their books and work

·         Scholastic’s Learn at Home 2 - Daily lesson plans that include books from Weston Woods, activities, and more

·         Jarrett Lerner’s Activities Page 3 lots of print outs/activities that encourage creativity and story creation

It's possible some of the links below are duplicates of the above, but we know a lot of you are desperate for youth content, academically and otherwise. And it is wise to note that some of these have both free and pay content, so use with care.

Academic Resources Being made freely available

ABC Mouse (PreK-2nd)

Adventure Academy (3rd-8th)

Virtual School Activities

PBS Learning Media

Imagineering in a Box - Khan Academy (6th-12th)

PBS how to talk to your kids about coronavirus

Santa Fe Children's Museum

NM Content Standards

Kidlit Events Calendar


Reading Connects Us

Picture Book Read Aloud Videos

Read, Wonder, and Learn!

Authors Everywhere

Mo Willems Daily

Explora Science Center & Children's Museum

The Vista Grande Public Library is dedicated to providing quality programs to the children and families of our community. We offer a variety of programs for children and families.



Preschool age

Story Time

Family Movie Night

Tuesday Movie Matinees

Grades K to 3

After School Reading Club

 Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Contest

Wags and Words

Family Movie Night

Tuesday Movie Matinees


Grades 4 to 5

Wags and Words

Summer Reading Contest

Family Movie Night

Chess Club

Tuesday Movie Matinees


Teens and Families

Family Movie Night

Chess Club

Tuesday Movie Matinees

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Find more information about all our kid programs and many for adults in the most recent Bookworms, our newsletter for children and families.

Vista Grande Public Library
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14 Avenida Torreon
  Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Santa Fe, NM 87508
Between El Dorado Community School and the Adam Senior Center
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Saturday 11 am-4 pm

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