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Create Jolly Holiday Gifts & Decorations with Online Classes from Creativebug

Posted in Explore and Discover on December 6, 2023 at 6:00 am

Experience the joy of making with the library’s digital resource: Creativebug. It offers free, online art and craft classes that you can watch anytime, anywhere. All you need to explore your creativity is... […]

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Enjoy Quality Time with Your Family & Friends with Cold Weather Activities

Posted in Explore and Discover on November 29, 2023 at 6:00 am

By Alison Johnson Winter is a great time to curl up under a blanket with a hot cup of tea and a great book—especially if my dog is curled up too and warming my feet. But if you have an active family with young people like mine, then you might need to have some activities […]

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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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Inspire Creativity with Engaging Activities, STEM & Art Programs for Kids, Tweens & Teens

Posted in News on April 20, 2023 at 4:00 am

Our May programs for all ages, early learners, kids, tweens, and teens include engaging activities and storytelling, STEM fun, and creative ways to explore art and other activities! Activities for all ages include LEGO Free Play, Rock Garden Painting, a Pollinators Activity, and the celebration of Marshall Islands Constitution (Jemenei) Day. Early […]

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Full STEAM Ahead in April: Explore & Enjoy Great Kids, Tweens & Teens Programs

Posted in News on March 21, 2023 at 6:00 am

We’ve got programs with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) in April, and most don’t require registration. Explore the wonders of flight, optical illusions, electrical circuits, robots, and more. Create a Koinobori Carp Windsock, a Peeps diorama, and a video game. We have LEGO fun, storytimes, a family book discussion progr […]

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Call for Submissions: Create Art & Reconnect for Our Community Art Show

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on January 4, 2023 at 9:40 am

Community Art Show By Alison Johnson We’re hosting a Community Art Show again this year! For 2023, the theme is all about reconnecting—with other people, places, and ourselves. To go along with that theme, the canvas for all art in this year’s show are postcards. During January, each of our libraries will have a postcard craft station with […]

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Stepping into the New Year with Art Show Submissions, Great Author Talks & Loads to Explore

Posted in News on December 14, 2022 at 6:00 am

You can start 2023 by exploring new things and honing your skills at the library. Express your creativity with a submission to our art show. Try out a family book discussion. Check out video magic using a green screen. Tackle your unfinished crafts with the encouragement of other pro-craft-inators. And that’s just the start! Check […]

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December Brings Holiday Crafting, Amazing Author Talks & Informative Workshops

Posted in News on November 17, 2022 at 4:30 am

Stop into the library to create holiday ornaments, enjoy a storytime program, take apart a machine, and create with LEGO bricks. Sign up to hear about Medicare cost savings, talk about changes to the brain, learn about outsmarting scammers, and view author talks from best-selling writers. When the weather brings a chill, you can stop into the libra […]

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October Is for You: Creative Arts, Author Talks, Shred Day, Memory Care & More

Posted in News on September 21, 2022 at 6:00 am

This fall you can explore creative arts and leisure activities at the library, including blacksmithing, lace tatting, cyanotypes, and photography. October brings you some wonderful author talks—including Spokane Is Reading author Kate Lebo—and information sessions about dyslexia and caring for loved ones who are experiencing memory loss. Shred […]

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Space Exploration You Can Do, Inspired by Amazing Images from the Webb Telescope

Posted in Explore and Discover on August 17, 2022 at 6:00 am

By Caitlin Wheeler On July 12, 2022, NASA released its first images from the James Webb Space Telescope, and they are both breathtaking and groundbreaking in their ability to detect infrared light at a high resolution. The telescope operates with two cameras: NIRCam (near infrared camera), which looks at the shortest infrared wavelengths, and MIRI […]

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