Several of our virtual and in person fall programs require registration. To register, simply click the links below.
All Ages Programming
Local Author Expo
12pm – 4pm Saturday, January 13th
Connect with local authors, learn about new titles, and purchase books at our Local Author Expo! Books on different topics and different ages will be present at this expo. You do not need to register to attend the Local Author Expo but you do need to register to be a participating author. Space is Limited!
Monday, December 11th & February 12th – 5:00pm
Come join us for our holiday bilingual storytime! You will read stories that are both English and Spanish and make fun themed crafts to go along with each story. Register online to join.
¿Viene a unirse a nosotros para nuestra hora del cuento bilingüe? Leerás historias que son tanto en inglés como en español y harás divertidas manualidades temáticas para acompañar cada historia. Registro en línea.
Diamond Art for Kids!
We are excited to bring diamond art to the youth!
Baby Sock Hop
Thursday, February 22nd – 10:30am & 5pm
Get ready to shake, rattle, and roll at our baby sock hop! Join us for some music, play, and of course, a photo op at our very own baby sock hop! Registration is required! Space is Limited.
Bluey Bedtime Bash
Tuesday, January 30th – 6-7pm
Calling all Bluey Fans! We would like to invite you to our Bluey Bedtime Bash! We will celebrate all things Bluey with stories, a craft, activities and more! Registration is Required. Space is Limited.
Noon Years Party
Saturday, December 30th – 11am
Say Goodbye to 2023 and say Hello to 2024! Come ring in the upcoming New Year here at Ida! We’ll have activities, crafts and even a countdown at Noon! Registration is required. Space is Limited.
February 16th 2-4pm
Are you a Swiftie? If so, come join us for a Swiftie party! Celebrate all things Taylor Swift with activities, crafts and even a dance party! Registration is required, space is limited!
Diamond Art for Adults
wednesday, December 13th – 6pm
Tis the season! Sign up to make diamond art ornaments with Julie from Julie’s Diamond Art! Registration is Required. Space is limited and precedence will be given to library card holders.
Mystery Book Club
Monday, December 18th, January 22nd, February 26th at 10:30am at Ida Public Library
Do you love a good mystery? If so, come and join us at the library for our Ida’s Mystery Book Club. Each month we will meet to discuss a chosen book and give our thoughts and opinions on each book. Register online to save your spot and find out about our next book.
EK Cakery at Ida Public Library
Monday, Feb 5th – 6pm
Erica from EK Cakery on Buchanan Street is back again for another fun Valentine’s cookie event! Each participant will receive a 3 cookie pack complete with frosting. Erica will demonstrate how to decorate each design. This program is designated for individuals ages 17 and up ONLY. Younger than 17 will not be admitted due to space limitations. Registration is required. Sign up fast as this event was very full last year.
3 PM – 2nd Thursdays
Seasonal Care for Home Landscape-Spring
Wednesday, January 17th – 6pm
Every season there are things that need to be done in our home landscapes and gardens. Our lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers and vegetable gardens need to be taken care of to keep them looking and producing their best. Boone County Master Gardener, Jennifer Crider will offer tips and advice for basic maintenance February through May. Registration required.
Wednesday, February 21st – 6pm
Spring is almost here. Now is the time to plan your garden and begin the process of starting seeds indoors. Whether you are new to gardening or have been doing it for years, this program has something for everyone. Join Boone County Master Gardener, Jennifer Crider, and learn about germination, breaking dormancy, scheduling, seeding methods and more. Registration required.
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