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This event is in the "Pre-K (ages 0-5)" group.

Baby Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: Pre-K (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Read, Write, Talk, Sing, Play, Count, Storytime
Event Details:
This program is ideal for ages 6-24 months, although younger and older siblings are welcome! Join Ms. Natalie for lap songs, fingerplays, and beginning stories with your little one. Stay for a little while after the program to get to know other careg...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

We often take photographs during library events. Please let our photographer know if you do not want us to publish photos of your child.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

VITA Tax Preparation

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Details:
Boise State operates a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program that is available to anyone that makes $64,000 or less annually. Our IRS certified tax preparers are available to help you prepare your tax returns! There will be a drop-in s...
This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Meridian Knights Chess Club

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Conference Room
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6), Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Build Your Skills, Do an Activity, Join a Club or Group, Learn About It
Event Details:
Want to learn the basics of chess? You can play for fun or learn how to participate in tournament chess as part of Meridian Knights prize-winning chess team. Geared towards all levels K-12. New students always ...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.

PJ Campout at the Library

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: All Ages/Families, Pre-K (ages 0-5), School Age (grades K-6)
Program Type: Do an Activity, Storytime
Event Details:
Camp at the library! Invite your friends, family, and camp buddies. Bring a blanket and create a home beneath the stars. You can even make your own s’more! As the night winds down, a special storytime tale will weave its way into your heart, ensuring...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

We often take photographs during library events. Please let our photographer know if you do not want us to publish photos of your child.

This event is in the "Pre-K (ages 0-5)" group.

Silly Song & Dance

10:30am - 11:00am
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: Pre-K (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Move Your Body, Read, Write, Talk, Sing, Play, Count, Storytime
Event Details:
Time to get your wiggle on as we sing, dance, and laugh to fun songs and stories. We will move our bodies and use our voices to discover rhythms, pitch, dynamics, volume, and tempo. Join us for a storytime focused on music, singing, and dancing! Idea...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

We often take photographs during library events. Please let our photographer know if you do not want us to publish photos of your child.

This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.
This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Pokémon Club

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: All Ages/Families, School Age (grades K-6), Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Build Your Skills, Do an Activity, Join a Club or Group, Learn About It
Event Details:
Collect, trade, battle, watch, and chat all things Pokémon! We'll be playing Pokémon TCG, plus anything else related to Pokémon. Bring your friends, family, rivals, and have fun! Don't have a deck? The library has basic decks and training sheets to b...

Disclaimer(s)

We often take photographs during library events. Please let our photographer know if you do not want us to publish photos of your child.

This event is in the "Pre-K (ages 0-5)" group.

Kindergarten All-Stars

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Orchard Park
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: Pre-K (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Build Your Skills, Do an Activity, Learn About It, Read, Write, Talk, Sing, Play, Count, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Sign up for a session of Kindergarten readiness classes! Bring your 4- to 5-year-old to learn classroom skills, make friends, and become a real Kindergarten All-Star. This class will be every Wednesday afternoon for 6 weeks (April 3, 10, 17, 24 &...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

We often take photographs during library events. Please let our photographer know if you do not want us to publish photos of your child.

This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Exploration Lab

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Learning Lab
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6), Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Build Your Skills, Do an Activity, Get Involved, Learn About It
Event Details:
The Exploration Lab is a place where you can explore different arts, crafts, science, technology, and other creative topics at your own pace. There are themed explorations kits with simple instructions to help you get started. Staff will be on hand ...
This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.

Singing & Stepping Storytellers

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6)
Program Type: Move Your Body, Read, Write, Talk, Sing, Play, Count
Event Details:
Every song is a story and we will bring the story to life by singing, dancing, and acting it out. We’ll explore emotions, voices, and ways to move our bodies as our unique storytelling instrument. Join us for a class focused on telling stories throug...

Disclaimer(s)

We often take photographs during library events. Please let our photographer know if you do not want us to publish photos of your child.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Brain Architecture Game

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Build Your Skills
Event Details:
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Join the Idaho Children's Trust Fund and Idaho Network of Children's Advocacy Centers for the Brain Architecture Game. Registration is through the Idaho Network of Children's Advocacy Centers. ...
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Snack Lab

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Build Your Skills, Do an Activity
Event Details:
Come to the Snack Lab and learn how to make some tasty snacks. These are good to take to school, on a road trip, walking around your neighborhood, or eating on a couch.  We'll have snack themes inspired by books, movies, pop culture, and taste ...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Pre-K (ages 0-5)" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: Pre-K (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Read, Write, Talk, Sing, Play, Count, Storytime
Event Details:
Join Ms. Natalie for preschool storytime with books and songs and more! This will be followed by a stay and play with our big blue blocks.   Storytime is geared toward ages 2 to 5, but all are welcome.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

We often take photographs during library events. Please let our photographer know if you do not want us to publish photos of your child.

This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.

