Adult Programs

Special Events

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Fall Master Gardener Series

  • Date: Tuesdays, September 6, October 4, November 1
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Location: Library Event Space
  • Registration required
  • Upcoming Dates:
    • Pruning your Fruit Trees, November 1 (Register Here, attendees must bring hand pruners)

With support from our local University of Idaho Extension office and our Master Gardeners we are excited to offer three fall gardening programs.

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Afternoon Cribbage

  • Date: Saturdays, October 8, November 12
  • Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Library Event Space
  • Ages: 16 & Up

Are you interested in learning or are you a pro with something to teach others?  Join us Saturday afternoons for some cribbage games.  Boards and cards will be provided, and you are welcome to BYOB (Bring Your Own Board) too!

Mystery Movie Monday

  • Date: Mondays, October 17, November 21, December 19
  • Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Library Event Space
  • Upcoming Dates: 
    • October 17 - The Birds
    • November 21 - North by Northwest
    • December 19 - Vertigo

Get your mystery fix with our fall classic Hitchcock series.

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Board Game Night

  • Date: Thursday, October 20, November 10
  • Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Location: Library Event Space
  • All Ages (children under 10 must be accompanied by someone 16 or older)  

Bring a buddy or the whole family to the Event Space for some old-fashioned fun at our no-host board game night!

Make it @ the Library: Pumpkin Spice Tea Towel Class

  • Date: Thursday, October 27
  • Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Location: Makery
  • Registration required: Registration Form

Learn how to use a Cricut heat press, cutting machine and infusible ink to create a fun, fall tea towel at our adult Cricut class.

Everybody Reads with Beth Piatote - author of The Beadworkers

  • Date: Friday, November 4th 2022
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library Event Space
  • Ages: All Ages

"There's No Place Like Home, Toto": Dorothy, Munchkins, Parables and the Lewiston Connection with Gary Bush

  • Date: Thursday, November 17, 2022
  • Time: 6:00 - 7:00 PM
  • Location: Library Event Space

Regular Programs

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Invitation to Coffee and Books program

Saturday Crochet

  • Date: 3rd Saturday of each month
  • Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location: Library Makery
  • Ages: 11 & Up

Beginners and experts alike are invited to a communal crochet gatherings!

Coffee & Books

  • Date: 1st Friday of each month
  • Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM
  • Location: Library Event Space
  • Ages: 18 & Up
  • Upcoming Dates:
    • October 7 - I'll Be Gone in the Dark, Michelle McNamara
    • November 4 - The Beadworkers, Beth Piatote (in conjunction with the Everybody Reads event)
    • December 2 - Skipping Christmas, John Grisham

Join us for a book discussion and a cup of coffee at our monthly first Friday book club!

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Monthly Genealogy Focus

  • Date: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays
  • Time: 12:00PM - 2:00PM Mondays, 1:00PM - 3:00PM Tuesdays/Thursdays
  • Location: Local History Room

Come speak to our skilled volunteers for help uncovering your family history!

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That's A Wrap! Film Club

  • Date: 4th Wednesday of each month
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
  • Location: Community Room
  • Ages: 16 & Up
  • Upcoming Dates:
    • October 26: Horror Adaptations
    • November 23: Kubrick War Kollection 
    • December 28: Feel Good Flix

Join for a discussion of cinema in a relaxed environment, popcorn provided!  Films will be shown earlier in the week at 2:00 PM.

Genre Quest 2021-22

What is Genre Quest?

Genre Quest is a nine-month program at the library that began in 2020. The goal of Genre Quest is to inspire readers of all ages to pursue genres they may not necessarily find in their comfort zone. Most importantly, it keeps readers engaged with what the library has to offer ALL readers. Who knows? You may unexpectedly find a new favorite story!

Each month all you have to do is visit a desk at the Lewiston City Library and say you read a book from that month's genre. You will then receive an exclusive button featuring that genre as a prize! Happy Questing!

Promotion for 2023 Genre Quest

Monthly Schedule:

October - Fantasy/Horror/Paranormal 

Books of the Fantasy genre often feature mythical creatures, magic, and epic adventures where a character must rise to the occasion. Sub-genres of Fantasy are Horror and Paranormal. Horror is about terror, while Paranormal features mythical beings at the forefront of the story.

November - Nonfiction/(Auto) Biography

Nonfiction books are true stories based on real people, events, creatures, and concepts. Biographies are stories written about people and their real-life experiences. Autobiographies are an account of a person's life written by that person.

December - Graphic Fiction/ Graphic Nonfiction/Manga

These are novels told through both words and art; they are very similar to comic books! Graphic novels are just a format but can encompass all genres. Manga are Japanese comic books and graphic novels.

January - Classic/Literary   

Classic fiction has been given special recognition and has stood the test of time. Literary fiction is worthy of praise or reward and centers around style, depth, and is character driven. 

February - Romance/Historical Fiction

Romance novels are all about a central love story and relationships. Historical fiction is a story that takes place in the past and features historical events, customs, and social norms. 

March - Science Fiction

Science Fiction (Sci-fi) is a story that places imagined or actual science at the forefront due to its connection with society and humanity. 

April - Poetry

Books of poetry express feeling and ideas in the form of rhythm, meaning, and sound.

May - Periodicals

Periodicals can take the form of newspapers, magazines, newsletters, comic books, or literary journals that are published daily, weekly, or monthly. 

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