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Nighttime Jam: Pajama Storytime at Athol Library

Wear your coziest PJs and bring your favorite stuffed friend/blanket for an extra special evening storytime.

Ms. Bethany AND Ms. Meghan will read stories, sing songs, and do a craft to help send kids of all ages to dreamland.

  • Friday, March 6, 6:30 pm
    Athol Library
3D Printer Workshop at the Post Falls Library

Did you know you can order 3D prints through the library?

Attend a small group training session to learn about our 3D printers, find out how you can order a model to be printed, and get introduced to free 3D design websites. All ages welcome!

  • Tuesday, March 10, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Post Falls Chess Club, all ages

Whether you are an experienced player or brand new to the game, Chess Club is for you.

Bring your chess set or borrow one of ours. All ages welcome! Free; no registration required.

  • Friday, March 13, 4:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Post Falls March Make Stuff: Going To Seed Edition

Newspaper seed starting pots are quick and easy to make, inexpensive, and biodegradable.

Learn how to make your pots and get starter seeds you can plant in May for a beautiful (and tasty!) summer garden. All ages welcome. Please sign up at the front desk. 

  • Monday, March 23, 2:00 pm
    Post Falls Library

Athol Library

208-683-2979

Picture of brochure for Read 20 in 20 promotion

Be Daring! Read 20 in 20

Be a daring reader and tackle twenty books in 2020! Which library has the most daring readers? Let’s find out.

If your library wins, you and other readers will be treated to a gourmet cupcake and coffee bar in January 2021.

But there’s more! You can read to win adventure themed gift bags, a $100 gas card grand prize, and enter raffle drawings. Earn a “Be Daring-read 20 in 2020” button and a raffle entry for every 5 challenge successes by presenting your logbook to be stamped at your library.

Pick up your logbook with details at the front desk.

Athol Library has Awesome Special Events:

Nighttime Jam: Pajama Storytime at Athol Library
Friday, March 6, 6:30 pm

Wear your coziest PJs and bring your favorite stuffed friend/blanket for an extra special evening storytime.

Ms. Bethany AND Ms. Meghan will read stories, sing songs, and do a craft to help send kids of all ages to dreamland.

Nighttime Jam: Pajama Storytime at Athol Library
Friday, March 6, 6:30 pm

Wear your coziest PJs and bring your favorite stuffed friend/blanket for an extra special evening storytime.

Ms. Bethany AND Ms. Meghan will read stories, sing songs, and do a craft to help send kids of all ages to dreamland.


Check out Athol Library's recurring events for Kids:

Athol Little Renaissance Kids, geared to ages 3-6

Tuesdays, January 14th – May 12th, 10:30 AM (No program March 31st)

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!

Athol It Club, geared K-5th grade

Tuesdays, January 14th – May 12th, 4:00 PM (No program March 31st)

The after school club that does “It” all – building, art, science, and technology. It club is always new and features something new to explore every time. Snack provided.

Athol Imagination Explorers, Open to all ages but geared K-6th
 

2nd Wednesdays of each month, at 10:30 AM (Jan 15th, Feb 12th, Mar 11th, Apr 8th, and May 13th)

Homeschool & online students are invited to join Ms. Bethany for hands-on learning fun. Open to all ages but geared K-6th. Each month is a new topic with new activities.

January – Space
February – Circuits
March – Magnets
April – Bugs
May - Ocean

Athol Lego Club for all ages

Once a month on Thursdays, at 4:00 PM,  (Jan 16th, Feb 20th, Mar 26, Apr 16th, and May 7th)

All ages are invited for Lego fun. Each month is a new challenge or theme. Kids are welcome to build for that theme or build their own creation.

January – Marble Runs
February – Zipline Adventures
March – Mini golf
April – Races
May - Animals

3D Printer Visits Athol

We want to give you a heads up of when you can expect to see the 3D Printer return to the Athol Library

Friday, June 26-Monday, July 27 (These dates are estimates, as weather or programs might adjust them a day or two.)

