Spooky Chapter Books for Kids

  Spooky season is right around the corner, and what better way to experience a fright than through using your imagination and reading. Staff recommend parents learn more about the book prior to reading to ensure it is not too … Continued →

Apple Science for Kids

              Last school year, Spokane Public Library’s monthly Stuck-at-Home STEAM and Homeschool events explored science, technology, engineering, art, and math with kids. This year we’ll have a new name, “After-School STEM,” as well as … Continued →

Space Science for Kids: Mars Mission Update

Join us as we begin a new year of Space Science for Kids events starting on Tuesday, October 5, 2021! Our STEM Librarian will guide you through various space topics using books, video, and hands-on learning experiences. Our October event will be … Continued →

Latinx Heritage Month Book List for Kids | 2021

Picture Books Gustavo, the Shy Ghost by Flavia Z. Drago Book Isabel and her Colores Go to School by Alexandra Alessandri Book Mi Papi Tiene una Moto by Isabel Quintero Book (in Spanish) | Book (in English)  Octopus Stew by Eric Velasquez Book … Continued →

Summer Reading 2021

  Welcome to Summer Reading 2021! Pick up a copy of Spokane Somersault, a Summer Reading magazine for kids, or the Summer Boredom Buster, a teen zine. Try science experiments, stargazing, reading activities, recipes, and even growing your own food! Challenge … Continued →

Pride Month Book List for Kids and Young Adults

In recognition of Pride Month, we created a list of some newer LGBTQIA+ books to add to your Pride celebration. Check out our Pride Month Book List Recommendations from Community Members.  Picture Books   Fred Gets Dressed by Peter Brown  Book It Feels Good … Continued →

Book List for Muslim Ramadan & Eid al-Fitr

View these titles for kids and young adults about Islam, Ramadan, and Eid al-Fitr. This year, Ramadan takes place April 12- May 12, 2021. Picture Books Lailah’s Lunchbox: a Ramadan Story by Reem Faruqi Book Mommy’s Khimar by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow Book … Continued →

National Poetry Month Book List for Kids

Elementary A Place Inside of Me: a Poem to Heal the Heart by Zetta Elliot Book The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander Book Hello, Earth! Poems to Our Planet by Joyce Sidman Book Just Like Me by Vanessa Brantley Newton Book Gone … Continued →