Due to increased COVID risks, Library use is by appointment only. Click Here to schedule an appointment and to learn about other services the Library currently offers.
The Library will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26th & Friday, Nov. 27th. Happy Thanksgiving!
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Twin Falls Public Library


Limited Library Services
Starting Saturday Oct. 24th 2020

Due to the COVID-19 risk level the Library will have limited occupancy and the following modified services will begin on Saturday October 24th.

Curbside Pickup

Using our online catalog, place items on hold. You will be notified when the holds are ready. When you arrive at the library please park in one of designated curbside pickup locations or close to the front door. Call the Library at (208) 733-2964 option 1 to notify staff you have arrived.


Door Delivery Service

The library offers delivery of library materials to individuals and institutions within the city limits of Twin Falls. Individuals may request up to 10 items, and institutions up to 25 items, per delivery. A TFPL library card account in good standing is required.

To get started use this form or contact the Outreach department at (208) 733-2964 option 3. Then, hold requests may be placed via the library catalog by selecting the "Please deliver this to me" checkbox. Contactless deliveries will be made within 5 business days of items being available.


Library Appointments for building use

Masks are required for all appointments.  Masks are to be properly worn and must cover the mouth and nose. If you do not have a mask, the library will provide one.  


Computer Access

Library computers are available for use with an appointment. Please call the library at (208) 733-2964 option 2 to schedule an appointment. Computer sessions are limited to 1 hour. Printing is available and costs $0.15 per black and white page and $0.25 per color page.


Copy/Scan Service

Copy and Fax services are available. Please call (208) 733-2964 option 2 and schedule an appointment. Copies cost $0.15 per black and white page and $0.25 per color page.


Fax Service

Fax services are available. Please call (208) 733-2964 option 2 and schedule an appointment. Faxing costs $1.00 per page.


Notary Service

Please call (208) 733-2964 option 2 and schedule an appointment.


Student Study Tables

The library will provide limited socially distanced study tables for students. Please call (208) 733-2961 option 2 for more details.


Item Returns

Materials can still be returned through the back book drops. All returned materials are quarantined for 72 hours before returning to service.


Request-A-Book Service:

Looking for something new to read?
Use our Request-A-Book service.

Let us pull a selection of books for you or your family.

For Adults:
Call 208-733-2964 option 2

Or, fill out this form: https://forms.gle/fSq3WX89yqSoBQpa8

For Kids/Teens:
Call 208-733-2964 option 4
Or fill out this form: https://forms.gle/pZjZSZpDVwdkvrfr6

Once staff has received the request, we will pull and place on hold up to 10 books and have them ready within 2 working days.You will be notified as normal, and be able to pick up the items at Curbside or via Door Delivery.* Questions, call 208-733-2964 option 4.

*Set up Door Delivery by calling the Outreach Department at 208-733-2964 option 3. Door Delivery may take up to 5 days.


Homework Help!
Use tutor.com for help with homework, resume building, and more!

Help for K-12 Students, College Students, and Adults
Students of all ages and job seekers can find the help they need.  Tutor.com has a network of over 3,000 professional academic and career tutors who are ready to help with just about any question you may have.  The self-study tools provide additional modes of support that are available 24/7.

The Tutor.com Learning Suite, a service of The Princeton Review, combines on-demand, real-time tutoring with several self-study tools to create a robust, personalized learning or job search experience. The live, online tutoring and job search support is available Sunday through Saturday from 12:00 pm to 12:00 am.  Many other features such as The Princeton Review’s SAT/ACT Essentials Test Prep is available 24/7. The service is provided by Twin Falls Public Library and is available at no cost to the student. 

  • Academic Tutoring:  

Students in kindergarten through second-year college students as well as adult learners can get help with homework, test preparation, skills, and concepts they are learning in class as well as Advanced Placement® test preparation and college entrance exams.  Subjects include math, science, English, Spanish, social studies, ACT®/SAT®, GED®/HiSET®, Microsoft® Office, and writing.

  • Drop-Off Reviews:

Students or adults working on essays, book reports, short stories, college/scholarship application essays, résumés & cover letters or tough math problems can drop-off their document or problem for an overnight review to receive detailed guidance and explanations.

  • SAT/ACT Essentials from The Princeton Review:

Use The Princeton Review’s self-study modules to help prepare for the SAT or ACT. SAT/ACT Essentials includes full-length practice tests, a diagnostic score report, supporting video lessons and practice drills, and college application advice. Get the edge you need to achieve your college dream.

  • Practice Quizzes:

Students preparing for an end-of-chapter test, a final exam, or a standardized test can use Tutor.com’s Practice Quizzes to assess their knowledge on over 100 areas in math, science, and social studies.

  • Study Resources:

    The Tutor.com SkillsCenter Resource Library provides 24/7 access to thousands of educationally sound resources. Students can watch instructional videos, download practice worksheets, customize their own flashcards for studying and get test-taking tips, and much more.  Job seekers have access to résumé templates, job search websites, and career advice.

  • Job Search Assistance:

 Work one-to-one with professional job search coaches in a supportive and encouraging environment for help with job searching, online applications, resume writing, interview preparation, and much more. This service is easy to use and coaches are experienced in working with job seekers at all levels.

Access Tutor.com Now!


Seeking New Library Trustee
Are you interested in becoming a meaningful advocate for the Library?

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING A MEANINGFUL ADVOCATE FOR THE LIBRARY?

The Twin Falls Public Library is seeking nominees to fill the seat vacated by current Board Member, Debbie Dane, when her term expires in December. The City Council will appoint a new trustee to serve a term of office from January 2021 through December 31, 2026.

The purpose of the five-member Board is to establish policies and rules of use for the governance of the Library. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4:30 p.m. at the Library. Besides  Dane, current Board Members include Monica D’Angelo, Elly Young, Dana DeHaan, and Susie Kapeleris.

Interested applicants who reside within the Twin Falls City limits should submit a letter stating their reasons for wanting to be on the Library Board and their qualifications. Letters of application should be delivered or sent to Twin Falls Public Library, 201 4th Avenue East, Twin Falls, ID. 83301.  For more information, please contact Tara Bartley, Library Director at 733-2964, ext. 401.