Welcome to McCall Public Library!
McCall Public Library, 218 East Park Street, McCall Idaho 83638
Library Hours: Monday - Friday 10am-6pm & Saturday 10am-2pm. 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 hours are Wednesday-Saturday 12am-3pm.
UPCOMMING EVENTS AND PROGRAMS
Santa Visits the Libary
Thursday, December 18th at 10:30am
News from the North Pole: Santa will be on hand to read a Christmas Story at the McCall Public Library. All children are invited to sing songs, read books, and receive a special treat from Santa. There will be opportunity for photos and a holiday-themed art activity. Come ask Santa what is his favorite winter-time book and remind him what a good child you have been this year!
An Old Fashioned Winter Holiday: Decorating Crafts @ Your Library. Thursday, December 11th and Thursday, December 18th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Children ages 6-12 and families are invited to this drop-in, open-house style activity.
Chess for all ages and levels, every Tuesday starting at 4:00pm at the McCall Public Library. Come play, learn from mentors and enjoy!
Feeling Your Bones
A Poetry Discussion Series
Warm your winter evenings, share insight, and be inspired. First Tuesdays at the McCall Public Library at 7 pm. Free. Each evening we will discuss one longer or two shorter pieces by a well-loved poet. Gain new perspectives with a favorite poet or enjoy discovering someone new.
December 2--David Whyte
January 6--May Sarton
March 3--Mary Oliver
April 7--Group Choice
Facilitated by Renée Silvus, M.A., Holistic Health & Healing. healthspiritcoach.com
Watch the Movie
Friday, December 26th @ 7pm
McCall Public Library
Let's Talk About It
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
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.
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 Tuesday, December 16th at 10 am 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.
Other McCall Public Library Services & Information
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.
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.
Thank you to the Friends of the MCall Public Library for their generous donation of our annual subscription to Overdrive.
Talking Book Services
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 to
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.