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7 Dec 2020
  • Mindful Mondays Livestreamed Story Time

    7 Dec 2020  10:30 am11:00 am
    https://www.facebook.com/cdachildrenslibrary/

    A Facebook Live story time every Monday at 10:30 am. Mindful Monday features books all about compassion, self-confidence, friendship, feelings, and kindness.

8 Dec 2020
  • Book Babies Online

    8 Dec 2020  10:30 am11:00 am
    tinyurl.com/cdalibrarybookbabies

    Stories and activities for children ages newborn to 3 and their caregivers. The program is held via Zoom every Tuesday and Friday at 10:30 am beginning Tuesday, September 15th. Sign up here to receive the link and password for Zoom Book Babies!tinyurl.com/cdalibrarybookbabies  
    Zoom Book Babies is password protected for privacy. You will receive the link and password via email along with instructions on how to download and sign up for Zoom. You are not required to attend every session. You are welcome to keep your camera on or turn it off.

  • Sketchbook Club (Discord Edition)

    8 Dec 2020  4:00 pm5:00 pm
    on the Teen Discord Server

    Bring your own sketchbook to draw, doodle, and create, while you chat with your peers. Sometimes we watch drawing tutorials together, too! Weekly challenges and tips will be given at each club meeting time, so you’ll never have to worry about being uninspired. Even if you can’t join us during the club time, you can visit the server and post your artwork at anytime to be part of the social experience! (for ages 13-19)

    This program has been moved to the library’s Teen Discord Server. Teens may apply for the server at https://tinyurl.com/cdateendiscord

9 Dec 2020
  • Preschool Story Time Online: Cookies

    9 Dec 2020  10:30 am11:00 am
    tinyurl.com/cdalibrarypreschoolstorytime

    Stories and activities geared to children ages 3-6. The program is held via Zoom every Wednesday at 10:30 am beginning Wednesday, September 16th. Sign up here to receive the link and password for Zoom Preschool Story Time! tinyurl.com/cdalibrarypreschoolstorytime  
    Zoom Preschool Story Time is password protected for privacy. You will receive the link and password via email. You are not required to attend every session. You are welcome to keep your camera on or turn it off. Pick up that week’s craft at the library! You can do the craft with Miss Mandi during the story time or any time you choose!

  • Study Buddy (Tips & Power Hour)

    9 Dec 2020  4:00 pm5:00 pm

    Get personalized homework help, research tips and tricks, and find out how the library can support you during this difficult time of remote learning. Tips will be posted by 4pm every Wednesday.

    These are available on https://cdateenzone.weebly.com/.

    Join the Teen Librarian on the Discord server,for the Power Hour, an hour long virtual reference desk experience, and receive answers to tech questionsand research assistance from the comfort of your own home. 

    This office hour is available on the Discord server, which can be applied for here: https://www.tinyurl.com/cdateendiscord.

10 Dec 2020
  • Winter Crafternoons (Discord Edition)

    10 Dec 2020  4:00 pm5:00 pm
    Teen Zone Discord Server

    Pick-up a Teen Zone Take-Out craft kit from the library (through our curbside services), and make it together on our Discord Server! The craft kit for this event will be available for one week prior. Get them while supplies last!  

    (For ages 13-19)  

    Teens may apply for the server at https://tinyurl.com/cdateendiscord

11 Dec 2020
  • Book Babies Online

    11 Dec 2020  10:30 am11:00 am
    tinyurl.com/cdalibrarybookbabies

    Stories and activities for children ages newborn to 3 and their caregivers. The program is held via Zoom every Tuesday and Friday at 10:30 am beginning Tuesday, September 15th. Sign up here to receive the link and password for Zoom Book Babies!tinyurl.com/cdalibrarybookbabies  
    Zoom Book Babies is password protected for privacy. You will receive the link and password via email along with instructions on how to download and sign up for Zoom. You are not required to attend every session. You are welcome to keep your camera on or turn it off.

  • First Chapter Fridays

    11 Dec 2020  2:30 pm3:00 pm
    facebook.com/cdachildrenslibrary

    Join Miss Mandi every Friday to hear the first chapter of a chapter book. The video  will include book talks of the latest and greatest books we have at the Coeur d’Alene Library.

