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Bee Hive Jive

It’s a Pollinator Dance Party!

Dance like bees with Urban Farmer Lisa Taylor and her Garden Critter Academy puppets as we take a music and movement filled adventure in a bee hive. Buzz with the bees to gather pollen, fertilize plants and help make our food. For kids and families.

  • Wednesday, April 24, 10:00 am
    Athol Library
  • Thursday, April 25, 3:30 pm
    Rathdrum Library
  • Saturday, April 27, 10:30 am
    Post Falls Library
Munch, Buzz, Bloom

Join Urban Farmer Lisa Taylor and her Garden Critter Academy Puppets on a music and movement filled exploration of three super heroes of the organic garden -- predators, pollinators and decomposers.

Discover how spiders, honeybees and worms help make our gardens healthy and how we can invite them to live in our yards. For kids and families.

Those attending the event at Pinehurst Library need to sign up ahead of time.  Please call 208-682-3483 to register.

  • Thursday, April 25, 10:30 am
    Hayden Library
  • Saturday, April 27, 2:00 pm
    Pinehurst Library
Post Falls Teen Mondays – April 29 – Kindness Rocks

Kindness Rocks –  We will be spreading joy throughout the community by hiding painted rocks displaying positive quotes and amazing pictures. 

Come hang out, listen to music, and have a snack after school. Every week is a different activity to experience!

6th-12th Graders

  • Monday, April 29, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Spirit Lake Spirit Lake 3D Printing for Kids

Learn about our new 3D printing services at the library and how you can start designing your own 3D models!

  • Tuesday, April 30, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
    Spirit Lake Library
Post Falls Teen Mondays – May 6 – Target-Shooting

Target-Shooting –  We will be using our Nerf gun skills to fire at a variety of targets.

Come hang out, listen to music, and have a snack after school. Every week is a different activity to experience!

6th-12th Graders

  • Monday, May 6, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Athol Second Wednesdays, 6th-12th Graders

Come hang out, listen to music, and have a snack. Every month is a different activity to experience!

This month: drawing contest & punny pots

  • Wednesday, May 8, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    Athol Library
Athol Crafternoon Crew, 6th-12th Graders - May

Second Thursdays, come hang out, listen to music, and have a snack. Every month is a different activity to experience!   

This month it’s Drawing Contest & Punny Pots.

  • Thursday, May 9, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    Athol Library
Hayden Teen Event – May 10 – Bird Box Challenge

Bird Box Challenge –  Listen to me. I’m only going to say this once. We are going to be in the library after hours. It’s going to be rough. It’s going to feel like it’s going on for a long time, so snacks will help us stay alert. It’s going to be even harder to be quiet. You have to do every single thing I say or we will not make it. Understand? Under no circumstance are you allowed to take off your blindfold! Join us for a Birdbox movie-themed night!

6th-12th Graders

  • Friday, May 10, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Hayden Library
Post Falls Teen Mondays – May 13 – Space Art

Space Art –  Create paintings and drawings to be displayed in Wilma’s Realm during the summer.

Staff will vote on their favorite piece of art, and the winner will receive a gift card!

Come hang out, listen to music, and have a snack after school. Every week is a different activity to experience!

6th-12th Graders

  • Monday, May 13, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Bee Hive Jive
Wednesday, April 24, 10:00 am

It’s a Pollinator Dance Party!

Dance like bees with Urban Farmer Lisa Taylor and her Garden Critter Academy puppets as we take a music and movement filled adventure in a bee hive. Buzz with the bees to gather pollen, fertilize plants and help make our food. For kids and families.

Athol Second Wednesdays, 6th-12th Graders
Wednesday, May 8, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Come hang out, listen to music, and have a snack. Every month is a different activity to experience!

This month: drawing contest & punny pots

Athol Crafternoon Crew, 6th-12th Graders - May
Thursday, May 9, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Second Thursdays, come hang out, listen to music, and have a snack. Every month is a different activity to experience!   

This month it’s Drawing Contest & Punny Pots.


Winter/Spring Programs
Athol Preschool Story Time

Tuesdays, 10:30 AM (January 8 – May 14) No program March 26

Come enjoy playtime, stories, songs, crafts and other interactive activities especially for preschoolers!

