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Creative Pumpkin Carving: Make Scary, Spooky & Spirited Jack-O’-Lanterns

Posted in Explore and Discover on October 21, 2021 at 6:00 am

I have always loved to carve pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns. There is something about creating a scary or silly face on a pumpkin which brings me great joy! I have rounded up some clever ideas to take your jack-o’-lanterns to the next level this Halloween! […]

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Fun & Eerie Things for Kids & Families to Do for a Thrilling October

Posted in News on September 14, 2021 at 6:00 am

Science experiments and storytimes are a great way to discover new things and great stories all month long. National Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 through October 15. We’re having a Spanish-language celebration at Spokane Valley Library with music, food, activities for los niños, as well as a tour of the library and our expanded […]

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New Digital Resources from Gale: What Success Will You Gain with Knowledge?

Posted in News on September 8, 2021 at 6:00 am

Young woman studying with a laptop, pen, and notebook We have new digital resources from Gale that offer an abundance of information and tools for businesses, students, and anyone doing research or looking for general knowledge. […]

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Take a Chance on Something New in September

Posted in News on August 18, 2021 at 6:00 am

It’s Library Card Sign-up Month and the perfect time to get a library card for kids heading back to school! Also this month, learn about Calculated Risks for Business. Or dig in to planning your spring garden with a fall cleanup. Test your knowledge and enjoy some lively trivia. Plus more programs to explore! […]

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Swamp Stories Week Includes a Marshy Musical Number, a Coiling Snake Craft & Hopping Frogs

Posted in News on August 16, 2021 at 6:00 am

Page Turner Adventures: Swamp Stories Week Feature This week on Page Turner Animal Adventures we are making our way through the marshy mud for Swamp Stories. We hope you have a splashing good time with Page Turner, Kenny, and their friends and special guests! […]

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Fabulous Tail-Wagging Reads to Get Ready for National Dog Day

Posted in Parents and Teachers on August 11, 2021 at 6:00 am

Happy NAtional Dog Day, illustrated pups What better day to celebrate our furry family member than National Dog Day on August 26. From silly to touching, these are a few of my favorite picture books about man’s (kid’s) best friend. I hope you read a few to celebrate dogs and get ready for National Dog Day! […]

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Fantastic Beasts Week Takes You on an Amazing Intergalactic Adventure & a Dino-mite Dinosaur Romp

Posted in News on August 9, 2021 at 6:00 am

Page Turner Adventures: Fantastic Beasts Week feature image This week on Page Turner Animal Adventures we are imagining the worlds of Fantastic Beasts. We hope you have a stomping, roaring good time with Page Turner, Kenny, and their friends and special guests! […]

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Creepy Crawlies Week Brings the Flea Circus, Delicious Bug Bite Treats & the Tale of Ananse the Spider

Posted in News on August 2, 2021 at 6:00 am

Page Turner Adventures, Creepy Crawlies Week This week on Page Turner Animal Adventures we are exploring the world of Creepy Crawlies. We hope you have a squirmy-wormy good time with Page Turner, Kenny, and their friends and special guests! […]

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31 Ways to Explore the Marvels of Nature Each Day in August

Posted in Explore and Discover on July 28, 2021 at 6:00 am

BY ABRA COLE Summer is winding down, and August may just be our last chance to get outdoors and explore before the season turns to autumn. Since factors such as extreme hot weather and smoke may affect actual outdoor plans, I’ve compiled a variety of potential activities that fit different weather situations. Think you can’t […]

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Safari Stories Week Includes Game Show Fun, Wombat Wisdom & a Lion King Puppeteer

Posted in News on July 26, 2021 at 6:00 am

Safari Stories Week on Page Turner Adventures feature image This week on Page Turner Animal Adventures we are exploring Safari Stories. We hope you have a roaring good time with Page Turner, Kenny, and their friends and special guests! […]

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