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Young learners & families find good fun in stories, art, games, and crafts

Posted on January 28, 2019 at 6:00 am

Storytime is coming to Spokane Valley Mall! Families with kids who are ages 4–8 can paint together. Everyone is invited to have “lots of good fun that is funny” when we celebrate Dr. Seuss.

Bring the little ones and the whole family to these entertaining (and educational… we won’t tell if you don’t) events at the library!

EVENTS FOR YOUNG KIDS & FAMILIES

Storytime at The BookEnd      

Imaginations soar and literacy skills grow stronger when we share stories! Families are invited to come listen to entertaining stories from some of our favorite books.

For all ages

THE BOOKEND
Spokane Valley Mall
Saturday, Feb 9, 10:30–11am
Saturday, May 18, 10:30–11am

Family Painting Party

Let’s learn together through art! Kids and their adults will enjoy exploring colors and shapes, while working on their language and literacy skills in this guided side-by-side art experience. Registration is required.

For ages 4–8 & their adults

NORTH SPOKANE
Monday, Feb 11, 6–7pm | Register

AIRWAY HEIGHTS
Saturday, Feb 23, 10:30–11:30am | Register

Find additional dates for this program in April & May.

Dr. Seuss Celebration

We’re celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday at the library and you’re invited! In honor of America’s most famous reading teacher, we have planned “lots of good fun that is funny.” We’ll be reading books, making crafts, and playing games.

For all ages

SPOKANE VALLEY
Tuesday, Feb 26, 4–5pm

MORAN PRAIRIE
Wednesday, Feb 27, 4–5pm

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

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

ARGONNE
Friday, Mar 1, 3:30–5pm

CHENEY
Friday, Mar 1, 3:30–5pm

FAIRFIELD
Saturday, Mar 2, 11am–12pm

MEDICAL LAKE
Saturday, Mar 2, 10–11:30am

NORTH SPOKANE
Monday, Mar 4, 4–5pm

AIRWAY HEIGHTS
Thursday, Mar 7, 4–5pm

FROM THE LIBRARY OF THINGS

Family Construction Zone Blocks

Have a building party with large wooden blocks, large foam blocks, small blocks, architecture blocks, and more.

Request a Kit online today.

Ready for School with STEM Kits

Keep your preschooler busy with hands-on activities that encourage playful learning while exploring reading and science, technology, engineering, and math concepts. With 15 kits to choose from, getting ready for kindergarten has never been more fun.

Check out a kit from our catalog.

DIGITAL RESOURCES

Tumblebook Library

Foster a love of reading and learning in your child and get them ready for school with this online collection of animated picture books with sound and narration.

Use this digital resource online.

Staff Picks: Reading Dr. Seuss

Oh, the books you’ll read! Check out our favorite stories by America’s most famous reading teacher.

This book list is ready for reading.

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