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Programs for Tweens and Teens

'Tweens & Teens, ages 11-18 years

Pick up the newest beach read, graphic novel, or dystopian thriller and dig in!

This summer the more you read, the more Book Bucks you can earn to spend at the Universe of Stories Teen Silent Auctions.

One minute of reading equals one point. For every 100 points over 1,100 you are automatically entered into the grand prize drawing for a class of your choices at Gizmo, a Party Pass to the North Idaho State Fair, or an experience pass to Virtual Reality CDA.

Level 1- 250 points: 25 Book Bucks and gourmet lollipop

Level 2- 500 points: 50 Book Bucks and a pass to the North Idaho State Fair

Level 3- 750 points: 100 Book Bucks

Level 4- 1,000 points: 200 Book Bucks and a free book of your choice

Level 5- 1,100+ points: Grand prize drawing entry

Teen Silent Auctions

Grab a friend and bring your Book Bucks to the Universe of Stories Teen Silent Auction.

Enjoy a dessert buffet and bid on fun prizes, including gift cards, collectibles, school supplies, and treats. Teens are welcome to attend any of the silent auction events.

Monday, August 12, 6:00-7:30pm, Post Falls

Tuesday, August 13, 1:00-2:30pm, Rathdrum

Tuesday, August 13, 6:00-7:30pm, Hayden

Wednesday, August 14, 4:00-5:00pm, Pinehurst

Thursday, August 15, 4:00-5:30pm, Athol

Friday, August 16, 1:00-2:30pm, Spirit Lake

Summer Kick-off Party

Attend one of our kick-off parties to register for summer reading, learn about what we have to offer this summer, choose a free book, and stay for fun activities.

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Special Events

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Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Paint and Sip

Join us for a fun afternoon of friends, fun, soda, juice, and painting at the library.  We provide everything you need for a great time with friends.

A Starry Night
Athol, Wednesday, June 12, 4:30-6:00pm
Hayden, Tuesday, July 16, 6:00-7:30 pm

Constellations
Spirit Lake, Tuesday, June 11, 2:30-3:30pm
Pinehurst, Thursday, July 25, 2:00-3:30pm

The Moon
Athol, Wednesday, July 10, 4:30pm-5:30pm
 

  • Athol Library
  • Hayden Library
  • Spirit Lake Library
  • Thursday, July 25, 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
    Pinehurst Library
  • Athol Library
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Hayden Maker Club

Join us for Makers club, a space where tweens can work on projects through sharing their ideas and knowledge.

  • Thursday, July 25, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
    Thursday, August 1, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
    Hayden Library
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Post Falls Night of the Stars Open Mic

Join us for an open mic event—bring your poetry, music, and comedy to share with your friends.

  • Monday, July 22, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    Post Falls Library
Post Falls 3D Printing Training - July

Excited about 3D printing and would like a hand getting started? Attend our small group training sessions!

You’ll learn about our 3D printers, how you can order a model to be printed, and learn about free 3D design websites.

  • Tuesday, July 23, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
3D Printer Exploration @ Harrison

You’ve heard of 3D printing, now try it for yourself! What can you create?

Learn how 3D printing works, get your questions answered, and order a model today!

All ages welcome.

  • Wednesday, July 24, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
    Harrison Library
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Athol NERF Battle Space: the Final Frontier - for 'Tweens

Bring your NERF gun (or borrow one of ours) as you prepare to voyage through Space: the Final Frontier.

Bring a friend, or two, for even more fun and travel the cosmos in search of new life and civilizations.

For Tweens Ages 8-12

  • Thursday, July 25, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    Athol Library
    Athol Community Center
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Coeur d’Alene Youth Marimba Band @ Post Falls

Enjoy the music of Zimbabwe with local youth. Dancing and participation is always encouraged.

Bring a chair or blanket for this high energy outdoor concert.

