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Children's Department Halloween House

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The month of October feature’s the Children’s Department Halloween House! 

Special Mad Scientist on Thursday’s for Field Trips!  Open for all kids to walk through. 

October 31st Librarian Corey Bard will tell spooky stories!

Adult Coloring

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Spending too much time in front of electronic devices?  Come and enjoy a relaxing environment and destress with adult coloring.  Mandalas as well as many other designs to create your own artwork.  Friday October 14th and 28th from 1 pm to 3 pm.




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Friday October 21, 2016 at 1 pm
Ruidoso Public Library


         Dale Evans appears as a Chautauqua character in "The Way You Ride the Trail." The stage portrait, presented by Kay Sebring-Roberts Kuhlmann of Ruidoso, takes its title from a line in "Happy Trails to You," the theme song Dale composed for her husband, Roy Rogers. The audience meets Dale at two stages in her life: as a film, television, and recording artist while raising a blended family of seven children; and as an inspirational author.

Read With Me Wednesday's

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Sadie and Cooper will be here for you to practice your reading skills. Come join us at the Ruidoso Public Library in the Children's Department on Wednesdays 12:30 to 2:30 pm. Woof! Woof!

Freegal Music

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     Over 7 million songs.  Includes Sony

    Music Entertainment’s Catalogue of
    Legendary Artists.
    Free:  3 hours of streaming per day
              3 MP3 downloads per week
    Free:  Mobile apps for registered
           library cardholders.

Freegal Music apps available in the

     Apple App Store and Google Play



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NEW to the Library!  

Tumblebooks are streaming e-books for kids.  

Tumblebooks include puzzles, National Geographic short film clips and so much more!

Going Batty At Ruidoso Public Library

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Join the ladies of the Children’s Department at the Nob Hill Fall Fun Fest where they will help you make Bat Crafts.

Saturday October 29th from 3 to 6 pm at the new Ruidoso Middle School!

White Sands Plants and Animals

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Thursday October 27th at 1 pm

A member of the White Sands Staff will be here at the Library to talk about the plants and animals that are a part of the White Sands National Monument.
Animals include amphibians, birds, invertebrates, mammals, reptiles, white species and yes there is even a White Sands Pup Fish!  Plants include Cacti 
and other Desert Succulents as well as grasses, trees, shrubs and wild flowers.  Join us and learn about this wonderful National Monument in the New Mexico Desert.


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Download Audio Books anytime you want!

New Titles arrive regularly.

Free Homework Help

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HelpNow provides students of all ages with live online tutoring and homework help in English and Spanish from 2pm - 11pm, and includes 24/7 access to a comprehensive library of interactive tests, including academic skills assessments, standardized tests, and New Mexico-aligned tests.

Mango Languages

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Interactive Language Learning.

Over 70 different languages to choose from.


JobNow provides career resources, resume and interview help.

Universal Classes

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Free Online Courses 

Have access to your course 24/7 via the Internet.

Attend class and do assignments on your schedule. Each course has a real instructor.

These are non-credit courses and are provided for your personal enrichment. These courses are not intended to be a substitute for any state, government, licensing, or educational requirements.

Ancestry Searches

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Search Family History for free using your library card number.



Search Family History for free within the library.

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