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Spirit Lake Little Renaissance Kids- Play & Stay Story Time, geared to ages 3-5 years

Tuesday, September 11-December 11, 10:30-11:30 am

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!

Spirit Lake It Club, geared to ages 5-10 years

Tuesday, September 11-December 11, 3:00-4:00pm

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.

Athol It Club, geared to ages 5-10 years

Tuesdays, 3:30 4:30 pm

September 11 - December 11, no program 11/20 

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 It Club, geared to ages 5-10 years

Wednesday, September 12-December 12, 1:45-3 pm

November 21 no program

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 Holiday Open House

Drop by the Rathdrum Library and enjoy the open house with kids’ crafts, raffles and refreshments.  

Mrs. Claus and Elfie M will be there too with a very musical Christmas Storytime!

  • Tuesday, December 11, 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm
    Rathdrum Library
Pinehurst It Club: Celebrate It

Around the World Holidays

  • Wednesday, December 12, 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm
    Pinehurst Library
Gingerbread Houses @ Post Falls

Build your own graham cracker ‘gingerbread’ house!

All materials provided, free!

Ages 5 - 12 only.

Both sessions are full. Would you like to be put on the waiting list? Call us at 208-773-1506 x 327.

Session 1 - Saturday, December 15th, 12 pm – 1 pm This session is full.

Session 2 - Saturday, December 15th, 2 pm – 3 pm This session is full.

  • Saturday, December 15, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
  • Saturday, December 15, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Athol Holiday Celebration

Join us hot cocoa and cookies and listen to The Sweet Adelines sing carols.  

Fun for the whole family, including holiday crafts for kids.  
 

  • Saturday, December 15, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
    Athol Library
Hayden Holiday Party - Geared to ages 2-8

We love a party!

Celebrate the season with crafts, snacks, and your library friends. 

  • Wednesday, December 19, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
    Hayden Library
Pinehurst It Club: Celebrate It

To be announced

  • Wednesday, December 19, 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm
    Pinehurst Library
Hayden Noon Year’s Eve Sock Hop - Geared to ages 2-8

Rock in the noon year in your fanciest, silliest socks!

We will dance, snack, and craft the old year away. Then, we will ring in 2019 with a countdown to noon and balloon drop!

  • Saturday, December 29, 11:00 am to 12:15 pm
    Hayden Library
Spirit Lake Noon Year's Eve Sock Hop, geared to ages 2-8

Rock in the noon year in your fanciest, silliest socks! We will dance, snack, and craft the old year away. Then, we will ring in 2019 with a countdown to noon and balloon drop!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Community Library Network.
 

  • Monday, December 31, 11:00 am to 12:15 pm
    Spirit Lake Library
Athol It Club, geared to ages 5-10 years

Tuesdays, 3:30 4:30 pm

September 11 - December 11, no program 11/20 

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.
 

Athol Holiday Celebration
Saturday, December 15, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join us hot cocoa and cookies and listen to The Sweet Adelines sing carols.  

Fun for the whole family, including holiday crafts for kids.  
 


Athol Little Renaissance Kids - Ages 3-6

Tuesdays, 10:30 am, September 10 – December 10.  

Join us for a story time where we’ll read one story together, then spend the rest of the time independently exploring weekly topics and active play.

Hayden Holiday Party - Geared to ages 2-8
Wednesday, December 19, 10:30 am to 11:30 am

We love a party!

Celebrate the season with crafts, snacks, and your library friends. 

Hayden Noon Year’s Eve Sock Hop - Geared to ages 2-8
Saturday, December 29, 11:00 am to 12:15 pm

Rock in the noon year in your fanciest, silliest socks!

We will dance, snack, and craft the old year away. Then, we will ring in 2019 with a countdown to noon and balloon drop!


Hayden Book Babies - Geared to ages Birth-2

Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.

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! No program November 20th. 

Hayden Preschool Story Time

Wednesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. 

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

No programs October 25th, November 21st, and November 22nd. 

Hayden Toddler Tales - Geared to ages 2-3

Wednesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. 

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! No programs October 25th, November 21st, and November 22nd.  

Hayden Children’s Advisory Board - Geared to 4th and 5th graders

Children ages 9-11 are invited to join our Children's Advisory Board!

2nd Thursdays, 4:00 pm-4:45 pm.

The Children's Advisory Board meets once a month on 2nd Thursdays. At each meeting, Kid Advisers will get access to books before they are published. They will spend the next month reading as many of these new books as they want. Then, at the next meeting, Kid Advisers will let the library know if we should add these books to our collection. Kid Advisers will also help us plan and evaluate new programs they think their fellow kids will enjoy!

