Story times: The Boise Public Library, Ada Community Libraries and the Meridian Library District offer many story programs for children of all ages. Go to their websites, www.boisepubliclibrary.org, www.adalib.org or www.mld.org, and click on the calendar to check out the classes.
Children’s Book Exchange: Sunday, Dec. 27, through Saturday, Jan. 2, Meridian Library, Silverstone branch. Each month the library hosts a weekly book exchange for children. Drop by during the last week of each month and head to the exchange cart in the foyer. For that week, children’s books will be featured on the cart and you can pick up a new read. Feel free to leave any gently used books behind for the next person who stops on by.
Mini-Monday Book Sale: Monday, Dec. 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Garden City Library. Find books for sale every Monday in the library entryway and daily in the Book Nook.
Library closures: All libraries closed will be closed Friday, Jan. 1; all Boise and Meridian libraries close at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31; Caldwell Public and Ada libraries close at 3 p.m. Thursday; Nampa and Garden City public libraries close at 4 p.m. Thursday.
Garden City Library: 6015 N. Glenwood St., Boise, 472-2940
Meridian Library, Silverstone branch: 3531 E. Overland Road, 884-2616