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Programs for Adults

Programs for Adults

Spring Special Events

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Celebrate Arbor Day 2017 by planting a tree!

Be sure and pick up a Blue Spruce seedling while at your child’s favorite program, courtesy of the Idaho Forest Products Commission. Seedlings will available this week, along with pencils and posters, while supplies last.

Ceramic tile vegetable row marker for tomatoes

Vegetable Row Markers

Monday, April 24, 6 pm at the Pinehurst Library

Learn how to make vegetable row markers by transferring pictures on ceramic tile. Free, please sign up.

Jeff Yeager

Finding Wholesale Happiness in a Retail World with Jeff Yeager

Tuesday, April 25, 6:30 p.m. at the Hayden Library.

In this presentation, Jeff discloses how to live a happier, healthier, and fuller life. He specializes in an offbeat blend of original humor and practical advice for living a better life by spending and consuming less. Based on his bestselling book, The Ultimate Cheapskate's Road Map to True Riches, this event will cover everything from how to decide what “enough” is for you to tips for inoculating yourself against buyer’s remorse.

For more info check out our Visiting Authors page.

Amazing foods can be made with an Instant Pot!

Cooking under pressure: Instant Pot

Tuesday, April 25, 6 -7:30 at the Post Falls Library.

Join Lynn and Cherie as they share the wonder of cooking with an Instant Pot. They will talk about this new machine, and do a cooking demonstration. Enjoy samples. And have a chance to win an Instant Pot to take home! Please sign up at front desk.

Chalkboard with Estate Planning topics

Estate Planning

Learn how to complete your basic estate planning, including wills, trusts, financial power of attorney, health care power of attorney and living will. Presented by M. Gregory Embrey, from Witherspoon Kelley, and Jeffrey Mahon, from US Bank.

Rathdrum Library, Tuesday, April 25, 5:30 pm

Image of a firetruck with a Spokane Shock football helmet and Community Library Network, Head Start, and Boys & Girls Club logos.

Post Falls Family Celebration!

Thursday, April 27 6:00-8:00pm

Enjoy a free dinner, make crafts, take home a free book, meet Spokane Shock players, tour a firetruck, win prizes, and so much more! Spend a fun evening with your family!

Activities are located at the library, Head Start, and Boys & Girls Club.

Spa rocks with a butterfly

Girls Night Out

Friday, April 28, 6 - 7 pm at the Post Falls Library.

Ladies! Enjoy an evening with us! Pamper yourself with a neck massage while learning about its health benefits. Soften your hands with paraffin wax, and learn about the beauty of using essential oils in your everyday life. End the evening with a beautician discussing how to have fabulous hair. And ladies, the evening is not complete unless it has a bit of chocolate, so grab some at our fun chocolate bar. Please sign up at front desk.

chick with one foot on an egg

Raise Your Own Chickens

Monday, May 1, 6 pm at the Pinehurst Library

Join Cheryl Thomas to learn how to raise your own chickens. This class will cover how to incubate eggs. Children welcome with adult supervision.

Friends of the Library apron with books, cd, and dvd

Spring Book Sale
at the Hayden Library

Friday, May 5, 5 - 8 pm

Saturday, May 6, 10 am – 2 pm

Stock up for your summer reading!

Find lots of great books, DVDs, audio book and more--most priced under $2!

For more information, visit CommunityLibrary.Net/Booksale.

Brooke Urbaniak is a Wattpad Rock Star!

Learn How to Use Wattpad: The YouTube of Writing

Join Wattpad Rock Star, Brooke Urbaniak, to learn how to use this amazing social media tool. Cultivate new audiences by posting your articles, stories, fan fiction, and more on this popular platform.

Wednesday May 17, 6 pm, at the Hayden Library.

Thursday May 18, 6 pm, at the Spirit Lake Library.

Wednesday May 24, 6 pm, at the Athol Library.

Thursday May 25, 6 pm, at the Post Falls Library.

Egg hatching

Raise Your Own Chickens, Part II

Monday, May 22, 6 pm at the Pinehurst Library

Join Cheryl Thomas to learn how to raise your own chickens. She will show you how to hatch and care for chicks. Children welcome with adult supervision.


