Check out the past in old school yearbooks

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My high school reunion is this weekend. It has gotten me thinking about some of the friends and hair styles I used to have back in school. I graduated from Sandpoint High School and I still have all of my yearbooks … somewhere.

You can browse local yearbooks at the Sandpoint Branch Library in the Special Collections case, where they are sorted by school and organized by year. If you want to crack one open and see how many people you remember from your graduating class, you can request access at the Information Desk.

We also have most of the Sandpoint High School yearbooks digitized (1990-2018, sans 1992, 1998, and 2017) as well as the 2017-2018 Sandpoint Middle School yearbook. You can find them in the online catalog by searching “sandpoint yearbooks and limiting the search to “Reference.” The CDs are kept at the Information Desk, so you can skip the search process if you want to and just ask one of our friendly librarians for assistance.

Lake Pend Oreille High School yearbooks have all been posted online for several years, but you can access the physical books that were published by searching the catalog. You can also find a few University of Idaho yearbooks from the 1950’s. Who knew?

Take a walk down memory lane with a yearbook at The Library. Maybe you’ll discover that your hairdo in your yearbook photo is back in style.

The following classes and events take place at the East Bonner County Library District Sand-point Branch, 1407 Cedar St. unless otherwise indicated. The monthly calendar can be viewed at ebonnerlibrary.org.

East Bonner

County Library District schedule

• Fridays — Explore virtual reality (reserve sessions), 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; reserve a 15-minute session in the VR room at ebonnerlibrary.org/Events on the event listing. Information: Contact the Tech Desk 208-263-6930, ext.1251.

• Saturdays — Bookmobile at Farmer’s Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Farmin Park. Browse books, movies, and music. Sign up for a library card. Pick up holds (reserved materials) or return items. Chat with Michelle, our friendly bookmobile driver. Bookmobile will be at the Farmer’s Market every Saturday through the season. Information: 208-290-3622.

• Saturdays — Little Mozarts Music Class, 10:30 a.m., a music class series at The Library from the Music Conservatory of Sandpoint. Program runs through Aug. 3. Information: 208-263-6930, ext. 1211.

• Saturdays — Explore Virtual Reality (reserve sessions), 2-4 p.m. Reserve a 15-minute session in the new VR room at ebonnerlibrary.org/Events on the event listing. Information: Contact the Tech Desk, 208-263-6930, ext.1251.

• Tuesdays — Mother Goose, 10 a.m., in Karen’s Room. Stories and singing for babies and toddlers 0-3 years old and their caregivers with stay & play until 10:40 a.m. Information: 208-263-6930, ext. 1211; or email suzanne@ebonnerlibrary.org.

• Tuesdays — Family Story Time, 11 a.m. in Karen’s Room. Stories and crafts for kids and their caregivers. Information: 208-263-6930, ext. 1211; or suzanne@ebonnerlibrary.org.

• Tuesdays — Clark Fork Mother Goose, 10 a.m., Clark Fork branch library. Stories, rhymes and music for babies and toddlers and their caregivers followed by 20 minutes of play times. Information: 208-266-1321.

• Tuesdays — Storytime, 11 a.m., Clark Fork branch library. Stories, music, and crafts geared to ages 3-8. All welcome. Information: 208-266-1321.

• Tuesdays — Explore virtual reality (drop-in sessions), 3-6 p.m., drop-in 15-minute sessions. First come, first served. All ages welcome. Under 18 must accompany parent consent form. Youth under 10 years old must be accompanied by parent/legal guardian. Information: Contact the Tech Desk 208-263-6930, ext.1251.

• Tuesdays — Teen Role Playing Games, 3:30-5 p.m. in Laura Moore Cunningham Community Room A. Teens play Magic the Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, and other role playing games. Information: 208-263-6930, ext. 1245; or email kimber@ebonnerlibrary.org.

• Wednesday, July 24 — STEM in the Park – Roller Coasters, 12 p.m. at City Beach. Make roller coasters for marbles as part of the 2019 Summer Reading Challenge “A Universe of Stories.” STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. Information: 208-263-6930, ext. 121;1 or suzanne@ebonnerlibrary.org.

• Thursday, July 25 — Extreme Science!, 2 p.m. at the Clark Fork branch library. Radical Rick is back with a space themed science show. Part of the 2019 Summer Reading Challenge “A Universe of Stories.” Sign up for the challenge at www.ebonnerlibrary.org. Info: 266-1321.

• Thursday, July 25 — Extreme Science! 6 p.m. Radical Rick is back with a space themed science show. Part of the 2019 Summer Reading Challenge “A Universe of Stories.” Info: 263-6930 ext. 1211 or suzanne@ebonnerlibrary.org.

• Thursday, July 25 — Thursdays in the Garden,10 a.m., in The Library Garden. Learn about planting, growing, and harvesting. Enjoy a different project theme each week such as insect safari, scavenger hunt, wind chimes, and garden wildlife habitat houses. Geared to ages 6-9 and families. Learn how to qualify for a metal watering can! Information: 208-263-6930, ext. 1211; or suzanne@ebonnerlibrary.org.

• Mondays through Fridays — 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; open weekly to 7th-12th graders from any school/homeschol. Info: kimber@ebonnerlibrary.org or 208-263-6930, ext. 1245.

• StoryWalk — Pages from a children’s book are posted along a trail for a fun, family experience. StoryWalk books will be updated at various times during the summer with titles based on the 2019 Summer Reading theme, “Universe of Stories.” Read, connect, and get outside at a StoryWalk, a partnership of The Library, Kaniksu Land Trust, city of Dover, and city of Ponderay. For more information, visit Facebook.com/BonnerStoryWalk.

Marcy Timblin is in charge of public relations, marketing & community development for the East Bonner County Library District. She can be reached at 208-208- 208-208-263-6930, ext. 1204.

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