Kids

Your Next Favorite Book

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 6:00 am

Kids_Feature_NovelistK8 by Carlie Hoffman You’ve just finished a book you LOVE, but now what? It can be hard to find another book that you will enjoy as much as the last one. Well, not anymore! It’s easier than ever to find your next favorite read with NoveList K-8. Just type in the title of your favorite […]

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Pen a Line: National Poetry Month

Posted on April 3, 2014 at 6:00 am

Kids_Feature_Poetry by Carlie Hoffman Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? Did you also know that we have an awesome children’s poet here in Spokane? Kenn Nesbitt is not only a local hero, but he is also the Children’s Poet Laureate, someone that is recognized as a great poet and is chosen to spread […]

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Waiting for the Next Origami Yoda Book?

Posted on March 27, 2014 at 6:00 am

Kids_Feature_OrigamiYoda by Corrine W. Princess Labelmaker To The Rescue! promises to be yet another funny installment of the adventures of Tommy, Dwight, and their friends. While you wait for it to be released, here are a few things to keep you occupied: Make a giant origami Yoda out of butcher paper. (Tom Angleberger made me an […]

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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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