Idaho Driving Tests

Idaho Driving Tests

Practice tests for cars, motorcycles, and CDL. Online driver’s manuals and a FAQ section with detailed answers to DMV-related questions.

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Athol Library

Brooke Urbaniak is a Wattpad Rock Star!

Learn How to Use Wattpad: The YouTube of Writing

Wednesday May 24, 6 pm

Join Wattpad Rock Star, Brooke Urbaniak, to learn how to use this amazing social media tool. Cultivate new audiences by posting your articles, stories, fan fiction, and more on this popular platform.


Bayview Book Club

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

April 19

Where Men Win Glory : The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
by Jon Krakauer

Traces the controversial story of NFL player and army soldier Pat Tillman, describing the military's efforts to hide the truth about his death by friendly fire, in an account that draws on Tillman's journals and letters as well as interviews with family members and fellow soldiers.

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Harrison Library

Yarn

The Wednesday Bunch

Every Wednesday at 4 p.m.

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

Instructors available for knitting and crochet.

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Hayden Library

Jeff Yeager

Finding Wholesale Happiness in a Retail World with Jeff Yeager

Tuesday, April 25, 6:30 p.m.

In this presentation, Jeff discloses how to live a happier, healthier, and fuller life. He specializes in an offbeat blend of original humor and practical advice for living a better life by spending and consuming less. Based on his bestselling book, The Ultimate Cheapskate's Road Map to True Riches, this event will cover everything from how to decide what “enough” is for you to tips for inoculating yourself against buyer’s remorse.

For more info check out our Visiting Authors page.

Brooke Urbaniak is a Wattpad Rock Star!

Learn How to Use Wattpad: The YouTube of Writing

Wednesday May 17, 6 pm

Join Wattpad Rock Star, Brooke Urbaniak, to learn how to use this amazing social media tool. Cultivate new audiences by posting your articles, stories, fan fiction, and more on this popular platform.


Mystery Matinee

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

April 19 Historical Mysteries - Twentieth Century

Panhandle Pageturners Book Club

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

April 26

The pearl that broke its shell
by Nadia Hashimi

Adopting the custom of bacha posh in 2007 Kabul, which allows her to dress and be treated as a boy, attend school and chaperone her sisters until she is of marriageable age, Rahima, the daughter of a drug-addicted father, discovers that she is not the first in her family to adopt this unusual custom. 50,000 first printing

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Pinehurst Library

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Ceramic tile vegetable row marker for tomatoes

Vegetable Row Markers

Monday, April 24, 6 pm

Learn how to make vegetable row markers by transferring pictures on ceramic tile. Free, please sign up.

chick with one foot on an egg

Raise Your Own Chickens

Monday, May 1, 6 pm

Join Cheryl Thomas to learn how to raise your own chickens. This class will cover how to incubate eggs. Children welcome with adult supervision.

Egg hatching

Raise Your Own Chickens, Part II

Monday, May 22, 6 pm

Join Cheryl Thomas to learn how to raise your own chickens. She will show you how to hatch and care for chicks. Children welcome with adult supervision.


Reiki

Reiki Clinic

Every third Monday, 5:30 and 6 p.m.

Two sessions with two spots available

Reiki is a gentle, non-intrusive hands-on healing practice. It consists of light touch on specific points of the client’s clothed body. Reiki natural healing stimulates and restores the body’s vital energy, healing body, heart, and mind. Those who took Susan Mitchell’s Reiki class, can join the circle to treat each other.

Cup of red tea and chocolates

Craft Group Meetings

Second and Fourth Mondays, 6 p.m.

Bring what you are working on. We can exchange ideas, help each other with projects, chat, drink tea, and eat chocolate. The group meeting will not be held if a special program is offered. Watch for upcoming special program information here, Facebook, and in the library.

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Post Falls Library

Amazing foods can be made with an Instant Pot!

