Before you have even finished your Thanksgiving leftovers the Coeur d’Alene Public Library will serve up its annual Holiday Reading Programs beginning Tuesday, Nov. 30 and continuing through Dec. 17.
|Click the photo for a sampling of the music by the Ocarina Club led by Library staffer Anthony Tardiff. This club is offered Fridays 4-5 p.m. and is designed for ages 9-12. Participants learn about this ancient musical instrument and how to play it. Space is limited. To register visit the library or call 208/769-2315 Ext. 438.
All programs are free and only one – Ocarina Club – requires registration. This club is offered Fridays 4-5 p.m. and is designed for ages 9-12. Participants learn about this ancient musical instrument and how to play it. To register visit the library or call 208/769-2315 Ext. 438.
Also back from the Fall Reading Programs is the Game Café, for ages 6-13, offered Wednesdays 4-5 p.m. in the Seagraves Children’s Library. Children can try their hands at chess, checkers, and a variety of other board games.
The library’s other Holiday programs – with age-appropriate stories, activities and crafts – include:
* Book Babies Lap-Sit: Tuesdays, 10:15-10:45 a.m. and Fridays, 10:30-11 a.m., for ages newborn to 2 accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver.
* Tales for Twos & Threes: Tuesdays 11-11:30 a.m., for ages 2-3.
* Preschool Storytime: Wednesdays 10:30-11 a.m. and 1-1:30 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.
Anyone who needs accommodation to participate in a library program is asked to contact the staff prior to the activity.
News about the library and other city departments is also available on the City of Coeur d’Alene news blog: cdacity.blogspot.com.