Bookmobile at the Family Day in the Park

Coeur d’Alene City Park

Friday, June 5, 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Come see the Bookmobile at Coeur d'Alene's Family Day in the Park!

The Bookmobile will be at the Rathdrum Mountain Family Day
Saturday, June 13, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Come see the Bookmobile at the Rathdrum Mountain Family Day!

The Bookmobile will join the Spirit Lake STEAM at City Park in June
Friday, June 26, 11:00 am

Come on out to the Spirit Lake STEAM at City Park and see what the Bookmobile is up to!

The Bookmobile will help celebrate at the Spirit Lake Fourth of July Parade
Saturday, July 4, 11:00 am

Come celebrate Independence Day with the Bookmobile at the Spirit Lake Fourth of July Parade!

The Bookmobile will join the Spirit Lake STEAM at City Park in July
Friday, July 10, 11:00 am

Come on out to the Spirit Lake STEAM at City Park and see what the Bookmobile is up to!

Bookmobile visits the Post Falls Days Parade
Saturday, July 11, 10:00 am

The Bookmobile will represent at the Post Falls Days Parade!

The Bookmobile visits Rathdrum Days
Saturday, July 18, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Come visit the Bookmobile at Rathdrum Days!

The Bookmobile will be at Hayden Days
Saturday, July 25, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Bookmobile will be at Hayden Days. Come on over and say hi!

Bookmobile at Harrison Old Timer’s Picnic Parade
Sunday, July 26, 10:30 am

See what the Bookmobile brings to the Harrison Old Timer’s Picnic Parade!

Bookmobile attends Hayden Touch a Truck
Wednesday, July 29, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

The Bookmobile will join the party at Hayden Touch a Truck!

The Bookmobile visits National Night Out

Hayden City Park

Tuesday, August 4, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Come visit the Bookmobile at National Night Out!

The Bookmobile will be at Athol Daze Parade
Saturday, August 8, 9:00 am

Come see the Bookmobile at the Athol Daze Parade!

Harrison Library

208-689-3976

Picture of brochure for Read 20 in 20 promotion

Be Daring! Read 20 in 20

Be a daring reader and tackle twenty books in 2020! Which library has the most daring readers? Let’s find out.

If your library wins, you and other readers will be treated to a gourmet cupcake and coffee bar in January 2021.

But there’s more! You can read to win adventure themed gift bags, a $100 gas card grand prize, and enter raffle drawings. Earn a “Be Daring-read 20 in 2020” button and a raffle entry for every 5 challenge successes by presenting your logbook to be stamped at your library.

Pick up your logbook with details at the front desk.


Check out Harrison Library's recurring events for Kids:

3D Printer Visits Harrison

We want to give you a heads up of when you can expect to see the 3D Printer return to the Harrison Library

Wednesday, May 27-Friday, June 26 (These dates are estimates, as weather or programs might adjust them a day or two.)

Hayden Library

208-772-5612

Picture of brochure for Read 20 in 20 promotion

Be Daring! Read 20 in 20

Be a daring reader and tackle twenty books in 2020! Which library has the most daring readers? Let’s find out.

If your library wins, you and other readers will be treated to a gourmet cupcake and coffee bar in January 2021.

But there’s more! You can read to win adventure themed gift bags, a $100 gas card grand prize, and enter raffle drawings. Earn a “Be Daring-read 20 in 2020” button and a raffle entry for every 5 challenge successes by presenting your logbook to be stamped at your library.

Pick up your logbook with details at the front desk.


Check out Hayden Library's recurring events for Kids:

Hayden Book Babies and Stay & Play, geared to ages birth to 2 and their caregivers

Mondays, 10:30 am, January 13-May 11 (there will be no program on January 20, February 17, or March 30)

It's never too early to bring your little one to the library! This beginner storytime includes a short story with some favorite songs, rhymes, and fingerplays to help develop a love of language and reading. Stick around afterward for the baby-friendly playgroup to socialize with other young families in our community!

