ImagineIF Libraries

Kids

Early Literacy Classes

Kids Story Time area at the library

Sing, dance, read and explore in fun and interactive classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers that helps prepare them for future learning success. Hands-on activities to follow storytime. Especially for children 0-5 and their grown-ups.

Kalispell

ImagineIF Kalispell Children’s Department

 

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays, 11am

 

Babies & Toddler Storytime

Wednesdays, 11am


Bigfork

Ark Building (Future Home of ImagineIF Bigfork)

 

Preschool Storytime

Thursdays, 11am

*Storytime at the Ark Building is cancelled November 17th and 24th due to the Read Between the Wines fundraiser and Thanksgiving. The following storytime will be moved to Wednesday, November 30th due to the Library Board Meeting.

Bigfork storytimes will resume their regular schedule on Thursdays at 11am starting December 8th. Thanks for your understanding.


Columbia Falls

ImagineIF Columbia Falls

 

Babies & Toddler Storytime

Mondays, 11am

 

Preschool Storytime

Thursdays, 11am

Kids Wednesday Workshop

Kids playing games

Especially for kids in grades K-5. Must be accompanied by an adult.

Lego Club

Join us to build fantastic LEGO structures and new friendships. Try a fun LEGO challenge or just build whatever you want!

ImagineIF Kalispell: November 2, 16 & 30, 2:00-5:00pm

ImagineIF Columbia Falls: November 9 & 23, 2:00-5:00pm

ImagineIF Bigfork (In the BACC Gallery): November 9 & 23, 3:00-5:00pm


STEAM Space

Come explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) inspired activities with us. This is your chance to create art, tackle an engineering challenge or learn a new craft.

ImagineIF Kalispell: November 9, 2:00-5:00pm


Game Day

Do you love to play games like Spot It! and Connect Four? Drop in for 1 game or 5 with fellow game enthusiasts and lots of laughs!

ImagineIF Kalispell: November 23, 2:00-5:00pm

Online Resources for Kids

Kid Playing with Paper Robot and Rocket Equipment

Virtual Early Literacy Classes & STEAM Activities

Check out our Facebook and YouTube pages for weekly virtual Early Literacy classes and STEAM activities. Watch your favorite library staff in videos featuring stories, songs, art projects, and science you can do at home. (ages 0-5) 

ImagineIF Facebook: www.facebook.com/imagineiflibraries

YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/ImagineIFyoutube

Social Media

Families are encouraged to stay tuned to ImagineIF’s Facebook and Instagram pages for online early literacy and youth programming. Our children’s librarians will offer play, art, sensory and STEAM ideas for families to do at home. Stay tuned for special online editions of storytimes with your favorite ImagineIF librarians!

Creativebug

Creativebug.com has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Get unlimited access by creating an account today! Just enter your library card number and email address.

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TumbleBook Library

Animated, talking picture books that teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love. Use your library card to log in.

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Downloadable Materials – Montana Library 2 Go

Early Learning Online Games and Hot Sites For Exploring


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Popular Games & Activities for School Aged Children


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Our job is to provide safe and fair access to books and information. With hands-on activities and experiences for all ages, we work to transform vision, dreams and desires into reality.

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