Winter/Spring Programs
Athol It Club

Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 PM (January 8 – May 14) No program March 26

An after school program that does "It" all from science and technology to art and adventures. 

It Club is always new and features something different to explore every time!
 

Munch, Buzz, Bloom
Thursday, April 25, 10:30 am

Join Urban Farmer Lisa Taylor and her Garden Critter Academy Puppets on a music and movement filled exploration of three super heroes of the organic garden -- predators, pollinators and decomposers.

Discover how spiders, honeybees and worms help make our gardens healthy and how we can invite them to live in our yards. For kids and families.

Those attending the event at Pinehurst Library need to sign up ahead of time.  Please call 208-682-3483 to register.

Hayden Teen Event – May 10 – Bird Box Challenge
Friday, May 10, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Bird Box Challenge –  Listen to me. I’m only going to say this once. We are going to be in the library after hours. It’s going to be rough. It’s going to feel like it’s going on for a long time, so snacks will help us stay alert. It’s going to be even harder to be quiet. You have to do every single thing I say or we will not make it. Understand? Under no circumstance are you allowed to take off your blindfold! Join us for a Birdbox movie-themed night!

6th-12th Graders

Hayden Third Thursdays – May 16 – 3-D Printing
Thursday, May 16, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

3-D Printing –  Learn how to 3-D print with Mr. Nick and create a souvenir to keep.

Come hang out, listen to music, and have a snack after school. Every week is a different activity to experience!

6th-12th Graders


Winter/Spring Programs
Hayden It Club Mondays - Kindergarten through 5th Grade

Mondays, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm (No program on Monday, January 21st, February 18th, and March 25th)

Kids are invited to join us afterschool for a program that does “it’ all- from science and technology to art and exploration.

Each It Club is a new adventure and we encourage you to bring a friend. Snacks provided. 

Winter/Spring Programs
Hayden Book Babies Tuesdays - Geared to ages Birth to 2 years

Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. (No program on March 26th)

Join us for this lively language enrichment story time which includes songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bubbles, and a short story.

Stick around afterwards to socialize and join in a baby-friendly playgroup!

Winter/Spring Programs
Hayden Toddler Tales Wednesdays - Geared to ages 2-3

Wednesdays , 10:30 am - 11:30 am (No program on March 27th)

Your toddler will love this active story time filled with dancing, show and tell, and a monthly special session of messy science.

Stories, songs, games, crafts, and a surprise basket!

Winter/Spring Programs
Hayden Little Renaissance Kids - Geared to ages 3-6

Thursdays, 10:30 am-11:30 am - (No program on March 28th)

Preschoolers are curious kids!

Indulge their growing minds at Little Renaissance Kids story time where we’ll read one story together, then spend the rest of the time independently exploring weekly topics from the worlds of fine art, math & science, world cultures, and active play!

Geared to ages 3-6.

Winter/Spring Programs
Hayden Preschool Story Time Wednesdays - Geared to ages 4 - 6

Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. (No program on March 27th)

Come enjoy seasonal stories, songs, flannel boards, crafts, and lots of interactive activities especially for preschoolers!

 

Winter/Spring Programs
Hayden Music & Movement, geared to ages 3-6

Mondays, February 4 – May 13, 10:30 am- 11:30 am (no program March 25)

This program helps little ones to develop their creativity, pre-reading skills, increases their confidence and more. Children will also be introduced to a variety of musical instruments and concepts.

Winter/Spring Programs
Hayden It Club Mondays - April - Explore It

Kindergarten through 5th grade

Mondays, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Kids are invited to join us afterschool for a program that does “it’ all- from science and technology to art and exploration.

Each It Club is a new adventure and we encourage you to bring a friend. Snacks provided. 

Hayden Sign Language Story Time, geared to ages 2-6

Join us for storytelling in American Sign Language.

Learn colors and letters through rhymes, games, and stories all in a bilingual environment.

Winter/Spring Programs
Hayden It Club Mondays - May - Kids Choose It

Kindergarten through 5th grade

Mondays, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Kids are invited to join us afterschool for a program that does “it’ all- from science and technology to art and exploration.

Each It Club is a new adventure and we encourage you to bring a friend. Snacks provided. 

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.

