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 →

Construction Update: Libraries Closing Soon

  With the grand opening of our newest Library locations, we have to say a temporary (or permanent) farewell to some of our other locations. Mark your calendars with the dates below to know which Libraries are closing and opening … Continued →

New Website Coming Soon!

Want to access more library services from our website? We’re launching a new website at the end of this month to make it easier than ever for you to find what you need from the Library. With an average of … Continued →

Fall Nature Crafts for Preschoolers

This is one of the best times of the year to get outside in Spokane, and your preschooler can enjoy the season with all their senses. Get yourselves bundled up and go for a nature walk to collect supplies for … Continued →

International Orange Shirt Day | September 30

September 30 marks Orange Shirt Day, a time to acknowledge the effects of residential schools in Canada for Indigenous Peoples and support survivors of the residential school experience. To share our support of Orange Shirt Day, we created a list of … 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 | 2021

Afterlife by Julia Alvarez eBook | Audiobook The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho Book | eBook | Audiobook Book of Lost Saints by Daniel José Older Book Dear America: notes of an undocumented citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas Book | eBook Everyone Knows … Continued →

Latinx Heritage Month 2021

              Celebrate Latinx heritage and culture with us! Check out our selection of books and videos to start the celebration and keep it going all year long. Latinx Heritage Month is celebrated nationally between … Continued →

New Hillyard Library Now Open!

In November 2018, voters approved a $77 million bond to renovate 4 libraries and build 3 new libraries. Hillyard Library is the second library to be completed as part of this multi-year project. On September 2, we opened the brand new … Continued →

New Hillyard Library opens September 2

On Wednesday, August 25 the (old) Hillyard Library will close in preparation for the move across the street to 4110 N. Cook Street. The new Hillyard Library will open on September 2, 2021. The new Hillyard Library features an amazing new children’s … Continued →