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Programs for Adults

Special Events

Post Falls Playing With Ink: a writers group is taking a break until December
Saturday, October 13, 10:00 am
Saturday, November 10, 10:00 am
Post Falls Library

Playing With Ink will be taking a break until December to focus on preparing for and supporting NaNoWriMo. (NaNoWriMo means National Novel Writing Month!)

Cleaning up the garden in the fall
Master Gardener Marilyn Lloyd: Fall Cleanup
Tuesday, September 25, 6:00 pm
Hayden Library

Learn the importance of fall cleanup in the garden, along with some easy steps to get the work done.

Hayden - Kids Costume Exchange - Costume Drop-Off
Friday, September 28, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Hayden Library

Looking for a new costume for your child? Look no further than your local library! We are hosting a costume exchange where community members can choose to swap rather than shop!

Those who donate a clean, gently used costume will receive a ticket that allows them early bird entry to the costume exchange on Saturday, September 29.

Don’t have a costume to donate? You can still join the fun; general admission begins at 10:30 am. 

Hayden - Kids Costume Exchange - Early Bird Admission
Saturday, September 29, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Hayden Library

Those who donate a clean, gently used costume will receive a ticket that allows them early bird entry to the costume exchange on Saturday, September 29.

Hayden - Kids Costume Exchange - General Admission
Saturday, September 29, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Hayden Library

Looking for a new costume for your child? Look no further than your local library! We are hosting a costume exchange where community members can choose to swap rather than shop!

Don’t have a costume to donate? You can still join the fun; general admission begins at 10:30 am. 

Pinehurst Glass Etching
Monday, October 1, 6:00 pm
Pinehurst Library

Learn the basics of glass etching and fill the provided mugs with a lavender/coffee body scrub.

Bring any glass item you'd like to etch, except for Pyrex dishes. Take home a pretty, decorated mug filled with a wonderful scrub and the recipe to make your own. Free.  

Limited space, please call the Pinehurst Library, 208-682-2483, or stop by to sign up.

Dr. Dale Eberwein Kempo Instructor at NIC
Basic Self Defense @ Athol
Wednesday, October 10, 6:30 pm

Presented by Dr. Eberwein, a Go Dan (5th Degree Black Belt- Associate Professor) with over 40 years of experience teaching Kenpo.  Attendees will be introduced to basic self-defense moves and martial arts vocabulary. Loose fitting gym clothes or sweats recommended.    

Kenpo (Law of the Fist) is a Chinese/ Okinawan martial arts system that incorporates the best of hard and soft motions and body position to protect students against potential attacks.


Kootenai County Farmers’ Market

Stop by the Community Library Network table at the Kootenai County Farmers’ Market for crafts and a free book for children birth-18 years.

3rd Saturdays, ongoing-October, 9am-noon
September 15, October 20

Gentle Yoga with Isabel @ Athol

Wednesdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come in and experience the calming practice of yoga. It relaxes both your mind and body. Just bring your yoga mat.

ABC (Athol, Bayview, Careywood) Farmers Market

Come on out! We are here every Friday, 2:00-6:00pm, through October at the City Park in Athol!

Bayview Book Club

3rd Wednesday, each month, 4:00 - 6:00 pm

Join us as we talk about books! We promise a great hour of laughter, sharing and conversation. Find out more at the front desk. Check here for upcoming book club info!


Wednesday Bunch

Bring any needlework or craft project and enjoy getting together with neighbors and friends.

Harrison Book Club

Join us as we talk about books! We promise a great hour of laughter, sharing and conversation. Find out more at the front desk. Check here for upcoming book club info!

Programs for Adults

Cleaning up the garden in the fall
Master Gardener Marilyn Lloyd: Fall Cleanup
Tuesday, September 25, 6:00 pm

Learn the importance of fall cleanup in the garden, along with some easy steps to get the work done.