The whole family is invited to join us at Q’emiln Park at the Grand Pavilion for food, games, free books, along with the CDA Youth Marimba Band! All children must be accompanied by an adult. Let the parking attendant know you are participating in the summer reading program in order to park for free.

  • Thursday, July 25, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    community location
    Q’emiln Park-Grand Pavilion
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Farragut State Park

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome. 

*Pick up your free State Park pass at any Community Library Network library (Post Falls Library has run out of passes)

  • Saturday, July 27, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
    community location
    Farragut State Park
The Bookmobile will be at Hayden Days: Loony Tunes

Stop by the bookmobile and play Cosmic Quiz.  

Kids and adults can participate and take home a fun factoid totem.

Community Library Network custom made PokéMOON cards created by our own Charlie the NoiseGuy

PS. These are not Pokémon cards...they are PokéMOON cards!

  • Saturday, July 27, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    community location
    City Hall Park in Hayden
The Bookmobile will be at Harrison Old Timer’s Picnic Parade

Come see the bookmobile and your favorite librarians!

  • Sunday, July 28, 10:00 am
    community location
    Harrison Old Timer’s Picnic Parade
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Hayden Nailed It!

Teens compete in teams to replicate the Cupcake Baker’s beautiful and intricate creation.

The winning team will get prizes! Will this event be a piece of cake or will it come crumbling down?

  • Tuesday, July 30, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    Hayden Library
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Rathdrum Nailed It!

Teens compete in teams to replicate the Cupcake Baker’s beautiful and intricate creation.

The winning team will get prizes! Will this event be a piece of cake or will it come crumbling down?

  • Wednesday, July 31, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
    Rathdrum Library
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Zumba at Pinehurst

Join Prospect Group Fitness on the lawn at the Pinehurst Library for Family Zumba!

Come shake it up and learn some new dance moves!

This event is open to all ages!

  • Thursday, August 1, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
    Pinehurst Library
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Athol Nailed It!

Teens compete in teams to replicate the Cupcake Baker’s beautiful and intricate creation.

The winning team will get prizes! Will this event be a piece of cake or will it come crumbling down?

  • Friday, August 2, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
    Athol Library
The Bookmobile will be at Pinehurst Days Parade

Come see the bookmobile and your favorite librarians!

  • Saturday, August 3, 11:00 am
    community location
    Pinehurst Days Parade
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Pinehurst Nailed It!

Teens compete in teams to replicate the Cupcake Baker’s beautiful and intricate creation.

The winning team will get prizes! Will this event be a piece of cake or will it come crumbling down?

  • Saturday, August 3, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
    Pinehurst Library
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Post Falls Star Wars Party

Lightsaber duels, pancake design contest, music about seagulls, and much more.
 

  • Monday, August 5, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    Post Falls Library
The Bookmobile will be at National Night Out, Hayden City Park

Come see the bookmobile and your favorite librarians!

  • Tuesday, August 6, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    community location
    Hayden City Park
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Hayden Extraterrestrial Invasion

Partake in a variety of activities having to do with ET, Men in Black, Doctor Who, Signs, Roswell, and more!

  • Tuesday, August 6, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    Hayden Library
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Post Falls Short Story Writing Workshop

Have you ever wanted to write a short story, but weren’t sure how to get started?

We will help guide you through the process from creating compelling characters and a narrative arc to evaluating and making revisions. Meet other writers and get your project off to a great start at these workshops.

Wednesday, August 7, 6-7:30pm: Crafting Compelling Characters
Wednesday, August 14, 6-7:30pm: Shaping Scenes
Wednesday, August 21, 6-7:30pm: Critiques and Revisions of 1st Drafts: A How-To

  • Wednesday, August 7, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    Wednesday, August 14, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    Wednesday, August 21, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    Post Falls Library
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Hayden Fandom Trivia for Teens - Marvel Trivia

Teens are challenged to compete to see who knows their Fandom the best!

Prizes will be awarded.

