TAG: activities

Do you hygge? What it is and how to do it this winter

Posted in Explore and Discover on December 26, 2017 at 6:00 am

By Abra Cole Do you hygge? Maybe you have no idea what I’m asking about. I didn’t either, until recently when I listened to the audiobook of Meik Wiking’s The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living. I highly recommend reading or listening to this book. The author himself does the reading for […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Winter celebrations and activities for kids, one and all!

Posted in News on November 15, 2017 at 12:15 pm

FOR ALL AGES Kids 8 and under must bring an adult. International Ninja Day Celebrate International Ninja Day (on December 5) a bit early with crafts, games, and activities. Costumes are welcome. DEER PARK Thursday, Nov 30, 3:30–4:30pm CHENEY Friday, Dec 1, 4–5:30pm MORAN PRAIRIE Friday, Dec 1, 4–5:30pm Airway Heights Winter Festival Celebrate […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Out of This World: Solar Eclipse Day, Mobius Science Planetarium & more celestial events

Posted in News on July 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

On Monday, August 21, a total eclipse of the sun will be visible in parts of the continental United States for the first time in almost 40 years. Here in Spokane, we’ll see a partial eclipse, in which the moon covers a portion of the sun. Experience this astronomical phenomenon at the library. As part […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

May Days for kids

Posted in News on April 24, 2017 at 6:00 am

There’s so much to do in May! Kids can create, explore, and experiment at library programs: LEGO bricks, games, art, Pokémon cards, elaborate contraptions, hands-on science, Star Wars, and Finch Robots. Monday Funday (all ages) LEGO, games, art, and Pokémon cards NORTH SPOKANE Mondays, 4–5pm Too Fun Tuesday (all ages) Build it, art, LEGO, gam […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Spring break & Pokemon at the library

Posted in News on March 16, 2017 at 6:00 am

Banish spring break boredom at the library from April 2–8! POKEMON EVERYWHERE Celebrate your favorite Pokemon with crafts, trivia, and more at five of our libraries! We’re dropping lures every 30 minutes for Pokémon Go players. All ages are welcome. Kids 8 and under should bring an adult along. Pokémon Celebration SPOKANE VALLEY Sunday, Apr […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Early Literacy Skills workshops

Posted in News on October 14, 2016 at 6:00 am

For parents of preschool and early elementary students What are early literacy skills? Early literacy skills are what kids know about reading and writing before they actually read and write. Many of these skills develop naturally in children when parents, siblings, and caregivers spend time talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing with them. […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

STEM Play & Learn Storytimes

Posted in News on August 22, 2016 at 6:00 am

VISIT UPDATED POST FOR 2017 EVENTS. STEM Storytime is a place for parents and caregivers to interact and play with their children while learning about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Each of these STEM areas include basic skills that preschoolers (ages 3–5) need for a ready-to-learn start to kindergarten. STEM kits may be available t […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Family Construction Zone

Posted in For You, kids, News, Parents and Teachers on October 27, 2014 at 6:00 am

Kids ages one through eight (and their grown-ups) are invited to build the day away with five stations of block activities designed to foster engagement with math, science, engineering, and creativity. Drop in any time during the open hours, and stay as long as you like. This event is a cooperative effort between NEWESD 101, […]

Tags: , , ,

Kid-Friendly Green Bluff

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, kids, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time on July 22, 2014 at 6:00 am

Rachel talks about her favorite places to visit on Greenbluff that are all kid friendly. By Rachel Edmondson There are many things to love about Green Bluff. There’s the fresh produce you can either pick yourself or buy freshly harvested, beautiful scenery, and a variety of fun products you can buy such as lavender, jams, pies, and even gift shop items at some farms. With about 50 independent farms and […]

Tags: , , , , , ,