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Winter Reading Challenge: Read to Earn Badges & Reflect on Your Story

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on December 14, 2023 at 4:30 am

By Gwendolyn Haley As we usher in the new year, SCLD is thrilled to announce our enthusiastic participation in the “Where We Come From” Winter Reading Challenge, sponsored by Beanstack. You’re invited to sign up for this exciting literary journey, happening January 1–31. The challenge is to read at least 300 minutes throughout the m […]

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Kindly Ever After Adventures for Kids Focus on Cooperation, Kindness, Empathy & Friendship

Posted in News on June 28, 2023 at 6:00 am

Kindly Ever After Adventures with Page Turner JULY 2–AUGUST 31 For ages 4–9 Let your imagination run wild this summer with Page Turner Adventures! Meet Storyologist Page Turner—a cross between Mary Poppins and Indiana Jones! Page loves transforming kids into Junior Storyologists and sending them on adventures to collect, tell, and write stori […]

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All Together Now: A Summer of Friendship, Kindness & Unity

Posted in News on May 31, 2023 at 6:00 am

Friendship, kindness, and unity encompass this year’s summer reading theme of All Together Now. Explore our programs and events below to see what you can do at our libraries and in neighborhood parks. As you grow and strengthen friendships, show kindness, and build unity this summer, we encourage you to read, explore, and have fun at our librarie […]

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Fall To-Do List: Create & Make, World Cup Soccer, Holiday Shopping & Self-Care

Posted in News on October 18, 2022 at 6:00 am

Fall to-do list note pad and pencil with cup of tea See the ways you can create, make, and practice self-care in November with the library. Try out Pilates, a new puzzle or board game, or create a container of spring bulbs for winter enjoyment. You can drop into The Studio at Spokane Valley Library to learn about the available audio-visual recording equipment and software and […]

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Kids & Families Find Outdoor Summer Fun & Adventure with the Library

Posted in News on June 7, 2022 at 6:00 am

You can head outdoors to enjoy many of our summer programs, including performances by Alex Zerbe (a.k.a. The Zaniac) and Eric Herman, held in local parks and the outdoor areas around our libraries. Young readers and their families will enjoy our Nature Storytimes and Family Storytimes in the Park, which are both in-person and outdoors. Families can […]

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These Library Programs Have Active, Informative & Funny Moments You Won’t Want to Miss

Posted in News on May 17, 2022 at 6:00 am

Active Seniors Walking June brings programs for adults about separation anxiety in pets, Medicare, active walks for senior citizens, some engaging new picture books to read with young children, and the bi-monthly Master Gardeners Plant Clinic. Businesses and startups can sign up to learn the fundamentals of building a brand for a business. Family Storytimes are back in p […]

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Winter Reading Challenge: 20 Minutes a Day for a Better You, Better World

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on December 14, 2021 at 6:00 am

And for the month of January, you’ll have access to selected eBooks from Lerner Publishing, available exclusively through the #WinterRead2022 challenge. That means you will have instant access with no holds, wait times, or borrowing limits. These titles help readers of all ages explore diversity, empathy, and action through literature. You can ex […]

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Pet Pals Week Has Pet-tacular Stories, Pop-up Paper Crafts & Sleuthing Adventures

Posted in News on July 12, 2021 at 6:00 am

Pet Pals week on Page Turner Adventures feature image This week on Page Turner Animal Adventures we are having fun with Pet Pals. We hope you have a pet-tacular time with Page Turner, Kenny, and their friends and special guests! […]

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Are you up for a reading challenge?

Posted in News on September 15, 2020 at 6:00 am

The online reading challenge has begun for the Spokane Is Reading Diverse Voices booklist. As a co-sponsor of Spokane Is Reading, we always look forward to the annual book selection and author visit in the fall. So when Spokane Is Reading had to switch gears to do something different for 2020, we couldn’t be more […]

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Track your summer reading online with Beanstack

Posted in kids, News, Parents and Teachers on May 31, 2018 at 6:00 am

June 1–August 31, 2018 Summer reading is here and Spokane County Library District makes it easy to track your summer reading online with Beanstack. With our online summer reading website, you can reach your reading goals, try new things, and explore your community with library challenges. All 600-minute readers get a printable Certificate of Achi […]

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