Hayden Sensory Storytime, geared to children ages 8 and under with sensory processing disorders or developmental disabilities and their caregivers

Mondays, 10:30 am, January 13-May 11 (there will be no program on January 20, February 17, or March 30)

Explore books, songs, and movement in a structured and welcoming environment. A therapy dog will join us on the first Monday of the month.

Hayden It Club, geared to K-5th graders

Mondays, 4-5 pm, January 13-May 11 (there will be no program on January 20, February 17, or March 30)

Kids are invited to join us after school for a program that does “it” all from science and technology to art and building. Bring a friend and discover something new every Monday.

Hayden Toddler Tales Wednesdays - Geared to ages 2-3

Wednesdays, 10:30 am, January 15–May 13 (there will be no program on Apr 1)

Your toddler will love this active storytime filled with dancing, flannels, and activities. Stories, songs, games, crafts, and a surprise basket!

Hayden Preschool Storytime, geared to ages 3-6

Wednesdays, 10:30 am, January 15–May 13 (there will be no program on Apr 1)

Come enjoy seasonal stories, songs, a letter of the week, crafts, and lots of interactive activities especially for preschoolers.

Hayden Little Renaissance Kids, geared to ages 3-6

Thursdays, 10:30 am, January 16-May 14 (there will be no program on April 2)

Preschoolers are curious kids! At Little Renaissance Kids we'll read one story, then spend the rest of the time exploring stations from the worlds of art, world cultures, math & science, and the natural world.

Hayden Donut House Storytime, geared to ages 2-6

3rd Fridays, 10:30 am, January 17, February 21, March 20

Meet us at The Donut House on 3rd Fridays this winter for stories, songs, activities, and DONUTS (of course)!

Hayden Chess Club, all ages

3rd Fridays, (January 17th, February 21st, March 20th, and April 17th), 4-5 pm

Whether you are an experienced player or brand new to the game, Chess Club is for you. Bring your chess set or borrow one of ours.

Hayden Finger Gym, geared to ages 2-6

2nd & 4th Fridays, 10:30 am January 24-May 8

Drop-in for fun games and activities that will help develop your child's fine motor skills and get their hand muscles ready for writing!

Hayden Storytime Yoga

1st & 3rd Mondays of the month at 2:00 pm. (ongoing through May 4th)

Kids & their caregivers are invited to join Ms. Bethany for stories, songs, games, and basic yoga*.

This program is designed to promote movement and literacy for early learners. Wear comfy clothes.

*Yoga mats provided.

Pinehurst Library

208-682-3483

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Picture of brochure for Read 20 in 20 promotion

Be Daring! Read 20 in 20

Be a daring reader and tackle twenty books in 2020! Which library has the most daring readers? Let’s find out.

If your library wins, you and other readers will be treated to a gourmet cupcake and coffee bar in January 2021.

But there’s more! You can read to win adventure themed gift bags, a $100 gas card grand prize, and enter raffle drawings. Earn a “Be Daring-read 20 in 2020” button and a raffle entry for every 5 challenge successes by presenting your logbook to be stamped at your library.

Pick up your logbook with details at the front desk.


Check out Pinehurst Library's recurring events for Kids:

Pinehurst Little Renaissance Kids, geared to ages 2-5

Wednesdays, January 15th to May 13th, 10:00-11:00 am (No program April 1st)

Pre-schoolers are curious kids! Indulge their growing minds at Little Renaissance Kids story time where we’ll read stories together, then spend time exploring weekly topics from the world of fine art, math & science, world cultures, nature and more! Geared to ages 2-5, but all are welcome. 

Pinehurst: It Club, geared to grades K- 5

Wednesdays, January 15th to May 13th, 1:45-3:00 pm (No program March 18th or April 1st)

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. Geared to grades K-5.  Snacks provided.

 

3D Printer Visits Pinehurst

We want to give you a heads up of when you can expect to see the 3D Printer return to the Pinehurst Library

Thursday, March 26 – Monday, April 27 (These dates are estimates, as weather or programs might adjust them a day or two.)

