Mental Health Awareness Month | Book List

 May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Here is a list of books that deal with mental illness by addressing things like depression, anxiety and OCD, and more.               Juvenile/Middle Grade Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and … Continued →


Rainbows | Opening Act(ivity)

          Hi, my name is Lisa. On Wednesday mornings, I host the Opening Act(ivity) Program at the Northtown location. Today’s activity involves rainbows. Can you name all the colors of the rainbow? Next, I would like … Continued →


Continuous Line Drawings | Opening Act(ivity)

  Hi, my name is Lisa. I usually host the Opening Act(ivity) program at the Northtown Branch on Wednesday mornings. For today’s activity, you will need paper and something to draw with. Continuous Line Drawing is when you use a … Continued →


Play-Doh Sculptures | Opening Act(ivity)

Hi, my name is Lisa.  I host the Opening Act(ivity) program at the Northtown Branch. For today’s activity, I hope that you can locate some Play-Doh or clay. This is a sculpting by hand exercise with a twist. You cannot … Continued →


Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2020

Spokane Public Library is excited to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month this May with a variety of virtual offerings!  Register to participate in our virtual events and you will receive an email with a link with instructions on how to … Continued →


Why it’s a Good Time to do Genealogy

I hear it all the time – “I don’t have time for Genealogy.” While a pandemic isn’t the way I like to interest people in Genealogy, it is effective! Everyone trapped inside with nothing to do? Now is a GREAT … Continued →


Museums Around the World

If you want a break from the same four walls, take a look at some of the virtual museum tours all over the world. Explore places you’ve never visited or reminisce on old favorites. One of my favorite memories of … Continued →


Tips for Reading with Your Baby

While I eagerly await the return of Baby Storytime to the South Hill Library, here are some recommendations for reading at home with your littlest one! Reading with your baby is all about enjoying a snuggly good time together. You … Continued →