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Post Falls North Idaho Mushroom Club 
Wednesday, June 5, 6:00 pm
Post Falls Library

Are you a fun guy or gal who likes to go on the hunt for the Northwest’s ample mushroom supply? This club is right up your alley.

Learn about what makes our area so unique for mushroom hunters and get a few tips as we come into spring.

Athol What the Craft! Etched Glass Mug
Wednesday, May 22, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Athol Library

Join us to make an etched glass for the special man your life for Father’s Day.

We will be etching names as well as other fun things to make glasses as unique as the man you are making it for.  

Please sign up at the front desk as spaces are limited.

Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Northwest Expedition Academy
Wednesday, May 22, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
community location
Northwest Expedition Academy, Hayden

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome.

STCU: Become Debt Free @ Hayden Library
Wednesday, May 22, 6:00 pm
Hayden Library

At this free workshop, you will:

  • Discover your current financial situation, and determine where you want to be;
  • learn how to use tools that can make debt-free living possible;
  • learn about celebrating your milestones!

A light meal will be served, so plan to arrive a few minutes early. Register online at: stcu.org/learn/workshops/become-debt-free.

Post Falls Meet The ABCs of Bike Maintenance Guru!
Wednesday, May 22, 6:00 pm
Post Falls Library

Learn the ABCs (Air, Brakes, and Chain) of bike maintenance with NIC Campus Recreation's head bike guru, Terry.

Terry breaks down the pieces of the bike into understandable terms for the first-timer. These clinics provide a gateway to feeling self-sufficient when minor bike issues arise.

Hayden The ABCs of Bike Maintenance
Friday, May 24, 3:00 pm
Hayden Library

The NIC Outdoor Pursuits program presents a class to teach basic bike maintenance.

The ABCs, Air (tires, tubes), Brakes, and Chain (all parts of the drive train) focus on a specific part or system of the bike. Head bike guru Terry breaks down the pieces of the bike into understandable terms to help the first timer better understand the bike.

These clinics provide a gateway to feeling self-sufficient when minor bike issues arise.

Post Falls – Bunco!
Tuesday, May 28, 4:30 pm
Post Falls Library

This classic dice game is a raucous and fun time for all! 

It's a game best played with 12 people, so please sign up at the front desk.

Hayden - The History and Health of Cacao
Thursday, May 30, 6:00 pm
Hayden Library

Who doesn’t love chocolate?  

Discover the ins and outs of raw chocolate with Sally from the EurekaSally Gallery of Art and Chocolate in Wallace.  Get hands-on experience mixing—and tasting!--while you learn about the history and health benefits of cacao.  

Space is limited, sign up to reserve your place!

Pride in the Park
Saturday, June 1, 10:00 am to 2:30 pm
community location
Coeur d’Alene City Park
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Stop by the library booth for crafts, prizes and library information.

Pride in the Park is an annual LGBTQA+ diversity celebration.

Location: Coeur d’Alene City Park, Saturday, June 1, 10:00am-2:30pm

#CdAReads


 

Monarch Butterflies
Saturday, June 1, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Rathdrum Library
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Local expert Bill Ament, the “Monarch Guy” will talk about how we can help Monarch’s survive changes to their habitats. 
 

Spirit Lake - The History and Health of Cacao
Saturday, June 1, 1:00 pm
Spirit Lake Library

Who doesn’t love chocolate?  

Discover the ins and outs of raw chocolate with Sally from the EurekaSally Gallery of Art and Chocolate in Wallace.  Get hands-on experience mixing—and tasting!--while you learn about the history and health benefits of cacao.  

Space is limited, sign up to reserve your place!

Athol What the Craft! Etched Glass Mug
Wednesday, May 22, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Join us to make an etched glass for the special man your life for Father’s Day.

We will be etching names as well as other fun things to make glasses as unique as the man you are making it for.  

Please sign up at the front desk as spaces are limited.

Pride in the Park
Saturday, June 1, 10:00 am to 2:30 pm

Stop by the library booth for crafts, prizes and library information.

Pride in the Park is an annual LGBTQA+ diversity celebration.

Location: Coeur d’Alene City Park, Saturday, June 1, 10:00am-2:30pm

#CdAReads


 

Athol - The History and Health of Cacao
Thursday, June 6, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Who doesn’t love chocolate?  

Discover the ins and outs of raw chocolate with Sally from the EurekaSally Gallery of Art and Chocolate in Wallace.  Get hands-on experience mixing—and tasting!--while you learn about the history and health benefits of cacao.  

Space is limited, sign up to reserve your place!

Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Farragut State Park
Saturday, July 27, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome. 

