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Jan
2
Tue
Extreme Book Nerd for Kids 2024
Jan 2 – Dec 14 all-day
Extreme Book Nerd for Kids 2024 @ Idaho Falls Public Library

Kids! Join us from January 2, 2024 to December 14, 2024 for our next round of this popular, year-long reading challenge! Extreme Book Nerd for Kids is a year-long reading challenge for independent readers, grades 1-6. Kids read 25 books aligned with specific reading categories to earn an exclusive Extreme Book Nerd for Kids prize.

Kids who aren’t quite ready to read 100 page books can do the challenge their way!

To see the reading categories for our adult and teen challenges, visit our Extreme Book Nerd page.

Find out more details coming 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
4
Thu
Extreme Book Nerd 2024
Jan 4 – Dec 21 all-day
Extreme Book Nerd 2024 @ Idaho Falls Public Library

Join us for our next round of this popular, year-long reading challenge on January 4th! Teens read 25 books in specific categories; Adults read 50. Participants 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!

Be sure to record your titles in Beanstack before December 21, 2024.

Find out more details coming 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.

Mar
11
Mon
Spring Reading Challenge
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – Apr 30 @ 9:00 pm
Spring Reading Challenge @ Idaho Falls Public Library- Children's Department

To participate in the Spring Reading Challenge, you will need to complete 9 activities between March 11th and April 30th.

Log your completions on Beanstack at ifpl.beanstack.org and earn an “I Love Reading” bag*!.

The Spring Reading Challenge is for ages 0 to 12.

*While supplies last.


For more information about this challenge, send us a message online or call 208-612-8460.
Apr
1
Mon
Poetry Month
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – Apr 30 @ 9:00 pm
Poetry Month @ Idaho Falls Public Library- Children's Department

April is Petry Month!

The Idaho Falls Public Library will have a new poem activity available each week during the month of April.


For more information about this challenge, send us a message online or call 208-612-8460.
Apr
9
Tue
Coding For Kids
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm – May 18 @ 5:00 pm
Coding For Kids @ Idaho Falls Public Library

This next series of coding classes will run for 6 weeks and be held Tuesday through Saturday from 4:00-5:00pm on the second floor of the Idaho Falls Public Library.

Classes start Tuesday, April 9th, 2024 and end Saturday, May 18th, 2024.

Sign up to attend just one of the daily sessions, then attend each week on that day until the end of the course.*

Each daily session is limited to 10 students and is open to junior library patrons, ages 8-12.

Don’t wait to sign up! Spots fill up very quickly.

*Registration Required

*Classes will not be held April 11th.


For more information, see our Coding for Kids page, send us a message, or call 208-612-8460.
Apr
22
Mon
Never Too Late – A Creative Aging Program
Apr 22 @ 10:30 am
Never Too Late - A Creative Aging Program @ Idaho Falls Public Library- Meeting Room 1

Are you 55+ and always wanted to learn to draw, but never had the chance? Well, it’s never too late to learn!

We’ve teamed up with The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho to bring you an 8-week basic drawing course, which will include an art show at the end.

The program will be on Mondays at 10:30am in Meeting Room 1, from March 11 to April 29. All supplies will be provided, and registration is required.

You must have a valid IFPL membership.

Go to Never Too Late Art to sign up.


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

Book Babies
Apr 22 @ 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.

Family Storytime
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Idaho Falls Public Library

All families are invited to join the NEW Idaho Falls Public Library Family Storytime!

This new Storytime will meet every Monday at 6 pm starting March 4th.


For more information about this and our other programs, send us a message or call 208-612-8460.
Apr
23
Tue
Pop in and Play
Apr 23 all-day
Pop in and Play @ Idaho Falls Public Library

The Idaho Falls Public Library is excited to announce a new program, called “Pop in and Play”!


The next set of Pop In and Play will begin on April 23rd.

There will be toys and activities for children to play with each time, as well as different themes to be rotated.

  • Date: Tuesday, April 23rd – Time: 11am to 2pm
  • Date: Tuesday, May 7th – Time: 11am to 2pm
  • Date: Wednesday, May 22nd – Time: 2pm to 5pm
  • Date: Wednesday, June 5th – Time: 11am to 2pm
  • Date: Tuesday, June 18th – Time: 11am to 2pm

  • 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.

    Storytime
    Apr 23 @ 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.