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Closed Monday

All Meridian Library District locations will be closed Monday, October 12. Regular library hours will resume Tuesday, October 13. 

Bond Election Open House Events - Please Join Us

Please join us for one of our open house events to hear about the upcoming bond measure, ask questions, and take a behind-the-scene tour of our libraries.

We are holding three events:

Now Hiring

Meridian Library District is hiring for 1 DigitalServices Librarian, Full-time and 1 Library Assistant, Part-time. For more information and instructions on how to apply, visit our employment page. 

Comfort Kits for Children Supply Drive

Meridian Library is holding a supply drive for Comfort Kits for Children until Friday, October 16, 2015. All Meridian Library District locations will waive fines ($10 or less per item) for donations of:

· Coloring Books

· Shampoo (normal and travel size)

· Toothpaste (normal and travel size)

· Lotions (normal and travel size)

· Deodorant (normal and travel size)

· Combs

· New stuffed animals (6” - 12”)

· Blankets (throw or smaller fleece)

Coming Soon! - unBound

Opening October 15th in downtown Meridian will be a new library location, unBound. This new technology center will provide digital tools such as 3D printers, a CNC machine, laptops, Adobe CS6 software, a podcast studio and much more to Meridian residents and business owners. Ribbon cutting and grand opening will start at 1:00pm on October 15th. unBound is located at 713 N. Main St., Meridian, ID.

Meridian Writes

Meridian Writes is a new program  to highlight the talent and hard work of Meridian authors. Meridian Writes encourages authors who live in Meridian to submit one book they have published in the last five years to be considered for judging. Meridian Library District staff will choose three finalist from the submissions, and ask selected members of the Meridian community to choose a final winner. Please read the criteria for consideration, awards, and how to apply here. 

Cookbook Club

Join us each month for a delicious time to socialize as we try fun, new recipes from the same book and discuss the many ways you can adjust it to fit your likes.  We have our first meeting on Monday, October 19 at 6:30 pm and will meet every third Monday of the month. Registration is required for this group. Register here, then stop by the front desk at the Meridian Library at Cherry Lane to peruse this month's cookbooks and select the recipe you want to bring. Questions? Contact Eleanor at eleanor@mld.org 

Indie Authors- We Need You!

Authors, do you want to enhance the discoverability of your ebook?  Try out the new library service for Idaho self-published books, SELF-e.  This free service allows any author with rights to their ebook to submit it for inclusion on the Self-e platform, where the patrons of subscribing libraries can read it. Your work might even qualify for the "Best 200" list compiled by Library Journal.  We need 40 submissions to get the Idaho state module "live". Submit your work today by clicking on SELF-e link above. Email megan@mld.org with any questions. 

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by Dr. Radut