Post Falls Library

208-773-1506

Check out our Wilma's Realm Teen Center!

Picture of brochure for Read 20 in 20 promotion

Be Daring! Read 20 in 20

Be a daring reader and tackle twenty books in 2020! Which library has the most daring readers? Let’s find out.

If your library wins, you and other readers will be treated to a gourmet cupcake and coffee bar in January 2021.

But there’s more! You can read to win adventure themed gift bags, a $100 gas card grand prize, and enter raffle drawings. Earn a “Be Daring-read 20 in 2020” button and a raffle entry for every 5 challenge successes by presenting your logbook to be stamped at your library.

Pick up your logbook with details at the front desk.

Post Falls Library has Spectacular Special Events:

3D Printer Workshop at the Post Falls Library
Tuesday, March 10, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Did you know you can order 3D prints through the library?

Attend a small group training session to learn about our 3D printers, find out how you can order a model to be printed, and get introduced to free 3D design websites. All ages welcome!

Post Falls Chess Club, all ages
Friday, March 13, 4:00 pm

Whether you are an experienced player or brand new to the game, Chess Club is for you.

Bring your chess set or borrow one of ours. All ages welcome! Free; no registration required.

Post Falls March Make Stuff: Going To Seed Edition
Monday, March 23, 2:00 pm

Newspaper seed starting pots are quick and easy to make, inexpensive, and biodegradable.

Learn how to make your pots and get starter seeds you can plant in May for a beautiful (and tasty!) summer garden. All ages welcome. Please sign up at the front desk. 

Post Falls April Make Stuff: Going To Seed Edition
Monday, April 27, 2:00 pm

Self-watering herb planters require very little attention and can keep you supplied with fresh herbs from your own kitchen counter.

Learn how to make a self-watering planter and get starter seeds for a tasty and low-maintenance indoor herb garden. All ages welcome. Please sign up at the front desk. 

Post Falls Pajama Storytime in April, geared for ages 2-7
Thursday, April 30, 6:00 pm

Come to the library in your pajamas for a special night time storytime. We’ll read books and sing bedtime songs. Be sure to bring your favorite stuffed animal.

Post Falls May Make Stuff: Going To Seed Edition
Monday, May 18, 2:00 pm

Birds and butterflies benefit your garden by eating pests, pollinating plants, and controlling weed growth.

Learn how to make quick and simple butterfly feeders and pinecone bird feeders to keep your winged friends happy and contributing to your garden efforts. All ages welcome. Please sign up at the front desk. 


Check out Post Falls Library's recurring events for Kids:

Post Falls Preschool Storytime, for ages 3 to 5

Mondays, 10:30 am, January 13th-May 11th (There will be no Storytime on Jan 20th or Feb 17th or Mar 30th)

Join Miss Cherie each week for our storytime, music, puppets with activity to follow

Post Falls Book Babies, ages up to 2 years

Tuesdays, 10:30 am, January 14th- May 12th (There will be no program on Mar 31st)

Join Miss Cherie for a baby time with books, songs, and 
child development play. 

Post Falls Toddler Tales, for ages 18 months to 3 years
 

Tuesdays, 10:30 am, in Wilma's Realm,  January 14th- May 12th (There will be no program on Mar 31st)

Join Miss Jessie for a time of books, songs, and child development play. 

Post Falls Little Renaissance Kids, ages 3 to 6
 

Wednesdays, 10:30 am, in the meeting room,  Jan 15th – May 13th (No Program on Apr 1st)

Little Renaissance Kids is a preschool program where we explore a variety of topics and engage in fun educational stations.

Post Falls It Club, for grades K - 5th

Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, in the meeting room,  Jan 15th – May 13th (No Program on Apr 1st)

It Club is a weekly variety program for grades K-5. We do art, build things, do science experiments and more! In the meeting room at Post Falls Library.

Post Falls Music and Movement, ages 3 to 5

Thursdays, 10:30 am, January 16th - May 14th    (No program on Apr 2nd)

Parachute play, musical instruments, dancing, singing and more...
Come join Miss Cherie as we learn through play!

