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Create and play at the library

Posted on February 28, 2019 at 6:00 am

PLAY

Late Night Nerf Battle

When the library closes, let the Nerf battle begin! We supply the Nerf toys and rounds and snacks.

This program is for kids in grades 3–5.

Registration and signed permission form  are required.

CHENEY
Thursday, April 4, 7–9pm | REGISTER

MORAN PRAIRIE
Friday, April 5, 7–9pm | REGISTER

CREATE

Journaling Through Art

Capture your daily adventures in a journal with self-doodles. No drawing skills are required.

This event is for kids in grades 6+.

THE LAB AT NORTH SPOKANE
Thursday, Mar 14, 6:30–7:30pm

Create Your Own Gobos

Learn how to create a stencil, called a gobo, which you can add to the lights in The Studio to control the light’s shape or texture. Create a fun visual design for the background in your videos. We’ll test out our gobos on the LED lights and record short interviews to see how they look.

This program is for kids in grades 4+.

Registration is required.

THE STUDIO AT SPOKANE VALLEY
Wednesday, April 3, 12:30–3:30pm | REGISTER

Video Camera Crew Create: News Segment

Work with others as a camera crew to make a news segment. Learn to light a scene, use a green screen, record video, and edit video in iMovie.

This program is for kids in grades 4+.

Registration is required.

THE LAB AT NORTH SPOKANE
Thursday, April 4, 12–4pm | REGISTER

Swanky Swine Showdown

Decorate a piggy bank to make it uniquely yours, and learn about deciding when to spend, give away, and save your hard-earned money with our “Spend or Save” activity! Your decorated piggy bank will be on display for a week in the library for voting, and after votes are collected, you can take it home.

This Money Smart Week program is for all ages. Kids 8 and under must bring an adult.

DEER PARK
Thursday, March 28, 3:30–4:30pm

OTIS ORCHARDS
Thursday, March 28, 3:30–5pm

CHENEY
Monday, April 1, 1–2pm

MORAN PRAIRIE
Tuesday, April 2, 4–5pm

NORTH SPOKANE
Tuesday, April 2, 4–5pm

ARGONNE
Wednesday, April 3, 3:30–4:30pm

MEDICAL LAKE
Wednesday, April 3, 3–4pm

AIRWAY HEIGHTS
Thursday, April 4, 2–3pm

FAIRFIELD
Thursday, April 4, 2–3pm

SPOKANE VALLEY
Thursday, April 4, 4–5pm

STAFF PICKS BOOKLISTS

Books for Money Smart Kids

Check out the Money Smart Kids booklist created by librarians using SelectReads, a digital resource that helps you find books by your favorite authors and on your favorite topics.

Do you want to fill your piggy bank? Get ideas for earning and saving money for a rainy day or a special purchase.

Books on Video Editing

Check out these instructional and informative guides that highlight best practices for video editing and using popular editing software.

The Video Editing booklist was created by librarians using SelectReads.

LIBRARY OF THINGS

Library customers must be at least 18 years old to check out the following kits.

Digital Photography Kit

See if you’re a shutterbug before you buy a DSLR camera. This kit includes a Nikon D3400 DSLR camera, 18–55mm lens and 70–300mm lens, rechargeable battery, and quick charger in a Nikon travel bag.

Video Production Equipment

Is a film career in your future? Borrow video production equipment to see if Sundance may be calling you. This kit includes two Canon XA10 HD Camcorders, two Sennheiser dual wireless microphones, two camera tripods, one tripod dolly, one shoulder mount, two LED lights, and one backdrop frame with green, white, and black drop cloths.

You can check these kits out on our Request a Kit web page.

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