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Newfangled Middle School Book Club

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

  • Tuesday, June 13, 7:00 pm
    7:30 pm
    Other
    computer or mobile device of your choice!
  • Tuesday, July 11, 7:00 pm
    7:30 pm
    Other
    computer or mobile device of your choice!
  • Tuesday, August 8, 7:00 pm
    7:30 pm
    Other
    computer or mobile device of your choice!
  • Tuesday, June 27, 4:30 pm
    5:30 pm
    Hayden Library
  • Tuesday, July 25, 4:30 pm
    5:30 pm
    Hayden Library
  • Tuesday, August 22, 4:30 pm
    5:30 pm
    Hayden Library
Awesome steampunk necklace
Maker Crafts

Teens are invited to create a portable phone charger, steampunk jewelry, and a T-Shirt bag.

Music and snacks will be provided. Bring a friend, and express your creativity. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

  • Thursday, June 15, 2:30 pm
    3:30 pm
    Spirit Lake Library
  • Friday, June 23, 3:00 pm
    4:00 pm
    Rathdrum Library
  • Friday, June 30, 3:00 pm
    4:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
  • Monday, July 17, 1:00 pm
    2:30 pm
    Harrison Library
  • Thursday, July 20, 3:00 pm
    5:00 pm
    Athol Library
Nerf Squadron Retaliator
Teen NERF Squadron
Bring your friends and your NERF Guns (or use ours), and let’s battle!

Infection, Obelisk, and Zombie Apocalypse, just to name a few! Geared to ages 11-18 years.

  • Thursday, June 15, 6:30 pm
    8:30 pm
    Athol Library
  • Friday, June 16, 6:30 pm
    8:30 pm
    Hayden Library
  • Friday, July 7, 6:30 pm
    8:30 pm
    Rathdrum Library
  • Saturday, July 8, 2:00 pm
    3:30 pm
    Pinehurst Library
  • Friday, July 21, 6:30 pm
    8:30 pm
    Post Falls Library
Solid perfume locket
Botanical Beauty: Secret Solid Perfume Lockets

Join us for an evening of fun. Learn how to make your own secret solid perfume locket. Free.

  • Wednesday, June 28, 6:30 pm
    Rathdrum Library
Taco with homemade salsa on the side
Chopped: Fiesta Edition
Do you love food? Do you enjoy a little friendly competition?

Teams will be dishing up some delicious Mexican appetizers and main dishes. Each team will have to use three secret ingredients in their creations. The team that does not get chopped will receive prizes. Geared to ages 11-18 years. 

  • Thursday, July 13, 2:30 pm
    4:00 pm
    Spirit Lake Library
  • Thursday, July 27, 3:00 pm
    5:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
  • Friday, July 28, 3:00 pm
    4:30 pm
    Rathdrum Library
  • Tuesday, August 8, 3:30 pm
    5:00 pm
    Pinehurst Library
  • Thursday, August 10, 6:30 pm
    8:30 pm
    Athol Library
  • Saturday, August 12, 7:00 pm
    9:00 pm
    Hayden Library
Girl playing laser tag
Teen Summer Reading Celebration at StrikeZone

Join the chaos of running around in the dark at our end of summer Laser Tag party.

All registered summer readers who read at least 20 hours receive a pass to the Laser Tag party at StrikeZone. Refreshments provided. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

  • Wednesday, August 16, 6:30 pm
    9:30 pm
    Other

    StrikeZone

  • Wednesday, August 23, 6:30 pm
    9:30 pm
    Other

    Strike Zone

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Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, July 11, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Awesome steampunk necklace
Maker Crafts
Thursday, July 20, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teens are invited to create a portable phone charger, steampunk jewelry, and a T-Shirt bag.

