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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

Read and win 2 tickets to Sesame Street Live!

Between now and December 5, read 100 books with your child, log what you read on the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten page to be automatically entered into the drawing.
Log in or create an account at CommunityLibrary.net/1000Books.
Drawing will be held December 5, 5pm. Winner will receive 2 tickets to the December 8, 2pm show of Sesame Street Live! at the Spokane Arena.
Prize valued at $125. One entry per child. Drawing open to families with children age birth-5.


Post Falls Library - The Hunger Games, Volunteer as Tribute!

District 1 (Luxury) & District 2 (Masonry & Defense)

  • Wednesday, November 20, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
    Pinehurst Library
Hayden November Teen NERF Squadron, open to ages 13-18

Teens are invited to join us for after-hours fun.

Bring a friend and prepare to battle in the stacks.

  • Friday, November 22, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Hayden Library
Hayden Teen Anime Club, 6th-12th Graders

2nd Tuesdays, 5 - 6:30 pm (Dec. 10th)

Join us for Anime shows, art appreciation, crafts, activities, raffles, and snacks.

  • Tuesday, December 10, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
    Hayden Library
Post Falls Future Ready: 3D Printing Training in December

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.

All ages welcome!

  • Wednesday, December 11, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Athol: Free to Be Teen Hangout

Join Ms. Bethany making wine cork crafts. You can give as a gift or keep for yourself.

Not interested in crafts?  How about technology? Ms. Bethany will have some fun gadgets for you to try.

  • Athol Library
Athol Library - The Hunger Games, Volunteer as Tribute!

District 3 (Technology) & District 4 (Fishing)

  • Friday, December 20, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
    Athol Library
Athol: Free to Be Teen Hangout
Thursday, November 14, 4:00 pm

Join Ms. Bethany making wine cork crafts. You can give as a gift or keep for yourself.

Not interested in crafts?  How about technology? Ms. Bethany will have some fun gadgets for you to try.

Athol Library - The Hunger Games, Volunteer as Tribute!
Friday, December 20, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

District 3 (Technology) & District 4 (Fishing)

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

District 11 (Agriculture) & District 12 (Coal)

Harrison Teen Program, grades 6th-12th

2nd Fridays, 3:45-5pm (October 11th, November 8th, & December 13th)

Come hangout at the Library after school, enjoy a snack, and some fun activities!

Hayden November Teen NERF Squadron, open to ages 13-18
Friday, November 22, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Teens are invited to join us for after-hours fun.

Bring a friend and prepare to battle in the stacks.

Hayden Teen Anime Club, 6th-12th Graders
Tuesday, December 10, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

2nd Tuesdays, 5 - 6:30 pm (Dec. 10th)

Join us for Anime shows, art appreciation, crafts, activities, raffles, and snacks.

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

The Capital 

Hayden: Ukulele Club, middle school and up!

4th Tuesdays, September 24, October 22, November 26, 6-7 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.

Adults and teens are welcome, middle school and up! This program is free and open to the public.

Hayden Yoga, ages 0-18

1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 10:30am (starting October 15)

Practice mindfulness, yoga poses, and have fun at the library. We have some mats to borrow but, if you have your own mat, please bring it.

Career Club & Coffee Bar, open to ages 14-18

3rd Thursdays, 6 - 7:30pm
November 21 @ Hayden Library 
December 19 @ Post Falls Library
January 16 @ Hayden Library 
February 13 @ Post Falls Library

Ever wanted to know what a day is like for someone who has your dream job and how they got to where they are?

Every month, three guest speakers will share all about their careers. All attendees can have a free flavored iced or hot beverage from our coffee bar.

Homeschool Teen Club, open to 6th-12th graders

2nd Thursdays, 1 - 2:30pm


December 12 @ Hayden Library
January 9 @ Post Falls Library
February 13 @ Hayden Library

Join us for a variety of activities, crafts, games, and snacks every month! 

Hayden Little Weird Painting Club for Teens, 6th-12th Graders

Learn to paint a different creation each month! We love Bob Ross!

Space is limited so please register by emailing your name and grade to denisen@communitylibrary.net.

Post Falls Library - The Hunger Games, Volunteer as Tribute!
Wednesday, November 20, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

District 1 (Luxury) & District 2 (Masonry & Defense)

Pinehurst Library - The Hunger Games, Volunteer as Tribute!
Friday, March 20, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

District 9 (Grain & Salts) & District 10 (Livestock)

Pinehurst Free to Be: Teen Hang-out, open to ages 12-18

Wednesdays, September 11-December 11, 4-5 pm

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

Post Falls Library - The Hunger Games, Volunteer as Tribute!
Wednesday, November 20, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

District 1 (Luxury) & District 2 (Masonry & Defense)

Post Falls Future Ready: 3D Printing Training in December
Wednesday, December 11, 5:30 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.

All ages welcome!

Post Falls Free to Be: Teen Hang-out, open to ages 12-18

Monday-Friday (starting September 9), 3-5pm

Come hang out with your friendshave a snackand play with cool gadgets.

Post Falls Chess Club, all ages

2nd Friday of each month, 4:00 - 5:00 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.

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

3rd Tuesdays, 5 - 6:30 pm (November 19, December 17)

Join us for Anime shows, art appreciation, crafts, activities, raffles, and snacks.

Post Falls Homeschool Book Club

3rd Wednesdays, 1-2pm, (Oct. 16th, Nov. 20th, Dec. 18th)

This book club is geared to ages 8-11. We will read and discuss books of all genres. 

At our first meeting, we will read short stories and decide what to read for November.

Post Falls Coffee & Coloring

Saturdays, November 16 & 30, December 21 & 28, 10:30am-12:00pm

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!

Career Club & Coffee Bar, open to ages 14-18

3rd Thursdays, 6 - 7:30pm
November 21 @ Hayden Library 
December 19 @ Post Falls Library
January 16 @ Hayden Library 
February 13 @ Post Falls Library

Ever wanted to know what a day is like for someone who has your dream job and how they got to where they are?

Every month, three guest speakers will share all about their careers. All attendees can have a free flavored iced or hot beverage from our coffee bar.

Homeschool Teen Club, open to 6th-12th graders

2nd Thursdays, 1 - 2:30pm


December 12 @ Hayden Library
January 9 @ Post Falls Library
February 13 @ Hayden Library

Join us for a variety of activities, crafts, games, and snacks every month! 

Post Falls Rainbow Squad: a Gay-Straight Alliance for Teens, open to 6th-12th graders

Saturday, December 21, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Open to all Teens! Members of the LGBTQ+ Community and Allies

Join us for Holiday games, crafts, and food!

Rathdrum Library - The Hunger Games, Volunteer as Tribute!
Tuesday, January 21, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

District 5 (Power- electrical, dams) & District 6 (Transportation)

Rathdrum Free to Be: Teen Hang-out, open to ages 12-18

2nd & 4th Mondays, September 9-December 9, 4-5 pm

Come hang out with your friendshave a snackand play with cool gadgets.

Spirit Lake Library - The Hunger Games, Volunteer as Tribute!
Thursday, February 20, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

District 7 (Lumber) & District 8 (Textiles)

Spirit Lake: Happy Hands, Full Hearts, all ages welcome

2nd Saturdays, September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14, 11:00am-12:00 pm

Families are invited to learn through creating art together. We will experiment with new techniques and mediums, as well as re-purpose everyday items.