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The Community Library Network presents: The Hunger Games, Volunteer As Tribute!

In celebration of the upcoming Hunger Games Prequel, join us for the reaping—the selection of tributes to represent each district.

Each month, from November to May, Effie Trinket will host the reaping and award tokens after watching contestants eat snacks, play games, and have fun. Each token represents a chance for winning the grand prize.

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Special Events


Harrison Library - The Hunger Games, Volunteer as Tribute!

District 11 (Agriculture) & District 12 (Coal)

  • Monday, April 20, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
    Harrison Library
Post Falls April Make Stuff: Going To Seed Edition

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. 

  • Monday, April 27, 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 Imagination Explorers: TEENS, open to 6th-12th graders
Once a month on Wednesdays, (March 11th, April 8th, and May 13th), 11:30 AM

Join other homeschool and online teens for fun activities, crafts, games, & snacks.

March Event: Engineering Challenges!

Athol Lego Club for all ages
Once a month on Thursdays, (March 26, April 16th, and May 7th), 4:00 PM

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.

March – Mini Golf
April – Races
May - Animals

Athol Free to Be: TEENS, Open to 6th-12th grades
Once a month on Thursdays, at 4:00 PM  (March 12th, April 9th, and May 14th)

Time just for teens to relax, hang out, listen to music, and have a snack. Each month is a new activity. It might be games, art, technology or something else completely.

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.)

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.

Harrison Library - The Hunger Games, Volunteer as Tribute!
Monday, April 20, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

District 11 (Agriculture) & District 12 (Coal)

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.

Hayden Library - The Hunger Games, Volunteer as Tribute!
Wednesday, May 20, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

The Capital 

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 Just Write

1st Thursday Each Month, (March 5th, April 2nd, May 7th), 6:00 pm

Do you dream of being a writer? Stop dreaming and start doing! Join a local author to learn the ins and outs of writing, publishing, and marketing fiction. Each class will be structured around a different topic, always leaving plenty of time for writerly discussions, exercises, and prompts. Writers of all levels welcome!

Hayden Gentle Yoga

Every Sunday, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Join us every Sunday afternoon for a peaceful exercise to start your week off right.

Hayden Teen Anime Club, 6th-12th Graders

Second Tuesdays (March 10, April 14, May 12), 5:00-6:30 pm

Join us for art appreciation, anime shows, themed crafts, and snacks!

Hayden Teen Little Weird Painting Club, 6th-12th Graders

Second Saturdays (March 14, April 11, May 9), 2:00-4:00 pm

Teens are invited to make a different painting each month!

Space is limited, so please register your name and grade to teens@communitylibrary.net.

Hayden Ukuele Lovers' Association

4th Tuesday Each Month, (March 24th, April 28th, May 26th), 6:00 pm

Think you don't have the time or ability to learn to play an instrument? Think again! Come pick up a ukulele and learn the basics that can help you in your quest to master any instrument. Experienced ukulele players will be here to help you understand strumming, chords, and progressions, with guidance and insight for musicians of all skill levels.

This program is free and open to adults and teens, middle school and up!

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.

Pinehurst Free to Be: Teen Hang-out, open to grades 6-12

2nd Wednesdays of the month (except for in January),  4 – 5 pm (January 15, February 12, March 11, April 8, and May 13)

Come hang out with your friends, have a snack, and play with cool gadgets. 

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 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 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. 

Post Falls Dungeons & Dragons

Wednesdays, 4:30-7:30 pm

Dungeon Master Dan Black leads an Adventurers Guild of character-driven, family-friendly quests. D.M. Dan will guide you through character building or help you tweak an existing character you can play during several ongoing original quests. Players choose together which quests to pursue. Bring your dice! For teens and adults.

Post Falls Teen Gaming Days, 6th-12th Graders

Tuesdays and Fridays in Wilma’s Realm, 3:00-5:00 pm

Play some games on the Nintendo Switch while enjoying a snack.

Post Falls Teen Activity Days, 6th-12th Graders

Mondays and Wednesdays in Wilma’s Realm, 3:00-5:00 pm

We will be participating in crafts, games, challenges, and collaboration projects. Snacks will be served.

Post Falls Teen Anime Club, 6th-12th Graders

Third Tuesdays (March 17, April 21, May 19), 5:00-6:30 pm

Join us for art appreciation, anime shows, themed crafts, and snacks!

Post Falls Teen Rainbow Squad, 6th-12th Graders

Third Saturdays (March 21, April 18, May 16), 11:00 am-1:00 pm

All teens in the LGBTQ+ community and Allies are welcome to attend.

Activities include games, crafts, volunteers, speakers, and snacks. 

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.

Rathdrum Free to be Teen Game Scene, for ages 11-18

Second Mondays, January 13 - May 11, 4:00 - 5:00 pm.

Don’t want to read at the library? Come play games instead!

Choose from our tabletop, card, and video games or bring your own to share. Snacks and drinks provided.

Rathdrum Free to be Teens, for ages 11-18

Fourth Mondays, January 27 - April 27, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Create, build, and connect at your library. Each month is something new! Snacks and drinks are 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 Free to be Teens, For ages 11-18

Second Wednesdays, February 12 - May 13, 3:15 pm

Enjoy a stress-free environment where you can work on homework, a hobby, or a fun activity provided at the library. Snacks and drinks provided.