For Kids

Digital Resources

Novelist K_8NoveList K-8 Plus

Need help finding what to read next? NoveList K-8 Plus can help! Get author & story read-alike recommendations as well as lists of suggested titles by age and theme.  Searching for a book for a school assignment? This resource also includes award winner lists, book discussion guides, and genre lists.

Nat Geo KidsNational Geographic Kids

Dive into this special kids edition of National Geographic to explore outer space, meet dinosaurs, and have tons of other adventures! Lots of games and quizzes are available, too.

CreativebugCreativeBug

Ready for some new craft ideas? Check out what CreativeBug suggests especially for kids - magic wands, finger knitting & yarn birds just to start!

 

Classes, Events, and Programs

Live Online Programs for Kids

Join us on YouTube Live for some of our beloved programs:

  • Family Storytime — Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
  • Music and Movement — Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel and then tune-in live to participate in these programs.

STEM From the Start Kits

STEM From the Start Kits are available at the Bown Crossing, Cole & Ustick, Collister, and Hillcrest locations. These kits are filled with fun activities that preschool kids (ages 3 to 5) and their families can use to explore STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) topics together.

The kits will be paired with a monthly storytime video on your YouTube channel. Visit the calendar on our website during the first week of the month to reserve your kit, and then pick it up during the second week of each month.

Tiny Telephone Tales

Need a story on the go? Kids want a book before bed? All you need is your phone and a few minutes! Call 208-972-8208 and enjoy stories and songs shared by our librarians. Good for all ages, particularly ages 2-5 years.  New stories every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL CALENDAR EVENTS

Contact Us

Phone: (208) 972-8200
Telecirc: (208) 384-4450
TTY: 1-800-377-3529
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Interim Director: Kristine Miller

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