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March is Women's History Month!

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Celebrate Women's History Month with a view good reads about women in history:

Hidden Figures, Game Changers, A Train in WInter, Ladies of the Canyon and In the Shadow of Billy the KId:  Susan McSween and the Lincoln County War.


Overdrive 101

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Join us at the Ruidoso Public Library on Friday March 31st and 1:30 pm for Overdrive 101!  Bring your e-readers and learn to navigate the Overdrive "New Mexico Library to Go" Website!


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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!

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 1:30 to 3:00 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


Laugh Olympics

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        March 22nd                     March 23rd                    March 24th

Writing/Publishing Workshop 101

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The Ruidoso Public Library brings you Writing and Publishing 101, presented by novelist, B. A. Coots.   The first of three workshops, "Finding Your Voice" will be March 21st  from 1 pm to 3 pm.  The second, "Who is Your Reader" will be presented April 18th from 1 pm to 3 pm.  The third and final "Introduction to Publishing" will be May 23rd from 1 pm to 3 pm.


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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.