*Pick up your free State Park pass at any Community Library Network library

Charlie the NoiseGuy at the North Idaho State Fair
Repeats every 2 days until Fri Aug 23 2019.
Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am, Friday, August 23, 11:00 am

North Idaho State Fair dates: Wednesday, August 21-Sunday, August 25

Read 500 minutes and earn your free pass to the Fair.

Be sure to check out Charlie the NoiseGuy, Wednesday, August 21 and Friday, August 23, at 11:00am on the Big Stage.

Charlie the NoiseGuy at the North Idaho State Fair
Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am, Friday, August 23, 11:00 am

North Idaho State Fair dates: Wednesday, August 21-Sunday, August 25

Read 500 minutes and earn your free pass to the Fair.

Be sure to check out Charlie the NoiseGuy, Wednesday, August 21 and Friday, August 23, at 11:00am on the Big Stage.


Bayview Book Club at the Athol Library

3rd Wednesday of each month @ 4:00 p.m

Registration required. Please call 208-683-2979 to sign up.

Check here for updated book club information.

Pride in the Park

Stop by the library booth for crafts, prizes and library information.

Pride in the Park is an annual LGBTQA+ diversity celebration.

Location: Coeur d’Alene City Park, Saturday, June 1, 10:00am-2:30pm

#CdAReads


 

Saturday, June 1, 10:00 am to 2:30 pm
Charlie the NoiseGuy at the North Idaho State Fair

North Idaho State Fair dates: Wednesday, August 21-Sunday, August 25

Read 500 minutes and earn your free pass to the Fair.

Be sure to check out Charlie the NoiseGuy, Wednesday, August 21 and Friday, August 23, at 11:00am on the Big Stage.

Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am, Friday, August 23, 11:00 am
Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Farragut State Park

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome. 

*Pick up your free State Park pass at any Community Library Network library

Saturday, July 27, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

The Harrison Wednesday Bunch will be taking a break for the next couple of months.

The Wednesday Bunch will be taking a break for the next couple of months. However, if you get "stuck" on a project and need help, please call or stop by, we will be happy to assist.

Harrison Book Club

Last Monday of each Month @ 3:30 p.m.

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!

Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Northwest Expedition Academy
Wednesday, May 22, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome.

STCU: Become Debt Free @ Hayden Library
Wednesday, May 22, 6:00 pm

At this free workshop, you will:

  • Discover your current financial situation, and determine where you want to be;
  • learn how to use tools that can make debt-free living possible;
  • learn about celebrating your milestones!

A light meal will be served, so plan to arrive a few minutes early. Register online at: stcu.org/learn/workshops/become-debt-free.

Hayden The ABCs of Bike Maintenance
Friday, May 24, 3:00 pm

The NIC Outdoor Pursuits program presents a class to teach basic bike maintenance.

The ABCs, Air (tires, tubes), Brakes, and Chain (all parts of the drive train) focus on a specific part or system of the bike. Head bike guru Terry breaks down the pieces of the bike into understandable terms to help the first timer better understand the bike.

These clinics provide a gateway to feeling self-sufficient when minor bike issues arise.

Hayden - The History and Health of Cacao
Thursday, May 30, 6:00 pm

Who doesn’t love chocolate?  

Discover the ins and outs of raw chocolate with Sally from the EurekaSally Gallery of Art and Chocolate in Wallace.  Get hands-on experience mixing—and tasting!--while you learn about the history and health benefits of cacao.  

Space is limited, sign up to reserve your place!

Pride in the Park
Saturday, June 1, 10:00 am to 2:30 pm

Stop by the library booth for crafts, prizes and library information.

Pride in the Park is an annual LGBTQA+ diversity celebration.

Location: Coeur d’Alene City Park, Saturday, June 1, 10:00am-2:30pm

#CdAReads


 

Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Silver Lake Mall
Wednesday, June 26, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome.

Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Farragut State Park
Saturday, July 27, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome. 

*Pick up your free State Park pass at any Community Library Network library

Charlie the NoiseGuy at the North Idaho State Fair
Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am, Friday, August 23, 11:00 am

North Idaho State Fair dates: Wednesday, August 21-Sunday, August 25

Read 500 minutes and earn your free pass to the Fair.

Be sure to check out Charlie the NoiseGuy, Wednesday, August 21 and Friday, August 23, at 11:00am on the Big Stage.


Hayden Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Edition - Hoard of the Dragon Queen Campaign

Sessions are on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month - 4:30 pm - 8 pm.

Come join one of our campaigns here at the Hayden Library! Registration Required.

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 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.)