Music and snacks will be provided. Bring a friend, and express your creativity. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

Teen girl singing
Athol’s Got Talent
Wednesday, July 26, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us as we showcase some of the best talent in Athol.
You are invited to perform or be part of the audience. Sign up at the front desk at the Athol Library.
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Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, August 8, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Taco with homemade salsa on the side
Chopped: Fiesta Edition
Thursday, August 10, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Do you love food? Do you enjoy a little friendly competition?

Teams will be dishing up some delicious Mexican appetizers and main dishes. Each team will have to use three secret ingredients in their creations. The team that does not get chopped will receive prizes. Geared to ages 11-18 years. 

Girl playing laser tag
Teen Summer Reading Celebration at StrikeZone
Wednesday, August 16, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the chaos of running around in the dark at our end of summer Laser Tag party.

All registered summer readers who read at least 20 hours receive a pass to the Laser Tag party at StrikeZone. Refreshments provided. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

Girl playing laser tag
Teen Summer Reading Celebration at StrikeZone
Wednesday, August 23, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the chaos of running around in the dark at our end of summer Laser Tag party.

All registered summer readers who read at least 20 hours receive a pass to the Laser Tag party at StrikeZone. Refreshments provided. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

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Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, July 11, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Awesome steampunk necklace
Maker Crafts
Monday, July 17, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Teens are invited to create a portable phone charger, steampunk jewelry, and a T-Shirt bag.

Music and snacks will be provided. Bring a friend, and express your creativity. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

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Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, August 8, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Girl playing laser tag
Teen Summer Reading Celebration at StrikeZone
Wednesday, August 16, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the chaos of running around in the dark at our end of summer Laser Tag party.

All registered summer readers who read at least 20 hours receive a pass to the Laser Tag party at StrikeZone. Refreshments provided. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

Girl playing laser tag
Teen Summer Reading Celebration at StrikeZone
Wednesday, August 23, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the chaos of running around in the dark at our end of summer Laser Tag party.

All registered summer readers who read at least 20 hours receive a pass to the Laser Tag party at StrikeZone. Refreshments provided. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

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Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, June 27, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Teenager chilling and relaxing
Chillaxin and Games
Tuesday, June 27, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
4th Tuesdays - Join us for chillaxin and games in the Teen Space of the Hayden Library.
Teens (6th-12th grade) are encouraged to stop by to play board games, use the Wi-Fi, hang out with friends or just chillax.
Pathfinder Campaign illustration
Pathfinder Campaign
Tuesday, July 11, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
2nd Tuesdays - Bring your character sheet, or design one here, and join our quest.
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Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, July 11, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Pokemon go game
Get Your Game On!
Thursday, July 13, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Get to the library and game with us. Whether a personal obsession, a global phenomenon, or a classic, we’ve got your games.

June 22: Pokemon Go!

July 13: Super Smash Bros 

August 10: Tabletop and Board Games

Illustration of Sherlock: the Game is on by Lucas Nathaniel Skye
Sherlock: The Game Is On
Saturday, July 15, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Attending this celebration of the hit BBC rendition of Sherlock Holmes is elementary. Puzzles, clues, trivia, games, food, and more.
Cute icon of a person watching a 3D movie with soda and popcorn
Make a Movie!
Tuesday, July 18, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Bring your creativity and your friends and let’s create together. Experience improv games, stop motion animation, and creating a short film from start to finish.

July 18: Improv Games

July 20: Stop Motion Animation

July 22: Make a Movie in 4 Hours

Cute icon of a person watching a 3D movie with soda and popcorn
Make a Movie!
Thursday, July 20, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Bring your creativity and your friends and let’s create together. Experience improv games, stop motion animation, and creating a short film from start to finish.

July 18: Improv Games

July 20: Stop Motion Animation

July 22: Make a Movie in 4 Hours

Cute icon of a person watching a 3D movie with soda and popcorn
Make a Movie!
Saturday, July 22, 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bring your creativity and your friends and let’s create together. Experience improv games, stop motion animation, and creating a short film from start to finish.

