Welcome to McCall Public Library!

McCall Public Library,  218 East Park Street, McCall Idaho 83638

Hours:Monday - Friday 10-6 pm, Saturday 10-2, closed Sundays.

Pumphouse Used Books is a bookstore run by the Friends of the McCall Public Library and is located at 1001 State Street across from hospital.The Pumphouse bookstore hours are Wednesdays-Saturdays 12-3.


Explore your dreams through reading or research (with our new dream dictionary) and then share them with others using almost any medium (like video, writing, or a Powtoon).  Each project submitted earns a hardcover book from the 2014 Teens' Top Ten List.  Happening now and through the month of October

Teens can earn books for our library.

Anatomy of a Misfit 

A Big Read on Overdrive eBokks and eAudiobooks

From bestselling adult novelist Andrea Portes comes her Young Adult debut: ANATOMY OF A MISFIT (published:9/2/2014;Ages 14 up;), an emotionally resonant story that Publishers Weekly raves is "instantly endearing" with a "highly memorable heroine" and voice.

The McCall Public Library is hosting a Big Library Read on eBook and eAudiobooks called ANATOMY OF A MISFITThe  McCall Public Library has unlimited copies of this young adult novel in electronic format from October 13 through October 28.  This eBook and eAudiobook is available at http//idahodigital.lib.overdrive.com.  Big Library Read is the first-ever "global eBook club," connecting readers around the world who read the same eBook, and/or listen to the same audiobook at the same time. Over the past year, thousands of libraries and schools and millions of patrons have embraced the program.

ANATOMY OF A MISFIT is based on Andrea Portes' real-life experiences as a

Please note: Contains adult themes and language.

Author Patrick Lee presents his book

Kickers: A Novel of the Secret War

October 27 at 7 pm at the library

Adelante Book Club

Adelante book club will host a conversation with Doug Tims, author of Merciless Eden, at Central Idaho Historical Museum in The Fire Warden's House on Tuesday, October 28, at 7:00 p.m.  Merciless Eden is the tell of the hardy and resourceful pioneers who established homesteads in the huge wilderness area along Idaho's Salmon River.  Tims reveals fascinating stories of Campbell's Ferry inhabitants, including Frances Zaunmiller, its most famous resident. The book covers the history of the surrounding wilderness lands and the struggles to protect them. Doug and his wife, Phyllis, purchased the Campbell's Ferry Ranch and faithfully preserve its history. This is special opportunity for the community to meet Doug Tims and explore tales of Idaho's wild Salmon River. Copies of Merciless Eden are available at the public library and McCall Drug Store. If you have questions or would like more information please call Maggie Rosenthal (634-6723) or Joan Brundige (630-3172).

The November book will be AMERICANAH by Adiche, it is the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for FictionAn NPR "Great Reads".  One of The New York Times's Ten Best Books of the Year.  A powerful, tender story of race and identity by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun.  Books are available at McCall Drug store. Tell them you are with the book club and receive a 15 % discount.

Exploring the Hero's Journey

An interactive slideshow with Mythology, Art, Literature and Film

presented by Renne Silus of Holistic Health

Tuesday, November 4 at 7 pm

at the McCall Public Library

For a

 Film at
Alpine Playhouse

Wednesday, November 12th, 7pm

Presented the McCall
Film Society

Watch the Movie

Winged Migration

Friday, Nov. 14 at the McCall Libraryth
7 pm

Reading Week

Family Fun Night-Monday, November 17, 7pm

New Chess
- Tuesday, November 18

Trivia Day - Wednesday,
November 19

Puzzle Day - Thursday, November20


Informational meeting about the Alzar School in Cascade

Wednesday,  December 10th at 7 pm at the library

 Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow

Film at
Alpine Playhouse

Wednesday, December 10th at 7pm

Presented the McCall
Film Society

First Tuesdays Poetry

starting in December at 7 pm

Tumble Ebooks available

Welcome to TumbleBookCloud's Graphic Novel Program.  The McCall Public Library now has a  subscription with unlimited access from school/library and home.  Click on the link below to access:


TumbleBookCloud is an online database of over 1000 eBooks, chapter books, National Geographic videos, and audio books geared for middle school and high school students of all reading levels.

McCall Public Library

Let's Talk About It Winter 2015

Western Fiction-Wednesdays @ 7 pm

January 21-This House of Sky by Ivan Doig

February 4-Buffalo Girls by Larry McMurtry

February 18-Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko

March 4-The Brave Cowboy by Edward Abbey

March 18-The Virginian by Owen Wister

Electronic books are available.  Log into your account in our catalog to download an EBook or EAudiobook. First get the Overdrive app, create an Adobe id, then download an eBook or Eaudiobook.

We would appreciate your input for our e-book collection development. Please click here to take our electronic book survey:


Thank you to the Friends of the MCall Public Library for their generous donation of our annual subscription to Overdrive.

Please contact the library at 634-5522 if you are interested in presenting a lecture, presentation or show for our community. 

The Library Board of Trustees of the McCall Public Library will be meeting on Thursday, October 21st at 1 pm in the library.

Friends of the McCall Public Library will be meeting on Tuesday, November 18th at 1:00 in the library's conference room.

Story Stop ~ every Wednesday 10:30 - 10:50 a.m. Streamlined
library time with stories, rhymes, songs & games for children. Social time for parents/guardians. For children ages 0-3.

Children’s Story Time ~ Every Thursday 10.30- 11:30  Ages 3-5 (with adult). Preschool stories, songs, art, social time.

4 Year Olds Club ~ Free library card is offered to 4 year old child for a year's membership. Ask at the front desk.

Baby Bags~gift bag with free library card and library baby gifts for any newborn (0-1 yr. old born at St. Luke's McCall). Ask at the front desk.

Food for Fines ~ take $1 off of your library fine for one non-perishable food item.

Talking Book Service

Don't let a physical limitation stop you from reading!  Audio books and magazines can be loaned
free to any Idaho resident who is unable to read regular print, hold a
book, or turn pages due to a temporary or permanent physical limitation.

Click here for more information and to register:


This free service provides the
following to registered users:

  • Books, magazines, and playback equipment
  • Materials mailed directly to and from the user
    via Free Matter for the Blind
  • Toll free number to contact the Talking Book Service
  • Resources to help select titles of interest
  • Online catalog for direct ordering
  • Ability to download digital titles

Procedures for Donations

McCall Public Library


Go to the front desk
and ask the staff where to place the donations. Please let them know if
you would like a tax receipt for the  donation.

Last updated: October 22, 2014 - 11:40am by mccall