On the Same Page
A Community Reading Event
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
Your votes chose this classic!
Here are some of our previous reader’s guides from past years’ events:
Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne (2022)
Winnie-the-Pooh is a good-natured, yellow-furred, honey-loving bear who lives in the Forest surrounding the Hundred Acre Wood. His companions are Eeyore, a gloomy gray donkey; Piglet, a timid pig; Owl, a pontificating bird; the meddlesome Rabbit; and Kanga, an energetic kangaroo whose inquisitive baby, Roo, lives in her pouch. Along with their boy, Christopher Robin, these friends have many adventures together.
Persuasion by Jane Austen (2021)
Anne Elliot is the overlooked middle daughter of an aristocratic family who rejected Frederick Wentworth’s proposal of marriage becuase of his poor social standing and connections. When he returns years later, Anne must confront the life she left behind.
Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie (2020)
A free-spirited and mischievous young boy who can fly and never grows up, Peter Pan spends his never-ending childhood having adventures with his friends on the mythical island of Neverland.
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy (2019)
Armed with only his wits and his cunning, one man recklessly defies the French revolutionaries and rescues scores of innocent men, women, and children from the deadly guillotine.
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling (2018)
The delightful tales of whales and cats and kangaroos and crabs and …. Enchanting and funny, these fantastical stories continue to delight each and every generation.
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie (2017)
On the fabled Orient Express, thirteen travelers, each bearing a secret, will find themselves suspect in the most ingenious crime Hercule Poirot has ever solved.
A Room With a View by E.M. Forster (2016)
The enduring delight of this tale of Edwardian romantic intrigue is rooted in Forster’s colorful characters, including outrageous spinsters, pompous clergymen, and outspoken patriots.
A Photo Expotition!
Entries due by Noon, Tuesday, February 22
Join Christopher Robin and friends on a further expotition by seeing how many of these things you can find and photograph. We’ll want to see you in the photo as well! Make sure you have your name, phone number, and library card number visible. We’ll announce the winner at the birthday party on February 25th.
See if you can get a photo of each of the following items:
1. Someone in a tight place
2. A birthday cake
3. A hive
4. A tail
5. A jar of honey
6. A balloon
7. Someone covered in mud
8. A boggy place
9. Six trees (preferably pine)
10. A pit (either for a hefflelump or of sand)
11. An umbrella
12. A friend or relation of Rabbit
13. A thorny bush
14. A “No Trespassing” or “Trespassers Will…” sign
15. A door knocker
16. A bell pull
17. A wash tub
18. A high chair
19. Footprints in the snow
20. A picnic
Regular Hours of Operation
- Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
- Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
- Saturday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
- Sunday: CLOSED
Closures in 2022
- January 1 – New Year’s
- January 17 – Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
- February 21 – President’s Day
- March 25 – Staff Development Day
- April 2 – Closed for Maintenance
- May 28-30 – Memorial Day
- June 20 – Juneteenth
- July 2-4 – Independence Day
- August 18-27 - Infrastructure Upgrades & Inventory
- September 3-5 – Labor Day
- September 22 - Staff Development Day
- October 1 – Closed for Maintenance
- November 11 – Veteran’s Day
- November 23 – Closing at 5:00 pm
- November 24-26 – Thanksgiving
- December 16 - Closing at 5:00 pm
- December 23-26 – Christmas
- December 30-31, 2022 – New Year’s
- January 2, 2023 – New Year’s Day
73 North Center
Rexburg, Idaho 83440
We are located on Center Street, just north of Main Street, by the Historic Rexburg Tabernacle.
24 Hour Phone Renewal: (208) 356-6658