Current Library Use Policies 8-19-20

The Library is open to the public in accordance with phase 4 of Governor Little’s Stay Safe Order.  Face masks are encouraged and social distancing is required.  Please keep visits brief (30 minutes or less).  Faxing and copying are available but the computers, printing from the computers, and Community Room use are still unavailable.  The toys and backpacks are still off limits and small children must remain with an adult at all times.

We are sorry for any inconvenience these limitations might cause.  We appreciate your cooperation and would love to see you in the Library. 

Curbside pickup is still available for those who prefer that option. 

Please call 208-226-2335 if you have any questions.

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Here are some great pics from our recent Boys’ Book Club Event

Our next Book Club Event will be for the girls and will be on November 12 at 7:00 PM and feature The White Giraffe by Lauren St. John. Books are available now and registration is required by Oct 29th. For more information click HERE

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Board Meeting

 AGENDA

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

AMERICAN FALLS DISTRICT LIBRARY

MEETING DATE: October 7th, 2020

TIME 6:00 PM

Call to Order

Action Item:  Approval of August’s Meeting Minutes

Action Item:  Approval of August and September’s Bill’s

Treasurer’s Report

Director’s Report Other Business

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Storytime

Come join the fun at Storytime! It is currently held in the Community Room to allow for social distancing. Masks are required for adults and social distancing will be observed. Wearing of masks by preschoolers is left to the discretion of the parent.

The toys, backpacks and games are not available and have been removed from sight. You are welcome to go in the library to check out books, but hanging out is not allowed.

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Fun Times at the Library

Here are some cute pictures from our recent Girls’ Book Club Event. Thanks to all who participated.

Our next event will be the Boys’ Book Club on October 8th. Registration is open and books are available now. Click HERE for more details.

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Books4Boys

Registration is open for the Books4Boys book club event in October. Stop by the Library and check out a book in preparation for this event. For more information chick HERE

Masks and social distancing will be required.

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September Kids’ Club

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September Storytime

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Budget Hearing/Board Meeting

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Summer Reading Prize Winners

The Summer Reading Program concluded with a raffle prize drawing. Tickets were earned by meeting reading goals and turning in reading logs.

Congratulations to the following winners:
Hungry Caterpillar and Discovery Set-Mahana Hatch, Fun in the Sun-Levi Hornbacher, Garden Set-Winston Mayer, Frozen Collection-Elovee Call, Bird Watching Set- Rachel Harman, Princess Sofia Collection-Brighton Call, Black Fire 7 Tablet-Jonah Miskin, Sage Fire 7 Tablet-Bianca Bieda, Blue Fire 7 Tablet-Harper Vollmer, Balance Bike-Elovee Call, 20” Bike-Charlotte Moore, and 18” Bike-Owen Givens.

The top Teen reader, Ria Dearden, received a Fire 7 Tablet and $25 Gift Card. Raffle prize winners were: $25 Gift Card-Coi Dearden, $15 Gift Card-Ryan Taylor, and Book Set-Shaylee Taylor. Team Sphinx won the Teen reading competition and team members were treated to an ice cream social at the Library.

The Adult prize winner, Carol Batterton, received a $50 Gift Card.

The Library Staff would like to thank all who participated in any way, and give a special thanks to The Friends of the Library for their financial support, and Idaho Central Credit Union for donating bikes for the raffle drawing.

Mohana Hatch
Levi Hornbacher
Winston Mayer
Elovee Call
Rachel Harmon
Brighton Call
Jonah Miskin
Bianca Bieda
Harper Vollmer
Elovee Call
Charlotte Moore
Owen Givens
Ria Dearden
Coi Dearden
Ryan Taylor
Shaylee Taylor
Carol Batterton
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Early Learning Virtual Town Hall Meeting

The University of Idaho McClure Center for Public Policy Research and the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children invite you to a virtual town hall meeting in your community. This town hall is intended to gather information on your experiences, challenges and successes connected to early learning programs and childcare in your community. The meeting will last for approximately 90 minutes.
We hope that you, as a parent of a young child, a provider of an early learning program, an educator of children or a community member, will share your thoughts with us.
The first step in this research project is to understand the needs, resources and programs across Idaho. Idaho is vast and varied, so we are ‘visiting’ each educational region to learn about the programs, successes and challenges in these distinct areas.
We are eager to learn from you and hope you attend this town hall meeting. The input from stakeholders in each community will guide the future of early learning resources and programs in Idaho.
Please share this invitation with others in your community who might be interested in attending these town halls.
RSVP at https://www.uidaho.edu/president/direct-reports/mcclure-center/current-research/calendar
If you have any further questions about this town hall, then please contact the McClure Center by email mcclurecenter@uidaho.edu or by phone (208) 364-4563.

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