If you have any questions or would like more information, email Miss Mandi at mandih@communitylibrary.net.

Hayden Bonjour, Mes Amis! - Geared to ages 2-6

Fridays, 10:30 a.m.

Join us for 30 minutes of French fun! It’s never too early to start learning a foreign language, and we will help your child get a start on being multilingual with this story time filled with books, songs and poems—all in French!

No program Friday, November 23rd.

Hayden It Club December - Geared to kindergarten-6th grade

December: Celebrate It

Mondays, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm.

Looking for an after school program that does “It” all, from science and technology to art and adventures from some of your favorite books?

It Club features something different to explore. Join us “It” is going to be awesome!

Pinehurst It Club, geared to ages 5-10 years

Wednesday, September 12-December 12, 1:45-3 pm

November 21 no program

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 It Club: Celebrate It
Wednesday, December 12, 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm

Around the World Holidays

Pinehurst It Club: Celebrate It
Wednesday, December 19, 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm

To be announced


Pinehurst Little Renaissance Kids, geared to ages 2-5 years

Wednesday, September 12-December 12; 10-11am

November 21 no program

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.

Gingerbread Houses @ Post Falls
Saturday, December 15, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Build your own graham cracker ‘gingerbread’ house!

All materials provided, free!

Ages 5 - 12 only.

Both sessions are full. Would you like to be put on the waiting list? Call us at 208-773-1506 x 327.

Session 1 - Saturday, December 15th, 12 pm – 1 pm This session is full.

Session 2 - Saturday, December 15th, 2 pm – 3 pm This session is full.

Gingerbread Houses @ Post Falls
Saturday, December 15, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Build your own graham cracker ‘gingerbread’ house!

All materials provided, free!

Ages 5 - 12 only.

Both sessions are full. Would you like to be put on the waiting list? Call us at 208-773-1506 x 327.

Session 1 - Saturday, December 15th, 12 pm – 1 pm This session is full.

Session 2 - Saturday, December 15th, 2 pm – 3 pm This session is full.

Post Falls Stories & Songs with Mrs. Claus
Tuesday, December 18, 6:30 pm

Join Mrs. Claus and Elfie M at this festive, musical storytime for all ages!


Post Falls - Book Babies, geared to ages birth-18 months

Tuesday, September 11-December 11, 10:30-11:30 am

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. Program is held in the community meeting room; 15 minute program with 45 minutes of play.

Post Falls Little Renaissance Kids, geared to ages 3-6 years

Wednesday, September 12-December 12, 10:30 am-11:30 am

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.

Post Falls Bonjour Mes Amis, geared to ages 3-6 years

Thursday, September 13-December 13, 10:30-11:00 am (no program on October 25)

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. 
 

Post Falls Music & Movement, geared to ages 3-5 years

Thursday, September 13 - December 13, 11:30 am- 12:30pm (no program on October 25)

Get moving with your child to 'music play'! Learn how moving together with your child to music helps 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.

Sign up is required. Please call the Post Falls Library at 208-773-1506, ext 327 to register. 

Post Falls IT Club, geared to ages 6-10 years

Wednesdays, September 12 - December 12, 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. 
 

Post Falls Family Storytime, geared to ages birth-5 years

Friday, September 14 - December 14, 10:30-11:30 am

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.

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 (no program March 25)

Join Miss Morgan 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 (no program March 27)

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.  

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.

Rathdrum Holiday Open House
Tuesday, December 11, 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Drop by the Rathdrum Library and enjoy the open house with kids’ crafts, raffles and refreshments.  

Mrs. Claus and Elfie M will be there too with a very musical Christmas Storytime!


Rathdrum It Club, geared to ages 6-11 years

2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 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.

Spirit Lake Little Renaissance Kids- Play & Stay Story Time, geared to ages 3-5 years

Tuesday, September 11-December 11, 10:30-11:30 am

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!

Spirit Lake It Club, geared to ages 5-10 years

Tuesday, September 11-December 11, 3:00-4:00pm

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.

Spirit Lake Noon Year's Eve Sock Hop, geared to ages 2-8
Monday, December 31, 11:00 am to 12:15 pm

Rock in the noon year in your fanciest, silliest socks! We will dance, snack, and craft the old year away. Then, we will ring in 2019 with a countdown to noon and balloon drop!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Community Library Network.
 


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.

 

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.