Preschoolers and Home schoolers can enjoy stories, rhymes and activities once a week at each library. Blanchard’s Story Time is on Wednesdays a 11:30 and Priest River’s Story Time is on Thursdays at 10:30.
The Six (6) Early Literacy Skills: Join in the fun of Story Time while we work on the six skills of Early Literacy: Letter Knowledge, Vocabulary, Print Awareness, Print Motivation, Narrative Skills, Phonological Awareness. These skills will help your child become ready to read. Birth to preschool is the time to introduce your child to the world of books and reading. These skills will add to the success of your child’s early learning years.
MakeIt @ the Library
A maker program for ages 10 and up at the Priest River Library is held at 3pm on the third Thursday of each month during the school year. Recent projects have focused on functional art including leather working, para cord bracelets and glass painting. Future Make It projects will include art, cooking, STEM. Please register for the program by calling the library at 208.448.2207, email [email protected], or stop in at the Priest River Library.
For kids ages 5-9, this class will operate on the same principles as the Make It @ The Library program but for the younger children. Kids Krafternoon is on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 3pm during the school year.. Please register for the program by calling the library at 208.448,2207, email [email protected], or stop in at the Priest River Library.
We’re back!! Beginning in August 2021, LEGO Day will return! Each Monday from 3-4:30 in Priest River and Blanchard we will bring out our Lego collection for kids of all ages to enjoy.
Full STEAM Saturday
Every first Saturday of the month in Priest River, kids ages 8 and up can explore different STEAM activities such as coding, robotics and circuitry. This class is held at 2 pm, (after library hours!) beginning in October and runs through the school year.