  • Thursday, August 8, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    Hayden Library
The Bookmobile will be at Athol Daze Parade

Come see the bookmobile and your favorite librarians!

  • Saturday, August 10, 9:00 am
    community location
    Athol Daze Parade
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
TEEN BUCK AUCTIONS

Mark your calendars now to join us for our end of summer parties where you can claim your prizes and spend your Book Bucks! 

Dessert buffet will be provided.

  • Monday, August 12, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    Post Falls Library
  • Tuesday, August 13, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
    Rathdrum Library
  • Tuesday, August 13, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    Hayden Library
  • Wednesday, August 14, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Pinehurst Library
  • Thursday, August 15, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
    Athol Library
  • Friday, August 16, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
    Spirit Lake Library
Post Falls 3D Printing Training - August

Excited about 3D printing and would like a hand getting started? Attend our small group training sessions!

You’ll learn about our 3D printers, how you can order a model to be printed, and learn about free 3D design websites.

  • Wednesday, August 14, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Brickle Creek Coffee

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome.

  • Saturday, August 17, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
    community location
    Brickel Creek Coffee in Spirit Lake
Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Charlie the NoiseGuy at the North Idaho State Fair

North Idaho State Fair dates: Wednesday, August 21-Sunday, August 25

Read 500 minutes and earn your free pass to the Fair.

Be sure to check out Charlie the NoiseGuy, Wednesday, August 21 and Friday, August 23, at 11:00am on the Big Stage.

  • Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am
    Friday, August 23, 11:00 am
    community location
    North Idaho State Fairgrounds
Sean Gaskell, West African Kora

Sean Gaskell will present programs on the West African kora, a 21 string harp that is native to the Mandinka people of Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Guinea and Guinea Bissau.   Each program will last 60 minutes and consist of 6-7 songs.

Between songs, Sean will talk about the kora, how it is built, who typically plays it and its cultural significance.

Hayden Library, Wednesday Sept 4, 6:00-7:00
Athol Library, Thursday Sept 5, 6:00-7:00
Pinehurst, Friday Sept 6, 6:00 -7:00

  • Wednesday, September 4, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    Hayden Library
  • Thursday, September 5, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    Athol Library
  • Friday, September 6, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    Pinehurst Library

Athol Library

208-683-2979

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Paint and Sip
Wednesday, June 12, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Join us for a fun afternoon of friends, fun, soda, juice, and painting at the library.  We provide everything you need for a great time with friends.

A Starry Night
Athol, Wednesday, June 12, 4:30-6:00pm
Hayden, Tuesday, July 16, 6:00-7:30 pm

Constellations
Spirit Lake, Tuesday, June 11, 2:30-3:30pm
Pinehurst, Thursday, July 25, 2:00-3:30pm

The Moon
Athol, Wednesday, July 10, 4:30pm-5:30pm
 

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Paint and Sip
Wednesday, July 10, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Join us for a fun afternoon of friends, fun, soda, juice, and painting at the library.  We provide everything you need for a great time with friends.

A Starry Night
Athol, Wednesday, June 12, 4:30-6:00pm
Hayden, Tuesday, July 16, 6:00-7:30 pm

Constellations
Spirit Lake, Tuesday, June 11, 2:30-3:30pm
Pinehurst, Thursday, July 25, 2:00-3:30pm

The Moon
Athol, Wednesday, July 10, 4:30pm-5:30pm
 

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
TEEN BUCK AUCTIONS
Thursday, August 15, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Mark your calendars now to join us for our end of summer parties where you can claim your prizes and spend your Book Bucks! 

Dessert buffet will be provided.

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Charlie the NoiseGuy at the North Idaho State Fair
Repeats every 2 days until Fri Aug 23 2019.
Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am, Friday, August 23, 11:00 am

North Idaho State Fair dates: Wednesday, August 21-Sunday, August 25

Read 500 minutes and earn your free pass to the Fair.

