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Medicare Program Series at Pinehurst

Tuesdays in November (6, 13, 20 and 27), 1 pm

Linda Aldridge will cover Medicare tips and tricks including how and when to sign up, how pick the right coverage for you and how to get the best care for the lowest out of pocket cost.  

Each session will cover a different topic, so make plans to attend all four to get the most out of the series. Bring your "Medicare and You" book.  Free.

Introduction to Medicare 
Tuesday, November 6th at 1 pm

Understanding Medicare and your Choices 
Tuesday, November 13th 1 pm

Prescription Drug Plans and Medigap Plans 
Tuesday, November 20th 1 pm

Making it all work for You
Tuesday, November 27th 1 pm

Post Falls Playing With Ink: a writers group is taking a break until December
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!)

Spirit Lake National Novel Writing Month Write-In Sessions
Thursday, November 29, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Spirit Lake Library

Our meeting room will be open to anyone who needs room to spread out notes or just wants to meet, discuss their novels, and encourage other writers!

Post Falls NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) Write-in Sessions
Thursday, November 29, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Post Falls Library
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Sunday, November 25, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Post Falls Library

Write In's are a great opportunity to take an otherwise solitary activity and make it a little more communal!

The library will provide refreshments so you can just focus on getting words onto the page.

Athol Write in Sessions
Wednesday, November 28, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Athol Library

Come write at the Athol Library!

The meeting room will be reserved from 5:30 to 7:30PM with refreshments and paper/pens provided. Free.

Idaho Family Reading Week: Charlie the “NoiseGuy”
Pinehurst Library
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Saturday, November 17, 2:00 pm
Rathdrum Library
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Saturday, November 17, 6:00 pm
Post Falls Library

Families are invited to come hear Charlie “the NoiseGuy” Williams uses vocal imitations to create mouth sound tracks and beats for his doodle rumpus, and will teach his audience how to do it too!

Kids who like noise will love this show full of onomatopoeia, storytelling, and shenanigans.

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

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.

Hayden National Novel Writing Month Write-In Sessions
Tuesday, November 20, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Tuesday, November 27, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Hayden Library

Our meeting room will be open to anyone who needs room to spread out notes or just wants to meet, discuss their novels, and encourage other writers! 

Refreshments. 

Retire on Purpose
Tuesday, November 20, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Rathdrum Library
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Tuesday, November 27, 6:00 pm
Hayden Library
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Thursday, December 6, 6:00 pm
Post Falls Library
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Presented by Tucker Marcheso from Marcheso and Thew Financial Advisers

People who seek meaning beyond themselves are healthier, happier and live longer.

Before, at and beyond retirement, it is vital to our wellbeing that we maintain a strong sense of purpose. This program introduces concepts and exercises intended to help you begin to unlock your purpose. Reconciling your path to purpose revolves around a variety of personal priorities, including social, financial, physical, mental and spiritual.  

Securities and advisory services offered through Centaurus Financial, Inc. Member FINRA & SIPC, Registered Broker Dealer and a Registered Investment Advisor. Marcheso & Thew and Centaurus Financial are not affiliated. This is not an offer to sell securities, which may be done only after proper delivery of a prospectus and client suitability has been reviewed and determined. Information relating to securities is intended for use by individuals residing in (ID, AZ, CA, FL, MD, MT, OR, VA, & WA).

Bound to Be a Gift
Sunday, November 25, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Pinehurst Library

Turn your old poems, stories or drawings into a valuable keepsake for friends and family.

Create your own book with various themes to choose from.  Limited space, please call 208-682-3483 or stop by to sign up.

Open Craft at Pinehurst
Monday, November 26, 6:00 pm
Pinehurst Library

Bring your projects and enjoy working together.

Trivia Night
Wednesday, November 28, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Post Falls Library

Are you a trivia buff that doesn't like the bar scene? Come and have a great time at our Trivia Night.

Meet people here or bring your own group of trivia fanatics! Refreshments and plenty of challenging questions will be provided.

Athol Write in Sessions
Repeats every month until Wed Nov 28 2018. Also includes Thu Nov 15 2018, Wed Nov 28 2018.
Wednesday, November 7, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Thursday, November 15, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Wednesday, November 28, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Come write at the Athol Library!

The meeting room will be reserved from 5:30 to 7:30PM with refreshments and paper/pens provided. Free.

Athol National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Thank God It’s Over Party
Saturday, December 1, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Information about this awesome event coming soon!


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.

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!

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.

Retire on Purpose
Tuesday, November 27, 6:00 pm

Presented by Tucker Marcheso from Marcheso and Thew Financial Advisers

People who seek meaning beyond themselves are healthier, happier and live longer.

Before, at and beyond retirement, it is vital to our wellbeing that we maintain a strong sense of purpose. This program introduces concepts and exercises intended to help you begin to unlock your purpose. Reconciling your path to purpose revolves around a variety of personal priorities, including social, financial, physical, mental and spiritual.  

