Families who are homeschooling will have more options for programs at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library as Fall Reading Programs begin in September.
The library has hosted the Homeschooler Game and Activity Hour that meets the first Tuesday of the month September to June (the second Tuesday in April) designed for school-aged children ages 7 to early teen. The next program for that age is Sept. 3, 1-2:30 p.m. in the Shirley Parker Storyroom at the library, 702 E. Front Ave.
Two new programs have been added: Homeschool Junior, for kindergarteners and first-graders, and Homeschool Teens. Both programs begin Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m.. Registration is required for the younger participants. Call Jolie for information at 208-765-4393.
Other Fall Programs will begin in the Seagraves Children’s Library beginning Sept. 10 and continuing through Nov. 22. No registration is required for these sessions:
► Book Babies Lapsit: For ages newborn to 2 accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver, Tuesdays, 10:15-10:45 a.m., and Fridays, 10:30-11 a.m.
► Tales for Twos and Threes: For ages 2-3, Tuesdays, 11-11:30 a.m.
► Preschool Storytime: For ages 3-5, Wednesdays, 10:30-11 a.m.
► Music & Motion: For ages 3-5, with songs and movement activities, Wednesdays, 1-1:30 p.m.
► Kendama Club: For ages 8-14, Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m.
► LEGO Club: For ages 5-10, an hour of free play with the library’s huge collection of LEGOs, Thursdays, 4-5 p.m.
Children under 6 visiting the library need to be supervised by an adult or a person who is at least 14 even during programs. Children ages 6-9 should be accompanied by someone who is at least 14 who will remain in the building.
Patrons who need accommodation to participate in library programs or services are asked to contact the staff prior to the activity by calling 208-769-2315.