Looking for some family-oriented holiday fun? Don't forget, we have holiday music you can borrow or download, holiday kidpacks, and lots of holiday movies and books - including ebooks. And, here's more holiday fun!
- The Nutcracker: Kids and parents are invited to hear The Nutcracker story, learn its history, then watch an excerpt performed by Ballet Idaho Academy students. They'll also get a little interactive dance instruction.
- The Gingerbread Boy (Puppet Show): In a humorous retelling of the old classic tale, the freshly baked Gingerbread Boy escapes the oven and outruns everyone. But will he be able to avoid the clever fox?
- Family Holiday Matinee: Surrounded by fuzzy felt puppets, Michael Caine plays crotchety Ebenezer Scrooge in this retelling of the Dickens classic, The Christmas Carol. Kermit the Frog stars as the faithful Bob Cratchit.
- Family Holiday Double Feature: First, watch the Grinch dress up as Santa as he tries to keep Christmas from
coming to Whoville. Then, a mysterious train takes a doubting boy to the North Pole for a Christmas Eve visit with Santa!
Rhythms of the Game: How to Perform at your Best
Parents and teens are invited to learn about techniques and mindsets that can help musicians and athletes achieve success in high-pressure situations. David Gluck, co-author of Rhythms of the Game: The Link Between Musical and Athletic Performance, will describe his work with elite athletes and artists, and demonstrate how the techniques work. A book-signing follows. December 5, Main Library
Open Enrollment - Idaho's Health Exchange
Join In-Person Assisters (IPAs) from Terry Reilly Health Services for an information session and workshop. IPAs have been certified by Your Health Idaho to facilitate enrollment and provide information on coverage options. December 7, Main Library
Hour of Code
Join us for a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code" and show that anyone can learn the basics. December 14, Main Library
More Great Programs & Classes
See our online calendar, kids calendar or teen calendar for more great programs and classes, including movies, free legal clinics, Fit & Fall Proof classes, Nonprofit Resource Thursdays, puppet shows, book discussions and book-a-librarian.
- Tuesday, December 24, Christmas Eve—All locations close at 1:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, December 25, Christmas Day—All locations closed
- Tuesday, December 31, New Year's Eve—All locations close at 6:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, January 1, 2014, New Year's Day—All locations closed