Post Falls Family Storytime, ages 2 to 5
 

Fridays, 10:30 am, January 17th – May 15th (No program Apr 3rd)

Come join Cherie and Jessie for play, stories, dancing, and a craft to make at home! Our new friends can’t wait to start this new year with you! It's sure to be a great time, you won't want to miss it! 

Post Falls Bluegrass Jam 

First and Third Thursdays, February 20, March 5 & 19, 5:00-7:30 pm

The Inland Northwest Bluegrass Music Association is happy to announce a bluegrass, folk, and country music jam at the Post Falls Library.

This is a circle jam, so bring your instruments and voice! Light refreshments served. You are welcome to listen or join in for lots of good music and fellowship.

Free; no reservations required.

Post Falls Coffee & Coloring

Every Saturday, 10:30 am-12:00 pm

Take advantage of our drop-in hours for some R&R. Enjoy a cup of joe, light refreshments, and the tranquil sound of colored pencils on paper. All ages welcome! 

Rathdrum Library

208-687-1029

Picture of brochure for Read 20 in 20 promotion

Be Daring! Read 20 in 20

Be a daring reader and tackle twenty books in 2020! Which library has the most daring readers? Let’s find out.

If your library wins, you and other readers will be treated to a gourmet cupcake and coffee bar in January 2021.

But there’s more! You can read to win adventure themed gift bags, a $100 gas card grand prize, and enter raffle drawings. Earn a “Be Daring-read 20 in 2020” button and a raffle entry for every 5 challenge successes by presenting your logbook to be stamped at your library.

Pick up your logbook with details at the front desk.


Check out Rathdrum Library's recurring events for Kids:

Rathdrum Little Renaissance Kids, geared toward ages 2-5

Tuesdays, January 14 – May 12, 10:30 am

Join Ms. Meghan for fun stories, songs, and crafts each week. Snacks provided.

Rathdrum It Club, geared for ages 5-11

Thursdays, January 16 – May 14, 3:45 pm

Come build, experiment, and create at the library! Snacks provided.

3D Printer Visits Rathdrum

We want to give you a heads up of when you can expect to see the 3D Printer return to the Rathdrum Library

Monday, April 27-Wednesday, May 27 (These dates are estimates, as weather or programs might adjust them a day or two.)

Spirit Lake Library

208-623-5353

Picture of brochure for Read 20 in 20 promotion

Be Daring! Read 20 in 20

Be a daring reader and tackle twenty books in 2020! Which library has the most daring readers? Let’s find out.

If your library wins, you and other readers will be treated to a gourmet cupcake and coffee bar in January 2021.

But there’s more! You can read to win adventure themed gift bags, a $100 gas card grand prize, and enter raffle drawings. Earn a “Be Daring-read 20 in 2020” button and a raffle entry for every 5 challenge successes by presenting your logbook to be stamped at your library.

Pick up your logbook with details at the front desk.

Spirit Lake Library has Unbelievable Special Events:

Nighttime Jam: Pajama Storytime at Athol Library
Friday, March 6, 6:30 pm

Wear your coziest PJs and bring your favorite stuffed friend/blanket for an extra special evening storytime.

Ms. Bethany AND Ms. Meghan will read stories, sing songs, and do a craft to help send kids of all ages to dreamland.


Check out Spirit Lake Library's recurring events for Kids:

Spirit Lake It Club

Tuesdays, January 14 - May 12, 3:30 pm

Come build, create, and use new technology after school. Don’t forget to bring a friend along! Snacks are provided.

Spirit Lake Little Renaissance Kids, geared for ages 2-5

Thursdays, January 16 - May 14, 10:30 am

Join Ms. Meghan for stories, songs, and crafts as we explore and learn something new each week. Snacks are provided.

3D Printer Visits Spirit Lake Library

We want to give you a heads up of when you can expect to see the 3D Printer return to the Spirit Lake Library

Monday, February 24-Thursday, March 26 (These dates are estimates, as weather or programs might adjust them a day or two.)