Be sure to check out Charlie the NoiseGuy, Wednesday, August 21 and Friday, August 23, at 11:00am on the Big Stage.

North Idaho State Fairgrounds

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Athol Nailed It!
Friday, August 2, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Teens compete in teams to replicate the Cupcake Baker’s beautiful and intricate creation.

The winning team will get prizes! Will this event be a piece of cake or will it come crumbling down?

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Athol NERF Battle Space: the Final Frontier - for 'Tweens
Thursday, July 25, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Bring your NERF gun (or borrow one of ours) as you prepare to voyage through Space: the Final Frontier.

Bring a friend, or two, for even more fun and travel the cosmos in search of new life and civilizations.

For Tweens Ages 8-12

Athol Community Center

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Farragut State Park
Saturday, July 27, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome. 

*Pick up your free State Park pass at any Community Library Network library (Post Falls Library has run out of passes)

Farragut State Park

Sean Gaskell, West African Kora
Thursday, September 5, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Sean Gaskell will present programs on the West African kora, a 21 string harp that is native to the Mandinka people of Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Guinea and Guinea Bissau.   Each program will last 60 minutes and consist of 6-7 songs.

Between songs, Sean will talk about the kora, how it is built, who typically plays it and its cultural significance.

Hayden Library, Wednesday Sept 4, 6:00-7:00
Athol Library, Thursday Sept 5, 6:00-7:00
Pinehurst, Friday Sept 6, 6:00 -7:00

The Bookmobile will be at Athol Daze Parade
Saturday, August 10, 9:00 am

Come see the bookmobile and your favorite librarians!

Athol Daze Parade

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Charlie the NoiseGuy at the North Idaho State Fair
Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am, Friday, August 23, 11:00 am

North Idaho State Fair dates: Wednesday, August 21-Sunday, August 25

Read 500 minutes and earn your free pass to the Fair.

Be sure to check out Charlie the NoiseGuy, Wednesday, August 21 and Friday, August 23, at 11:00am on the Big Stage.

North Idaho State Fairgrounds

The Bookmobile will be at Harrison Old Timer’s Picnic Parade
Sunday, July 28, 10:00 am

Come see the bookmobile and your favorite librarians!

Harrison Old Timer’s Picnic Parade

3D Printer Exploration @ Harrison
Wednesday, July 24, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

You’ve heard of 3D printing, now try it for yourself! What can you create?

Learn how 3D printing works, get your questions answered, and order a model today!

All ages welcome.

Upcoming Season Programs
Harrison MakerTeens

Hands-on STEAM creations from jewelry to robotics.

Mondays, June 10; July 22; August 5, 1:00-2:00pm
 

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Paint and Sip
Tuesday, July 16, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Join us for a fun afternoon of friends, fun, soda, juice, and painting at the library.  We provide everything you need for a great time with friends.

A Starry Night
Athol, Wednesday, June 12, 4:30-6:00pm
Hayden, Tuesday, July 16, 6:00-7:30 pm

Constellations
Spirit Lake, Tuesday, June 11, 2:30-3:30pm
Pinehurst, Thursday, July 25, 2:00-3:30pm

The Moon
Athol, Wednesday, July 10, 4:30pm-5:30pm
 

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Hayden Maker Club
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Aug 01 2019.
Thursday, July 18, 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Thursday, July 25, 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Thursday, August 1, 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for Makers club, a space where tweens can work on projects through sharing their ideas and knowledge.

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Farragut State Park
Saturday, July 27, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome. 

*Pick up your free State Park pass at any Community Library Network library (Post Falls Library has run out of passes)

Farragut State Park

The Bookmobile will be at Hayden Days: Loony Tunes
Saturday, July 27, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Stop by the bookmobile and play Cosmic Quiz.  

Kids and adults can participate and take home a fun factoid totem.

