Story Time Themes — July 16-19, 2018. Story times at the Idaho Falls Public Library are free of charge and open to the community. No sign up required. We prepare our 9:30 and 10:30am story time programs for preschool-aged children, our 1:00pm and evening story time for the entire family, and our Book Babies programs … Continue reading Story Times, July 16
Story Time Themes — July 9-12, 2018. Story times at the Idaho Falls Public Library are free of charge and open to the community. No sign up required. We prepare our 9:30 and 10:30am story time programs for preschool-aged children, our 1:00pm and evening story time for the entire family, and our Book Babies programs … Continue reading Story Times, July 9
Library Closed — July 4, 2018. The Idaho Falls Public Library and branch libraries will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in honor of Independence Day. Have a safe and joyous 4th of July! See all scheduled closures
OverDrive and Libby — Community Education Workshops. Learn to use OverDrive and the new Libby app to access ebooks and digital audiobooks through the Idaho Falls Public Library. July Workshop Schedule Attend any or all of these workshops, depending on your individual learning needs. Limit 5 students per class. Use the enrollment link at page … Continue reading OverDrive and Libby Workshops
Summer Science Club. Summer Science Club meetings are for kids, ages 6-12. No sign up required. All meetings start at 4pm in the Idaho Falls Public Library meeting rooms. Schedule July 5 – Potion for Kids July 12 – Snot and other Gross Experiements July 19 – Light, Dark, and Rainbows July 26 – Sound … Continue reading Summer Science Club
Journal Prompts — June 2018. Meeting Details – Meeting Schedule – Previous Prompts June Prompts What is your favorite (or a few of your favorites) book and why? How many times have you read it and how does it make you feel when you flip through the pages? What would you tell someone when you’re … Continue reading Journal Prompts, June 2018
Creative Writing Adventures — For Teens. In the Creative Writing Adventures for Teens group, we write from our own point of view as well as those of other people. Sometimes we even write from the perspective of an animal or an object. We write short stories, poetry, mysteries, and more. Your imagination is the limit. … Continue reading Creative Writing Adventures
Basic Computer Classes — Community Education. Join the Idaho Falls Public Library’s Community Education program to learn the basics of the computer. This 5-week course is designed for beginners who know nothing about computers. We use the Public Library Association’s Digital Learn curriculum*. The Public Library Association is a division of the American Library Association. … Continue reading Basic Computer Classes
IFPL Book Club, Chapter 3 — July 2018. Join the Idaho Falls Public Library’s new, afternoon book club. We meet on the first Thursday of each month. All members of our community are invited to attend! IFPL Book Club, Chapter 3 July 5, 2018 at 3pm Our book title is Dead Wake: The Last Crossing … Continue reading IFPL Book Club 3, July 2018
Summer Reading 2018 — Libraries Rock. Summer Reading at the Idaho Falls Public Library begins June 4, 2018. “Over 30 years of studies consistently show that students who do not continue to read over the summer lose as much as three to four months of academic progress.” -Idaho Commission for Libraries. Children’s Summer Reading Starting … Continue reading Summer Reading
Library Closed. The Idaho Falls Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 28, 2018. We will reopen Tuesday at our usual time–10am. For more information about our hours and scheduled closures, visit our about page.
Journal Prompts — May 2018. May Prompts What is something you are looking forward to? What are you most proud of? What are your three strongest qualities and strengths? If you could eat one food for rest of your life, what food would it be? What is your favorite color? What does your favorite color … Continue reading Journal Prompts, May 2018
IFPL Book Club, Chapter 3 — June 2018. The Idaho Falls Public Library has started a new, afternoon book club. We’ll meet on the first Thursday of each month. All members of our community are invited to attend! IFPL Book Club, Chapter 3 Our book title is So Big, by Edna Ferber June 1, 2018 … Continue reading IFPL Book Club 3, June 2018
Coding for Kids — “Coding is the closest thing we have to a superpower.” -Drew Houston, Dropbox Founder, Coder, Billionaire The Idaho Falls Public Library offers free Coding for Kids workshops to junior library patrons, ages 8-12. Learn the basics of coding with kid-friendly software, programmable robots, and more! Coding for Kids – Fall Session … Continue reading Coding for Kids
James Wilson — Meet the Author Improve your writing with modern mind science. Join local author James Wilson for a Meet the Author presentation at the Idaho Falls Public Library. Author James Wilson May 17, 2018 7pm Second floor collaboration area Idaho Falls Public Library For more information, call 208-612-8462.
IFPL Book Club, Chapter 2 — May 2018. Good friends, good books, and sleepy conscience: This is the ideal life.” – Mark Twain Our IFPL Book Club title for May is A Land More Kind than Home, by Wiley Cash. If you are interested in joining our book club discussion this month, you can pick … Continue reading IFPL Book Club, May 2018
May the 4th — Join us for a Star Wars celebration at the Idaho Falls Public Library! May the 4th Be with You May 4, 2018 All day long Idaho Falls Public Library Discover your Jedi name, make a mini lightsaber, enjoy an R2D2 hydration pack and pixie lightsaber, and find your true place in … Continue reading May the 4th
El Día de los Niños — El Día de los Libros. Join our community celebration of children and the world of reading, stories, and libraries. El Día de los Niños April 30, 2018 10am-6:30pm Storywalk 6:30pm Family Story Time Storytime Room Idaho Falls Public Library Please call 208-612-8457 for more information.
Library Closed. The Idaho Falls Public Library will be closed for staff training on Friday, April 27, 2018. We will reopen on Saturday at our usual time, 10am. For more information about our hours and scheduled closures, visit our about page.
Journal Prompts — April 2018. What’s Happening Now? Write one word over and over. Fill up the page with this word—except for 2 places on the page. In one space, write the definition; and in the other space, write why you chose that word for this page. What was the absolute best thing you did … Continue reading Journal Prompts, April 2018