Welcome to Pocatello's
Marshall Public Library
Located in historic Old Town Pocatello, the Marshall Public Library has been serving the Pocatello community for over 100 years. Our collection includes over 160,000 items, including books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, newspapers, and even puppets for check-out.
Our online Research Tools databases include thousands of complete magazines, journals, and newspapers, encyclopedias, small engine and auto repair information, and geneology resources. Internet and word processing computers and Wi-Fi are available at the library, as well as storytimes, movies, crafts and a variety of programs all year long for children, teens, and adults.
The library's website was created with you in mind. Take a look around, then leave a comment on our blog or facebook page. We'd love to hear your feedback. And stop by the library to see all that we have to offer!
Pocatello Library News
Children’s Summer Reading
We would like to invite everyone from birth to 12 years old to participate in our awesome summer reading program for kids. This year’s theme is Fizz! Boom! Read!, and it’s all about science and experiments and reading and explosions. Come to the library or register online at the library’s website to receive your summer reading log. Turn in your completed reading log for a prize—a free book! Then take another reading log and do it again to earn a second book.
In addition to our regular storytimes, there are many additional activities for children of all ages during the summer.
* Take part in our Summer Art Institute on Mondays at 1 p.m. each week.
* Meet the Book Wagon at a park on Tuesdays. Hear stories and get a free book!
* Come on Wednesdays at 2 p.m. to see special programs and hear stories.
* Join our beginning knitting and crocheting club at 4 p.m. on Wednesday afternoons.
* Watch book-related movies on Thursdays at 2 p.m. to get out of the summer heat.
* Play in our Hands-On Science Stations on Fridays from 12:30–1:30 p.m.
Teen Summer Reading
Sign up for Spark a Reaction, our teen summer
reading program for youth in 6th -12th grades. For each 3 activities you complete, win free books or other prizes.
Join us for Reactor Mondays at 2 p.m. for activities involving food, crafts, or a science experiment, or come to a movie for teens on Spaced Out Fridays at 2 p.m.
Additionally we will have a special after-hours TEEN party on Friday, July 25, from 7-9 p.m. And all of this is FREE! For additional information check out the Young Adult BLOG.
Adult Summer Reading
The summer reading program for adults is themed Literary Elements. Adults must register so they can receive their literary table of elements that contains seven challenges.
Complete three challenges and receive the first prize. Complete all seven and receive a second prize. The program runs through August 15. The challenges include reading books and attending library programs.
Upcoming programs include:
* Chair Yoga June 3 at 7 p.m.
* World Wide Knit in Public Day June 19 at 6 p.m.
* Family Science Program at 5 p.m. (with Dr. Shropshire) on June 2, June 30,
and August 4.
* Geek Trivia at 2:30 p.m. at CoHo (904 S 4th) June 14, July 12, and August 9.
* Summer Movies at 6:15 p.m. on June 18, July 9, July 23, and August 6.