When you need a break from playing in the snow, Winter Reading Programs at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library are a great way to warm up as well as encourage early childhood literacy.
Winter programs begin Tuesday, Jan. 7. No registration is required for these sessions:
► Book Babies Lapsit: For ages newborn to 2 accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver, Tuesdays, 10:15-10:45 a.m., and Fridays, 10:30-11 a.m.
► Tales for Twos and Threes: For ages 2-3, Tuesdays, 11-11:30 a.m.
► Preschool Storytime: For ages 3-5, Wednesdays, 10:30-11 a.m.
► Music & Motion: For ages 3-5, with songs and movement activities, Wednesdays, 1:30-2 p.m.
► Kendama Club: For ages 8-14, Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m.
► LEGO Club: For ages 5-10, an hour of free play with the library’s huge collection of LEGOs, Thursdays, 4-5 p.m.
Registration is requested for library programs focusing on homeschooling families. Call Jolie for information at 208-765-4393. Programs include:
► Homeschool Game and Activity Hour: Tuesday, Jan. 7, 1 p.m. For school-aged children 7 to early teens.
► Homeschool Junior: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 1 p.m. Geared to kindergarten and first-grade age children.
► Homeschool Meet-Up and Game Café: Fridays, 1 p.m., socializing time for students of all ages, card and board games. (No sign-up needed.)
Children under 6 visiting the library need to be supervised by an adult or a person who is at least 14 even during programs. Children ages 6-9 should be accompanied by someone who is at least 14 who will remain in the building.
Patrons who need accommodation to participate in library programs or services are asked to contact the staff prior to the activity by calling 208-769-2315.