Women’s History Month Book List

Last year, the National Women’s History Alliance selected as their theme “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to be Silenced.” Since most women’s suffrage events were canceled in 2020, they extended the theme for 2021 as it “captures the spirit … Continued →


Black History Month 2021

While February is Black History Month, it is important to reflect on the stories and impact of Black history throughout the year. The Library partnered with members of the community to provide videos, events, and book lists to inspire the … Continued →


Black History Month | Book List for Kids 2021

  This is an #OwnVoices list for Black History Month featuring stories of historical fiction, fiction, biography, and more about prominent people, movements, and eras outlined in Black history. We hope these books inspire learning and reflection. Picture Books Henry’s Freedom Box by … Continued →


Library Projects Under Construction

The Library currently has five projects under construction, funded by the $77 million bond voters passed in 2018. There have been no major pandemic implications to the construction timelines and we are looking forward to opening four out of five projects this year. Read on to learn about each project. You may also watch a time … Continued →


Winter World Jumble | Opening Act(ivity)

Hi, my name is Lisa. I usually host the Opening Act(ivity) program at Northtown. While the libraries are closed, we are bringing the activities to you virtually. Today’s activity is a Winter Word(s) Jumble: UAMUTN NTIWRE ESFWALONK YAALS PHOHDIPY (2 … Continued →


Recommended Reads of 2020

  This year is/was, in short, a trip. One way to escape our own reality was to immerse ourselves in that of another via reading anything and everything. Straight from SPL staff to you, we present our Recommended Reads of 2020. The books in this … Continued →


Winter & Holiday Picture Books 2020

  Find a variety of children’s books to share celebrations of winter and a variety of winter holidays. Pick these up via curbside pickup! Tree of Cranes by Allen Say Book Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story by Angela … Continued →


Make an Embroidered Snowflake Card

This year might just be the perfect one for sending holiday cards. Since we can’t see our friends and extended family in person this year, a card that lets someone know you’re thinking of them can really brighten their day! … Continued →