Community Library Network custom made PokéMOON cards created by our own Charlie the NoiseGuy

PS. These are not Pokémon cards...they are PokéMOON cards!

City Hall Park in Hayden

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Hayden Nailed It!
Tuesday, July 30, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Teens compete in teams to replicate the Cupcake Baker’s beautiful and intricate creation.

The winning team will get prizes! Will this event be a piece of cake or will it come crumbling down?

The Bookmobile will be at National Night Out, Hayden City Park
Tuesday, August 6, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Come see the bookmobile and your favorite librarians!

Hayden City Park

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Hayden Extraterrestrial Invasion
Tuesday, August 6, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Partake in a variety of activities having to do with ET, Men in Black, Doctor Who, Signs, Roswell, and more!

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Hayden Fandom Trivia for Teens - Marvel Trivia
Thursday, August 8, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Teens are challenged to compete to see who knows their Fandom the best!

Prizes will be awarded.

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
TEEN BUCK AUCTIONS
Tuesday, August 13, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Mark your calendars now to join us for our end of summer parties where you can claim your prizes and spend your Book Bucks! 

Dessert buffet will be provided.

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Charlie the NoiseGuy at the North Idaho State Fair
Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am, Friday, August 23, 11:00 am

North Idaho State Fair dates: Wednesday, August 21-Sunday, August 25

Read 500 minutes and earn your free pass to the Fair.

Be sure to check out Charlie the NoiseGuy, Wednesday, August 21 and Friday, August 23, at 11:00am on the Big Stage.

North Idaho State Fairgrounds

Sean Gaskell, West African Kora
Wednesday, September 4, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Sean Gaskell will present programs on the West African kora, a 21 string harp that is native to the Mandinka people of Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Guinea and Guinea Bissau.   Each program will last 60 minutes and consist of 6-7 songs.

Between songs, Sean will talk about the kora, how it is built, who typically plays it and its cultural significance.

Hayden Library, Wednesday Sept 4, 6:00-7:00
Athol Library, Thursday Sept 5, 6:00-7:00
Pinehurst, Friday Sept 6, 6:00 -7:00

Upcoming Season Programs
Literary Alliance: a Book Club for High School Teens

High Schoolers (9th-12th) are invited to join our Literary Alliance Book Club.

Read a book (or more than one) in the genre before the meeting, share it, eat some snacks, and experience a theme-related activity.

Book Made into a Movie, Tuesday, June 11, 6:00-7:30pm
Poetry, Tuesday, June 25, 6:00-7:30pm
Mystery or Horror, Tuesday, July 23, 6:00-7:30pm

Upcoming Season Programs
Kootenai County Farmer’s Market

Stop by the Community Library Network table for crafts and a free book for children birth-18 years.

Hayden, Third Saturdays, June 15, July 20, August 17, 9:00am-1:00pm

Upcoming Season Programs
Hayden Coding Club

Are you ready to get your hands on some of the library’s coolest technology?

In this elementary school program we will explore basic computer science concepts through interactive computing and digital making!

Fridays, July 12, 19, 26, 10:30-11:30am

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.

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Zumba at Pinehurst
Thursday, August 1, 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join Prospect Group Fitness on the lawn at the Pinehurst Library for Family Zumba!

Come shake it up and learn some new dance moves!

This event is open to all ages!

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Paint and Sip
Thursday, July 25, 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Join us for a fun afternoon of friends, fun, soda, juice, and painting at the library.  We provide everything you need for a great time with friends.

A Starry Night
Athol, Wednesday, June 12, 4:30-6:00pm
Hayden, Tuesday, July 16, 6:00-7:30 pm

Constellations
Spirit Lake, Tuesday, June 11, 2:30-3:30pm
Pinehurst, Thursday, July 25, 2:00-3:30pm

The Moon
Athol, Wednesday, July 10, 4:30pm-5:30pm
 

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
TEEN BUCK AUCTIONS
Wednesday, August 14, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Mark your calendars now to join us for our end of summer parties where you can claim your prizes and spend your Book Bucks! 

