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Youth Services

The State Library supports youth services in public and tribal libraries across New Mexico by providing continuing education, resources, and interaction between youth services librarians.

Some resources for NM's youth services librarians:

  • Youth Services Listserv
    To sign up, contact the Develoment Bureau at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 800-340-3890.
  • Land of Enchantment Award
    The Land of Enchantment Book Award, New Mexico's annual state book award, is an exciting program designed to encourage the youth of New Mexico to read outstanding books of literary quality. A committee selects four lists (3 lists prior to the 2016-2017 awards): Roadrunner for grades K-3, Coyote for grades 3-5, Lizard for grades 6-8, Black Bear for grades 9-12.


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