Hayden - Kids Costume Exchange - Costume Drop-Off
Friday, September 28, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Looking for a new costume for your child? Look no further than your local library! We are hosting a costume exchange where community members can choose to swap rather than shop!

Those who donate a clean, gently used costume will receive a ticket that allows them early bird entry to the costume exchange on Saturday, September 29.

Don’t have a costume to donate? You can still join the fun; general admission begins at 10:30 am. 

Hayden - Kids Costume Exchange - Early Bird Admission
Saturday, September 29, 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Those who donate a clean, gently used costume will receive a ticket that allows them early bird entry to the costume exchange on Saturday, September 29.

Hayden - Kids Costume Exchange - General Admission
Saturday, September 29, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Looking for a new costume for your child? Look no further than your local library! We are hosting a costume exchange where community members can choose to swap rather than shop!

Don’t have a costume to donate? You can still join the fun; general admission begins at 10:30 am. 

Peter Fletcher
Music of Four Centuries
Tuesday, October 30, 6:00 pm

Peter Fletcher is an American classical guitarist based in Detroit and New York City. He performs over 100 concerts a year, and his recordings have been critically acclaimed. Peter offers an audience friendly, solo recital including repertoire that runs the gamut from the Renaissance Period through the 20th Century.  

Find out more about him at www.peterfletcher.com. Free.

Apple cider
How to Make Apple Cider @ Hayden
Sunday, November 18, 2:00 pm

Do you hate to see fall’s bounty of beautiful apples going to waste?

Join us to learn how to make hard and sweet apple ciders with Steve Anderson from Make Wine, Make Beer. Free.

Mug of beer
How to Make Beer @ Hayden
Sunday, December 2, 2:00 pm

Join us to learn how to make beer with Steve Anderson from Make Wine, Make Beer. Free.


Tech Help

Have questions about your mobile devices – smart phone, tablet, e-reader, etc.? Want to learn about amazing online resources and have no idea where to even start with using a computer? Come in and get the help you need!

Geezer Forum South

Presented by Professionals Serving Seniors, the Geezer Forum South hosts monthly discussions on various topics related to aging.  For more information, visit the Geezers on Facebook!

Kootenai County Farmers’ Market

Stop by the Community Library Network table at the Kootenai County Farmers’ Market for crafts and a free book for children birth-18 years.

3rd Saturdays, ongoing-October, 9am-noon
September 15, October 20

Adult Game Night

Every Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. (ongoing - December 5)

Come in and play board games with other members of the community for a fantastic experience. You can use the games we provide or bring your own.

Dungeons and Dragons characters
Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Edition: Character Night

Sessions are on the 1st Thursday of every month.

All players welcome!

Come in to get help with character creation, leveling up, role playing tips, and more!  

Dungeons and Dragons dice with tiny swords
Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Edition - Campaign Night: Rise of the Dragon Tyrant

Sessions are on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month.

Experienced Players Only.

The tyranny of dragons has begun! Severin and the Cult of Dragons are plotting to unleash Tiamat from her prison to create a new empire.  Registration is required, seating is limited.  

 

Hayden - Gentle Yoga

Thursdays, 1 - 2 pm. Find balance, strength, and peace through yoga!

Instructor Isabel Dasilva will guide you through this gentle but fulfilling exercise.
 

Dungeons and Dragons dice on paper with D&D character
Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Edition: One-Shot Adventures

Sessions are on the 3rd Thursday of every month.

New Players Welcome!

Come in and experience an adventure that takes place in just one session.  

Hayden Coffee and Coloring

Every Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 pm.

Stop by the Hayden Library every Friday morning for a cup of coffee and adult coloring!

Hayden Mystery Matinee Book Club

Want to pick your own title? Come to our Mystery Matinee to discuss your book.

3rd Wednesday of each month @ 2:00 p.m.

Check here for upcoming book club info!

Hayden Library - Panhandle Pageturners Book Club

Join us as we talk about books! We promise a great hour of laughter, sharing and conversation. Find out more at the front desk.