Wednesday, May 29th, 2:00 p.m.

Before We Were Yours
by Lisa Wingate

Based on one of America’s most notorious real-life scandals—in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country—Lisa Wingate’s riveting, wrenching, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, the heart never forgets where we belong.

Check here for upcoming book club info!

Pinehurst Library

208-682-3483

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Join us for our READOPOLY contest and Read Your Way to Prizes!

Join us for our READOPOLY contest and Read Your Way to Prizes!

Monday, January 7 through Monday, April 8

To play Readopoly, read a library book from the Readopoly categories, and receive an entry to weekly prizes and to the Grand Prize (a $25 Amazon gift card) for each one.

There is no limit on how many books you can read, and super readers will have ample opportunity to win “bonus” entries. Pick your game board up today at any Library Network location.

Pride in the Park
Saturday, June 1, 10:00 am to 2:30 pm

Stop by the library booth for crafts, prizes and library information.

Pride in the Park is an annual LGBTQA+ diversity celebration.

Location: Coeur d’Alene City Park, Saturday, June 1, 10:00am-2:30pm

#CdAReads


 

Pinehurst - The History and Health of Cacao
Monday, July 8, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Who doesn’t love chocolate?  

Discover the ins and outs of raw chocolate with Sally from the EurekaSally Gallery of Art and Chocolate in Wallace.  Get hands-on experience mixing—and tasting!--while you learn about the history and health benefits of cacao.  

Space is limited, sign up to reserve your place!

Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Farragut State Park
Saturday, July 27, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome. 

*Pick up your free State Park pass at any Community Library Network library

Zumba at Pinehurst
Thursday, August 1, 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join Prospect Group Fitness on the lawn at the Pinehurst Library for Family Zumba!

Come shake it up and learn some new dance moves!

This event is open to all ages!

Charlie the NoiseGuy at the North Idaho State Fair
Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am, Friday, August 23, 11:00 am

North Idaho State Fair dates: Wednesday, August 21-Sunday, August 25

Read 500 minutes and earn your free pass to the Fair.

Be sure to check out Charlie the NoiseGuy, Wednesday, August 21 and Friday, August 23, at 11:00am on the Big Stage.

Post Falls North Idaho Mushroom Club 
Repeats every month on June on the first Wednesday until Wed Jun 05 2019.
Wednesday, May 1, 6:00 pm, Wednesday, June 5, 6:00 pm

Are you a fun guy or gal who likes to go on the hunt for the Northwest’s ample mushroom supply? This club is right up your alley.

Learn about what makes our area so unique for mushroom hunters and get a few tips as we come into spring.

Post Falls Meet The ABCs of Bike Maintenance Guru!
Wednesday, May 22, 6:00 pm

Learn the ABCs (Air, Brakes, and Chain) of bike maintenance with NIC Campus Recreation's head bike guru, Terry.

Terry breaks down the pieces of the bike into understandable terms for the first-timer. These clinics provide a gateway to feeling self-sufficient when minor bike issues arise.

Post Falls – Bunco!
Tuesday, May 28, 4:30 pm

This classic dice game is a raucous and fun time for all! 

It's a game best played with 12 people, so please sign up at the front desk.

Pride in the Park
Saturday, June 1, 10:00 am to 2:30 pm

Stop by the library booth for crafts, prizes and library information.

Pride in the Park is an annual LGBTQA+ diversity celebration.

Location: Coeur d’Alene City Park, Saturday, June 1, 10:00am-2:30pm

#CdAReads


 

Post Falls Evening of Hope – Insights into the Science of Natural Healing 
Thursday, June 13, 6:00 pm

Learn about the science of natural healing with Dr. Raj Rajendra, who is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology.

Dr. Raj believes that medical practice is a lifelong commitment to the service of people. He considers every patient to be family and treats their concerns and issues with the compassion we would expect from our own family members.

Coeur d’Alene Youth Marimba Band @ Post Falls
Thursday, July 25, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Enjoy the music of Zimbabwe with local youth. Dancing and participation is always encouraged.

Bring a chair or blanket for this high energy outdoor concert.

The whole family is invited to join us at Q’emiln Park at the Grand Pavilion for food, games, free books, along with the CDA Youth Marimba Band! All children must be accompanied by an adult. Let the parking attendant know you are participating in the summer reading program in order to park for free.

Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Farragut State Park
Saturday, July 27, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome. 

*Pick up your free State Park pass at any Community Library Network library

Post Falls - The History and Health of Cacao
Saturday, July 27, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Who doesn’t love chocolate?  

