Local events

National Library Week

This year’s theme is “Community Matters.” Events include:

April 13: The Coeur d’Alene Audubon Society will present a program on its activities in the Community Room at 2 p.m. The presentation will include photos about bird identification and information about birding opportunities and conservation. Also: Audubon member Kris Buchler will display her collection of birds nest in the glass cases on the lower level of the library which will also feature a display from the City of Coeur d’Alene’s Parks and Recreation Department.

April 16: Beth Paragamian, wildlife educator for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, will bring live owls to the Seagraves Children’s Library at 11 a.m. Also: Library Technical Services will provide a behind-the-scenes glimpse at what is involved with preparing books and other items for the collection; and a Reading Flash Mob will meet at 1:30 p.m. by the Mudgy & Millie statue on Sherman Avenue for a read-along and a song. Students from the Sorenson Magnet School for the Arts will attend.

April 17: Author Dianna Dorisi Winget appears at a 5 p.m. reception for her book, “A Smidgen of Sky,” and she will provide a writing workshop for kids at Shirley Parker Storyroom in the children’s library.

April 18: Night for Teens with a scavenger hunt and Minute to Win It games; share ideas for future programs, in the Community Room.