STEAM Lab

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Learning Lab
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6)
Program Type: Build Your Skills, Do an Activity
Event Details:
Are you ready to explore the fascinating world of science? Our weekly science experiments are designed to pique the curiosity of young minds and encourage them to learn through fun and interactive activities. ...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

We often take photographs during library events. Please let our photographer know if you do not want us to publish photos of your child.

This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.

Dinosaur Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Marketplace
Age Group: All Ages/Families, Pre-K (ages 0-5), School Age (grades K-6)
Program Type: Attend an Event, Do an Activity, Storytime
Event Details:
Stomp on down to the Library for a roaring storytime. We’ll have dinosaur stories, songs, and a paleontologist visit! Wear your fanciest or most ferocious attire.   This event will be the open storytime only, please register separately ...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

We often take photographs during library events. Please let our photographer know if you do not want us to publish photos of your child.

This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.

Dinosaur Tea Party

10:00am - 12:00pm
Orchard Park
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: All Ages/Families, Pre-K (ages 0-5), School Age (grades K-6)
Program Type: Attend an Event, Do an Activity, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Stomp on down to the Library for the fiercest tea party ever! We’ll have dinosaur stories, songs, and a paleontologist visit. Wear your fanciest or most ferocious attire.   This event will be an hour long open storytime followed by a te...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

We often take photographs during library events. Please let our photographer know if you do not want us to publish photos of your child.

This event is in the "Pre-K (ages 0-5)" group.

Baby Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: Pre-K (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Read, Write, Talk, Sing, Play, Count, Storytime
Event Details:
This program is ideal for ages 6-24 months, although younger and older siblings are welcome! Join Ms. Natalie for lap songs, fingerplays, and beginning stories with your little one. Stay for a little while after the program to get to know other careg...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

We often take photographs during library events. Please let our photographer know if you do not want us to publish photos of your child.

This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.

Meridian Knights Chess Club

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Conference Room
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6), Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Build Your Skills, Do an Activity, Join a Club or Group, Learn About It
Event Details:
Want to learn the basics of chess? You can play for fun or learn how to participate in tournament chess as part of Meridian Knights prize-winning chess team. Geared towards all levels K-12. New students always ...
This event is in the "Pre-K (ages 0-5)" group.

Silly Song & Dance

10:30am - 11:00am
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: Pre-K (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Move Your Body, Read, Write, Talk, Sing, Play, Count, Storytime
Event Details:
Time to get your wiggle on as we sing, dance, and laugh to fun songs and stories. We will move our bodies and use our voices to discover rhythms, pitch, dynamics, volume, and tempo. Join us for a storytime focused on music, singing, and dancing! Idea...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

We often take photographs during library events. Please let our photographer know if you do not want us to publish photos of your child.

This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.

Brick Club

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6)
Program Type: Do an Activity
Event Details:
Build something from your imagination! This is a casual free build program. We have the Legos and space; you have the fun! ...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

We often take photographs during library events. Please let our photographer know if you do not want us to publish photos of your child.

This event is in the "Pre-K (ages 0-5)" group.

Storytime and Art

10:30am - 11:30am
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: Pre-K (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Build Your Skills, Do an Activity, Storytime
Event Details:
Our storytime is designed to encourage a love for reading and learning. Each session will feature a couple of books. After the story, children will have the opportunity to create a craft project related to the story they just heard. This hands-on act...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

We often take photographs during library events. Please let our photographer know if you do not want us to publish photos of your child.

This event is in the "Pre-K (ages 0-5)" group.

Kindergarten All-Stars

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Orchard Park
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: Pre-K (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Build Your Skills, Do an Activity, Learn About It, Read, Write, Talk, Sing, Play, Count, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Sign up for a session of Kindergarten readiness classes! Bring your 4- to 5-year-old to learn classroom skills, make friends, and become a real Kindergarten All-Star. This class will be every Wednesday afternoon for 6 weeks (April 3, 10, 17, 24 &...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

We often take photographs during library events. Please let our photographer know if you do not want us to publish photos of your child.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Enrichment Club

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Do an Activity, Join a Club or Group
Event Details:
Embark on a journey of joy and discovery! Dive into engaging learning experiences and lively social gatherings tailored for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Each month, we promise a vibrant mix of exciting activities that...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Exploration Lab

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Learning Lab
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6), Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Build Your Skills, Do an Activity, Get Involved, Learn About It
Event Details:
The Exploration Lab is a place where you can explore different arts, crafts, science, technology, and other creative topics at your own pace. There are themed explorations kits with simple instructions to help you get started. Staff will be on hand ...
This event is in the "School Age (grades K-6)" group.

Singing & Stepping Storytellers

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Orchard Park
Library Branch: Orchard Park
Room: Orchard Park Program Room
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6)
Program Type: Move Your Body, Read, Write, Talk, Sing, Play, Count
Event Details:
Every song is a story and we will bring the story to life by singing, dancing, and acting it out. We’ll explore emotions, voices, and ways to move our bodies as our unique storytelling instrument. Join us for a class focused on telling stories throug...

Disclaimer(s)

We often take photographs during library events. Please let our photographer know if you do not want us to publish photos of your child.