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Mark your Calendar for the up coming events:

There will be a Float Building Workshop Saturday, March 25, 1:00pm at the La Jara library.

Presenters will share their expertise and techniques for building beautiful floats.

Hope to see you there.

Manassa Pioneer Days 2022 (Library Float)

Basics of Gardening in the San Luis Valley

Come learn the basics of gardening in the San Luis Valley. There will be three classes, on the third Friday in March, April and May, at the CAPULIN LIBRARY, 8047 State Highway 15, in CAPULIN COLORADO taught by Michelle Valdez, Colorado Master Gardener trained and local green house employee. Increase your knowledge and gain skills for the beginning gardener.

>Friday, March 17thBeginning Gardening

This is an excellent resource; you can Google: CSU yard and garden or click on the website: https://extension.colostate.edu/topic-areas/yard-garden/

>Friday, April 21stSoil & Water

>Friday, May 19thPests & Plants

If you’re a note taker, please bring your own supplies. Classes will begin at 3:00pm and should end by 4:30pm.

Looking forward to gardening with you !!!

Story time and a craft

Every Thursday

11:45 AM to 12:30 PM

Come Join Us for stories and crafts.


Library Hours:


  • Thursday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Friday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Closed every other Saturday beginning March 19)


  • Friday     12 Noon – 5:00PM  
  • or by appointment — contact La Jara Library @ (719) 274-5858 to schedule a time


  • Monday – Thursday 9:30 AM -4:30 PM
  • Friday 9:30 AM -3:30 PM
  • Saturday 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM (Closed every other Saturday beginning March 19)

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Earlier is Easier

We believe that all Colorado Children should have equal opportunities to realize their full potential and succeed in life.  Knowing that 80% of the brain develops by age three, we pledge to support efforts that promote early development and that build healthy supportive families and communities.  We recognize that earlier is easier. We encourage you to visit Earlier is Easier to sign the pledge and to

Get Tips and Activities for parents and caregivers of children from birth to age three.

Find Early childhood resources and partners in our community.

Sign the Earlier is Easier Pledge and show your support for all Colorado Children

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For further information please call the LaJara Library at 719-274-5858

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