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Spirit Lake National Novel Writing Month Write-In Sessions

Our meeting room will be open to anyone who needs room to spread out notes or just wants to meet, discuss their novels, and encourage other writers!

  • Thursday, November 29, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    Spirit Lake Library
Post Falls NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) Write-in Sessions

Write In's are a great opportunity to take an otherwise solitary activity and make it a little more communal!

The library will provide refreshments so you can just focus on getting words onto the page.

  • Thursday, November 29, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
  • Sunday, November 25, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Athol Write in Sessions

Come write at the Athol Library!

The meeting room will be reserved from 5:30 to 7:30PM with refreshments and paper/pens provided. Free.

  • Wednesday, November 28, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    Athol Library
Hayden National Novel Writing Month Write-In Sessions

Our meeting room will be open to anyone who needs room to spread out notes or just wants to meet, discuss their novels, and encourage other writers! 

Refreshments. 

  • Tuesday, November 20, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Tuesday, November 27, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Hayden Library
Teen Craft Fair – Post Falls Library

Looking for that unique gift? Delve into the Teen Craft Fair and find something cool for your friends and family.  

There will be wide variety of crafts for sale, including kitchenware, jewelry, décor, toys, paintings and more.   Post Falls’ teens are contributing their creativity and the Friends of the Post Falls Library are matching all money raised.  All proceeds will go toward the new after-school teen space.
 

  • Saturday, December 1, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
    Post Falls Library
Athol National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Thank God It’s Over Party

Information about this awesome event coming soon!

  • Saturday, December 1, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
    Athol Library
Making Holiday Trees @ Pinehurst, all ages welcome

Join us for holiday tree decorating with waffle ice cream cones and all the trimmings! All ages welcome.

Bring the whole family along for a free, fun, and festive Friday.

  • Friday, December 7, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    Pinehurst Library
Post Falls Doctor Who Holiday Event!

Themed crafts, food, and group games. 

All 6th-12th graders welcome.

  • Friday, December 7, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Playing with Ink: A Writer’s Group - How to: Critiques and Revisions of 1st Drafts

You completed NaNoWriMo—now what? Time to look at what you've done and make it as good as it can be!

This final session of the Playing with Ink series will help you figure out what to look for to revise that first draft. We will also go over the difficult task of receiving constructive criticism and how to look at it when you sit in a writer’s chair. We will also discuss local writing groups you can leverage through the process.

  • Saturday, December 8, 10:00 am
    Post Falls Library
Spirit Lake Make Your Own Holiday Jewelry

For teens and adults.

Learn how to make festive pendants for earrings or necklaces! Beads and tools will be provided.

Space is limited, call 208-623-5353 or stop by the front desk to sign up. Free.

  • Saturday, December 8, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
    Spirit Lake Library
Spirit Lake Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Edition

For teens and adults.

Adventurers uncover more mysteries of Wolfpine Forest. Explore ruins, investigate a missing person, or protect farmers from kobold raiders! Space is limited, call 208-623-5353 or stop by the front desk to sign up.  Free.

  • Saturday, December 15, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
    Spirit Lake Library
Athol Write in Sessions
Repeats every month until Wed Nov 28 2018. Also includes Thu Nov 15 2018, Wed Nov 28 2018.
Wednesday, November 7, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Thursday, November 15, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Wednesday, November 28, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Come write at the Athol Library!

The meeting room will be reserved from 5:30 to 7:30PM with refreshments and paper/pens provided. Free.

Athol National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Thank God It’s Over Party
Saturday, December 1, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Information about this awesome event coming soon!

Hayden National Novel Writing Month Write-In Sessions
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 27 2018.
Tuesday, November 20, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Tuesday, November 27, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Our meeting room will be open to anyone who needs room to spread out notes or just wants to meet, discuss their novels, and encourage other writers! 

Refreshments. 

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, February 15, 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.

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.

Making Holiday Trees @ Pinehurst, all ages welcome
Friday, December 7, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join us for holiday tree decorating with waffle ice cream cones and all the trimmings! All ages welcome.

Bring the whole family along for a free, fun, and festive Friday.

Post Falls NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) Write-in Sessions
Repeats every year until Thu Nov 29 2018. Also includes Thu Nov 15 2018, Thu Nov 29 2018.
Thursday, November 1, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Thursday, November 15, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Thursday, November 29, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Write In's are a great opportunity to take an otherwise solitary activity and make it a little more communal!

The library will provide refreshments so you can just focus on getting words onto the page.

Post Falls NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) Write-in Sessions
Repeats every year until Sun Nov 25 2018. Also includes Sun Nov 25 2018.
Sunday, November 11, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Sunday, November 25, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Write In's are a great opportunity to take an otherwise solitary activity and make it a little more communal!

The library will provide refreshments so you can just focus on getting words onto the page.

Teen Craft Fair – Post Falls Library
Saturday, December 1, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Looking for that unique gift? Delve into the Teen Craft Fair and find something cool for your friends and family.  

There will be wide variety of crafts for sale, including kitchenware, jewelry, décor, toys, paintings and more.   Post Falls’ teens are contributing their creativity and the Friends of the Post Falls Library are matching all money raised.  All proceeds will go toward the new after-school teen space.
 

Playing with Ink: A Writer’s Group - How to: Critiques and Revisions of 1st Drafts
Saturday, December 8, 10:00 am

You completed NaNoWriMo—now what? Time to look at what you've done and make it as good as it can be!

This final session of the Playing with Ink series will help you figure out what to look for to revise that first draft. We will also go over the difficult task of receiving constructive criticism and how to look at it when you sit in a writer’s chair. We will also discuss local writing groups you can leverage through the process.

Post Falls NERF Squadron for 'TWEENS
Friday, January 18, 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. 

Post Falls NERF Squadron for TEENS
Friday, January 18, 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.

Post Falls NERF Squadron for TEENS
Friday, March 15, 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.

Post Falls Doctor Who Holiday Event!
Friday, December 7, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Themed crafts, food, and group games. 

All 6th-12th graders welcome.

Post Falls Teen Hangout, geared to ages 6th-12th grade

Mondays, September 10-December 10, 3:30-5 pm

Spirit Lake National Novel Writing Month Write-In Sessions
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Nov 29 2018 except Thu Nov 22 2018.
Thursday, November 1, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Thursday, November 8, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Thursday, November 15, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Thursday, November 29, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Our meeting room will be open to anyone who needs room to spread out notes or just wants to meet, discuss their novels, and encourage other writers!

Spirit Lake Make Your Own Holiday Jewelry
Saturday, December 8, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

For teens and adults.

Learn how to make festive pendants for earrings or necklaces! Beads and tools will be provided.

Space is limited, call 208-623-5353 or stop by the front desk to sign up. Free.

Spirit Lake Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Edition
Saturday, December 15, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

For teens and adults.

Adventurers uncover more mysteries of Wolfpine Forest. Explore ruins, investigate a missing person, or protect farmers from kobold raiders! Space is limited, call 208-623-5353 or stop by the front desk to sign up.  Free.

Spirit Lake Maker Teens, geared to ages 10-14 years

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

October 17th, 3:15pm – 3D Printing design and demonstration.

Spirit Lake Maker Teens

3rd Wednesdays, 3:00 pm beginning Jan. 16 (end date May 15)

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