School Age Programs

Kuna Library Programs for School-Age Children

As a way to keep our patrons and staff as safe as possible, we ask that you abide by the following protocols when visiting the library:  

  • Class sizes are limited, and spots are given on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • If you or your child are not feeling well, please don’t attend our programs or visit the library.
  • All programs are subject to change without notice. 

Thank you for your cooperation and your participation!


After the Bell Fall 2023After the Bell

Open to school-age children ages 6+

An afternoon of fun activities for school-age kids. Activities may include movies, arts and crafts, video games, STEM activities, and more! 

Offered the following days and times

An afternoon of fun activities for school-age kids. 

After the Bell is offered on the following days and times:

Monday 3 pm – 4:30 pm Movie Day
Tuesday 3 pm – 4:30 pm Arts, crafts, and STEM activities
Wednesday 2 pm – 4:30 pm

 


Creative Writing 2023 FallCreative Writing

Open to writers ages 12 and older. 

Develop your creative writing skills with a monthly prompt and hear and share stories with other participants. No registration is required. All levels of writers are welcome. 

 

January writing prompt: the difference between autobiography and biography and creating examples of each.
February writing prompt: Poetry

Offered the following days and times
Thursday 3 pm – 4:30 pm


Homeschoolers @ the Library 2023 FallHomeschoolers @ The Library 

Open to all families with school-age children

 

Here is a chance for school-age kids to participate in arts and crafts, STEM projects, build with Legos, and more.

Themes
January 5, 2024, Game Day
January 12, 2024, Winter STEM
January 19, 2024, Thunder the Therapy Dog
January 26, 2024, Let’s Go To Space
February 2, 2024, Share Day! Teach a skill, present a project, or be in the audience!
February 9, 2024, Winter STEM Day
February 16, 2024, Special Guest, Black Canyon Gourmet Popcorn
February 23, 2024, Building Day
March 1, 2024, Become a Paleontologist, Dinosaur STEAM Activities
March 8, 2024, Special Guest Urban AG 4-H Club, Reading With Rabbits
March 15, 2024, Special Guest Painting with Pamela
March 22, 2024, Beach STEAM Activities 
March 29, 2024, No Program, Spring Break

Offered the following days and times
Friday 9:30 am


Homeschool parents, with your Kuna Library card, you can now access the Pre-K- 2nd-grade curriculum through Educate Station.  

Educate Station Logo

Educate Station is a learning resource of early learning materials for teachers and homeschool parents. Offering weekly and monthly lesson plans with printable worksheets in language arts, math, science, social studies, and social & emotional learning curriculum for grades pre-kindergarten through second grade. 

 

 

Online resource


Mayor's Book Club 2023 FallMayor’s Book Club

A book club for kids in grades 4-6

Registration for our current session is February 9- March 7, 2024, or while supplies last.
Discission night for Pages & Co. The Bookwanderers is Thursday, March 14, 2024, at 6:30 p.m.

 

How does it work?

  1. Sign up at the library and receive a copy of the book (one book per family, limited quantities).
  2. Read the book.
  3. Join us at the library to discuss the book with the mayor of Kuna on the announced date.  
  4. Keep the book! 
  5. If you signed up for Mayor’s Book Club and could not attend the scheduled discussion, you’ll have to wait one month before signing up for another session. 

This month’s book is “Pages & Co. The Bookwanderers.” 

Book Cover, Pages and Co. The Book Wanderers

Click on the book to learn more about the story. 

 

 

 


 

Don’t forget to check out our other resources for activities, learning, and entertainment.

 

Libby Logoebooks and Audiobooks

Check out our growing collection of FREE eBooks and audiobooks on Libby.   

 

Mayor's Book Club Logo Fall 2021
eBooks and Audiobook Collection for Kids

NEW! The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) offers a FREE collection with 75% of its holdings dedicated to children, juvenile, and teen titles.
The Idaho Digital E-Book Alliance (IDEA) is accessed through Libby, or the school app, Sora. Find out how to add the IDEA collection to your app today! 

 

 

Visit our calendar to see all programs and special events 

Find out how to get a Kuna Library Card