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Jun
10
Mon
Smokey Bear Reading Challenge
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm
Smokey Bear Reading Challenge @ Idaho Falls Public Library- Children's Department

Celebrate 80 years of Smokey the Bear with the Smokey Bear Reading Challenge!

Starting Monday, June 10th, read 3 books, take the Smokey Bear pledge, and complete 7 more activities to complete the challenge.

Log your completions on Beanstack at ifpl.beanstack.org.


For more information about this challenge, send us a message online or call 208-612-8460.
Jun
12
Wed
Storytime
Jun 12 @ 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.

Dance Party
Jun 12 @ 4:00 pm
Dance Party @ Idaho Falls Public Library

Ages 0-12 can come join the Idaho Falls Public Library on June 12th at 4:00pm for a dance party.

Come show off your best moves!



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.

KinderPrep
Jun 12 @ 6:00 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.

Workshop sessions will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 7:00, starting June 12th and continuing *weekly through August 14th, as follows:

  • Workshop 1 — June 12
  • Workshop 2 — June 26*
  • Workshop 3 — July 3
  • Workshop 4 — July 10
  • Workshop 5 — July 17
  • Workshop 6 — July 24
  • Workshop 7 — July 31
  • Workshop 8 — August 7
  • Workshop 9 — August 14
*No Workshop on June 19th.
For more information about the KinderPrep program, recordings, and activities, visit our online KinderPrep page or send us a message online or call 208-612-8460.
Jun
13
Thu
Storytime
Jun 13 @ 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.

STEAM Club – Grades K to 3
Jun 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
STEAM Club - Grades K to 3 @ Idaho Falls Public Library Storytime Room

All kids, grades K to 3, 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 June 2024:

  • June 6 — Types of rocks and how they are formed
  • June 13 — Panning for Gold
  • June 20 — Rock Painting
  • June 27 — Escape Room (ROAR!! Here come the Dinos)

For more information, send us a message or call 208-612-8460.
Family Game Night
Jun 13 @ 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.

Jun
14
Fri
Little Makers Storytime
Jun 14 @ 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

Family STEM Adventures
Jun 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Family STEM Adventures @ Idaho Falls Public Library

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

Here are our scheduled themes for June 2024:

  • Saturday, June 8—Sun Baked: The Science of Solar Ovens
  • Friday, June 14—Dinosaurs and Fossils
  • **Saturday, June 22—Dinosaurs with Idaho Museum of Natural History**
  • Friday, June 28—Chemistry: Acids and Bases

**Come for a Special Event!**

On June 22nd, Robert Gay, the Education Curator and paleontologist at the Idaho Museum of Natural History will be at the Idaho Falls Public Library.

Come learn all about Idaho’s dinosaurs! Big and small, terrifying and tender, Idaho’s dinosaurs had it all.

Learn from a brief presentation about the ongoing research into the Cretaceous world of Idaho, and then get hands-on with both replica and original Idaho dinosaur fossils.

We’ll look at:

  • The caring parenting style of Idaho’s state dinosaur, Oryctodromeus
  • The new research about the enormous murder-chicken Gigantoraptor, and
  • The elusive other creatures that roamed the forests 100 million years ago.

Come curious, leave amazed!


For more information about this and our other programs, send us a message or call 208-612-8460.
Jun
15
Sat
Race Car Storytime
Jun 15 @ 1:00 pm
Race Car Storytime @ Idaho Falls Public Library- Children's Department

We have an exciting Storytime planned at your Idaho Falls Public Library!

On Saturday, June 15th at 1pm the race car drivers from the Idaho Falls Raceway will be here to do a storytime! Afterwards there will be a craft and the race cars will be here for you to see!


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