Our third annual Live/Silent Auction will be on Saturday, December 6, 2008. Time and location TBA.
We are again asking our local artists and community members from El Rito, Abiquiu, Medanales, Ojo Caliente, La Madera, Vallecitos, and many other surrounding communities to please donate an item for this very successful fundraiser. If you have a friend or a friend's friend that might donate please ask them to.
Contact the Library at 575-581-4608 if you have any questions regarding this fundraiser. Thank you.
Now is the perfect time to get out your best "Chocolate" receipe and help the El Rito Library with it's next fundraiser. We are asking El Rito and surrounding communities to bake their favorite chocolate dessert and donate it to the Library for their "Death by Chocolate" fundrasier during the El Rito Studio Tour. If you would like to donate a dessert, please contact Lynn Nequin at 581-4646 who is rounding up people for donations.
If you can't donate a dessert, please come by the Library on October 18th and 19th and indulge yourself with chocolate desserts. Help us make this a successful fundraiser. Hope to see you here!
Start cleaning up around your house and get rid of those items you don't need. Come sell them at the El Rito LIbrary's Flea Market! When: Saturday, October 11, 2008. Starting at 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO COME AND SELL. Bring your own tables. Pack it In - Pack it Out! A small 10% donation for the Library is suggested. Call the Library for more information at 581-4608.
Hey Kids! The Summer Reading Program will start on Tuesday, June 10th at 1:00 p.m. at the Library. Participants will be registered that day and will have a chart to record the books they have read. There will be several activities during the program that will include catching butterflies with your own net. After the program ends on July 26, 2008, at 3:00 p.m. there will be a special performance by the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company. They will do a show entitled: "Caterpillar Hunter". The theme this year is "Catch the Reading Bug!".
There are currently no movies scheduled.
Please contact us if you would like to run your own film screenngs.
A day to celebrate children and books! Hear the famous Paulette Atencio spin her tales! Pinata - Prizes - Cake. It's YOUR Library! It's YOUR day! Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. at the El Rito Library. 182 Placitas Road, El Rito, NM. Our phone number is (505) 581-4608.
Start cleaning up and get rid of those items you don't need. Come sell them at the El Rito Library's Spring Flea Market! Everyone is welcome to come and sell. A small donation of 10% for the Library is suggested. The El Rito Library sponsors two flea markets a year. One in the Spring and one in the Fall (usually early October). Bring your own tables and chairs. Pack It In - Pack It Out. Come One - Come All. It's all happening on Saturday, April 26, 2008 starting at 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
We are gearing up for our next fundraiser! Last year we had our first Live and Silent Auction which was a lot of fun and the most successful fundraiser we have had, so we just have to do this again this year. The Live and Silent Auction is scheduled for Saturday, December 1, 2007 starting at 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the old gym at Northern New Mexico College campus. Our own Board Member, Donald Martinez, Jr. is also a professional auctioneer and has agreed to help out the Library again. Soooo - Local Artists, and Community Members, we need your help again this year. Could you please donate any items (gift certificates or simply bought items from local businesses) or artwork that you think would be good for this great cause. If you are interested in making a donation, please contact the Library at 581-4608. We appreciate any type of donation. All items need to be brought into the Library by Thursday, November 29, 2007 by 5:30 p.m.