Explore free ebooks from Spokane Public Library, all summer long. Start by downloading the Libby app to download eBooks on the go and play book bingo with your friends and family!
Picture Books A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin Book | eBook Carmela Full of Wishes by Matt De La Peña, illustrated by Christian Robinson Book | eBook Hey, Water! by Antoinette Portis Book | eBook How … Continued →
Hi, my name is Lisa. I host the Opening Act(ivity) program at the Northtown Branch. Today’s activity is writing a concrete poem using Shakespeare or a favorite author. Concrete poetry—sometimes also called ‘shape poetry‘—is poetry whose visual appearance matches the topic of the poem. … Continued →
Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth Juneteenth 2020: Justice, Freedom, Democracy (National Virtual Celebration) National Museum of African American History & Culture Virtual Celebration Spokane Juneteenth (Virtual) We Were Eight Years in … Continued →
One way to elevate black voices is to read and recommend books by black authors. Check out the recommendations below and feel free to ask a librarian for more recommendations! This list is curated for adult readers.
Picture Books Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Gordon C. James A celebration of the simple pleasure of a new haircut and the magic of … Continued →
Picture Books Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love When Aiden Became a Brother by Kyle Lukoff Harriet Gets Carried Away by Jessie Sima Pride: the story of Harvey Milk … Continued →
Hi, my name is Lisa and I usually host the Opening Act(ivity) program at Northtown on Wednesday mornings. Writing Exercise: Choose Your Own Adventure When I sit down to write a story, I try one of the writing exercises my … Continued →
As an organization and as human beings, Spokane Public Library stands with the #BlackLivesMatter movement and all who are calling for immediate, collective action to end the systemic racism and inequity entrenched in our communities. While the unprecedented impact of … Continued →
Picture Books Each Kindness by Jaqueline Woodson, E.B. Lewis Book | Audiobook Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad by Ellen Levine and Kadir Nelson Book | Audiobook … Continued →
We created this book list to help explain issues regarding race and equity, and to stand with the Black community and amplify their voices. Reading one, some, or all of … Continued →
Access Spokane Public Library on-the-go! Find books, events, recommendations, and more with ease in our new app. Download our app for Apple or Android today! The app includes links to our digital library (such as eMagazines from RBdigital), updates on our construction … Continued →