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Nov
1
Mon
Book Cover Redesign Voting
Nov 1 – Nov 30 all-day
Book Cover Redesign Voting @ Idaho Falls Public Library

The TEENtober Book Cover Redesign Contest submissions are available for viewing on the brick wall along the ramp between our 2nd and 3rd floors. During the month of November, stop by the 3rd-floor desk to vote for your favorite book cover design. You can vote once/day through November 30. The winner of the contest will receive a $25 Amazon gift card.


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

Nov
29
Mon
Winter Reading Challenge
Nov 29 2021 – Feb 28 2022 all-day
Winter Reading Challenge @ Idaho Falls Public Library

The annual Idaho Falls Public Library Winter Reading Challenge begins on Monday, Nov 29 and ends on Monday, Feb 28. There are separate challenges for kids and families, for teens, and for adults. For more information, and to sign up, visit our Winter Reading information page.

Book Babies
Nov 29 @ 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.

Iona Library Closing Early at 4:30pm
Nov 29 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

FYI for library patrons, the Iona Library will close early at 4:30pm on Monday November 29, 2021. The hours that day will be 1:00pm to 4:30pm.

Nov
30
Tue
Tuesday Storytime
Nov 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Tuesday 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


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

Tween Tuesday
Nov 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tween Tuesday @ Idaho Falls Public Library Second-Floor Makerspace Area

Come to the library for fun activities in our Tween Tuesday program. Ages 10-14

Here is our schedule for November 2021:

  • Nov 2—Notebook Design – Decorate your own notebook to use at school or as a journal.
  • Nov 9—Paper Planes – How far can your plane fly?
  • Nov 16—Zentangles – Relax while you color and design your own zentangles.
  • Nov 30—LEGOs – Create and build with our LEGO collection.

There won’t be a Tween Tuesday meeting during the week of Thanksgiving.


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

Dec
1
Wed
Wednesday Storytime
Dec 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Wednesday 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


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

Book Babies
Dec 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 #9 of 9
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
KinderPrep #9 of 9 @ Idaho Falls Public Library Storytime Room

KinderPrep is a series of workshops for parents and their preschool children—ages 4-5—who are preparing to enter kindergarten. Using songs, books, and fun activities, parents will learn how to help their children develop the skills needed to be successful in kindergarten.

Stop by the library’s storytime room on Sep 15 or 22 between 6 and 7pm to register. Workshop sessions will be held on Wednesday evenings, from 6 to 7pm, starting September 29 and continuing weekly through December 1 on the following schedule:

  • Registration night – Sep 15
  • Registration night – Sep 22
  • Workshop 1 – Sep 29
  • Workshop 2 – Oct 6
  • Workshop 3 – Oct 13
  • Workshop 4 – Oct 20
  • Workshop 5 – Oct 27
  • Workshop 6 – Nov 3
  • Workshop 7 – Nov 10
  • Workshop 8 – Nov 17
  • No workshop the week of Thanksgiving
  • Workshop 9 – Dec 1

For more information about the KinderPrep program, visit our online KinderPrep page or send us a message online or call 208-612-8460.

Dec
2
Thu
Thursday Storytime
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Thursday 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


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

STEAM Club
Dec 2 @ 4:00 pm – 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 December 2021:

  • Dec 2—STEAM-Powered Fairy Tales – We’ll share a popular fairy tale and then do a STEAM challenge to go with it!
  • Dec 9—Greeting Cards – Create your own holiday cards!
  • Dec 16—LEGO’s – Create and build with our LEGO collection!

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

Dec
3
Fri
Little Makers Storytime
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Little Makers Storytime @ Idaho Falls Public Library Storytime Room

Join us for our weekly STEAM storytime on Fridays at 10:30am in the storytime room. For ages 3-5.

STEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math

Dec
6
Mon
Book Babies
Dec 6 @ 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.

Dec
7
Tue
Tuesday Storytime
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Tuesday 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


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

Tween Tuesday
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tween Tuesday @ Idaho Falls Public Library Second-Floor Makerspace Area

Come to the library for fun activities in our Tween Tuesday program. Ages 10-14

Here is our schedule for December 2021:

  • Dec 7—Greeting Cards – Make your own holiday cards!

There won’t be a Tween Tuesday meeting on 12/14. Come join us at the Harry Potter Yule Ball instead!

There also won’t be Tween Tuesday meetings on 12/21 and 12/28, but you are welcome to join our Noon Year’s Eve celebration on 12/30 at 11:30am.


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

Meet the Author – Chip Kemper
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You’re invited to join the Idaho Falls Public Library as we welcome local author and professional aviator Chip Kemper as he discusses his novel Utterly and Then Some.

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Utterly and Then Some—A unique and gripping read that places you on hand for historic conversations, onboard for combat flights, in ground battles and entertaining events of the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Follow the beloved characters as they work their way through myriad interesting challenges that will impact the world for centuries to come


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