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What's Happening at Lewiston City Library?

Lewiston City Library is a Recipient of YALSA's 2014 Teens' Top Ten Book Giveaway!
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) announced Lewiston City Library as 1 of 100 libraries in the United States to receive 25 new young adult books. The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books from the previous year. The Library currently has all 25 titles on display in front of the Teen Room and ready for check-out!

Check out YALSA's YouTube introduction to the amazing titles or read about each nominated book.

Summer reading at your library!

Register online or come into the library!

The library's summer reading program is open to children, teens and adults. Special programs, storytimes, crafts and prizes are available for children and teens throughout the summer, and adults have the opportunity to win great prizes! 

Summer reading runs June 9 through August 2.  Register online or at the library. 

If you register online be sure to come into the library to pick up your Summer Reading Log. Reading logs are available at the Summer Reading desk. 

To learn more about the events and to register visit:
 Adults                Teens & Tweens                   Children & Babies                                

If you do not yet have a library card, apply for your free card now!

Summer Reading Events at the Library!

PJ Storytime, Tuesdays at 5:30 pm

Baby and Toddler Storytime, Wednesdays at 10:30 am

Wednesday Family Programs, Wednesdays at 2:00 pm

 July 23
Wilderness Puppet Show
 July 30

Read, Play, Learn at Pioneer Park, Thursdays at 10:30 am

The library also has a number of Summer Reading events for Teens & Tweens.

Genealogy and Local History Collection
The Genealogy and Local History Collection is now available to the public on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm, or by appointment. Please feel free to email or phone the library at 208.798.2525 if you need to schedule an appointment. 

The collection has over 2,300 items including census records, microfilm, cemetery records from the area, and local yearbooks and business directories. 

New to the library - Ancestry and World Vital Records
In addition to re-opening the Genealogy and Local History collection to the public we have added two new databases to assist with genealogy research. 

Ancestry and World Vital Records are both designed to assist with family research and each include millions of digitized records. Please feel free to ask library staff if you need assistance with either database.

To access Ancestry and World Vital Records and for a complete list of online resources, please visit Genealogy

More events and programs
Check the calendar to see what else is happening at your library!

Other Ways to Support Your Library

Community support helps keep your library thriving! Learn how you can support your library just by searching the internet! Learn more at Other Ways to Support.

Lewiston City Library | 411 D Street | Lewiston, ID 83501

Phone: 208.798.2525 | email