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Programs for Adults

April is National Poetry Month! 
Explore your inner poet!

opportunity for untold stories within
we can't wait to hear your big clever debut
make it happen with the power of your imagination
connect the dots with the meaning inside of you
 

Stop by the Hayden Library anytime while supplies last during the month of April and write your own poem using magazine clippings, and share them online with #HaydenPoet or tag us @CLNHayden on Facebook or Instagram!

Friends of the Community Library Book Sale at the Hayden Library

Friday, May 4, 4 to 7 pm and Saturday, May 5, 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

Digging Family Roots: DNA, Genetic Identity and Genealogy

4th Saturdays, May 26 through September 22, 1 pm

This five-month series will follow Chip Dennison, in virtual time, on his 2200 mile trek from Georgia to Maine as he discovers his ancestor’s path.

While keeping tabs on Chip’s progress, presenters Kim Morgan and Sandy Doutre will take us step-by-step through the arduous paper trail from gathering documents to locating your ancestors from Georgia to New England and beyond.

Saturday, May 26: Albion’s Seed along the Appalachian Trail and beyond
Saturday, June 30: Scaling Mountains across the USA: Online and Off-line resources
Saturday, July 28: Climbing YOUR Family Tree: one branch at at time.
Saturday, Aug 25: Crossing Borders: Ancestors We Didn’t Know We had
Saturday, Sept 22: Mapping your Ancestors’ Religion and Politics

Weeds Are Great Medicines!
  • Friday, April 27, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
    Rathdrum Library
Don’t cuss your weeds, gather them for homemade remedies!

We’ll taste and test the best of NW garden and driveway weeds; this may change your thinking.

Click for all of our gardening programs.

Chinese Dance Performance
  • Saturday, April 28, 3:00 pm
    Post Falls Library
Join us as the Spokane Chinese Dance demonstrates the richness of Chinese cultural heritage through the art of Chinese dances.
Weeds Are Great Medicines!
  • Monday, April 30, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    Pinehurst Library
Don’t cuss your weeds, gather them for home made remedies!

We’ll taste and test the best of NW garden and driveway weeds; this may change your thinking.

Click for all of our gardening programs.

Friends of the Community Library Book Sale at the Hayden Library

Friday, May 4, 4 to 7 pm and Saturday, May 5, 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

Weeds Are Great Medicines!
Thursday, May 17, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Don’t cuss your weeds, gather them for home made remedies!

We’ll taste and test the best of NW garden and driveway weeds; this may change your thinking.

Click for all of our gardening programs.

Woman reading a book

Bayview Book Club

Join us as we talk about books! We promise a great hour of laughter, sharing and conversation. Find out more at the front desk.

Check here for upcoming book club info!

Friends of the Community Library Book Sale at the Hayden Library

Friday, May 4, 4 to 7 pm and Saturday, May 5, 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


Wednesday Bunch
Every Wednesday at 4:00pm
Bring any needlework or craft project and enjoy getting together with neighbors and friends.

Programs for Adults

April is National Poetry Month! 
Explore your inner poet!

opportunity for untold stories within
we can't wait to hear your big clever debut
make it happen with the power of your imagination
connect the dots with the meaning inside of you
 

Stop by the Hayden Library anytime while supplies last during the month of April and write your own poem using magazine clippings, and share them online with #HaydenPoet or tag us @CLNHayden on Facebook or Instagram!

Friends of the Community Library Book Sale at the Hayden Library

Friday, May 4, 4 to 7 pm and Saturday, May 5, 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

ABCs of Bike Maintenance
Friday, May 25, 3:30 pm

Join us to learn the ABCs of bike maintenance.

You’ll learn about Air (tires, tubes), Brakes, and Chain from NIC Campus Recreation’s head bike guru, Terry.  He’ll break it all down into understandable to help the first timer when minor bike issues arise.  Find out more about  NIC’s bike program


Make It At the Library

3rd Saturdays, 10-11:30 am, Geared for families and friends of all ages

(February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19)

Have you used a green screen? Have you built a tower out of Legos? Have you controlled a robot? You could be an expert tinkerer or someone who has never used a screwdriver. You could be starting kindergarten or looking for something to fill your retirement. This event is for all ages so join us at the library for a time of collaborative building and exploration.

Tech Help
1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 2 p.m.

Have questions about your mobile devices – smart phone, tablet, e-reader, etc.? Want to learn about amazing online resources and have no idea where to even start with using a computer? Come in and get the help you need!

Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Edition

2nd and 4th Thursdays, 5 p.m.

Adventurers wanted: the tyranny of dragons has begun!

Severin and the Cult of Dragons are plotting to unleash Tiamat from her prison to create a new empire!  Whether you are new to the classic tabletop game or an old pro, join the campaign! Any and all interested parties are welcome to participate.

Geezer Forum South
3rd Tuesdays, 2 p.m.

Presented by Professionals Serving Seniors, the Geezer Forum South hosts monthly discussions on various topics related to aging.  For more information, visit the Geezers on Facebook!

Man reading a book

Hayden Book Clubs

Join us as we talk about books! We promise a great hour of laughter, sharing and conversation. Find out more at the front desk.

Want to pick your own title? Come to our Mystery Matinee to discuss your book.

Check here for upcoming book club info!

Friends of the Community Library Book Sale at the Hayden Library

Friday, May 4, 4 to 7 pm and Saturday, May 5, 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

Weeds Are Great Medicines!
Monday, April 30, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Don’t cuss your weeds, gather them for home made remedies!

We’ll taste and test the best of NW garden and driveway weeds; this may change your thinking.

Click for all of our gardening programs.

Wildlife Resistant Gardens
Monday, June 4, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Deer, oh dear! Find out what you should be planting with Sue Bockelman, local gardening expert and owner of The Plant Pro.

