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Programs for Tweens and Teens

Programs for Tweens and Teens

We will be closed October 25, 2018, for ALL STAFF DAY.


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What will you need in 2030?

As the Community Library Network plans for the next ten years, we want to know what services, resources, and programs you think you will need in 2030. Please take a few minutes and fill out our survey.

Find out more about our planning efforts at CommunityLibrary.Net/Future.

As we gather more information the report is edited in real time. You are looking at the most up-to-date version.


A virtual rendering of what our new space will look like

We have a new space under construction for the Post Falls Library

We would LOVE to hear what you think we should do with Post Fall's new space. Click Here to fill out our super short survey!

For a sneak peek at our plans and a virtual fly-through, click here!

The Night Library

Experience the magic and mystery of the library all night long. You and your friends can read your way to a teen lock-in at the Post Falls Library!

Karaoke, midnight Nerf battles, break-out rooms, snacks, movies, and more!

How do you earn your ticket to The Night Library?

Participate in Teen Read Week, October 7-13.

10 hours of reading + your list turned in to the library + a parent/guardian waiver = an invitation to attend. Books, magazines, audio books, e-books, and comic books all count!

Deadline for the waiver is 5 p.m., Friday, October 5

Lock–in dates: Friday, October 12, 7 p.m. through Saturday, October 13, 9:30 a.m.

Special Events

Post Falls Teen NERF Squadron

Geared to ages 13 to 18.

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

  • Friday, October 19, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Athol Kick-Off Party for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) 

Calling all aspiring writers!

The Athol Library is hosting a kick-off party for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and you're invited. Learn all about NaNoWriMo, have some refreshments, and get ready to plan your novel!  Free. 

  • Saturday, October 20, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
    Athol Library
Athol National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Preparation Meeting

Prepare for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) at the Athol Library.

Enjoy an interactive presentation and brainstorm for your novel-in-a-month! Free.

  • Wednesday, October 24, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    Athol Library
ALL STAFF DAY!

All Community Library Network Libraries will be closed Thursday, October 25, 2018, for ALL STAFF DAY.

  • Thursday, October 25, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
    Athol Library
  • Thursday, October 25, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
    Harrison Library
  • Thursday, October 25, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
    Hayden Library
  • Thursday, October 25, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
    Pinehurst Library
  • Thursday, October 25, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
  • Thursday, October 25, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
    Rathdrum Library
  • Thursday, October 25, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
    Spirit Lake Library
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 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
    Spirit Lake Library
Friends of the Community Library Book Sale at the Hayden Library

Friday, November 2, 4 to 7 pm and Saturday, November 3, 10 am to 2 pm

Come check out our awesome book sale!

Readers can choose from thousand of books, all in good condition, and most costing less than $2.  In addition, DVDs, audio books, CDs, and puzzles will be available. The sale features multiple categories and genres of books for all ages, in paperback and hard cover.  Find out more: CommunityLibrary.Net/BookSale

  • Friday, November 2, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    Hayden Library
  • Saturday, November 3, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
    Hayden Library
Hayden National Novel Writing Month Learn from Seasoned Pros

Learn more about NaNoWriMo and get some insight into the writing process with a NaNoWriMo liaison. 

  • Tuesday, November 6, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Tuesday, November 13, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Hayden 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 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
    Athol Library
Hayden Tween NERF Squadron

Geared to ages 8 to 12. 

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

  • Friday, November 16, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
    Hayden Library
Hayden TEEN NERF Squadron

Geared to ages 13 to 18.

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

  • Friday, November 16, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
    Hayden 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
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
Athol Kick-Off Party for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) 
Saturday, October 20, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Calling all aspiring writers!

The Athol Library is hosting a kick-off party for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and you're invited. Learn all about NaNoWriMo, have some refreshments, and get ready to plan your novel!  Free. 

Athol National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Preparation Meeting
Wednesday, October 24, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Prepare for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) at the Athol Library.

Enjoy an interactive presentation and brainstorm for your novel-in-a-month! Free.

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!

ALL STAFF DAY!
Thursday, October 25, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

All Community Library Network Libraries will be closed Thursday, October 25, 2018, for ALL STAFF DAY.

ALL STAFF DAY!
Thursday, October 25, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

All Community Library Network Libraries will be closed Thursday, October 25, 2018, for ALL STAFF DAY.

Friends of the Community Library Book Sale at the Hayden Library
Friday, November 2, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Friday, November 2, 4 to 7 pm and Saturday, November 3, 10 am to 2 pm

Come check out our awesome book sale!

Readers can choose from thousand of books, all in good condition, and most costing less than $2.  In addition, DVDs, audio books, CDs, and puzzles will be available. The sale features multiple categories and genres of books for all ages, in paperback and hard cover.  Find out more: CommunityLibrary.Net/BookSale

Friends of the Community Library Book Sale at the Hayden Library
Saturday, November 3, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Friday, November 2, 4 to 7 pm and Saturday, November 3, 10 am to 2 pm

Come check out our awesome book sale!

Readers can choose from thousand of books, all in good condition, and most costing less than $2.  In addition, DVDs, audio books, CDs, and puzzles will be available. The sale features multiple categories and genres of books for all ages, in paperback and hard cover.  Find out more: CommunityLibrary.Net/BookSale

Hayden National Novel Writing Month Learn from Seasoned Pros
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 13 2018.
Tuesday, November 6, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Tuesday, November 13, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Learn more about NaNoWriMo and get some insight into the writing process with a NaNoWriMo liaison. 

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 Tween NERF Squadron
Friday, November 16, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Geared to ages 8 to 12. 

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

Hayden TEEN NERF Squadron
Friday, November 16, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Geared to ages 13 to 18.

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

ALL STAFF DAY!
Thursday, October 25, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

All Community Library Network Libraries will be closed Thursday, October 25, 2018, for ALL STAFF DAY.

Pinehurst Making Gingerbread Houses, all ages welcome
Friday, December 7, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join us at the Pinehurst Library for our annual gingerbread-making program. Bring the whole family along for a free, fun, and festive Friday.

ALL STAFF DAY!
Thursday, October 25, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

All Community Library Network Libraries will be closed Thursday, October 25, 2018, for ALL STAFF DAY.

Post Falls Teen NERF Squadron
Friday, October 19, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Geared to ages 13 to 18.

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

ALL STAFF DAY!
Thursday, October 25, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

All Community Library Network Libraries will be closed Thursday, October 25, 2018, for ALL STAFF DAY.

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

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

ALL STAFF DAY!
Thursday, October 25, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

All Community Library Network Libraries will be closed Thursday, October 25, 2018, for ALL STAFF DAY.

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!

ALL STAFF DAY!
Thursday, October 25, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

All Community Library Network Libraries will be closed Thursday, October 25, 2018, for ALL STAFF DAY.

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.