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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.



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Celebrate Teen Tech Week! (6th-12th Graders)

Vine

(/vaɪn/)

A social media app where users post 7 second long videos, called vines, for others to see. The most popular vines consist of people trying to be funny.

Join a team to make your own Vines! Create hysterical video clips to show friends!

Equipment and props will be provided. You are welcome to bring ideas and your own props as well! Pizza will be served to fuel your genius.

  • Hayden Library
  • Athol Library
  • Pinehurst Library
  • Tuesday, March 19, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
    Post Falls Library
Post Falls Teen Mondays – March 18 – Spoons Tournament

Spoons Tournament –  Play the card game of Spoons on a larger scale!

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

6th-12th Graders

  • Monday, March 18, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Hayden Third Thursdays – March 21 – Kindness Rocks, Bookmarks, and More!

Kindness Rocks, Bookmarks, and More! –  We will be spreading joy throughout the community with small acts of kindness.

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

6th-12th Graders

  • Thursday, March 21, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
    Hayden Library
Athol Family Jeopardy

Come with your family as a team or “join” a family for a spirited game of Jeopardy.

Fun for the whole family with questions for the littles and adults. Refreshments provided and toys available for the wee ones.

  • Thursday, March 21, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Athol Library
Post Falls Teen Mondays – March 25 – Faux Stained Glass

Faux Stained Glass –  Need something to do during Spring Break? We will be painting a variety of pictures on glass in a unique way.

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

6th-12th Graders

  • Monday, March 25, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Post Falls Teen Mondays – April 1 – Canvas Painting

Canvas-Painting –  Create a beautiful work of art to hang in your home or give as a gift.

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 1, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Post Falls Teen Mondays – April 8 – Perler Beads

Perler Beads –  Create a variety of keepsakes by fusing together colorful plastic.

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 8, 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: rock painting and hiding.

  • Wednesday, April 10, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    Athol Library
Athol Crafternoon Crew, 6th-12th Graders - April

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

This month it’s Rock Painting and Hiding.

  • Thursday, April 11, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    Athol Library
Post Falls Teen Event – April 12 – Swing Dancing

Swing Dancing –  Join Daniel Connelly for a 30-minute swing dance lesson, and use your new skills to dance the night away.

6th-12th Graders

  • Friday, April 12, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Hayden Teen Life Hacks - April 13 – Babysitting 101

Life Hacks: Babysitting 101 –  Teens are introduced to the basics of babysitting. All participants will receive a certificate and create a babysitting kit to take with them on the job.

Recommended for Ages 12 and up

  • Saturday, April 13, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Hayden Library
Post Falls Teen Mondays – April 15 – 3-D Printing

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

  • Monday, April 15, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Hayden Third Thursdays – April 18 – Constellation Canvases

Constellation Canvases –  Create a beautiful piece of art featuring your favorite constellation that really lights up! We will also be playing some trivia.

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

6th-12th Graders

  • Thursday, April 18, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
    Hayden Library
Hayden NERF Squadron for 'TWEENS

Bring your NERF gun (or borrow one of ours) and your friends (or make some here) and battle in the stacks after hours. Free.

Geared to ages 8 to 12. 

  • Friday, April 19, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    Hayden Library
Hayden NERF Squadron for TEENS

Bring your NERF gun (or borrow one of ours) and your friends (or make some here) and battle in the stacks after hours. Free.

Geared to ages 13 to 18.

  • Friday, April 19, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
    Hayden Library
Post Falls Teen Mondays – April 22 – Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day! –  Make a variety of crafts using empty K-cups.

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 22, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
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, Bookmarks, and More!

Kindness Rocks, Bookmarks, and More! –  We will be spreading joy throughout the community with small acts of kindness.

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

Athol Library

208-683-2979

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.

Athol Second Wednesdays, 6th-12th Graders
Wednesday, April 10, 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: rock painting and hiding.

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

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.

Celebrate Teen Tech Week! (6th-12th Graders)
Saturday, March 9, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Vine

(/vaɪn/)

A social media app where users post 7 second long videos, called vines, for others to see. The most popular vines consist of people trying to be funny.

Join a team to make your own Vines! Create hysterical video clips to show friends!

Equipment and props will be provided. You are welcome to bring ideas and your own props as well! Pizza will be served to fuel your genius.

Athol Crafternoon Crew, 6th-12th Graders - April
Thursday, April 11, 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 it’s Rock Painting and Hiding.

Athol Crafternoon Crew, 6th-12th Graders - May
Thursday, May 9, 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 it’s Drawing Contest & Punny Pots.

Athol Family Jeopardy
Thursday, March 21, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Come with your family as a team or “join” a family for a spirited game of Jeopardy.

Fun for the whole family with questions for the littles and adults. Refreshments provided and toys available for the wee ones.

Winter/Spring Programs
Athol Second Wednesdays, 6th-12th Graders

Every second Wednesday of each month, January 9th – May 8th, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

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

Harrison Library

208-689-3976

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.