July 18: Improv Games

July 20: Stop Motion Animation

July 22: Make a Movie in 4 Hours

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Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, July 25, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Teenager chilling and relaxing
Chillaxin and Games
Tuesday, July 25, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
4th Tuesdays - Join us for chillaxin and games in the Teen Space of the Hayden Library.
Teens (6th-12th grade) are encouraged to stop by to play board games, use the Wi-Fi, hang out with friends or just chillax.
Pathfinder Campaign illustration
Pathfinder Campaign
Tuesday, August 8, 5:00 pm - 3:30 pm
2nd Tuesdays - Bring your character sheet, or design one here, and join our quest.
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Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, August 8, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Pokemon go game
Get Your Game On!
Thursday, August 10, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Get to the library and game with us. Whether a personal obsession, a global phenomenon, or a classic, we’ve got your games.

June 22: Pokemon Go!

July 13: Super Smash Bros 

August 10: Tabletop and Board Games

Taco with homemade salsa on the side
Chopped: Fiesta Edition
Saturday, August 12, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Do you love food? Do you enjoy a little friendly competition?

Teams will be dishing up some delicious Mexican appetizers and main dishes. Each team will have to use three secret ingredients in their creations. The team that does not get chopped will receive prizes. Geared to ages 11-18 years. 

Girl playing laser tag
Teen Summer Reading Celebration at StrikeZone
Wednesday, August 16, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the chaos of running around in the dark at our end of summer Laser Tag party.

All registered summer readers who read at least 20 hours receive a pass to the Laser Tag party at StrikeZone. Refreshments provided. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

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Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, August 22, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Teenager chilling and relaxing
Chillaxin and Games
Tuesday, August 22, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
4th Tuesdays - Join us for chillaxin and games in the Teen Space of the Hayden Library.
Teens (6th-12th grade) are encouraged to stop by to play board games, use the Wi-Fi, hang out with friends or just chillax.
Girl playing laser tag
Teen Summer Reading Celebration at StrikeZone
Wednesday, August 23, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the chaos of running around in the dark at our end of summer Laser Tag party.

All registered summer readers who read at least 20 hours receive a pass to the Laser Tag party at StrikeZone. Refreshments provided. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

Nerf Squadron Retaliator
Teen NERF Squadron
Saturday, July 8, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bring your friends and your NERF Guns (or use ours), and let’s battle!

Infection, Obelisk, and Zombie Apocalypse, just to name a few! Geared to ages 11-18 years.

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Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, July 11, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Taco with homemade salsa on the side
Chopped: Fiesta Edition
Tuesday, August 8, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Do you love food? Do you enjoy a little friendly competition?

Teams will be dishing up some delicious Mexican appetizers and main dishes. Each team will have to use three secret ingredients in their creations. The team that does not get chopped will receive prizes. Geared to ages 11-18 years. 

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Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, August 8, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Girl playing laser tag
Teen Summer Reading Celebration at StrikeZone
Wednesday, August 16, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the chaos of running around in the dark at our end of summer Laser Tag party.

All registered summer readers who read at least 20 hours receive a pass to the Laser Tag party at StrikeZone. Refreshments provided. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

Girl playing laser tag
Teen Summer Reading Celebration at StrikeZone
Wednesday, August 23, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the chaos of running around in the dark at our end of summer Laser Tag party.

All registered summer readers who read at least 20 hours receive a pass to the Laser Tag party at StrikeZone. Refreshments provided. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

Programs for Tweens and Teens

Awesome steampunk necklace
Maker Crafts
Friday, June 30, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teens are invited to create a portable phone charger, steampunk jewelry, and a T-Shirt bag.

Music and snacks will be provided. Bring a friend, and express your creativity. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

Illustration of a bingo game and a pizza
BINGO and Pizza
Thursday, July 6, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Where HASTE meets TASTE!
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Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, July 11, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Nerf Squadron Retaliator
Teen NERF Squadron
Friday, July 21, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bring your friends and your NERF Guns (or use ours), and let’s battle!

