Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Geology Rocks Kooskia!

On Saturday, November 14 at 1:00pm
come to the Kooskia Community Center
for a presentationa by Dr. Bart Stryhas:
The Geologic History of Idaho
with special emphasis on the geology of the Kooskia area

Dr. Stryhas, a Principal Resource Geologist with SRK Consulting's Denver Mining Group, will describe a fascinating history of crustal plate movements, colliding continents & the resulting landscapes where we live.   He has over 30 years of domestic and international mining experience focused on resource estimations, due diligence audits, property evaluations, and structural geology.  He spent the early parts of his career as Chief Geologist of the Yellow Pine Gold Mine and is currently involved with the Feasibility Study of the Bovill Kaolin Project.
Question and Answer session will follow the presentation so bring your favorite rock!  The presentation is free and open to the public, hosted by the Friends of the Kooskia Community Library.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015


The Friends of the Kooskia Library
Book & Bake Sale  
 is happening this Saturday, 
October 17 at the Community Center.
The sale starts at 8am and goes until noon.  
Come out and find some great books while supporting our local library!

$1/bag pricing starts at 11:15am

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Enter for your chance to win a quilt and help the library

Friends of the Kooskia Library 
Quilt Raffle 
Win this quilt plus
2 matching pillow cases 
Donated by Becky Schultz 
$1/ticket or 6 tickets for $5 
Tickets may be purchased at the Kooskia Community Library 
All proceeds go to support the library.
Winner to be drawn on Monday November 30 2015 
Need not be present to win.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Summer Reading Program

Come join us at the library on Monday June 22 and Monday June 29 for summer reading activities!
10am - 11:30
We're also keeping track of books read over the summer, so be sure to talk with the librarians and get a reading log.
At the end of the summer there will be a drawing for prizes!

Happy Summer Reading Everybody!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

May 2nd Library Presentation

"Bound for the Backcountry - A History of Idaho's Remote Airstrips."
Join us Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 as we welcome author Richard Holm to the Kooskia Community Center.
Mr. Holm's multimedia presentation will focus on the airstrips in our area, detailing runway construction and related historical events. 
Combined with the history are fascinating stories of homesteaders, runway owners, boaters, hikers, outfitters, hunters, firefighters, pilots and airplanes.  

WHERE:  Kooskia Community Center
WHEN:  Saturday, May 2nd, 1:00pm
 Sponsored by the Friends of the Kooskia Community Library 
Refreshments will be provided.
To learn more about Richard Holm please explore the following:

 Bound for the Backcountry on Amazon.com

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Book Sale This Saturday

The ‘Friends of the Kooskia Community Library’ will be hosting their bi-annual BOOK SALE in the Kooskia Community Center 
Saturday April 11th from 8:00am-12:noon
 All proceeds from the book sale help support the Kooskia Community Library by paying for the library's electric bills, newspaper/magazine subscriptions, youth programs, equipment, maintenance, informative presentations and more.   
Prices for Saturday's Book Sale:
Children’s books .10¢ each 
Paperbacks .25¢ each
Hardbacks .50¢ each
DVD's & Record Albums  $1.00 
Vintage Books priced as marked
From 11:10 am - 12:noon, you can buy a bag of books for a $1.00 
and a box of books for $2.00.
Come out and take advantage of these bargain prices and support the Kooskia Community Library!

Saturday, March 21, 2015

April at the Kooskia Community Library

Wednesday, April 1, at 1:30pm
The author, Dana Lohrey,will be signing his latest local history book, “Kooskia, Idaho, The Early History.” This is the first known book written chronologically and exclusively about the early history of Kooskia from its beginning in 1896 to the 1940s.  See you on Wednesday at 1:30 pm in the Kooskia Community Library. 

Thursday, April 2, at 5:30pm
 "Fun with Math and Science" workshop. Come join us for hands-on science and math activities. Families with children are invited! Thursday at 5:30pm in the Kooskia Community Library. Refreshments will be provided. For more information call 926-4539.

Saturday, April 11th, at 8am-12:noon
The Spring Book and Bake Sale!
Used books of all kinds, as well as CDs and DVDs, will be available at bargain prices. Baked goods and vintage books will also be available. Paperbacks are .25, hardbacks are .50.
Dollar bag sale starts at 11:10 am. All proceeds benefit the Kooskia Community Library.
The book sale will be located in the Kooskia Community Center.