Recurring movement-based programs in Idaho Public Libraries – contact the libraries to confirm availability of programs. Please add to or correct this information by using the form on the bottom of this page.
Ada Community Library – http://www.adalib.org/ – At Victory Branch, Tai Chi offered Friday mornings at 11 a.m., Music and Movement offered Monday mornings at 10 a.m., Fit and Fall Proof offered Tuesday and Thursday at noon. A StoryWalk is underway near Victory Branch.
At Lake Hazel Branch: Music and Movement offered Wednesday and Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m., Fit and Fall Proof offered Tuesday and Friday mornings at 11:45 a.m.
At Star Branch: Music and Movement offered Friday mornings at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.
At Hidden Springs Branch: Music and Movement offered Wednesday mornings at 11:30 a.m.
All locations circulate physical activity kits such as croquet, badminton, pickleball, horseshoes, flicken chicken, scoop ball, jump rope, parachute play. The library system also circulates a bear vault and birdwatching and bike repair kits. The collection is growing. Weekly storytimes at all locations often include movement activities, as do
afterschool enrichment outreach and in-house programs, as well as special events and summer reading programs.
Boise Public Library – http://www.boisepubliclibrary.org/ – Music and Movement offered weekly at Cole & Ustick and Main Library.
Caldwell Public Library – http://www.caldwellpubliclibrary.org/calendar – Tai Chi offered Friday mornings.
Coeur d’Alene Public Library – http://www.cdalibrary.org/events – Music and Motion offered Tuesday afternoons for ages 2-5.
Community Library Network – http://www.communitylibrary.net/ – Yoga at the Library for adults offered at Rathdrum Library Friday mornings; Music & Movement offered Thursday mornings at Post Falls for ages 3-5; Little Renaissance Kids for ages 3-5 offered Wednesday mornings at Post Falls, includes monthly Dance Party and Yoga Storytime; School-age and tween dance parties offered in Summer months.
Eagle Public Library – http://eaglepubliclibrary.org/ – Music and Rhyme on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am, for ages from birth to five years.
East Bonner County Library District – http://ebonnerlibrary.org/ – Library offers a Toddler Dance Party about every 6 weeks throughout the school year. StoryWalk® offered in warmer months; permanent StoryWalk® at Dover City Park. The Clark Fork branch lends out Frisbee Golf discs for use at their Frisbee Golf course.
Garden City Public Library – http://notaquietlibrary.org/ – Weekly children’s story time programs, Toddler Tales and Stories & Songs, incorporates songs and movement for ages 0-5; Twice weekly Fit and Fall Proof exercise class for adults and senior citizens offered; fishing poles and tackle boxes are available for checkout; movement-based programs offered during summer reading.
Latah County Library District – http://www.latahlibrary.org/ – Fit and Fall Proof offered Monday and Thursday mornings at Bovill Community Library.
Meridian Library District – http://www.mld.org/ – Fit & Fall Proof offered Monday and Thursday mornings at Cherry Lane; Silly Song & Dance offered mornings at Silverstone; Book a Bike circulating collection at the UnBound location. Beginner’s Yoga monthly on 1st Saturdays. Music and Movement, all ages storytime – 3rd Thursday of the month. Bicycle Talk – 3rd Sunday. Out ‘N About Dog Walking Club – 1st Saturday. Yoga Kids, yoga storytime – 1st Saturday at Silverstone location.
Portneuf District Library – http://portneuflibrary.org/online-learning/steam-resources/ – Offers Take It, Play It Check-Out kits for badminton, bocce ball, Frisbee golf, and other sports and recreational activities; Library holds periodic “Field Days” in which kits can be tried out by the public.
Twin Falls Public Library – http://twinfallspubliclibrary.org/ – monthly Pajama-rama dance parties. Library holds occasional StoryWalks and history walks. For Summer Reading Program library has done yoga, Zumba, played Quidditch, and counted steps for prizes.
West Bonner Library District – http://westbonner.lili.org/ – StoryWalk® and Garden programs in Summer months.
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