Discover the ins and outs of raw chocolate with Sally from the EurekaSally Gallery of Art and Chocolate in Wallace.  Get hands-on experience mixing—and tasting!--while you learn about the history and health benefits of cacao.  

Space is limited, sign up to reserve your place!

Charlie the NoiseGuy at the North Idaho State Fair
Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am, Friday, August 23, 11:00 am

North Idaho State Fair dates: Wednesday, August 21-Sunday, August 25

Read 500 minutes and earn your free pass to the Fair.

Be sure to check out Charlie the NoiseGuy, Wednesday, August 21 and Friday, August 23, at 11:00am on the Big Stage.


Post Falls LitLover’s Book Club 

Join us as we talk about books! We promise a great hour of laughter, sharing, and conversation.

May’s book is Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford. Find out more at the front desk. Space is limited. 

Pride in the Park
Saturday, June 1, 10:00 am to 2:30 pm

Stop by the library booth for crafts, prizes and library information.

Pride in the Park is an annual LGBTQA+ diversity celebration.

Location: Coeur d’Alene City Park, Saturday, June 1, 10:00am-2:30pm

#CdAReads


 

Monarch Butterflies
Saturday, June 1, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Local expert Bill Ament, the “Monarch Guy” will talk about how we can help Monarch’s survive changes to their habitats. 
 

Rathdrum - The History and Health of Cacao
Saturday, June 15, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Who doesn’t love chocolate?  

Discover the ins and outs of raw chocolate with Sally from the EurekaSally Gallery of Art and Chocolate in Wallace.  Get hands-on experience mixing—and tasting!--while you learn about the history and health benefits of cacao.  

Space is limited, sign up to reserve your place!

Outer Spaces Art in the Park at Rathdrum City Park
Repeats every month on the 18 of July until Thu Jul 18 2019.
Thursday, June 27, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Thursday, July 18, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Come join us in making some Sci-fi themed art. All ages welcome.

Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Farragut State Park
Saturday, July 27, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome. 

*Pick up your free State Park pass at any Community Library Network library

Charlie the NoiseGuy at the North Idaho State Fair
Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am, Friday, August 23, 11:00 am

North Idaho State Fair dates: Wednesday, August 21-Sunday, August 25

Read 500 minutes and earn your free pass to the Fair.

Be sure to check out Charlie the NoiseGuy, Wednesday, August 21 and Friday, August 23, at 11:00am on the Big Stage.

Knit Along

Tuesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. 

Bring your own project and enjoy each other’s company. All skill levels welcome.

Skilled knitter on hand to assist.

Spirit Lake Library

208-623-5353

Join us for our READOPOLY contest and Read Your Way to Prizes!

Join us for our READOPOLY contest and Read Your Way to Prizes!

Monday, January 7 through Monday, April 8

To play Readopoly, read a library book from the Readopoly categories, and receive an entry to weekly prizes and to the Grand Prize (a $25 Amazon gift card) for each one.

There is no limit on how many books you can read, and super readers will have ample opportunity to win “bonus” entries. Pick your game board up today at any Library Network location.

Pride in the Park
Saturday, June 1, 10:00 am to 2:30 pm

Stop by the library booth for crafts, prizes and library information.

Pride in the Park is an annual LGBTQA+ diversity celebration.

Location: Coeur d’Alene City Park, Saturday, June 1, 10:00am-2:30pm

#CdAReads


 

Spirit Lake - The History and Health of Cacao
Saturday, June 1, 1:00 pm

Who doesn’t love chocolate?  

Discover the ins and outs of raw chocolate with Sally from the EurekaSally Gallery of Art and Chocolate in Wallace.  Get hands-on experience mixing—and tasting!--while you learn about the history and health benefits of cacao.  

Space is limited, sign up to reserve your place!

Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Spirit Lake City Park
Saturday, June 15, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome.

Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Spirit Lake Elementary
Saturday, July 20, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome.

Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Farragut State Park
Saturday, July 27, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome. 

*Pick up your free State Park pass at any Community Library Network library

Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Brickle Creek Coffee
Saturday, August 17, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome.

Charlie the NoiseGuy at the North Idaho State Fair
Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am, Friday, August 23, 11:00 am

North Idaho State Fair dates: Wednesday, August 21-Sunday, August 25

Read 500 minutes and earn your free pass to the Fair.

Be sure to check out Charlie the NoiseGuy, Wednesday, August 21 and Friday, August 23, at 11:00am on the Big Stage.


Spirit Lake Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Edition

1:00 – 4:00 PM, 3rd Saturday each month

Join our adventure in a new world full of danger and mystery!

Space is limited, so please sign up in advance.