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Children's Department 

New/ Highlighted Books

New Books
Children's Programs

Children's Programs

  • Storytime

    • Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month​

    • 10:30am and 1:30pm

    • Songs, Skits, and themed stories for all ages!

  • Lego Club ​

    • Select Saturday each month at 10am-noon

  • Chess Club​

    • Resuming Spring 2024

    • All ages and skill levels welcome

    • Refreshments Provided

  • Winter and Summer Reading Programs​

    • Keep track of your reading progress to help us reach our community goal​

    • At the end, receive a free book!

  • Science Programs 

    • Distance Learning Videoconference Programs with a variety of zoos and science centers nationwide ​

    • Live Presentation by our biologist Amy or guest speakers​

    • Select Friday mornings​​ at 10:30am unless otherwise stated.

  • Special Event Programs TBA​

 

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AWE Learning Computers
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The Early Literacy Station™ (ELS) is designed specifically for our youngest patrons ages 2-8 and features over 4,000 learning activities. The fun, interactive and engaging content spans all seven curricular areas: math, science & nature, social studies & geography, reading, art & music, writing & computer skills, and reference. The ELS is available in English and Bilingual Spanish. 

These stations were first made possible by generous donor, Shirley Marcy. Further funding from a grant and donation from Idaho Community Foundation and STEM Action Center has allowed us to add several new workstations, expanding to include ages 6-12 with the The AfterSchool Edge Station™.

 

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Craft and Education Kits

Craft and Education Kits

We offer a variety of themed craft kits "Storytime In A Bag" to help facilitate language and early literacy skills. The kits are meant to introduce, enhance, or review topics for early readers through books, activities, coloring pages and crafts. Each kit contains all the necessary supplies and instructions for completing a themed project.

We also have a variety of Education Kits. From STEM topics, early literacy skills, history, and geography, our Education Kits can help. Each kit contains a variety of education material such as books, games, flashcards, science experiment supplies, and models. 

NEW ADDITIONS to the Children's Library:

  • AWE Learning computer

  • Train Table

  • Play kitchen

  • Vox Talking Books

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