Securities and advisory services offered through Centaurus Financial, Inc. Member FINRA & SIPC, Registered Broker Dealer and a Registered Investment Advisor. Marcheso & Thew and Centaurus Financial are not affiliated. This is not an offer to sell securities, which may be done only after proper delivery of a prospectus and client suitability has been reviewed and determined. Information relating to securities is intended for use by individuals residing in (ID, AZ, CA, FL, MD, MT, OR, VA, & WA).

Hayden National Novel Writing Month Write-In Sessions
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 27 2018.
Tuesday, November 20, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Tuesday, November 27, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Our meeting room will be open to anyone who needs room to spread out notes or just wants to meet, discuss their novels, and encourage other writers! 

Refreshments. 

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.


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.

We will be closed October 25, 2018, for ALL STAFF DAY.

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!

Geezer Forum South

Every 3rd Tuesday, 2 pm

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!

Tech Help

1st and 3rd Wednesday, 2 - 4 pm

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!

Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Edition: Curse of Strahd Campaign

1st and 3rd Thursdays, 4:30 pm - 8 pm

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

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!

Medicare Program Series at Pinehurst

Tuesdays in November (6, 13, 20 and 27), 1 pm

Linda Aldridge will cover Medicare tips and tricks including how and when to sign up, how pick the right coverage for you and how to get the best care for the lowest out of pocket cost.  

Each session will cover a different topic, so make plans to attend all four to get the most out of the series. Bring your "Medicare and You" book.  Free.

Introduction to Medicare 
Tuesday, November 6th at 1 pm

Understanding Medicare and your Choices 
Tuesday, November 13th 1 pm

Prescription Drug Plans and Medigap Plans 
Tuesday, November 20th 1 pm

Making it all work for You
Tuesday, November 27th 1 pm

Idaho Family Reading Week: Charlie the “NoiseGuy”
Saturday, November 17, 10:30 am

Families are invited to come hear Charlie “the NoiseGuy” Williams uses vocal imitations to create mouth sound tracks and beats for his doodle rumpus, and will teach his audience how to do it too!

Kids who like noise will love this show full of onomatopoeia, storytelling, and shenanigans.

Bound to Be a Gift
Sunday, November 25, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Turn your old poems, stories or drawings into a valuable keepsake for friends and family.

Create your own book with various themes to choose from.  Limited space, please call 208-682-3483 or stop by to sign up.

Open Craft at Pinehurst
Monday, November 26, 6:00 pm

Bring your projects and enjoy working together.

Making Holiday Trees @ Pinehurst, all ages welcome
Friday, December 7, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join us for holiday tree decorating with waffle ice cream cones and all the trimmings! All ages welcome.

Bring the whole family along for a free, fun, and festive Friday.

Pre- Christmas Fun at Pinehurst
Monday, December 10, 6:00 pm

Join us for a show and tell get together before the holiday rush!

Bring your crafts to show off and the project you're currently working on. We will have door prizes and supplies to make a pretty Christmas card. Bring your favorite treat to share if you feel like it.


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

Mondays, November 19 and December 17

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."

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!)

Post Falls NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) Write-in Sessions
Repeats every year until Thu Nov 29 2018. Also includes Thu Nov 15 2018, Thu Nov 29 2018.
Thursday, November 1, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Thursday, November 15, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Thursday, November 29, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Write In's are a great opportunity to take an otherwise solitary activity and make it a little more communal!

The library will provide refreshments so you can just focus on getting words onto the page.

Post Falls NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) Write-in Sessions
Repeats every year until Sun Nov 25 2018. Also includes Sun Nov 25 2018.
Sunday, November 11, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Sunday, November 25, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Write In's are a great opportunity to take an otherwise solitary activity and make it a little more communal!

The library will provide refreshments so you can just focus on getting words onto the page.

Idaho Family Reading Week: Charlie the “NoiseGuy”
Saturday, November 17, 6:00 pm

Families are invited to come hear Charlie “the NoiseGuy” Williams uses vocal imitations to create mouth sound tracks and beats for his doodle rumpus, and will teach his audience how to do it too!

Kids who like noise will love this show full of onomatopoeia, storytelling, and shenanigans.

Retire on Purpose
Thursday, December 6, 6:00 pm

Presented by Tucker Marcheso from Marcheso and Thew Financial Advisers

People who seek meaning beyond themselves are healthier, happier and live longer.

Before, at and beyond retirement, it is vital to our wellbeing that we maintain a strong sense of purpose. This program introduces concepts and exercises intended to help you begin to unlock your purpose. Reconciling your path to purpose revolves around a variety of personal priorities, including social, financial, physical, mental and spiritual.  

Securities and advisory services offered through Centaurus Financial, Inc. Member FINRA & SIPC, Registered Broker Dealer and a Registered Investment Advisor. Marcheso & Thew and Centaurus Financial are not affiliated. This is not an offer to sell securities, which may be done only after proper delivery of a prospectus and client suitability has been reviewed and determined. Information relating to securities is intended for use by individuals residing in (ID, AZ, CA, FL, MD, MT, OR, VA, & WA).

