Words with the Wise

We’re excited to announce our new program, Words with the Wise. The goal of this program is to work with seniors in our community to encourage children to become lifelong readers.

It will take place once per month at alternating assisted living homes throughout Kootenai and Shoshone County. The locations will rotate on a monthly basis, to give us the chance to include as many of our cherished seniors as possible.

Our very first event will be held at Guardian Angel Homes in Post Falls, ID from 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM. We will have a resident read a children’s book of their choice. Refreshments will be provided with special thanks from Pilgrim’s Market. The community is welcome to join us. All you need to do is RSVP below.

Reading is such an important part of a young child’s life. By getting our community actively involved, we are instilling an early love of reading. This will not only help young children succeed in school, it will help them succeed in life.


When is it?
The time and date varies.

Where is it?
Locations differ each month.

When and where is the next event?
Our next event will be held at Guardian Angel Homes on Sunday, February 9th from 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Guardian Angel Homes is located at 1050 E Mullan Ave, Post Falls, ID 83854.

How much does it cost?
Nothing! Families with children are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided with special thanks from Pilgrim’s Market.

How old do you have to be?
This monthly event is open to ALL ages.

What is the event all about?
Our goal is to encourage an early love of reading. By inviting seniors to read to children, we are creating a sense of community that will stay with us for years to come.

How do I sign up?
Please sign up using the form below. You will receive an email confirmation within 24 hours once we have registered you for the event. You will be on a list, so it is not necessary for you to bring a printout of the email. Just provide us with your name at the door.

* We are so excited to have you join us. If you sign up and realize you can’t make it, please let us know so we have an accurate count of how many people we need to accommodate. Just email us at contact@themonarchtrain.com with the subject line “cancellation” or give us a call at (208) 718-2758. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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