Last Wednesday of each month @ 2:00 p.m.

Check here for upcoming book club info!

Pinehurst Glass Etching
Monday, October 1, 6:00 pm

Learn the basics of glass etching and fill the provided mugs with a lavender/coffee body scrub.

Bring any glass item you'd like to etch, except for Pyrex dishes. Take home a pretty, decorated mug filled with a wonderful scrub and the recipe to make your own. Free.  

Limited space, please call the Pinehurst Library, 208-682-2483, or stop by to sign up.

Apple cider
How to Make Apple Cider @ Pinehurst
Sunday, October 21, 2:00 pm

Do you hate to see fall’s bounty of beautiful apples going to waste?

Join us to learn how to make hard and sweet apple ciders with Steve Anderson from Make Wine, Make Beer. Free.

Pinehurst Making Gingerbread Houses, all ages welcome
Friday, December 7, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join us at the Pinehurst Library for our annual gingerbread-making program. Bring the whole family along for a free, fun, and festive Friday.


Tech Time @ Pinehurst

Every Friday, noon-2 pm

Our very own Eloise will answer your technology questions and trouble shoot problems. She gives instruction on a variety of topics including signing up for an email account, getting started on Facebook or even starting your very own blog. Please sign up ahead of time with a brief description of what you would like Eloise to help you with.

Reiki Clinic

We have a small group of trained Reiki practitioners who offer 30-minute Reiki treatments at 5:30 and 6:00 (limited to two participants per time slot).

The International Center for Reiki Training says "Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by "laying on hands" and is based on the idea that an unseen "life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us to be alive."

No program in August

 

Post Falls Playing With Ink: a writers group is taking a break until December
Repeats every month on October, November on the second Saturday until Sat Nov 24 2018.
Saturday, September 8, 10:00 am, Saturday, October 13, 10:00 am, Saturday, November 10, 10:00 am

Playing With Ink will be taking a break until December to focus on preparing for and supporting NaNoWriMo. (NaNoWriMo means National Novel Writing Month!)

Apple cider
How to Make Apple Cider @ Post Falls
Sunday, November 4, 2:00 pm

Do you hate to see fall’s bounty of beautiful apples going to waste?

Join us to learn how to make hard and sweet apple ciders with Steve Anderson from Make Wine, Make Beer. Free.

Post Falls Library Book Club

Join us as we talk about books! We promise a great hour of laughter, sharing and conversation. Find out more at the front desk.

Last Tuesday of each Month @ 1:00 pm. Registration required.

Check here for upcoming book club info!

There will not be a book club for the last Tuesday of the month in August.

Apple cider
How to Make Apple Cider @ Rathdrum
Sunday, October 7, 2:00 pm

Do you hate to see fall’s bounty of beautiful apples going to waste?

Join us to learn how to make hard and sweet apple ciders with Steve Anderson from Make Wine, Make Beer. Free.

Knit Along

Bring your own project and enjoy each other’s company.

All skill levels welcome.

Skilled knitter on hand to assist.

Kootenai County Farmers’ Market

Stop by the Community Library Network table at the Kootenai County Farmers’ Market for crafts and a free book for children birth-18 years.

3rd Saturdays, ongoing-October, 9am-noon
September 15, October 20

Rathdrum Library Book Club

Join us as we talk about books! We promise a great hour of laughter, sharing and conversation. Find out more at the front desk.

1st Tuesday of each Month @ 3:00 p.m.

Check here for book club info!

Brickle Creek Story Time, geared to ages 3-5 years
Wednesday, December 5, 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for story time at Brickle Creek Coffee.

Enjoy a fun story time and cup of your favorite hot beverage.


Kootenai County Farmers’ Market

Stop by the Community Library Network table at the Kootenai County Farmers’ Market for crafts and a free book for children birth-18 years.

3rd Saturdays, ongoing-October, 9am-noon
September 15, October 20