Hayden Library

208-772-5612

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.

Celebrate Teen Tech Week! (6th-12th Graders)
Friday, March 8, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Vine

(/vaɪn/)

A social media app where users post 7 second long videos, called vines, for others to see. The most popular vines consist of people trying to be funny.

Join a team to make your own Vines! Create hysterical video clips to show friends!

Equipment and props will be provided. You are welcome to bring ideas and your own props as well! Pizza will be served to fuel your genius.

Hayden Third Thursdays – March 21 – Kindness Rocks, Bookmarks, and More!
Thursday, March 21, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Kindness Rocks, Bookmarks, and More! –  We will be spreading joy throughout the community with small acts of kindness.

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

6th-12th Graders

Hayden Teen Life Hacks - April 13 – Babysitting 101
Saturday, April 13, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Life Hacks: Babysitting 101 –  Teens are introduced to the basics of babysitting. All participants will receive a certificate and create a babysitting kit to take with them on the job.

Recommended for Ages 12 and up

Hayden Third Thursdays – April 18 – Constellation Canvases
Thursday, April 18, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Constellation Canvases –  Create a beautiful piece of art featuring your favorite constellation that really lights up! We will also be playing some trivia.

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

6th-12th Graders

Hayden NERF Squadron for 'TWEENS
Friday, April 19, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Bring your NERF gun (or borrow one of ours) and your friends (or make some here) and battle in the stacks after hours. Free.

Geared to ages 8 to 12. 

Hayden NERF Squadron for TEENS
Friday, April 19, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Bring your NERF gun (or borrow one of ours) and your friends (or make some here) and battle in the stacks after hours. Free.

Geared to ages 13 to 18.

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 Third Thursdays, 6th-12th Graders

Every third Thursday of each month, January 17th-May 16th, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

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

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.

Celebrate Teen Tech Week! (6th-12th Graders)
Friday, March 15, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Vine

(/vaɪn/)

A social media app where users post 7 second long videos, called vines, for others to see. The most popular vines consist of people trying to be funny.

Join a team to make your own Vines! Create hysterical video clips to show friends!

Equipment and props will be provided. You are welcome to bring ideas and your own props as well! Pizza will be served to fuel your genius.

Post Falls Library

208-773-1506

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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.

Celebrate Teen Tech Week! (6th-12th Graders)
Tuesday, March 19, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Vine

(/vaɪn/)

A social media app where users post 7 second long videos, called vines, for others to see. The most popular vines consist of people trying to be funny.

Join a team to make your own Vines! Create hysterical video clips to show friends!

Equipment and props will be provided. You are welcome to bring ideas and your own props as well! Pizza will be served to fuel your genius.

Post Falls Teen Mondays – March 18 – Spoons Tournament
Monday, March 18, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Spoons Tournament –  Play the card game of Spoons on a larger scale!

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 – March 25 – Faux Stained Glass
Monday, March 25, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Faux Stained Glass –  Need something to do during Spring Break? We will be painting a variety of pictures on glass in a unique way.

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 – April 1 – Canvas Painting
Monday, April 1, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Canvas-Painting –  Create a beautiful work of art to hang in your home or give as a gift.

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 – April 8 – Perler Beads
Monday, April 8, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Perler Beads –  Create a variety of keepsakes by fusing together colorful plastic.

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 Event – April 12 – Swing Dancing
Friday, April 12, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Swing Dancing –  Join Daniel Connelly for a 30-minute swing dance lesson, and use your new skills to dance the night away.

6th-12th Graders

Post Falls Teen Mondays – April 15 – 3-D Printing
Monday, April 15, 3:00 pm to 5:00 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

Post Falls Teen Mondays – April 22 – Happy Earth Day!
Monday, April 22, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Happy Earth Day! –  Make a variety of crafts using empty K-cups.

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

6th-12th Graders

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, Bookmarks, and More!
Monday, April 29, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Kindness Rocks, Bookmarks, and More! –  We will be spreading joy throughout the community with small acts of kindness.

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 Life Hacks: Moving Out – May 3
Friday, May 3, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Moving Out – What is it like to move out of your family’s house for the first time?

We’ll be talking about expenses, organizing tools, and gaining more confidence on your way to adulthood. 

Recommended for Ages 16 and up

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.

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

All teens interested in volunteering this summer must attend this orientation or one of the other 5 libraries’ orientations in June.

We are looking for program assistants, class leaders, hair chalkers, behind-the-scenes helpers, readers (with the younger children), social media specialists, and crafty teens. 
 

Rathdrum Library

208-687-1029

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.

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 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.

Winter/Spring Programs
Spirit Lake Maker Teens

3rd Wednesdays, 3:30 pm beginning Jan. 16 (end date May 15)

Teens are invited to join us each month for a fun, hands-on activity. Snacks provided.

Spirit Lake Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Edition

1:00 – 4:00 PM, 3rd Saturday each month

Join our adventure in a new world full of danger and mystery!

Space is limited, so please sign up in advance.