Trivia Night
Wednesday, November 28, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Are you a trivia buff that doesn't like the bar scene? Come and have a great time at our Trivia Night.

Meet people here or bring your own group of trivia fanatics! Refreshments and plenty of challenging questions will be provided.

Annual Ladies Tea at Post Falls
Saturday, December 1, 1:00 pm

Celebrate the holidays and get to know other ladies in our area over a steaming cup of delicious tea! Join us for this program filled with tea, food, music and wonderful conversation!

*Please sign up at the front desk as space is limited!

Playing with Ink: A Writer’s Group - How to: Critiques and Revisions of 1st Drafts
Saturday, December 8, 10:00 am

You completed NaNoWriMo—now what? Time to look at what you've done and make it as good as it can be!

This final session of the Playing with Ink series will help you figure out what to look for to revise that first draft. We will also go over the difficult task of receiving constructive criticism and how to look at it when you sit in a writer’s chair. We will also discuss local writing groups you can leverage through the process.

Evening of Hope at Post Falls
Thursday, December 13, 6:00 pm

Join the Evening of Hope cancer support group for a presentation on palliative care.

Palliative care is a multidisciplinary approach to specialized medical and nursing care for people with life-limiting illnesses. It focuses on providing relief from the symptoms, pain, physical stress, and mental stress at any stage of illness.

Toni James, a palliative care nurse with Kootenai Health, will discuss just how important palliative care is. People battling cancer, survivors, and people supporting them are all welcome to attend.

Post Falls Adult Coloring and Coffee
Saturday, December 15, 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Come and relax with a delicious cup of coffee and color to your hearts content!

Trivia Night at Post Falls
Monday, December 17, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Are you a trivia buff that doesn't like the bar scene?

Come and have a great time at our Trivia Night. Meet people here or bring your own group of trivia fanatics!

Refreshments and plenty of challenging questions will be provided.


Post Falls Self-Paced Computer Classes

Mondays, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Apprehensive about manipulating a mouse? Confused about what an app is? Need help with how to set up an Email? Do you have a different idea of what a browser is?

Come in to learn the basics of how to use a computer and the lingo surrounding it. This self-paced program is facilitated by one of our knowledgeable staff so when you have a question there is someone there to help you along.

Post Falls English Language Classes

Tuesdays, November 13th and 20th,  and December 4th and 18th, at 6 p.m.

New to the English language? Nuevo en el idioma Inglés? Neu in der englischen Sprache?

Join a community of learners. Build on your English language skills and have fun, too. Free. Classes will be offered through December.

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.

Idaho Family Reading Week: Charlie the “NoiseGuy”
Saturday, November 17, 2:00 pm

Families are invited to come hear Charlie “the NoiseGuy” Williams uses vocal imitations to create mouth sound tracks and beats for his doodle rumpus, and will teach his audience how to do it too!

Kids who like noise will love this show full of onomatopoeia, storytelling, and shenanigans.

Retire on Purpose
Tuesday, November 20, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Presented by Tucker Marcheso from Marcheso and Thew Financial Advisers

People who seek meaning beyond themselves are healthier, happier and live longer.

Before, at and beyond retirement, it is vital to our wellbeing that we maintain a strong sense of purpose. This program introduces concepts and exercises intended to help you begin to unlock your purpose. Reconciling your path to purpose revolves around a variety of personal priorities, including social, financial, physical, mental and spiritual.  

Securities and advisory services offered through Centaurus Financial, Inc. Member FINRA & SIPC, Registered Broker Dealer and a Registered Investment Advisor. Marcheso & Thew and Centaurus Financial are not affiliated. This is not an offer to sell securities, which may be done only after proper delivery of a prospectus and client suitability has been reviewed and determined. Information relating to securities is intended for use by individuals residing in (ID, AZ, CA, FL, MD, MT, OR, VA, & WA).

Knit Along

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

All skill levels welcome.

Skilled knitter on hand to assist.

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!

Spirit Lake National Novel Writing Month Write-In Sessions
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Nov 29 2018 except Thu Nov 22 2018.
Thursday, November 1, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Thursday, November 8, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Thursday, November 15, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Thursday, November 29, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Our meeting room will be open to anyone who needs room to spread out notes or just wants to meet, discuss their novels, and encourage other writers!

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.

Spirit Lake Make Your Own Holiday Jewelry
Saturday, December 8, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

For teens and adults.

Learn how to make festive pendants for earrings or necklaces! Beads and tools will be provided.

Space is limited, call 208-623-5353 or stop by the front desk to sign up. Free.

Spirit Lake Christmas Story Time & Holiday Parade
Saturday, December 8, 4:00 pm

Join Mrs. Claus at Brickel Creek Coffee for children's story time at 4 pm, and then watch the parade along Maine Street between 3rd & 4th starting at 5 pm!

Spirit Lake Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Edition
Saturday, December 15, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

For teens and adults.

Adventurers uncover more mysteries of Wolfpine Forest. Explore ruins, investigate a missing person, or protect farmers from kobold raiders! Space is limited, call 208-623-5353 or stop by the front desk to sign up.  Free.