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Let's Learn About the Orchard Park Library in Meridian, Idaho

Meridian, Idaho got a whole lot brighter with the recent opening of the Orchard Park library. Just off of Linder Road and Chinden Boulevard, this new addition to the Meridian Library District is packed with resources and family-friendly activities for the community. This newest branch is ready to serve the fast-growing and currently underserved area of Meridian, bringing literary resources and support to residents of all ages.


One of the standout features of the Orchard Park library is its commitment to accessibility and convenience for patrons of all ages. They have a drive-up book return making it easy to drop off overdue books you find hidden in your family's van. With the Orchard Park library's 24-hour access point for requested items, you can pick up your requested library materials at any time, day or night! Simply place your items on hold through the library catalog, and pick them up at your convenience. It's library service on your schedule. SO COOL!


Picture of a building with the sign Meridian Library and clouds in the sky behind it
Drive-thru book drop!

Families with special sensory needs will find a haven in the Orchard Park library's Sensory Room. With gentle lighting and tactile installations, this space is designed to support sensory processing needs in a calm and welcoming environment. What's more, the sensory room includes a window looking into the adjacent program room, allowing individuals who need a break from a group environment to continue watching storytimes and other events without feeling isolated.


boy standing in a dark room with bean bags and sensory toys and exhibitis.
Sensory Room

For the little ones, the Orchard Park library offers an interactive early learning space designed to support young children as they learn through play. With engaging activities and age-appropriate resources, this space is sure to spark joy and curiosity in even the youngest readers.


This library's event schedule is packed with really fun events and activities for all ages and interests and there are a lot of great options for kids. Events like Storytime, Baby Time, Brick Club, Snack Lab and more fill up the calendar each month. Check their events calendar here.


But it's not just the kids who get to have all the fun. The Orchard Park library also features an adaptable learning lab to support literacy and STEAM education for all ages. Whether you're a budding scientist, a literary enthusiast, or just looking to expand your knowledge, this space has something for everyone.


Whether you're dropping off books, picking up kits, or diving into a new learning adventure, you'll find a warm welcome and endless, accessible opportunities for family fun and learning at the Orchard Park Library! Text a friend and plan a meetup there soon!


Orchard Park Library Details:

Contact: (208) 888-4451

Hours:

Sun: 1:00pm-5:00pm

Mon: 9:00am-8:00pm

Tue: 9:00am-8:00pm

Wed: 9:00am-8:00pm

Thu: 9:00am-8:00pm

Fri: 9:00am-6:00pm

Sat: 10:00am-5:00pm


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