Dessert buffet will be provided.

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Charlie the NoiseGuy at the North Idaho State Fair
Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am, Friday, August 23, 11:00 am

North Idaho State Fair dates: Wednesday, August 21-Sunday, August 25

Read 500 minutes and earn your free pass to the Fair.

Be sure to check out Charlie the NoiseGuy, Wednesday, August 21 and Friday, August 23, at 11:00am on the Big Stage.

North Idaho State Fairgrounds

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Pinehurst Nailed It!
Saturday, August 3, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Teens compete in teams to replicate the Cupcake Baker’s beautiful and intricate creation.

The winning team will get prizes! Will this event be a piece of cake or will it come crumbling down?

Sean Gaskell, West African Kora
Friday, September 6, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Sean Gaskell will present programs on the West African kora, a 21 string harp that is native to the Mandinka people of Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Guinea and Guinea Bissau.   Each program will last 60 minutes and consist of 6-7 songs.

Between songs, Sean will talk about the kora, how it is built, who typically plays it and its cultural significance.

Hayden Library, Wednesday Sept 4, 6:00-7:00
Athol Library, Thursday Sept 5, 6:00-7:00
Pinehurst, Friday Sept 6, 6:00 -7:00

The Bookmobile will be at Pinehurst Days Parade
Saturday, August 3, 11:00 am

Come see the bookmobile and your favorite librarians!

Pinehurst Days Parade

Post Falls Library

208-773-1506

Check out What's Next for our New Space!

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Post Falls Night of the Stars Open Mic
Monday, July 22, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Join us for an open mic event—bring your poetry, music, and comedy to share with your friends.

Post Falls 3D Printing Training - July
Tuesday, July 23, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Excited about 3D printing and would like a hand getting started? Attend our small group training sessions!

You’ll learn about our 3D printers, how you can order a model to be printed, and learn about free 3D design websites.

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Coeur d’Alene Youth Marimba Band @ Post Falls
Thursday, July 25, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Enjoy the music of Zimbabwe with local youth. Dancing and participation is always encouraged.

Bring a chair or blanket for this high energy outdoor concert.

The whole family is invited to join us at Q’emiln Park at the Grand Pavilion for food, games, free books, along with the CDA Youth Marimba Band! All children must be accompanied by an adult. Let the parking attendant know you are participating in the summer reading program in order to park for free.

Q’emiln Park-Grand Pavilion

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Farragut State Park
Saturday, July 27, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome. 

*Pick up your free State Park pass at any Community Library Network library (Post Falls Library has run out of passes)

Farragut State Park

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Post Falls Star Wars Party
Monday, August 5, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Lightsaber duels, pancake design contest, music about seagulls, and much more.
 

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Post Falls Short Story Writing Workshop
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Aug 21 2019.
Wednesday, August 7, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Wednesday, August 14, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Wednesday, August 21, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to write a short story, but weren’t sure how to get started?

We will help guide you through the process from creating compelling characters and a narrative arc to evaluating and making revisions. Meet other writers and get your project off to a great start at these workshops.

Wednesday, August 7, 6-7:30pm: Crafting Compelling Characters
Wednesday, August 14, 6-7:30pm: Shaping Scenes
Wednesday, August 21, 6-7:30pm: Critiques and Revisions of 1st Drafts: A How-To

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
TEEN BUCK AUCTIONS
Monday, August 12, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Mark your calendars now to join us for our end of summer parties where you can claim your prizes and spend your Book Bucks! 

Dessert buffet will be provided.

Post Falls 3D Printing Training - August
Wednesday, August 14, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Excited about 3D printing and would like a hand getting started? Attend our small group training sessions!

You’ll learn about our 3D printers, how you can order a model to be printed, and learn about free 3D design websites.

