Youth Programs

10 Year Anniversary Celebration Week!

  1. Historic Preservation Commission Library Plaque Commemoration
  • A Plaque hiding behind a curtainDate: Monday, June 12
  • Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library Event Space

The Historic Preservation Commission, through a grant from the Idaho State Historical Society, will be celebrating the installation of a plaque on the library that shares historical information about the building and its role in the West End Historic District. The speaker for this event will be Garry Bush.

  1. Artist Reception
  1. How Do We Define Free Speech and Censorship, Human Ties: Conversations That Matter
  1. Micah and Me Dance Party
  1. Gaming Jamboree
  1. LEW On the Go Grand Opening

Summer Reading Registration

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Registration at the Lewiston Library


  • Monday-Thursday, June 12-15, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday-Saturday, June 16-17, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday's Registration will take place in the Southeast corner of the Tribune parking lot next to the new Library on the Go during the Grand Opening!

Online Registration


  • Monday, June 5, 8:00 AM - Monday, July 3, 8:00 AM

Sign up here anytime between June 5 (6/5/2023) and July 3rd (7/3/2023) to be a part of our big event!

Special Events

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Micah & Me Ukulele Class

Special guests Micah & Me will offer an hour long beginning Ukulele Class. 30 ukuleles will be available for the class or you can bring your own. Registration is required for this class.

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Story Time @ the Parks & Outreach Vehicle Service

  • Date: Tuesdays June 20 and 27, July 11, 18 and 25 (Pioneer Park)                                     Thursdays June 22 and 29, July 6, 13, 20 and 27 (Hereth Park)
  • Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location: Pioneer & Hereth Park
  • Ages: 0-7

Enjoy some fun in the sun at our Story Times @ the Park summer series.  Our new Library On the Go Outreach Vehicle will be stocked with books for all ages and will be available for checkout.  For your convenience, you will also have the opportunity to participate in our Summer Reading Program and pick up your weekly prizes from the Outreach Vehicle.

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Busy Kiddos Let's Create!

  • Date: Wednesdays, June 21 and 28, July 5, 12, 19 and 26
  • Time: 11:00 AM - Noon
  • Location: Library Event Space
  • Ages: 6-9

Each week there will be a fun and creative activity for busy kiddos to create!

Week 1:Upcycled robot buildingWeek 4: Friendship puppets
Week 2: Kindness mobile & spin artWeek 5: Listen to your heart & lungs DIY stethoscope
Week 3: Bee Kind felt bannerWeek 6: Friendship button making & Lovebug clothespin.

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Benjamin Kemper Storyteller

  • Date: Thursday, June 22
  • Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Location: Library Event Space
  • Ages: All ages

Benjamin Kemper is no ordinary storyteller and has been a master teller since an early age. He will engage and delight children and those young at heart! Put down your devices and experience the art of storytelling!

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STEAM Ahead Saturdays

  • Dates: Saturdays, June 24, July 22
  • Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Event Space
  • Ages: 4+

Fun STEAM themed activities, games, and toys will be featured in our cool event space for kids to explore!  

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Summer is Cooking!

  • Date: Mondays, June 26, July 10, 17, 31, August 7
  • Time: 12:30 - 2:00 PM (Ages 9-12), 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (Ages 13-18)
  • Location: Makery
  • Ages: 9-12, 13-18
  • Registration Opens June 14: 

This series of cooking classes will be taught by U of I County Extension Officers. Each student will receive a cooking kit & recipe book to keep! Class sizes are limited to 8 students each. Registration is required and is for the 5 week series. Please plan to attend all classes if possible.

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Totally Tween Tuesdays

Week 1: Zen Gardens (June 27)Week 4: Video Game Tournament, No Registration (July 18)
Week 2: Cooking with the Professor (Thursday, July 6, 2-3 PM)Week 5: Writing Workshop with Emma (July 25)
Week 3: Jorge Pacheco Cartoonist (July 11)

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Teen Connections Wednesdays

Week 1: Zen Gardens (June 28)Week 4: Video Game Tournament, No Registration (July 18)
Week 2: Cooking with the Professor (Friday, July 7, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)Week 5: Writing Workshop with Emma (July 26)
Week 3: Jorge Pacheco Cartoonist (July 12)

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Radical Rick

  • Date: Thursday, June 29
  • Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Location: Library Event Space
  • Ages: All ages

Radical Rick is back with his fantastic EXTREME SCIENCE show! Rick makes science fun!

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Reptile Lady

  • Date: Wednesday, July 5
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Location: Pioneer Park
  • Ages: All ages

Snakes, alligators and lizards, oh my! Come interact with reptiles from all over the world in this educational and fun event with Reptile Lady, April Jackson.

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