Infection, Obelisk, and Zombie Apocalypse, just to name a few! Geared to ages 11-18 years.

Taco with homemade salsa on the side
Chopped: Fiesta Edition
Thursday, July 27, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Do you love food? Do you enjoy a little friendly competition?

Teams will be dishing up some delicious Mexican appetizers and main dishes. Each team will have to use three secret ingredients in their creations. The team that does not get chopped will receive prizes. Geared to ages 11-18 years. 

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Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, August 8, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Girl playing laser tag
Teen Summer Reading Celebration at StrikeZone
Wednesday, August 16, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the chaos of running around in the dark at our end of summer Laser Tag party.

All registered summer readers who read at least 20 hours receive a pass to the Laser Tag party at StrikeZone. Refreshments provided. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

Girl playing laser tag
Teen Summer Reading Celebration at StrikeZone
Wednesday, August 23, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the chaos of running around in the dark at our end of summer Laser Tag party.

All registered summer readers who read at least 20 hours receive a pass to the Laser Tag party at StrikeZone. Refreshments provided. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

Solid perfume locket
Botanical Beauty: Secret Solid Perfume Lockets
Wednesday, June 28, 6:30 pm

Join us for an evening of fun. Learn how to make your own secret solid perfume locket. Free.

Nerf Squadron Retaliator
Teen NERF Squadron
Friday, July 7, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bring your friends and your NERF Guns (or use ours), and let’s battle!

Infection, Obelisk, and Zombie Apocalypse, just to name a few! Geared to ages 11-18 years.

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Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, July 11, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Taco with homemade salsa on the side
Chopped: Fiesta Edition
Friday, July 28, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Do you love food? Do you enjoy a little friendly competition?

Teams will be dishing up some delicious Mexican appetizers and main dishes. Each team will have to use three secret ingredients in their creations. The team that does not get chopped will receive prizes. Geared to ages 11-18 years. 

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Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, August 8, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Girl playing laser tag
Teen Summer Reading Celebration at StrikeZone
Wednesday, August 16, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the chaos of running around in the dark at our end of summer Laser Tag party.

All registered summer readers who read at least 20 hours receive a pass to the Laser Tag party at StrikeZone. Refreshments provided. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

Girl playing laser tag
Teen Summer Reading Celebration at StrikeZone
Wednesday, August 23, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the chaos of running around in the dark at our end of summer Laser Tag party.

All registered summer readers who read at least 20 hours receive a pass to the Laser Tag party at StrikeZone. Refreshments provided. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

Newfangled logo
Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, July 11, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Taco with homemade salsa on the side
Chopped: Fiesta Edition
Thursday, July 13, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Do you love food? Do you enjoy a little friendly competition?

Teams will be dishing up some delicious Mexican appetizers and main dishes. Each team will have to use three secret ingredients in their creations. The team that does not get chopped will receive prizes. Geared to ages 11-18 years. 

Newfangled logo
Newfangled Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, August 8, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free books, fandoms, hanging out and talking about what you love.

2nd Tuesdays, Online, 7-7:30 pm

4th Tuesdays, Hayden Library, 4:30-5:30 pm

June’s pick is “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey. Visit newfangledbookclub.wordpress.com for more information.

Girl playing laser tag
Teen Summer Reading Celebration at StrikeZone
Wednesday, August 16, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the chaos of running around in the dark at our end of summer Laser Tag party.

All registered summer readers who read at least 20 hours receive a pass to the Laser Tag party at StrikeZone. Refreshments provided. Geared to ages 11-18 years.

Girl playing laser tag
Teen Summer Reading Celebration at StrikeZone
Wednesday, August 23, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the chaos of running around in the dark at our end of summer Laser Tag party.

All registered summer readers who read at least 20 hours receive a pass to the Laser Tag party at StrikeZone. Refreshments provided. Geared to ages 11-18 years.