Munch, Buzz, Bloom
Saturday, April 27, 2:00 pm

Join Urban Farmer Lisa Taylor and her Garden Critter Academy Puppets on a music and movement filled exploration of three super heroes of the organic garden -- predators, pollinators and decomposers.

Discover how spiders, honeybees and worms help make our gardens healthy and how we can invite them to live in our yards. For kids and families.

Those attending the event at Pinehurst Library need to sign up ahead of time.  Please call 208-682-3483 to register.


Winter/Spring Programs
Pinehurst Little Renaissance Kids, Ages 3 - 6

Wednesdays, January 9 – May 15, 10:00 am -11:00 am  (No program April 3)

Preschoolers are curious kids! Indulge their growing minds at Little Renaissance Kids story time where we’ll read stories together, then spend the rest of the time independently exploring weekly topics from the worlds of fine art, math & science, world cultures, and active play!
 

Winter/Spring Programs
Pinehurst IT Club, K-5th grade

Wednesdays, January 9 – May 15, 1:45-3:00 pm  (No program January 23, March 20, 27, April 3)

Kids are invited to join us after school for a program that does “IT" all- from science and technology to art and exploration. Each It Club is a new adventure and we encourage you to bring a friend.

Snacks provided.  

Bee Hive Jive
Saturday, April 27, 10:30 am

It’s a Pollinator Dance Party!

Dance like bees with Urban Farmer Lisa Taylor and her Garden Critter Academy puppets as we take a music and movement filled adventure in a bee hive. Buzz with the bees to gather pollen, fertilize plants and help make our food. For kids and families.

Post Falls Teen Mondays – April 29 – Kindness Rocks
Monday, April 29, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Kindness Rocks –  We will be spreading joy throughout the community by hiding painted rocks displaying positive quotes and amazing pictures. 

Come hang out, listen to music, and have a snack after school. Every week is a different activity to experience!

6th-12th Graders

Post Falls Teen Mondays – May 6 – Target-Shooting
Monday, May 6, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Target-Shooting –  We will be using our Nerf gun skills to fire at a variety of targets.

Come hang out, listen to music, and have a snack after school. Every week is a different activity to experience!

6th-12th Graders

Post Falls Teen Mondays – May 13 – Space Art
Monday, May 13, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Space Art –  Create paintings and drawings to be displayed in Wilma’s Realm during the summer.

Staff will vote on their favorite piece of art, and the winner will receive a gift card!

Come hang out, listen to music, and have a snack after school. Every week is a different activity to experience!

6th-12th Graders

Post Falls Teen Mondays – May 20 – Ellen’s Kitchen
Monday, May 20, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Ellen’s Kitchen –  Taste a variety of interesting foods and see if you can guess what they are.

Come hang out, listen to music, and have a snack after school. Every week is a different activity to experience!

6th-12th Graders

Post Falls – Teen Volunteer Orientation – May 31
Friday, May 31, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Incoming Fall 2019 7th-12th Graders are invited to volunteer this summer at the library!

Assistance is needed with programs, gaming, hair chalking, temporary tattooing, reading with children, planning events, and more! 


Winter/Spring Programs
Post Falls Pre-school Story Time, geared to ages 3-6

Mondays, January 7-May 13, 10:30-11 am (no program on Jan. 21; Feb. 18; Mar. 25)

Join Miss Lucy to explore the wonders of storytelling. Puppets, action songs, flannel stories, take & make crafts and more!  

Program held in the Children’s Room.

Winter/Spring Programs
Post Falls Toddler Tales, geared to ages 18 months – 3 yrs

Mondays, January 7 – May 13, 10:30-11:30 am

Join Miss Jessie for stories, songs, dancing, puppets, flannel stories & toddler-friendly crafts. Playtime for little ones with developmentally appropriate toys to follow.

Program held in the community meeting room.

Winter/Spring Programs
Post Falls Book Babies, geared to ages birth -18 months

Tuesdays, January 8 – May 14, 10:30-11:30 am (no program March 26)

Help your little one develop their early learning skills at Book Babies.  This language and music filled program is fun for babies AND their grown-ups.  

Play time and baby friendly art projects each week.; 15 minute program with 45 minutes of play. Program is held in the community meeting room.

