Welcome to the Children’s Library!

  • Monday - Friday

    Hours 10am - 6pm

  • Saturday

    Hours 10am - 5pm

  • Sunday


    It's Time for our Winter Reading BINGO Challenge!

    What chases away the winter blues? A great book! And we have an awesome way to make a great book even better, BINGO! Starting on January 1st, you can join our Winter 2023 Reading Challenge! It’s super easy and a fun way to spend some of those chilly nights.

    Download the Beanstack App Now!

    Simply download our app, Beanstack, and join! From your phone or tablet you can search “Beanstack Tracker” by Zoobean, Inc. on the Apple Store or Google Play! This is the very first BINGO challenge and the Library has a chance to win $$$$ if enough folks join us!! It’s for all ages so get the whole family signed up! You can add everyone under one account!

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    Children’s Available Programs:


    Children's Library Program Schedule

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code is a fun club for kids that are in the 6th-12th grade age range.
In this club, the kid’s learn about coding, computer science, digital art and build friendships!

Register for Girls Who Code. If you would like to join Girls Who Code please fill out the following form and Summer will get back to you soon. You can also call 505-966-2608 or email summer.ludwig@belen-nm.gov if you have any questions or would like more information.

Child's Name(Required)
Please enter a number less than or equal to 20.
Parent/Guardian Name(Required)

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

  • New! Enroll Online!
  • Libros For Kids Registration Form (English)
  • Formulario de Registro de Libros para Niños (Español)
  • Libros for Kids Brochure
  • Imagination Library Book List
  • Virtual Story Time

    Virtual story time is a program that was made during the pandemic. Follow along with Miss Alyissa’s recorded videos online as she reads a collection of randomly selected stories. These stories involve inspiring messages, fun adventures, educational content, and some are just great bedtime stories.

    The Belen Public Library has partnered with Libros for Kids to bring you the opportunity to register for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library!

    This is a book gifting program that mails free books to children from birth until they begin school in participating areas. You can sign up by enrolling online, coming by the Library and filling out a registration form, or by printing out a registration form below and mailing it to:

    Libros for Kids, Inc.

    View the Story Time Videos