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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.

Jun
3
Mon
Summer Reading
Jun 3 – Aug 24 all-day
Summer Reading @ Idaho Falls Public Library

Summer Reading 2024 begins on Monday, June 3rd and continues through Saturday, August 24th.

For more information— visit ifpl.org/summer-reading or sign up on Beanstack.

Note: Sign up not available until June 3rd.


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.

Jul
16
Tue
Coding For Kids
Jul 16 @ 4:00 pm – Aug 24 @ 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, July 16th and end Saturday, August 24th.

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

For more information, see our Coding for Kids page, send us a message, or call 208-612-8460.
Jul
19
Fri
Brickfast Club
Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Brickfast Club @ Idaho Falls Public Library- 2nd Floor Library Maker Space

All ages are welcome to join the Idaho Falls Public Library Brickfast Club.

Join us every Friday for an amazing day of imagination and construction at your local Library Makerspace. Pack up your creativity and let’s construct some magic. Each month holds a different challenge.

July’s Challenge: Underwater Adventure

Create your own mysterious ocean depths, vibrant coral reefs, and fascinating sea creatures. Build a submarine to explore hidden underwater caves or a bustling coral city!


August’s Challenge: Time Traveler’s Tales

Step into the time machine and build scenes from different eras of history. Whether it’s the age of the dinosaurs, the medieval period, or a futuristic society, let your Lego creations tell stories across time.


  • Meet and collaborate with fellow LEGO enthusiasts in your community.
  • Explore the endless possibilities of LEGO bricks and take part in engaging, hands-on learning.
  • Ignite your imagination with our fun monthly challenges that will keep you coming back.

LEGO Day at your Library Makerspace is the perfect place to be inspired, learn, and create while having a fantastic time.

Let’s make something incredible, brick by brick. See you there!


For more information, send us a message or call 208-612-8460.
Jul
20
Sat
Chess Club Saturdays
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Chess Club Saturdays @ 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.

Family STEM Adventures
Jul 20 @ 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 July 2024:

  • Saturday, July 6—Invisible Ink and Secret Messages
  • Friday, July 12—Ocean animals and coral reefs
  • Saturday, July 20—Squishy Circuits
  • Friday, July 26—Exercise science and muscles

Come curious, leave amazed!


For more information about this and our other programs, send us a message or call 208-612-8460.
D&D Days
Jul 20 @ 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!

Jul
22
Mon
Summer Adventures
Jul 22 @ 10:30 am
Summer Adventures @ Idaho Falls Public Library

Are you ready for an adventure?


You can come join the Idaho Falls Public Library for some Summer Adventures Mondays at 10:30am! There will be a different guest speaker and activity each day.

  • Date: June 10th – Guest Speaker: Forest Ranger – Activity: Dissect Owl Pellets
  • Date: June 17th – Guest Speaker: Dentist – Activity: Plaque experiment
  • Date: June 24th – Guest Speaker: Puppeteer – Activity: Design a puppet
  • Date: July 1st – Guest Speaker: Scientist – Activity: Do experiments
  • Date: July 8th – Guest Speaker: Archaeologist – Activity: Dig for Fossils
  • Date: July 15th – Guest Speaker: Astronomer – Activity: STARLab / NASA
  • Date: July 22nd – Guest Speaker: Beekeeper – Activity: Live beehive
  • Date: July 29th – Guest Speaker: Robotic Engineer – Activity: Robots / Bristlebot
  • Date: August 5th – Guest Speaker: Horticulturist – Activity: Press Flowers
  • Date: August 12th – Guest Speaker: Artist – Activity: Create art


Registration is not needed. But each activity is limited to 75 children.

Reminders:


Every child must have and bring their own library card to the program in order to participate.

Summer Adventures is for ages 7-12.

There will be a Storytime and craft for ages 0-6 on Mondays at 10:30.


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.

Family Storytime
Jul 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.