Winter/Spring Programs
Post Falls Little Renaissance Kids, geared to ages 3 - 6

Wednesdays, January 9 – May 15, 10:30 am-11:30 am (no program March 27)

Preschoolers are curious kids! Indulge their growing minds at Little Renaissance Kids story time where we’ll read one story together, then spend the rest of the time independently exploring weekly topics from the worlds of fine art, math & science, world cultures, and active play!

Program held in the community meeting room.

Winter/Spring Programs
Post Falls IT Club, geared to ages 5 - 10

Wednesdays, January 9 – May 15, 3:30-4:30pm

Kids are invited to join us afterschool for a program that does “IT" all- from science and technology to art and exploration. Each It Club is a new adventure and we encourage you to bring a friend. Snacks provided.  

April 3rd Come explore flight with balsa wood planes, paper airplanes and hoop planes

April 10th Get messy making slime, oobleck and puffy paint art

April 17th Explore virtual reality, use microscopes and make glow in the dark bubbles

April 24th Come learn about building circuits and make music with Specdrums

May 1st Build It! Legos, K’nex, Magformers and more

May 8th Magnetic science and origami

May 15th Game day!

Program held in the community meeting room. 

Winter/Spring Programs
Post Falls Bonjour Mes Amis, geared to ages 3 - 6

Thursdays, January 10 – May 16, 10:30-11:00 am (no program March 28)

Help your child get a jump-start on being multilingual with this French-English story time filled with books, songs and silly puppets.  

Program held in the Children’s Room. 

Winter/Spring Programs
Post Falls Music & Movement, geared to ages 3 - 6

Thursdays, January 10 – May 16, 11:30 am- 12:30pm (no program March 28)

This program helps little ones to develop their creativity, pre-reading skills, increases their confidence and more. Children will also be introduced to a variety of musical instruments and concepts.

Program is held in the community meeting room.

Winter/Spring Programs
Post Falls Family Storytime, geared to ages birth - 5

Fridays, January 11 – May 17, 10:30-11:30 am (no program March 29)

Join Miss Morgan, Miss Cherie and the Crows for a rocking good time at the library! Playtime from 10:30-11:00am, then fun stories, songs, puppets and a take-home craft. 

Program held in the community meeting room.

Bee Hive Jive
Thursday, April 25, 3:30 pm

It’s a Pollinator Dance Party!

Dance like bees with Urban Farmer Lisa Taylor and her Garden Critter Academy puppets as we take a music and movement filled adventure in a bee hive. Buzz with the bees to gather pollen, fertilize plants and help make our food. For kids and families.


Rathdrum Play and Stay for Storytime, ages 2 - 5

Mondays, 10:30 am – (no program on January 21, February 18, or March 25)

Come join us for play, puppets, crafts, stories and more 
 

Rathdrum IT Club, grades K-5 

2ND AND 4TH Wednesdays at 3:30pm

Kids are invited to join us afterschool for a program that does “IT" all- from science and technology to art and exploration.

Each It Club is a new adventure and we encourage you to bring a friend. Snacks provided.  

Rathdrum B Teens Club

B Musical, B an Artist, B a Writer, or B a reader and more!  Join us each session to B all you can B!

Snacks provided. Ages 10 to 18

Mondays, 4 to 5pm, February 4th through May 6th (No program on February 18th or March 25th)

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.

Spirit Lake Spirit Lake 3D Printing for Kids
Tuesday, April 30, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Learn about our new 3D printing services at the library and how you can start designing your own 3D models!


Winter/Spring Programs
Spirit Lake Little Renaissance Kids

Tuesdays, 10:30 am beginning January 8 (end date May 14)

No program March 26

Indulge their growing minds at Little Renaissance Kids story time where we’ll read one story together, then spend the rest of the time independently exploring weekly topics from the worlds of fine art, math & science, world cultures, and active play! For ages 3-5.

 

Winter/Spring Programs
Spirit Lake It Club

Tuesdays, 3:00 p.m. beginning January 8 (end date May 14)

No program March 26

Kids are invited to join us afterschool for a program that does “it’ all- from science and technology to art and exploration. Each It Club is a new adventure and we encourage you to bring a friend. Snacks provided.

For ages 5-10.

Coffee Shop Storytime

1st Wednesdays, 10:30 am beginning Feb. 6 (end date May 1)

Join us for story time at Brickle Creek Coffee. Enjoy fun stories, music and cup of your favorite hot beverage.