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News Summary 2005

Ongoing Events from 2005

Story Time For Kids
Hey Kids! There is story time every Saturday morning starting at 10:00 to 10:30 a.m. here at the Library. Have your parents bring you and enjoy hearing some great stories.

Summer Arts Program For Children 2005

Thanks to a grant from the Santa Fe Children’s Foundation, we are hosting numerous workshops for our kids this summer. All workshops are free. Snacks and materials will be provided. For further informations or to sign up, call 581-4608 or 581-4780 or go to the El Rito Library.
Here’s a list of some of our workshops already underway:

  • retablo painting
  • drawing and painting
  • drawing and design concepts
  • traditional cooking
  • bookmaking
  • arts and crafts
  • tinwork
  • theatre
  • radio production
  • bicycle maintenance and repair

Other Events in 2005

The 19th Annual El Rito Studio Tour 2005
October 15 & 16, 2005
10 am - 6 pm
Please see the studio tour’s website at

Everyone’s invited to the El Rito Library’s Annual
Pancake Breakfast
& Classic Car Show

This Saturday, June 18, 2005
El Rito Library 10-2
All you can eat for $4.00
Bring your classic car or truck and eat for free!
Joe Lopez, coordinator of car show, 581-4464
Questions? Call the library, 581-4608

Saturday June 4th, 10am
at the El Rito Public Library
Poet Man
Fun for the Whole Family

Hear a Rap version of the Raven.
Rhyme along with The Tyger.
You and your family will write poems.
Hear amazing stories. Have fun with word games.
Come One-Come All-Come Children of all Ages!
Come help put an end to the tragedy of blank pages.

4th Annual Community Cleanup
sponsored by the El Rito Library
Saturday, May 7, 2005
9:00 to 12:00 noon
Picnic immediately following cleanup at the Library Grounds.

As being part of the community, please get involved. THe trash along our roadways is getting worse. Please make a difference and participate this year. Let’s set an example to our chldren by getting involved. If you can’t come to the Library, pick up trash in front of your own private land by the road.

Come by the Library at 9:00 a.m. to pick up trash bags. Bring gloves. Any questions, call us at 581-4608.

April 13, 2005 , 7-9pm at the El Rito Library
Annual Board of Directors Meeting

At this meeting we will describe our activities and policies and take questions and suggestions from the floor. After this, we will seek a vote of confidence in the Membership of the Board. All individuals present at this meeting may vote. we will also be seeking additional members to be nominated from the community at large, which will be individuallly voted upon.

March 20, 2005

Alameda Press will be hosting a Poetry Reading here at the El Rito Library on March 20, 2005 from 3:00pm to 5:00 pm. The poetry readers will be Stefan Hyner and Jim Koller. Come join us, refreshments will be served.

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