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McCall Public Library,  218 East Park Street, McCall Idaho 83638
Library Hours: Monday - Friday 10am-6pm & Saturday 10am-2pm. Closed 

Job Openings: McCall Public Library seeks two energetic, organized individuals who care about the future of our Library to fill current openings.  Please see the City website for complete information: Current Employment Opportunities

UPCOMING EVENTS AND PROGRAMS


Let's Talk About It - Winter 2015

Western Fiction-Wednesdays @ 7 pm

February 18-Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko

March 4-The Brave Cowboy by Edward Abbey

                   March 18-The Virginian by Owen Wister


Day of Remembrance

Dr. Russell M.Tremayne

will present the book

Surviving Minidoka

February 19th @  7:00pm

                                                  

February 19th, The Day
of Remembrance,
and marks the 73rd
anniversary of President Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066, which
authorized the removal of Japanese and Japanese Americans from the Western
coastal regions of the United States beginning in 1942.

Tremayne will discuss the events
that lead up to the Japanese Internment, the
development of Minidoka (one of ten internment camps) and depict life within
Minidoka.  He will also provide insight to the aftermath and legacy of
racism the Japanese Americans endured after the official closing of Minidoka,
October of 1945.

Surviving Minidoka received the prestigious Idaho Book of the Year award in
2014. The book is available to be purchased after the book discussion and is
available for checkout at the library.

 


 

               Feeling Your Bones

A Poetry Discussion Series 

Warm your winter evenings, share insight, and be inspired.  First Tuesdays at the McCall Public Library at 6:30 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. Books available at the library's front desk--just ask us.

March 3--Mary Oliver

April 7--Group Choice

Facilitated by Renée Silvus, M.A., Holistic Health & Healing      


Chess Club - Chess for all ages and levels, every Tuesday starting at 4:00pm at the McCall Public Library. Come play, learn from mentors and enjoy!


Writers Group - last Thurs./month, 3:00-5:00pm. New members welcome.


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.


Knitting Group - Wednesdays 5:30-7:00pm. New knitters welcome.


Food for Fines ~ Reduce your library fine by donating non-perishable food items for the Heartland Hunger Resource Center.

 


 

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, January 20th at 2pm in the library.

Friends of the McCall Public Library will be meeting on Tuesday, January 20th 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:

 http://www.tumblebookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=summer231&P=login

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:

http://libraries.idaho.gov/landing/talking-book-service

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.

Last updated: February 19, 2015 - 11:09am by mccall