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Community Calendar February 26 – March 4, 2021

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FRIDAY, February 26

MYTHOLOGY TRIVIA

4 pm @ Facebook LIVE @galluplibrary we will hold an afternoon of mythology trivia. Brush up on your cultural myths or learn new ones as we look into origin stories and the zodiac from around the world. Discover mythology of Native American, Chinese, Greek, Norse, Egyptian, and more!! Go to kahoot.it day of game to play in real time. Prizes will be awarded to the top three contestants. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

OFPL ON THE BOOKS: BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Visit YouTube, @galluplibrary to view episodes of the On the Books: Black History Month where we’re exploring Black History through the authors and works in our collection Videos are posted Fridays at 11:00 am. Nikki Grimes will be our focus this week.

SATURDAY, February 27

2-HOUR VIRTUAL ZUMBA CLASS

12 pm. Join OFPL for a special 2-hour Zumba class hosted by OFPL’s own Zumba Fitness instructor Joshua Whitman with guest instructor: Alicia Santiago. Visit ofpl.online to register and participate virtually from home. Registration is limited to 100 participants. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

SELF-CARE SATURDAY

1 pm on Facebook@galluplibrary make your DIY cosmetics from items around your home. Each ingredient list will be available on our website ofpl.online. All Self-Care episodes are available after the livestream. Visit YouTube, @galluplibrary. This week we will make sea salt conditioner. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

GET UP AND GAME – POKEMON GO TOUR: KANTO EVENT

4 pm Join OFPL on Facebook LIVE @galluplibrary on to participate live in a get up and move event. Play Pokemon Go with us live on Twitch, @ofpl_streams while we walk around the neighborhood, visit stops, ask trivia questions, and more! Get pumped up before the big world wide Pokemon Go Tour: Kanto event on Feb. 20. Even if you don’t play Pokemon Go You can walk around your neighborhood and enjoy the company and exercise. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information. Visit https://pokemongolive.com/en/events/tour/kanto/ to learn more about the game.

TOGETHER WE READ

Borrow the featured title ‘Love Lettering” by Kate Clayborn with no waitlists or holds from our digital collection Feb. 10-24 by visiting http://nm.lib.overdrive.com or downloading the Libby app.  Enjoy this witty romance about Meg, whose hand-lettering skill has made her famous by designing custom journals for her New York City clientele. She has another skill too: reading signs that other people miss. Readers can then participate in the online discussion. OFPL joins nearly 16,000 public libraries and tens of thousands of readers across the United States in offering the latest Together We Read: US digital book club selection.  Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

COVID VACCINATIONS – SECOND DOSE

9 am-4 pm COVID-19 vaccinations @ UNM-Gallup (705 Gurley Ave.). Second dose only for those who received their first dose on Jan. 30. Please have your medical record number available. For more information (505) 722-1753

SUNDAY, February 28

OFPL VIRTUAL JURIED ART SHOWCASE

Call to Artists! OFPL is seeking visual art from community artists in the first OFPL Virtual Juried Art Showcase. 2021 Virtual Theme: Art for ArtSake.”. Submit 1-3 high quality image(s) of 2D or 3D medium visual arts for OFPL’s Virtual Juried Art Showcase. Visual art may include drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, weaving, and more. Juried art showcase is divided into the following age categories: 0-4, 5-7, 8-12, 13-17, and 18+. Please see showcase requirements below:

Submission deadline: Feb. 28 by 11:59 pm. Send all submissions to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by deadline.  For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

MONDAY, March 1

SELF-CARE MONDAYS

12 pm on OFPL’s Facebook or YouTube @galluplibrary to make DIY silf-care products. This week we will create whipped body lotions. Ingredient lists for each product are available at ofpl.online. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

CREATIVE CORNER

4 pm @ YouTube @gallup library. Create your own art using materials found around your home! Courses are geared towards individuals approximately 15-years of age and older. Supply kits are available at OFPL on a first-come, first-served basis. This week we will focus on Dr. Seuss Inspired Art. Create a tie-dye doily using a coffee filter inspired by art from the Lorax, followed by creating and painting your own Dr. Seuss character. Creative Corner Episodes are available for viewing after the premiere event on YouTube, @galluplibrary. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

TUESDAY, March 2

REGULAR MCKINLEY COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING

9 am – 11 am on Zoom on the McKinley County Office of Emergency Management Facebook

EVERYBODY IS TALKING TUESDAYS!