  • Library League of Legends (Discord Edition)

    11 Dec 2020  4:00 pm5:30 pm
    on the Teen Discord Server

    Hangout with other local teens while playing League of Legends together. Play together–apart! (for ages 13-19)

    This program is available on the library’s Teen Discord Server. Teens may apply for the server at https://tinyurl.com/cdateendiscord

Singletary Online Lecture Canceled

Due to health-related circumstances, the Inland Northwest Milestones lecture by regional historian Robert Singletary that was to be streamed on YouTube today, Thursday, Oct. 22, has been canceled.The series, sponsored by the Coeur d’Alene Public Library and the Museum of North Idaho, is on hold until further notice.

Cd’A Library Returns to Curbside Option

In response to action taken Thursday by the Panhandle Health District (PHD), the Coeur d’Alene Public Library will offer only curbside service as of Friday, Oct. 23.COVID-19 case rates continue to rise in the PHD area. This combined with increasing test-positivity rates and current hospital capacity has resulted in the Board of Health moving KootenaiContinue reading “Cd’A Library Returns to Curbside Option”

Book Club Resumes Meeting Online

The Pageturners Library Book Club will resume discussions in November via Zoom meetings.The book club is reading “The Triumph of Seeds – How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History” by Thor Hanson and will discuss the book Thursday, Nov. 19, at 10:15 a.m. Scholar Paula Coomer, aContinue reading “Book Club Resumes Meeting Online”

New Director Approved for Library

The Coeur d’Alene Public Library Board of Trustees approved hiring a new library director at its meeting Wednesday.Michael Priest, currently the director of the Prairie River Library District, will assume his duties Oct. 1. He replaces Bette Ammon who retires Friday, July 31, after serving as director for 15 years.Melissa Searle, references/technical services librarian, andContinue reading “New Director Approved for Library”

Writers Competition Winners Recognized

The winners in the 2020 Julie Meier Writers Competition at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library were announced Friday, June 26, in an online presentation streamed live on Facebook. The presentation can be viewed on the YouTube channel for the City of Coeur d’Alene. This year’s competition was impacted and delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic whichContinue reading “Writers Competition Winners Recognized”

7 Days – 7 Ways to Use Your Library From Home

Day 1- Borrow free e-books and e-audiobooks: We’ve got several options for you right now. Borrow ebooks and eaudiobooks to read on your computer, phone, tablet, or Kindle e-reader by using the Libby app by Overdrive. Learn more at cin.overdive.com. Use your CIN Library Card number and your password is your last name in all-caps.Continue reading “7 Days – 7 Ways to Use Your Library From Home”

Cd’A Library Offering Free Youth e-Books

The Coeur d’Alene Public Library is offering free eBooks to children ages birth to 18. Complete the form at this site — forms.gle/2Grj8hH1mwPvWSmH9 — and the library will send you an access code for 10 free eBook downloads. Limit one access code per child while supplies last. Families with multiple children may request an accessContinue reading “Cd’A Library Offering Free Youth e-Books”

Lake City Public Library Closed Temporarily

Lake City Public Library – operated at the high school on Ramsey Road in Coeur  d’Alene – has been closed temporarily as a precaution to prevent the potential spread of the coronavirus. Library Director Bette Ammon said the decision to suspend Lake City services was made in consultation with Coeur d’Alene School District officials. TheContinue reading “Lake City Public Library Closed Temporarily”

New Lecture Series to Focus on Historic Homes

Historic Coeur d’Alene Homes – Then & Now – will be the focus of the new Inland Northwest Milestone Lecture series by regional historian Robert Singletary at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library.The series, presented in partnership with the Museum of North Idaho, will feature some of the historic homes built on East Sherman Avenue inContinue reading “New Lecture Series to Focus on Historic Homes”

Libraries Going Fine Free for All Ages June 3

Coeur d’Alene and Lake City public libraries are going fine free for all ages as of June 3, joining a national trend and a change in policy by several other area libraries.The Library Board of Trustees voted May 22 to eliminate overdue fines in conjunction with the Community Library Network (CLN) and review the resultsContinue reading “Libraries Going Fine Free for All Ages June 3”

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