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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.

Jun
12
Wed
Book Making Classes
Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Book Making Classes @ Idaho Falls Public Library 2nd Floor

Join the Idaho Falls Public Library for a book making class on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm on the 2nd floor.

There is no additional charge if you have an IFPL membership, or there is a $10 admittance fee without.

  • January 17 – Pop-up Valentines
  • February 21 – Celtic star book
  • March 20 – Traditional Japanese books (flutter and stab)
  • April – No class this month
  • May 15 – French link with soft covers

  • In order to make sure that you receive a kit, please register for the following events:

  • June 12 – Secret book safe **REGISTRATION CLOSED** If you have not registered, you can still attend and receive instructions, but there are no more kits available for this event.
  • July 17 – Longstich with wrap around faux leather cover and tie **Please Register at https://tinyurl.com/2s475cw4

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

Money Matters
Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm
Money Matters @ Idaho Falls Public Library

Join the Idaho Falls Public Library for our finance classes!

The 2nd* Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm, come discuss “Money Matters” such as:

  • April 10 – Credit scores & reporting
  • May 8 – Life Insurance **CANCELED**
  • June 12 – Mortgages

To sign up for notifications for future finance classes, fill out this google form.

*Unless otherwise noted*


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

Chess Club
Jun 12 @ 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.

Jun
13
Thu
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.

Knit Together
Jun 13 @ 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!

Jun
14
Fri
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.
Brickfast Club
Jun 14 @ 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.

June’s Challenge: Robotics and Machines

Build futuristic robots, ingenious machines, and mechanical wonders. Create a robot helper or a simple machine, let your imagination engineer the future. Explore with technology and innovation!


  • 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.