Sue has over 40 years of horticultural and teaching experience. Call 208-682-3483 to register for this free program.

Click for all of our gardening programs.


Computer Assistance
Fridays, 12-2 pm
Eloise, retired senior IT tech, will be available to assist members with technology questions. Bring your devices and your questions.
Open Craft Night
2nd Mondays, 6:00-8:00 pm
Bring whatever you are working on, we provide refreshments. It is a great place to share ideas, get inspired and converse with other crafters.
Reiki Circle

3rd Mondays 6:30-8:00 pm

For trained reiki practitioners to treat each other (a Reiki Circle) from 6:30-8:00

Reiki Clinic

Third Mondays, 5:30 and 6:00 pm

We have a small group of trained Reiki practitioners who offer 30 minute Reiki treatments at 5:30 and 6:00 (limited to two participants per time slot).

The International Center for Reiki Training says "Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by "laying on hands" and is based on the idea that an unseen "life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us to be alive."

Friends of the Community Library Book Sale at the Hayden Library

Friday, May 4, 4 to 7 pm and Saturday, May 5, 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

Digging Family Roots: DNA, Genetic Identity and Genealogy

4th Saturdays, May 26 through September 22, 1 pm

This five-month series will follow Chip Dennison, in virtual time, on his 2200 mile trek from Georgia to Maine as he discovers his ancestor’s path.

While keeping tabs on Chip’s progress, presenters Kim Morgan and Sandy Doutre will take us step-by-step through the arduous paper trail from gathering documents to locating your ancestors from Georgia to New England and beyond.

Saturday, May 26: Albion’s Seed along the Appalachian Trail and beyond
Saturday, June 30: Scaling Mountains across the USA: Online and Off-line resources
Saturday, July 28: Climbing YOUR Family Tree: one branch at at time.
Saturday, Aug 25: Crossing Borders: Ancestors We Didn’t Know We had
Saturday, Sept 22: Mapping your Ancestors’ Religion and Politics

ABCs of Bike Maintenance
Tuesday, May 8, 6:00 pm

Join us to learn the ABCs of bike maintenance.

You’ll learn about Air (tires, tubes), Brakes, and Chain from NIC Campus Recreation’s head bike guru, Terry.  He’ll break it all down into understandable to help the first timer when minor bike issues arise.  Find out more about  NIC’s bike program

Chinese Dance Performance
Saturday, April 28, 3:00 pm
Join us as the Spokane Chinese Dance demonstrates the richness of Chinese cultural heritage through the art of Chinese dances.
Evening of Hope: The Pros and Cons of Alternative Cancer Treatment
Thursday, May 10, 6:30 pm
Presented by Stephen Shortridge actor, artist, author and caregiver of his wife through her journey of alternative cancer treatment.
Crafty Ladies: Springtime Bag
Tuesday, May 29, 6:00 pm

This is an easy painting project and you can use the bag for years to come. All supplies provided; free.  

Sign up at the front desk or call 208-773-1506.

Local Writer Sound-Off
Saturday, May 19, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Come spend an afternoon listening to local published authors read excerpts of their work and talk with them afterward. We will have presenters from nonfiction, fiction, memoir, and even poetry.

Presenters: Mike Blackbird, Gary Edwards, Kim E. Morgan, John C. Morgan, Stephen Pitters, and Robert S. West MD.


Self-Paced Computer Classes

Mondays, 2-3 p.m. (ongoing through May 26)

Learn the basics of using the computer. This class is self-guided with an instructor to help you! Please bring your library card and a set of ear phones. Free.

Playing With Ink: a writers group

Second Saturdays, 10 – 11: 30 a.m.

May is Shaping Scenes!

Participants will go through an exercise to get their creative juices flowing by looking at what makes a great scene. They will be led through several more exercises, ultimately creating the framework for them to write a scene of their own.

Friends of the Community Library Book Sale at the Hayden Library

Friday, May 4, 4 to 7 pm and Saturday, May 5, 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

Weeds Are Great Medicines!
Friday, April 27, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Don’t cuss your weeds, gather them for homemade remedies!

We’ll taste and test the best of NW garden and driveway weeds; this may change your thinking.

Click for all of our gardening programs.

Knit Along
Meets every Tuesday 1 - 3 pm

Bring your own project and enjoy each other’s company.

All skill levels welcome.

Skilled knitter on hand to assist.

Man reading a book

Rathdrum Book Club

Join us as we talk about books! We promise a great hour of laughter, sharing and conversation. Find out more at the front desk.

Check here for book club info!

Friends of the Community Library Book Sale at the Hayden Library

Friday, May 4, 4 to 7 pm and Saturday, May 5, 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

Cinco de Mayo Salsa Contest
Saturday, May 5, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Bring a home-made salsa to the library as an entry, or just join us to taste-test the entries and choose a winner!
Make Your Own Mothers Day Card
Saturday, May 12, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Make a Mothers Day card using stamps and other techniques to create something unique!
ABCs of Bike Maintenance
Wednesday, May 9, 6:00 pm

Join us to learn the ABCs of bike maintenance.

You’ll learn about Air (tires, tubes), Brakes, and Chain from NIC Campus Recreation’s head bike guru, Terry.  He’ll break it all down into understandable to help the first timer when minor bike issues arise.  Find out more about  NIC’s bike program


Coffee Shop Storytime
1st Wednesday, 10:30am – March 7th, April 4th, May 2nd
Join Miss Morgan for Storytime at Brickel Creek Coffee! Grown-ups get coffee and kids get stories! What could be better? Storytime is geared toward ages 2-6 years, but everyone is welcome! Located at 6133 Maine St., Spirit Lake