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Nov
28
Mon
Winter Reading Challenge
Nov 28 2022 – Feb 28 2023 all-day
Winter Reading Challenge @ Idaho Falls Public Library

The annual Idaho Falls Public Library Winter Reading Challenge begins on Monday, November 28, 2022 and ends on Tuesday, February 28, 2023. There are separate challenges for kids and families and for teens and adults. For more information, and to sign up, visit our Winter Reading information page.

Jan
1
Sun
Mystery in the Library
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day
Mystery in the Library @ Idaho Falls Public Library

January 1st through January 31st, come solve a Mystery at the Library!

Solve the mystery of who took the Cat in the Hat’s hat and win a prize!

Pick up your entry form in the Children’s Department.

All participants are invited to the After Party on February 2nd at 4 pm.


*Ages 5 – 12 with an IFPL membership.

For more information about this program and others that are hosted by the Idaho Falls Public Library, send us a message or call 208-612-8460.

Jan
3
Tue
Extreme Book Nerd 2023 Launch
Jan 3 – Dec 16 all-day
Extreme Book Nerd 2023 Launch @ Idaho Falls Public Library

Join us for our next round of this popular, year-long reading challenge! Kids and teens read 25 books in specific categories; Adults read 50. Adults and teens will have the option to sign up for Book Nerd Your Way, a challenge that doesn’t specify any reading categories. Those who finish the challenge will win an exclusive prize!

Kids who aren’t quite ready to read 100 page books can do the challenge their way! More details coming on January 3 on the Extreme Book Nerd page.


For more information about this program and others that are hosted by the Idaho Falls Public Library, send us a message or call 208-612-8460.

Jan
12
Thu
STEAM Club
Jan 12 @ 4:00 pm – Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm
STEAM Club @ Idaho Falls Public Library Storytime Room

All kids, grades K to 6, are invited to join the Idaho Falls Public Library STEAM Club.

We meet weekly on Thursdays at 4:00pm in the Storytime room.

Here’s our schedule for January 2023:

  • January 5—STEAM Powered Fairy Tale – Beauty and the Beast
  • January 12—Coding
  • January 19—Keva Planks
  • January 26—Paper Airplanes

For more information, send us a message or call 208-612-8460.
Jan
19
Thu
STEAM Club
Jan 19 @ 4:00 pm – Feb 9 @ 5:00 pm
STEAM Club @ Idaho Falls Public Library Storytime Room

All kids, grades K to 6, are invited to join the Idaho Falls Public Library STEAM Club.

We meet weekly on Thursdays at 4:00pm in the Storytime room.

Here’s our schedule for January 2023:

  • January 5—STEAM Powered Fairy Tale – Beauty and the Beast
  • January 12—Coding
  • January 19—Keva Planks
  • January 26—Paper Airplanes

For more information, send us a message or call 208-612-8460.
Jan
26
Thu
STEAM Club
Jan 26 @ 4:00 pm – Feb 16 @ 5:00 pm
STEAM Club @ Idaho Falls Public Library Storytime Room

All kids, grades K to 6, are invited to join the Idaho Falls Public Library STEAM Club.

We meet weekly on Thursdays at 4:00pm in the Storytime room.

Here’s our schedule for January 2023:

  • January 5—STEAM Powered Fairy Tale – Beauty and the Beast
  • January 12—Coding
  • January 19—Keva Planks
  • January 26—Paper Airplanes

For more information, send us a message or call 208-612-8460.
Jan
28
Sat
D&D Days
Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
D&D Days @ Idaho Falls Public Library 2nd Floor

Come join the D&D Days party, Saturdays at 2pm on the 2nd floor!

Jan
30
Mon
Book Babies
Jan 30 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Book Babies @ Idaho Falls Public Library Storytime Room

Book Babies is a storytime made especially for babies and toddlers, ages 0-2, and their parents. Join us on Mondays or Wednesdays at 11:30am in the storytime room.


For more information about this event, send us a message or call 208-612-8460.

Jan
31
Tue
Storytime
Jan 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storytime @ Idaho Falls Public Library Storytime Room

Join our weekly storytimes for preschool children on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday at 10:30am. Ages 0-5 with an adult.


For more information, send us a message online or call 208-612-8460.

Tween Tuesday
Jan 31 @ 4:00 pm
Tween Tuesday @ Idaho Falls Public Library Second-Floor Makerspace Area
Come to the 2nd floor of the library for fun activities in our Tween Tuesday program. Ages 10-14
Here is our schedule for January 2023:
  • January 3—Code.org
  • January 10—Obstacle Course
  • January 17—Blow & Go Parachutes
  • January 24—Paper Airplanes
  • January 31—REDance

For more information about this program, send us a message online or call 208-612-8460.
Crazy Crafters
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Crazy Crafters @ Idaho Falls Public Library 2nd Floor

Come join the Crazy Crafters, Tuesdays @ 7 pm on the 2nd floor!

Write Over Here
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm
Write Over Here @ Idaho Falls Public Library- Meeting Room 2

Join us Tuesdays at 7:00pm in Meeting Room 2 for writing advice and discussions on craft.

  • Adult Workshops: 1st Tuesday
  • Teen Workshops: 3rd Tuesday
  • Weekly Writing Sprints: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays

For more information, send us a message online or call 208-612-8460.

Feb
1
Wed
Storytime
Feb 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storytime @ Idaho Falls Public Library Storytime Room

Join our weekly storytimes for preschool children on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday at 10:30am. Ages 0-5 with an adult.


For more information, send us a message online or call 208-612-8460.

Book Babies
Feb 1 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Book Babies @ Idaho Falls Public Library Storytime Room

Book Babies is a storytime made especially for babies and toddlers, ages 0-2, and their parents. Join us on Mondays or Wednesdays at 11:30am in the storytime room.


For more information about this event, send us a message or call 208-612-8460.

KinderPrep
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
KinderPrep @ Idaho Falls Public Library Storytime Room

KinderPrep is a series of workshops for parents and their 4- or 5-year-old preschool children who are preparing to enter kindergarten. During the first half of each workshop, parents and children will learn the skills needed for kindergarten. During the second half, they will practice those skills together. Registration required

Registration: Use this Google Form to sign up

Workshop sessions will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 7:00, starting January 11, 2023 and continuing weekly through March 8, 2023, as follows:

  • Workshop 1 — January 11
  • Workshop 2 — January 18
  • Workshop 3 — January 25
  • Workshop 4 — February 1
  • Workshop 5 — February 8
  • Workshop 6 — February 15
  • Workshop 7 — February 22
  • Workshop 8 — March 1
  • Workshop 9 — March 8

For more information about the KinderPrep program, visit our online KinderPrep page or send us a message online or call 208-612-8460.
Valentines Cards Class
Feb 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Valentines Cards Class @ Idaho Falls Public Library 2nd Floor

Join us for a Valentines card class, February 1, 2023 @ 6:30pm on the 2nd floor!


For more information, send us a message online or call 208-612-8460.