Music and Stories of Northern New Mexico

Come and bring your family to a fund raising afternoon of the "Music and Stories of Northern New Mexico"

Sunday, April 26, 2009 from 1-4pm

by Renowned Storytellers:
Leah Alexander
Joe Hayes
Larry Torres

and Renowned Musicians
Dr. Marcos Cavalcante
Cipriano Vigil

$10 Donation Suggested

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Quilt and Textile Search

Do you have an old handmade family quilt, rug, blanket or garment?  Quilt and Textile Search in conjunction with the upcoming New Mexico Centennial are looking for pre-1930s quilts and textiles.

We are particularly interested in those with a New Mexico history.  If you have an old quilt, handmade rug, blanket or garment that might fall into this category, we will be photographing them and collecting their history at the

                                EL RITO PUBLIC LIBRARY
                                        MARCH 21, 2009
                                   10:00 AM TO 3:00 PM

For more information contact Donna at (505) 771-0018 or Colleen (505) 892-5673.
Local Contact:  Viki Edwards at 575-581-4744.

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The El Rito Library presents in concert:

The folk music of Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson

Admission is Free
Donation to the Library is Encouraged

Saturday, March 7 at 4pm
Reservations Recommended: 877-806-2987

Come early for 4H baked cookies!

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Third Annual Live/Silent Auction

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.

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"Death by Chocolate" Fundraiser

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!

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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.

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Summer Reading Program

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!".

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Movie Night at the El Rito Library

There are currently no movies scheduled.

Please contact us if you would like to run your own film screenngs.

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