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Charlie the NoiseGuy at the North Idaho State Fair
Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am, Friday, August 23, 11:00 am

North Idaho State Fair dates: Wednesday, August 21-Sunday, August 25

Read 500 minutes and earn your free pass to the Fair.

Be sure to check out Charlie the NoiseGuy, Wednesday, August 21 and Friday, August 23, at 11:00am on the Big Stage.

North Idaho State Fairgrounds

Upcoming Season Programs
Literary Alliance: a Book Club for Middle School Teens

Middle Schoolers (6th-8th Grade) are invited to join our Literary Alliance Book Club.

Read a book (or more than one) in the genre before the meeting, share it, eat some snacks, and experience a theme-related activity.

Book Made into a Movie, Monday, June 17, 6:00-7:30pm
Poetry, Monday, July 15, 6:00-7:30pm
Mystery, Monday, July 29, 6:00-7:30pm

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
TEEN BUCK AUCTIONS
Tuesday, August 13, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Mark your calendars now to join us for our end of summer parties where you can claim your prizes and spend your Book Bucks! 

Dessert buffet will be provided.

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Charlie the NoiseGuy at the North Idaho State Fair
Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am, Friday, August 23, 11:00 am

North Idaho State Fair dates: Wednesday, August 21-Sunday, August 25

Read 500 minutes and earn your free pass to the Fair.

Be sure to check out Charlie the NoiseGuy, Wednesday, August 21 and Friday, August 23, at 11:00am on the Big Stage.

North Idaho State Fairgrounds

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Rathdrum Nailed It!
Wednesday, July 31, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Teens compete in teams to replicate the Cupcake Baker’s beautiful and intricate creation.

The winning team will get prizes! Will this event be a piece of cake or will it come crumbling down?

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Farragut State Park
Saturday, July 27, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome. 

*Pick up your free State Park pass at any Community Library Network library (Post Falls Library has run out of passes)

Farragut State Park

Upcoming Season Programs
Rathdrum Quiet Library

Quiet Library is an audiobook club with crafts and all kinds of fun!

Wednesdays, starting June 19-July 31, 3:30-4:30pm (no program July 3)

Spirit Lake Library

208-623-5353

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Paint and Sip
Tuesday, June 11, 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Join us for a fun afternoon of friends, fun, soda, juice, and painting at the library.  We provide everything you need for a great time with friends.

A Starry Night
Athol, Wednesday, June 12, 4:30-6:00pm
Hayden, Tuesday, July 16, 6:00-7:30 pm

Constellations
Spirit Lake, Tuesday, June 11, 2:30-3:30pm
Pinehurst, Thursday, July 25, 2:00-3:30pm

The Moon
Athol, Wednesday, July 10, 4:30pm-5:30pm
 

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
TEEN BUCK AUCTIONS
Friday, August 16, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Mark your calendars now to join us for our end of summer parties where you can claim your prizes and spend your Book Bucks! 

Dessert buffet will be provided.

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Charlie the NoiseGuy at the North Idaho State Fair
Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 am, Friday, August 23, 11:00 am

North Idaho State Fair dates: Wednesday, August 21-Sunday, August 25

Read 500 minutes and earn your free pass to the Fair.

Be sure to check out Charlie the NoiseGuy, Wednesday, August 21 and Friday, August 23, at 11:00am on the Big Stage.

North Idaho State Fairgrounds

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Brickle Creek Coffee
Saturday, August 17, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome.

Brickel Creek Coffee in Spirit Lake

Upcoming Season
Upcoming Season Programs
Pop-Up Library Meets Emerging Technology at Farragut State Park
Saturday, July 27, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join library staff from Emerging Technology and Youth Services as we experiment with stomp rockets and experience brand new technology like 3D printers and virtual reality.

Geared for ages 5-12 years, but all ages welcome. 

*Pick up your free State Park pass at any Community Library Network library (Post Falls Library has run out of passes)

Farragut State Park