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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.

May
1
Wed
Lit Fusion
May 1 @ 10:00 am – May 31 @ 6:15 pm
Lit Fusion @ Idaho Falls Public Library

During the month of May, use our brand-new Lit Fusion board to get a genre and year to find a new suggestion to read.

Earn a drawing ticket for playing Lit Fusion (limit 1 per day) and an extra ticket for each book you check out that fits the fusion (no limit).

The time eras are 1960s-2020s, and the genres are:

  • Contemporary Fiction
  • History (Nonfiction)
  • Science Fiction / Fantasy
  • Historical Fiction
  • Young Adult
  • Poetry
  • and Mystery

The prize will be a gift card for $25 to a downtown business.


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

Would you rather?
May 1 @ 10:00 am – May 31 @ 6:00 pm
Would you rather? @ Idaho Falls Public Library- Children's Department

Would you rather win indoor games or outdoor games?

The Idaho Falls Public Library will ask this question and others throughout the month of May.

Come let us know what you would rather do!


Here are the results so far!


  • More children would rather meet Dog Man than meet the Princess in Black.
  • More children would rather visit the jungle than visit the city.
  • More children would rather read fantasy books than realistic books.
  • More children would rather eat dinner with Fancy Nancy than eat dinner with Fly Guy.

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

May
20
Mon
Family Storytime
May 20 @ 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.
May
21
Tue
Crazy Crafters
May 21 @ 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
May 21 @ 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.

May
22
Wed
Chess Club
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chess Club @ Idaho Falls Public Library 2nd Floor

Join the Chess Club Wednesdays, from 7pm-9pm, and Saturdays from 11am-2pm on the 2nd floor of the Idaho Falls Public Library.

May
23
Thu
Write Over Here for Teens
May 23 @ 4:30 pm
Write Over Here for Teens @ Idaho Falls Public Library- 2nd Floor

Join us Thursdays at 4:30pm at the 2nd floor to learn how to make characters, create plots, and how to brainstorm your writing.


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

Family Game Night
May 23 @ 6:30 pm
Family Game Night @ Idaho Falls Public Library Meeting Room 1

Enjoy time with your family with games and puzzles every Thursday at 6:30pm on the 2nd floor of the Idaho Falls Public Library.


For more information about any of these programs, call the library at 208-612-8460 or send us an online message.