Youth Programs

Special Programs

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Youth Yoga: Yoga Techniques for Life Management

  • Date: Wednesdays, October 4 & 18, November 1 & 15
  • Time: 4:30-5:30
  • Location: Event Space
  • Ages: 10-19 (Adult guardians may participate)

Explore yoga and meditation techniques to calm and focus your mind and body with Jeanette Larondelle (JGB Yoga). These one hour sessions will offer opportunities for young people, ages 10+, to experience breathing, mindful movement and meditation techniques to promote overall self awareness and work towards goals to improve mental and physical health. Through the year, we will build a supportive community to share and connect with ways to manage stress in everyday life and find more joy along the way. During the last month of the school year, youth will have an opportunity to participate in a public celebration for International Day of Yoga!

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Downtown ArtWalk 2023

  • Date: Friday, October 6, Saturday, October 7
  • Time: 5:00 - 9:00 PM (Friday), Noon - 4:00 PM (Saturday)
  • Ages: All Ages

Join us for live music and the artwork of the Salmon River Art Guild during our evening ArtWalk event. On Saturday browse the art and pick up a Cardboard Sculpture Kit for your child.

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Schooling from Home Nonfiction Book Club

We will be reading and exploring Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle by Deborah Lee Rose and Jane Veltkamp. Participants will receive a copy of the book to keep and will learn about eagles and 3D printing.

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Make It @ the Library Autumn Quilling Wreath

To celebrate the coming of fall, try the art of quilling and make an Autumn Wreath with friends!

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Tournament Tuesdays

  • Date: Tuesdays, November 7, 14, 21, 28 
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: Makery
  • All Ages

Put your skills to the test in friendly weekly video game tournaments! Join the fun dodging obstacles and racing to the finish line at Tournament Tuesdays! This is an all ages event, but kids ages 9 and under must be accompanied by someone who is at least 15 years old. Snacks & prizes will be provided.

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Gaming Jamboree

  • Date: Monday, November 13 
  • Time: 11:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Event Space
  • Ages: All Ages

Spend the day playing your favorite board games, open station for XBox One and Wii, and of course the VR headset! Kids 9 & under must be accompanied by someone who is at least 15 years old.

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Make It @ the Library Holiday Cricut Mug Class

Get ready for the holidays by making a holiday themed mug for yourself or a gift for someone special.

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Idaho Family Reading Week Wild Night @the Library

  • Date: Wednesday, November 8
  • Time: 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
  • Location: Event Space
  • Ages: 3 & Up

Celebrate Idaho Family Reading with special guests from the WSU Raptor Club and the Army Corps of Engineers. Free books will be available from the Idaho Commission for Libraries.

Regular Programs

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Wiggles & Giggles Story Time

  • Date: Wednesdays, September 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15
  • Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Event Space
  • Ages: 0-6

Stories, songs, and dance will be the highlight of the day for kiddos and their caregivers at Wiggles & Giggles Story Time. Come join Miss Debbie & Colleen for a fun filled, educational story time that will keep you smiling all day long! 

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Saturday Stay & Play Story Time

  • Date: Saturday, September 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 18
  • Time: 11:00 AM - Noon
  • Location: Event Space
  • Ages: 3-7

Combine play and learn at our Saturday Stay & Play Story Time. We will provide the age appropriate educational toys and activities along with a short story time.

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