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Learn Valuable Technology Skills
Learn how to develop and design for the web or build an app! All you need is your Boise Public Library card and our new online interactive learning service, Treehouse™.
Jump right in at www.BoisePublicLibrary.org/Treehouse, or call 384-4076 or email email@example.com for details.
Check Out Your Ancestors
Join reference archivist Steve Barrett, for this monthly series on genealogy tips and resources. The classes will be offered on the second Wednesday each month through June. Future classes will cover finding information about your ancestors in all kinds of places, including land records, probate and estate records, immigration and naturalization records, and other online and printed resources. Offered in partnership with the Idaho State Archives. First up: Interviewing Family Members – Wednesday, January 14, Main Library
Meet Author Nomi Eve
Join Nomi Eve, author of the newly released novel Henna House, for a discussion of her writing. Henna House explores the rich traditions and customs of the now forgotten and once vibrant community of Yemenite Jews. Wednesday, January 21, Main Library
Idaho Child Care Reads
Childcare providers and preschool teachers are invited to get hands-on experience in getting children ready for reading in this free early literacy workshop. We’ll discuss the six early literacy skills and related resources for building a strong reading foundation. IdahoStars credit is available. Advance registration is required. Saturday, January 31, Main Library
Drop in anytime from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. most Thursdays, and take our 3D printers for a spin! Staff will be on hand to assist as needed. Main Library
Read! Build! Play! @ Your Library
We have tons of LEGO® bricks – join the fun!
Historical European Swordsmanship
See the longsword, sword and buckler, and dagger in action while you learn the origins of Europe’s martial arts. Sunday, January 17, Main Library
Teen Improv: Writing & Acting
Back by popular demand – let loose your creativity and silliness! Thursday, January 22, Library! at Cole & Ustick
Saturday Art Afternoon: Layers & Lines
Join Amy Nack of Wingtip Press and play with layers and lines in the style of Paul Klee. Adults, registration required. Saturday, January 31, Library! at Collister
Can’t get enough Elsa, Anna and Olaf? Join us for an afternoon of fun inspired by the movie. Ages 2-10. Saturday, January 31, Library! at Hillcrest
Free Legal & Nonprofit Resources
Programs for Kids & Teens
All locations will be closed on:
- Thursday, January 1, New Year's Day
- Monday, January 19, Martin Luther King Birthday / Idaho Human Rights Day
Branch libraries are closed on Mondays year around.