TAG: booklists

Your Next Favorite Book

Posted in kids 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 in kids 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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Large Print Newsletter

Posted in Prime Time on March 31, 2014 at 6:00 am

PT_Feature_LargePrint Did you know? We offer Outreach services designed especially for those in the community who are unable to visit any of our 10 libraries. As part of our Outreach program, we produce a quarterly newsletter which highlights new book releases in the Large Print format. You can click on the link below to download the […]

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Waiting for the Next Origami Yoda Book?

Posted in kids 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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Quench Spring Fever by Planning Your Garden

Posted in Explore and Discover on March 20, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_PlanGarden by Sherrie P. It’s that time of year again: time to start planning your garden. If you are new to gardening then the following programs are for you. If you missed Master Gardener Steve Nokes at the North Spokane and Spokane Valley Libraries talk about Propagation from Seeds and Cuttings, be sure to catch him […]

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Create Connections with Goodreads

Posted in Explore and Discover on March 19, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_Goodreads by Amber W. On a yearly basis I would compile a list of my favorite reads of the year and email it out to friends and family with similar tastes. Then early in 2007, I discovered Goodreads and the revolution began. What an awesome way to track what I read, follow what others are reading, […]

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Let the “Frozen” obession begin…

Posted in kids 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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Oscar Tidbits

Posted in Explore and Discover on February 25, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_OscarTidbits by Margy M. This year March Madness isn’t just for basketball! Due to the Winter Olympics in February, the 2014 Academy Awards Ceremony honoring the best films of 2013 will air on March 2nd. Some fun factoids to know as you prepare to settle in and watch are: 2014 will be the 86th year for […]

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Read the Book, See the Movie

Posted in Teens on February 11, 2014 at 6:00 am

Teen_Feature_ReadBookWatchMovie by Corrine W. 2013 was full of Teen favorites hitting the theater as blockbuster films: Catching Fire, The Book Thief, City of Bones, Ender’s Game, Beautiful Creatures, The Spectacular Now – the list goes on. Some were smash hits, while others just didn’t translate the fictional world we love to the big screen. In order […]

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Let’s Go Lego!

Posted in kids 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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