Kids

Let the “Frozen” obession begin…

Posted on March 18, 2014 at 6:00 am

Kids_Feature_Frozen by Rachel E. If you are anything like my family, you’ve become a little obsessed with the movie “Frozen.” We counted down the days until it was released on DVD so we can watch it over, and over, and over again! To help make the time go faster, we’ve been busy getting our hands on […]

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Build While You Break

Posted on March 6, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Features_BuildWhileYouBreak What was it like to live during the Great Depression? That’s the question we’re exploring with Hope in Hard Times, our exhibit and program series coming April 12. Before we get started, we’re offering you a sneak peek for spring break! Come have fun, 1930s style, during spring break as we craft toys of the […]

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Happy Birthday Dear Doctor

Posted on February 18, 2014 at 6:00 am

Kids_Feature_HappyBirthdaySeuss by Gwendolyn H. In honor of Dr. Seuss’s (aka Ted Geisel’s) 110th birthday on March 2nd, here are some fun facts about Dr. Seuss: Dr. Seuss wrote The Cat in the Hat because he thought that the books used to teach reading (the famous Dick and Jane series) were super boring. He wrote Green Eggs […]

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Let’s Go Lego!

Posted on February 6, 2014 at 6:00 am

Kids_Feature_LetsGoLego by Sheri Boggs With the new LEGO movie coming out this Friday (yaaaaay!), there’s no better time to take your LEGO expertise to the next level. We’ve been busy getting in a lot of great new LEGO books so come to your favorite SCLD library and see what we’ve got for you! The LEGO Adventure […]

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8 Fun Facts About the Movie Despicable Me 2

Posted on January 21, 2014 at 6:00 am

Kids_Feature_DespicableMe By Corinne W. Here are some fun facts about Despicable Me 2. If you haven’t seen it yet, be sure to put the DVD on hold at SCLD so you won’t miss out on the hilarious minion antics. If you call the phone number Lucy hands to Gru in the movie (626-584-5723), you’ll reach a […]

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5 Ingredient Cooking for Tweens (with Minimal Supervision)

Posted on January 2, 2014 at 6:00 am

Kids_Feature_5ingredientcooking by Amber W. Couldn’t make our Tween 5 Ingredient Cooking program this summer? Don’t worry; here are the kid approved recipes. And if you like these, check out our cookbooks for kids, tweens, and teens. Salad Kabobs with Simple Balsamic Vinaigrette Ingredients: ¼ cup Balsamic vinegar ¾ cup Olive Oil Salt and pepper to taste […]

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What Happens at Night…

Posted on December 17, 2013 at 6:00 am

Kids_WhatHappenAtNight by Mary Ellen Braks Have you ever wondered what happens at night while you’re asleep? What does the dog do while you’re sleeping? Or how about that snowman you built the last time it snowed? What did it do at night? Here are some fun stories about things that happen while we are sleeping. I […]

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Tweens in the House!

Posted on December 13, 2013 at 6:00 am

Kids_Feature_TweenClub Once a month, at 4pm, local tweens (grades 4-6) get together at the library to learn, create, and discover (and let’s not forget the snacks). Both the North Spokane and Spokane Valley Libraries have Tween Clubs (4th Thursday at Spokane Valley and 3rd Tuesday at North Spokane) you can choose the one closest to you, […]

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Let There Be Legos

Posted on December 9, 2013 at 6:00 am

Kids_Feature_LegoBuild Mix fun and learning by spending a Saturday creating engineering feats at the library! SCLD is hosting a series of day-long Lego Build Days, one at each library throughout 2014. The library will provide thousands (current count is roughly 47,000 270+ pounds which is about 150,000 pieces!) of Lego pieces for kids and families to […]

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What to do while you wait to check out Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck

Posted on November 19, 2013 at 6:00 am

Kids_Feature_wimpykid by Kathryn I. The eighth installment of the mega-popular series by Jeff Kinney is was published on November 5th, 2013… but I’m on the holds wait list! If you’re on the holds wait list too, here’s some stuff to keep you occupied until you and Greg Heffley can be reunited at last: Read some other […]

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