TAG: teens

Book Trailer – The Book Thief

Posted in Explore and Discover on December 19, 2013 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_BookThief by Becky M. With the success of the movie adaptation, there is renewed interest in The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. I thoroughly enjoyed the book and was inspired to create a book trailer for it in a children’s literature class last year. I used Windows Movie Maker, which is a great free program. I […]

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Winter Is Coming

Posted in Teens on December 10, 2013 at 6:00 am

Teen_Feature_WinterisComing by Sonia G. It always takes some time for me to start enjoying winter. The other seasons? I’m right there- bring on the spring flowers, heat of summer and crisp fall air. Winter takes a little longer. Eventually I come around to the cold and snow because cold and snow mean it’s easier to make […]

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Let There Be Legos

Posted in kids 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 and 2015. 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 […]

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What’s Your Story

Posted in Teens on December 5, 2013 at 6:00 am

Teen_Feature_TWINE by Sheri Boggs Are you destined to build fantastical worlds, invent unforgettable people, and craft crackling dialogue? If so, T.W.I.N.E. (Teen Writers of the Inland Empire) is for you! The way it works is simple: we meet the first Thursday of every month at the Spokane Valley Library. We use writing prompts to get the […]

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Great Gift Books for Kids and Teens

Posted in Parents and Teachers on December 4, 2013 at 6:00 am

P&T_Feature_GiftBooks by Sheri Boggs Friends by Eric Carle A boy and girl are best friends who once “played and ran and danced and told each other secrets.” When the girl moves away, the boy sets out on a wild adventure, crossing rivers, scaling mountains and sleeping under the stars — all to find her again. Rendered […]

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Time for a Change

Posted in Teens on November 12, 2013 at 7:00 am

T_Feature_TimeTravelReads by Rachel E. It seems like lots of the new books in Teen fiction in the last year are dark, futuristic and dystopian. While I love Hunger Games, and you can’t go wrong with Divergent, sometimes I enjoy a little change of pace. Or should I say, time? Lately I’ve been enjoying time-travel books, and […]

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Posted in Teens on October 14, 2013 at 12:12 pm

T_Feature_TeenComputer Welcome to our Teen blog page. This page provides resources and information for ages 13 and over. Find cool links, Homework Help, book reviews, and events just for teens. […]

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No school? No problem!

Posted in Parents and Teachers on September 28, 2013 at 5:25 pm

P&T_Feature_NoSchoolNoProblem Are you looking for ways to entertain your kids when there is no school during parent teacher conferences. Well we have your afternoon covered! Drop in to the library while school is out. Create an artistic masterpiece, face off over a board game, work on your Wii skills (or do all three!). Bring your parents, siblings and friends. CHENEY Thur […]

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Catching Fire

Posted in Teens on September 28, 2013 at 5:04 pm

SONY DSC Are you as anxious to see Catching Fire as we are? To celebrate the movie release, join us in a Hunger Games inspired competition. Strategy is everything – test your survival skills as we compete in a variety of games and activities. May the odds be ever in your favor! SPOKANE VALLEY Saturday, Nov 23 […]

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“My Library, My Card”

Posted in News on November 14, 2012 at 10:18 pm

News_Feature_KidsCard Last year, Spokane County Library District introduced “My Library, My Card”, a student library card for every middle school and high school student in SCLD’s service area to gain immediate access to online resources, whether they are at school or at home, to complete homework. These cards are still valid for students and they may […]

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