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 →


Black History Month 2021

While February is Black History Month, it is important to reflect on the stories and impact of Black history throughout the year. The Library partnered with members of the community to provide videos, events, and book lists to inspire the … Continued →


Black History Month | Book List for Kids 2021

  This is an #OwnVoices list for Black History Month featuring stories of historical fiction, fiction, biography, and more about prominent people, movements, and eras outlined in Black history. We hope these books inspire learning and reflection. Picture Books Henry’s Freedom Box by … Continued →