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Announcements: ​​​

  • We are taking a youth program break February 1-12. There will be no Baby/Toddler/Bilingual Storytimes, Music & Movement, Afterschool Fun, or Teen Thursday programs during the break. Visit our events page for more information.  
     

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PROGRAMS

Choose an age group to discover fun library programs, or see all of our upcoming programs and events on our calendar.

Thursday Read Book Club Logo

Read and discuss our monthly book pick on the 2nd Thursday at 2pm or the 3rd Thursday at 6:30pm.

Teens working in the library

Programs for ages 13-17

Ultimate Book Nerd Reading Challenge logo

Sign up for our year-long reading challenge.

Teacher and Kids in Library

Programs for ages 0-12

Child reading a picture book with the text 1000 Books Before Kindergarten on the image

Start building literacy skills with your kids from the day they are born!

ONLINE RESOURCES

Your library card gets you free access to tons of digital resources. Select a resource below and log in with your library card number. Need a library card? Apply in person or online.

eBook Reader

Browse our digital collection & learn about the Libby app.

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Discover databases for academic research, book recommendations, recipes, maps, and more.

Car mechanic

Chilton Library offers free step-by-step instructions for your auto repair needs. Access tutorials, diagrams, diagnostic info, and more.

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Pronunciator contains personalized classes on over 40 languages.

Woman wearing headphones watching a computer screen

Niche Academy is filled with tutorials and step-by-step instructions for accessing a variety of online resources.

Person researching on a laptop

Find information on local elections, court records, taxes, health insurance, driving tests, and more. 

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Listen to your favorite music and create custom playlists on Freegal Music+.

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Access online editions of local and national newspapers.

LIBRARY RESOURCES

Discover all of the things you can do at the library. Many of the resources at the library are accessible without a library card.

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Schedule an appointment with a staff member. Bring your own device or use one of our computers to learn various technology skills.

Computer area at the library

Use one of our computers (library card or guest pass required), connect to our free WiFi, or print/scan/copy your documents.

Community Pantry at the Caldwell Public Library

Visit our take-what-you-need, leave-what-you-can pantry to find free food, hygiene, and clothing items.

History of Caldwell timeline exhibit above some study desks at the library

Browse our local history collection in the Idaho Room or online.

A basketball, volleyball, and football in the grass

Browse our collection of non-book items. Place a hold on technology, board games, sports equipment, STEM & story kits, and more.

Ida App logo with illustrated lynx and book