Summer is Here! | Books for Kids and Teens

    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 →

Download the New Library App

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 →

Other resources you can access from home

In times like these, it is encouraging to see organizations coming together to support their communities! While the library offers a ton of awesome resources for free, check out these free resources from organizations all over the world. Reading and … Continued →

Library resources you can access from home

You may be experiencing some cabin fever or be seeking distraction with everything going on in the world. Keep yourself busy with a variety of digital resources from the library. Early Learners/Kids/Teens Kanopy Kids | Kanopy Kids has great choices for … Continued →

Reading List About Viruses and Pandemics

              Reading List About Viruses and Pandemics, not specific to Covid-19 If the coronavirus outbreak has you wanting to better understand infectious disease, here are some titles that may help. The Pandemic Century (Book or hoopla audiobook) … Continued →

Black History Month 2020

              In recognition of Black History Month, Spokane Public Library is hosting a variety of events throughout the month of February. A range of topics will be discussed from the cultures of Nigeria and Malawi, to … Continued →

SPL’s Recommended Reads of 2019

Can you believe it’s the end of the year? And an end to a decade? 2020 is right around the corner, but we want to share our recommended reads of 2019 before we move on. The Other Americans by Laila … Continued →

Celebrate Banned Books Week

What are banned or challenged books and why do we celebrate Banned Books Week every September? According to American Library Association, a challenged book is “an attempt to remove or restrict materials, based upon the objections of a person or group,” … Continued →

Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

While Hispanic Heritage Month only lasts four weeks, it’s always a good time to read from authors you may not have before. We have a variety of books written by Hispanic authors at the library. Go beyond your favorite genre … Continued →