4 pm YouTube, @galluplibrary. In honor of Women’s History Month, we are talking about the amazing women in our lives. Submit a 3 - 5 minute video about the influential women in your lives and join the creative genius of OFPL. Watch out for talks about books, authors, movies, food, making, and technology from our talented neighbors.  Join us on YouTube, @galluplibrary. Submissions can be sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

TECH SHORT TUESDAYS

5 pm @galluplibrary. for “How to” tech shorts. In honor of Women’s History Month, we are talking about the amazing women in our lives. Submit a 3 - 5 minute video about the influential women in your lives and join the creative genius of OFPL. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

DRIVE-UP COVID-19 TESTING

1:30 pm-2:30 pm @ UNM Gallup Lions Hall parking lot (705 Gurley Ave.). Pre-registration is preferred, but not required at cvtestreg.nmhealth.org  NM Dept of Health  1919 College Drive

WEDNESDAY, March 3

ENMU VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSIONS

1 pm-2 pm Office of Enrollment Services – Transfer Center for Eastern New Mexico Univeristy will hold virtual information sessions For more information go to gallup.unm.edu/pdfs/ENMU-Virtual-Information-Sessions.pdf

TECH TIME ONLINE: MAKE THE MOST OF GOOGLE DRIVE

4 pm @YouTube, 2galluplibrary. Learn how to make use of Google Drive and all of the different tools available. Use Google Drive as your home base for documents and pictures.

CHILDREN’S LIBRARY BRANCH WEEKLY EVENTS

OFPL EVERY CHILD READY 2 READ

11 am Visit YouTube, @gallup library to view episodes of OFPL’s Every Child Ready to Read where we focus on the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. This week we will focus on sounds.

THURSDAY, March 4

DRIVE-UP COVID-19 TESTING

1:30 pm-2:30 pm @ UNM Gallup Lions Hall parking lot (705 Gurley Ave.). Pre-registration is preferred, but not required at cvtestreg.nmhealth.org  NM Dept of Health  1919 College Drive

CRAFTY KIDS

4 pm on Facebook and Youtube @galluplibrary (all ages) for family-friendly crafts and step-by-step tutorials for all skill levels. This week we will focus on Animal Newspaper Art Collages.

ONGOING

WE READ, WE TALK BOOK CLUB

The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones is the topic.  The story follows four American Indian men after a disturbing event from their youth puts them in a desperate struggle for their lives. Zoom discussions will be held in March.  Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

VIRTUAL ESCAPE ROOM 2

All Day. The time for another virtual escape room is here! Access our digital escape room collection on our website http://ofpl.online or through social media @galluplibrary. Escape Room 2 will be posted beginning Jan. 2. Registration is not required, play anytime at home. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291 for more information.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for more mentors to make a difference in the life of a young person. Mentors and mentees can meet for socially distance friendly interactions or hangout virtually playing games, cooking, reading, etc. via Facetime, Zoom, or other platforms. For more information call 505-726-4285 or go to bbbsmountainregion.org/volunteer to sign up today.

RMCHCS FLU VACCINES (ADULTS ONLY)

Urgent Care Clinic (520 Hwy. 564). Walk-ins 5 pm- 9 pm, Sat., 9 am - 9 pm and 12 pm-5 pm Sun. Please bring insurance information. For those with no health insurance there will be a $25 fee. Pre-registration can be done during hours of operation, 9 am-9 pm. For more information: (505) 863-2273.

RMCHCS COVID-19 DRIVE-UP TESTING

9 am-5 pm Mon.-Fri.  @ Urgent Care Center (520 NM Hwy 564, north of the New Mexico Cancer Center). Closed on Sundays. Rapid testing is not available.

