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Jan
3
Tue
Extreme Book Nerd 2023
Jan 3 – Dec 16 all-day
Extreme Book Nerd 2023 @ Idaho Falls Public Library

Join us for our next round of this popular, year-long reading challenge! Kids and teens read 25 books in specific categories; Adults read 50. Adults and teens 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!

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

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.

Sep
1
Fri
September Book Character Hunt
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm
September Book Character Hunt @ Idaho Falls Public Library

During the month of September, participate in the Idaho Falls Public Library Book Character Hunt!

Find the pictures of the book characters hidden in the Children’s Department and solve the word puzzle by writing the letter found by the character under their name.


For more information, send us a message or call 208-612-8460.
Sep
26
Tue
Crazy Crafters
Sep 26 @ 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!

Sep
27
Wed
Pop in and Play
Sep 27 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 September 12th.

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

  • Date: Tuesday, September 12th – Time: 11am to 2pm
  • Date: Wednesday, September 27th – Time: 5pm to 8pm
  • Date: Tuesday, October 10th – Time: 11am to 2pm
  • Date: Wednesday, October 25th – Time: 1pm to 4pm
  • Date: Tuesday, November 14th – Time: 11am to 2pm
  • Date: Wednesday, November 29th – Time: 1pm to 4pm
  • Date: Wednesday, December 13th – 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.

    Chess Club
    Sep 27 @ 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.

    Sep
    28
    Thu
    STEAM Club
    Sep 28 @ 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 September 2023:

    • September 7—Soluble or Insoluble
    • September 14—How do computers work?
    • September 21—Keva Building Challenge
    • September 28—Fabulous Fibonacci

    For more information, send us a message or call 208-612-8460.
    Knit Together
    Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Knit Together @ Idaho Falls Public Library 2nd Floor

    Come join the Knit Together group, Thursdays at 7pm on the 2nd floor!

    Sep
    29
    Fri
    Meet the Author – Pearl Whitfield
    Sep 29 @ 4:30 pm

    Friday, September 29th at 4:30 pm, you’re invited to join the Idaho Falls Public Library as we welcome author, Pearl Whitfield, as she discusses her book, Apsara.


    “Apsara is the story of a young girl in a remote village in 12th century Cambodia who loves to dance. She is chosen to train as an Apsara (court dancer) for King Jayavarman VII. Apsaras dance to bring heaven to earth, blessing the land with prosperity. Bopha walks from her home to Angkor Wat, and begins a life she could never have imagined.” — Description from Amazon.com.


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

    Brickfast Club
    Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Brickfast Club @ Idaho Falls Public Library- 2nd Floor Library Maker Space

    All ages are welcome to join the new 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.

    September’s Challenge: Structures of the Future!

    In this challenge, builders are tasked with creating their vision of a cityscape or landmark 100 years from now. What might skyscrapers, houses, or monuments look like in the future?

    October’s Challenge: Nature’s Wonders

    Recreate your favorite natural wonders with Lego bricks. It could be anything from the Grand Canyon to the Amazon rainforest. Let your imagination flow and bring the wonders of nature to life.


    • 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.
    Sep
    30
    Sat
    Chess Club Saturdays
    Sep 30 @ 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.

    D&D Days
    Sep 30 @ 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!

    Oct
    1
    Sun
    Banned and Challenged Books
    Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm
    Banned and Challenged Books @ Idaho Falls Public Library- Children's Department

    During the month of October, celebrate your freedom to read!

    Throughout the month, ages 0-12 can participate in the Idaho Falls Public Library Banned and Challenged Books drawing.

    Check out one of the books on display in the Children’s department and enter to win a gift card.

    One entry per card per day.


    For more information, send us a message or call 208-612-8460.
    Oct
    3
    Tue
    Crazy Crafters
    Oct 3 @ 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!

    Oct
    4
    Wed
    Chess Club
    Oct 4 @ 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.

    Oct
    5
    Thu
    STEAM Club
    Oct 5 @ 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 October 2023:

    • October 5—Your Muscles
    • October 12—How Tech Helps our Bodies
    • October 19—The Beat Goes On
    • October 26—Move your body

    For more information, send us a message or call 208-612-8460.
    Knit Together
    Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Knit Together @ Idaho Falls Public Library 2nd Floor

    Come join the Knit Together group, Thursdays at 7pm on the 2nd floor!