Cooking under pressure: Instant Pot

Tuesday, April 25, 6 -7:30

Join Lynn and Cherie as they share the wonder of cooking with an Instant Pot. They will talk about this new machine, and do a cooking demonstration. Enjoy samples. And have a chance to win an Instant Pot to take home! Please sign up at front desk.

Image of a firetruck with a Spokane Shock football helmet and Community Library Network, Head Start, and Boys & Girls Club logos.

Post Falls Family Celebration!

Thursday, April 27 6:00-8:00pm

Enjoy a free dinner, make crafts, take home a free book, meet Spokane Shock players, tour a firetruck, win prizes, and so much more! Spend a fun evening with your family!

Activities are located at the library, Head Start, and Boys & Girls Club.

Spa rocks with a butterfly

Girls Night Out

Friday, April 28, 6 - 7 pm

Ladies! Enjoy an evening with us! Pamper yourself with a neck massage while learning about its health benefits. Soften your hands with paraffin wax, and learn about the beauty of using essential oils in your everyday life. End the evening with a beautician discussing how to have fabulous hair. And ladies, the evening is not complete unless it has a bit of chocolate, so grab some at our fun chocolate bar. Please sign up at front desk.

Brooke Urbaniak is a Wattpad Rock Star!

Learn How to Use Wattpad: The YouTube of Writing

Thursday May 25, 6 pm

Join Wattpad Rock Star, Brooke Urbaniak, to learn how to use this amazing social media tool. Cultivate new audiences by posting your articles, stories, fan fiction, and more on this popular platform.


Computer help

Self-Paced Computer Classes

Wednesdays from 1-2 p.m.

Are you tired of being confused by computers, but don't know where to start? We can help. Join us for classes geared toward beginners. Classes are self-paced, with a staff member available to answer any questions you may have.  Adults.  Free.


Post Falls Evening Book Club

Last Tuesday of each month @ 6:30 p.m.

April 25

The Nest
by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

Gathering to confront an older sibling who has been recently released from rehab after a drunk driving accident, the Plum siblings watch as the trust fund left by their father rises and falls according to self-inflicted problems. A first novel. 150,000 first printing.

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Rathdrum Library

Chalkboard with Estate Planning topics

Estate Planning

Tuesday, April 25, 5:30 pm

Learn how to complete your basic estate planning, including wills, trusts, financial power of attorney, health care power of attorney and living will. Presented by M. Gregory Embrey, from Witherspoon Kelley, and Jeffrey Mahon, from US Bank.


Fun yoga illustration of a woman doing a wheel yoga pose on the back of an elephant

Yoga at the Library for Adults

Every Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

All skill levels welcome.

Disclaimer: Picture of elephant for illustrative purposes only. No actual elephants will be available at the Rathdrum Library.

Knit Texture Feather and Fan

Knit Along, for adults, all skill levels

Every Tuesday, 1:00 - 3:00p.m.

Bring your own project and enjoy each other's company. Skilled knitter on hand to assist.

Hawaiian Applique Quilt detail

Appliqué for Adults

1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month at 10:00a.m.

Bring your own project and share quilting tips and techniques.


Rathdrum Book Club

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

Tuesday, May 2, 3 pm

The sixth extinction : an unnatural history
by Elizabeth Kolbert

Drawing on the work of geologists, botanists, marine biologists and other researchers, an award-winning writer for The New Yorker discusses the five devastating mass extinctions on earth and predicts the coming of a sixth. 75,000 first printing.

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Spirit Lake Library

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Brooke Urbaniak is a Wattpad Rock Star!

Learn How to Use Wattpad: The YouTube of Writing

Thursday May 18, 6 pm

Join Wattpad Rock Star, Brooke Urbaniak, to learn how to use this amazing social media tool. Cultivate new audiences by posting your articles, stories, fan fiction, and more on this popular platform.


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Basic Computer Help

Drop by and ask your computer questions!

Need to set up an email account?

Want to know how to attach an email?

Stumped by the overwhelming amount of search choices or results?

Want to learn how to manage your library card account, renew books, and place holds from the comfort of your own home?

Having trouble downloading an e-book to your e-book reader?

A member of our staff will available at this time to help, no registration needed.

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