RMCHCS COVID-19 VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services is making appointments for individuals in Phase 1B of the vaccine distribution plan. For detailed information call (505) 488-2684; https://bit.ly/2M0n2bV

DIAL-A-STORY

Storytime anytime, call (505) 862-9177 to hear a story any time of the day or night. Stories will change daily, at the end leave us a message to let us know what stories you want to hear.

BLIND DATE WITH A BOOK

The Library is celebrating Valentine’s Day by playing matchmaker!  You shouldn’t always judge a book by its cover.  Put your trust in fate and choose a book without knowing the title. Requests for blind dates can be made using the Supply Request Form at ofpl.online.  Maybe you will fall in love!  Place a request for a blind date with a book starting Feb. 1 and then rate it by filling out the “Rate the Date” card included with each book.  Return the card to the book drop by March 15 and be entered in a drawing to win a prize.  Post a picture with your blind date on our Facebook or Instagram pages @galluplibrary for a second entry into the drawing. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

LIBRARY CARD REGISTRATION ONLINE

Today’s libraries have programs and resources that go far beyond books. From virtual story times, family game nights and art classes, to opportunities to borrow audiobooks and stream movies, there’s something for everyone at the library. To explore all that the library has to offer, visit your library at ofpl.online to register for a free library card.  For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

CURBSIDE CHECKOUT SERVICES

OFPL staff continues to provide essential services to our community by offering curbside checkout, virtual classes, workshops, and public education through our social media platforms. Visit ofpl.online for the online request form. • DVD/CD check out limit is 10 - 30 library items total. OFPL Staff is on-site Monday through Friday from 11 am-5 pm. and will offer curbside pick-ups only from 12 pm - 4 pm. Saturday pick-ups must be scheduled in advance.  There will be Saturday curbside pick-ups only from 12 pm-4 pm and must be scheduled in advance. New requests will not be processed on Saturdays. Please allow 48 hours for the fulfillment of all library requests.  Call (505) 863-1291 to schedule a Saturday pick-up and for reference services.

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY REGISTRATION

OFPL is recruiting new members for our Friends of the Library Group.  The OFPL Friends support library programs, services, and collections through a variety of in-kind activities. If you are passionate about helping our community grow stronger, join the Octavia Fellin Public Library Friends’ Group and get involved in event planning, local and State advocacy, fundraising and philanthropy. To join please visit https://ofpl.online/partners-of-ofpl/#friends and our Friends’ Coordinator will contact you with more information. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

VIRTUAL ZUMBA CLASS

Join us on OFPL’s YouTube channel @galluplibrary weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays at 6:00 pm for an evening workout with OFPL’s own Zumba Fitness instructor. Bring down your house with salsa flavors, booty shaking, and heart racing songs. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

NAVAJO IHS COVID-19 VACCINE SCHEDULE

 

8:30 am-4:30 pm @Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility (Mon.-Fri.)

Drive-thru first and second doses of Moderna vaccine; Pfizer second doses. Ages 16 and over

 

8:30 am-4:30 pm @ Piñon Health Center (Mon.- Fri.)

8:30 am-4:30 pm @ Piñon Health Center ( Feb. 27)

Second doses of Pfizer vaccines; For those who received their first doses Feb. 6.

 

8:30 am-4:30 pm @ Tsaile Health Center (Mon.- Fri.)

By appointment only – (928) 724-3639

 

8:30 am-3:45 pm @Crownpoint Healthcare Facility (T, W, Th)

Elders and high risk – By appointment only – (505) 786-6270. Limited appointments available.

 

10am-3 pm @Pueblo Pintado Clinic (M-Th)

Elders and high risk – By appointment only – (505) 655-3254

 

10 am-3 pm @ Thoreau Clinic (M-F)

Elders and high risk – By appointment only – (505) 862-8761

 

8 am-4 pm @Gallup Indian Medical Center (M-F)

Ages 65 and over – By appointment only