Kamiah Community Library


Mon    10:00-5:30
Tue       1:00-5:00
Wed    10:00-5:30
Thur      1:00-5:00
Fri       10:00-3:30                          

505 Main Street
Kamiah, ID 83536 

Branch Manager:     April Blankenship
Branch Assistants:   Paula Warrington and TJ Breeze

For Kids

Summer Reading is here! This year's theme is Fizz Boom Read.

Registration will run through the end of May.  Children aged preschool through 8th grade are welcome to participate.  Activities for all ages are planned.  To register, visit, call or email the library.

Join us on Wednesdays from 10:00 - 11:30 on for a fun themed activity:

   June 18 & 25 - Space
   July 2 & 9 - Robots
   July 16 & 23 - Kinetics

   We'll wrap up this year's program on July 23 with a pizza party at the city park. 


Preschool story time - Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., from September through May join Sweet Pea, the furry green crocodile for a fun time of songs, stories and crafts for the little ones.

When she's not at story time, Sweet Pea can be found at various places in the Kamiah library. 


 For Adults

3rd Thursday Book Discussion - Meets at 5:15 at the library the 3rd Thursday of each month.  Here are the books we'll be discussing:

    September 19 - Fault in Our Stars, by John Green
    October 17 - The Big Burn, by Timothy Egan
    November 21 - The Red Pony, by John Steinbeck
    December 18 - A Redbird Christmas, by Fannie Flagg
    January 16 - Winter's Bone, by Daniel Woodrell
    February 20 - Letters of a Woman Homesteader, by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
    March 20 - The God of Small Things, by Arundhati Roy
    April 17 - Wild, by Cheryl Strayed
    May 15 - The Light Between Oceans, by M.L. Stedman
    June 19 - Cuckoo's Calling, by Robert Galbraith aka J.K. Rowling

Legacy Writing Group - Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 1:00 and focuses on writing our life stories.  Anyone interested is welcome to attend.   

Oral History Project - This popular project began in January, 2011, for recording stories of the longtime residents of the upper Clearwater.  If you are interested in interviewing or being recorded, or would like to learn more, please contact Shannon Clapperton at the library.

Knitting Group - This group meets monthly.  Please contact the library for times. 

Friends of the Library - Are you interested in becoming a Friend of the Library and taking part in supporting your community library through fundraising events, helping at programming activities, or other ways?  If so, call our library and find out how to get involved. 

Our library features a children's area, tables and a comfy couch for lingering, a quiet reading room especially for our adult patrons, and a public restroom.  We also offer services including copying and faxing for a small fee, and free internet-access computers and wi-fi for your personal laptops and mobile devices.  We welcome suggestions about how we can make your visit more enjoyable.