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23 Sep 2020
  • Preschool Story Time Online

    23 Sep 2020  10:30 am11:00 am
    https://forms.gle/jPEAPZPc1GjiwZuw7

    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! https://forms.gle/jPEAPZPc1GjiwZuw7
    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!

  • Library Board of Trustees

    23 Sep 2020  4:00 pm5:00 pm
    Jameson Room

  • Study Buddy (Online Tips for Teens)

    23 Sep 2020  4:00 pm4:00 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.

    Available on https://cdateenzone.weebly.com/.

24 Sep 2020
  • Rated T for Teens (Discord Edition)

    24 Sep 2020  4:00 pm5:00 pm

    Want to rant and rave about your passions and interests and pet-peeves? This is a social club where teens can rate various topics, including books, genres, TV shows, music, etc. Each week will be a new theme. The final weekly top ten list will be posted by the end of the week.

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

  • Inland Northwest Milestones

    24 Sep 2020  7:00 pm8:30 pm

    Regional historian Robert Singletary will discuss the lives of men and women who have shaped the history of the region in this online series in partnership with the Museum of North Idaho. First up, Coeur d’Alene tribal elder Lawrence Aripa and Coeur d’Alene business pioneer Frederick Blackwell. The program will be streamed at www.facebook.com/CDALibrary.

25 Sep 2020
  • Book Babies Online

    25 Sep 2020  10:30 am11:00 am
    https://forms.gle/uWXo1iZJNsS8JcUu5

    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! https://forms.gle/uWXo1iZJNsS8JcUu5
    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.

  • Library League of Legends (Discord Edition)

    25 Sep 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

28 Sep 2020
  • Mindful Mondays Livestreamed Story Time

    28 Sep 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.

29 Sep 2020
  • Book Babies Online

    29 Sep 2020  10:30 am11:00 am
    https://forms.gle/uWXo1iZJNsS8JcUu5

    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! https://forms.gle/uWXo1iZJNsS8JcUu5
    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)

    29 Sep 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

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”

Facemasks Required to Enter CD’A Library

Following the directive from the Board of the Panhandle Health District approved Thursday, it will be necessary for patrons to wear protective facemasks when entering the Coeur d’Alene Public Library. “We have been concerned in recent weeks that as the number of COVID-19 cases have increased, that we have not seen a corresponding increase inContinue reading “Facemasks Required to Enter CD’A Library”

Sundays Back On Schedule for CD’A Library

Beginning July 5, the Coeur d’Alene Public Library will resume Sunday hours – noon to 5 p.m. – for the first time since it was closed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The library will be closed Friday and Saturday, July 3 and 4, for the Independence Day holiday. Beginning Monday, July 13, theContinue reading “Sundays Back On Schedule for CD’A 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”

Outdoor Summer Concert Series Begins June 22

The Coeur d’Alene Public Library’s Outdoor Summer Concert Series is returning. The first event for 2020 will take place on Monday, June 22. All concerts are 6-7:30 p.m. and are provided free by the event sponsor, the Coeur d’Alene Library Foundation. The concerts, performed on the park side of the library, will follow current social-distancingContinue reading “Outdoor Summer Concert Series Begins June 22”

Library to Resume Saturday, Evening Hours

The Coeur d’Alene Public Library will take another step toward normal operations June 20, by resuming Saturday hours and evening hours the following week. The library will be open six days a week – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. “We feel like weContinue reading “Library to Resume Saturday, Evening Hours”

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”

Cd’A Library Discontinues Curbside Service

The Coeur d’Alene Public Library will discontinue curbside service for patrons picking up holds effective Friday, March 20, at the end of the day. Library Director Bette Ammon said the popular service was at risk of becoming an attractive nuisance encouraging people to congregate in front of the library. “The Panhandle Health District is advisingContinue reading “Cd’A Library Discontinues Curbside Service”

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”

CIN Summer Reading