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Disability Pride Month 2024

July is Disability Pride Month! This year’s theme, which comes from The Arc’s National Council of Self-Advocates, is “We Want a Life Like Yours.”   The

Where Does Our Trash Go? Let’s Explore Spokane!

By Mason Neil, Youth Environmental Specialist I use my trash can every day, but I’ve rarely stopped to think about what happens to my waste after I’ve bagged it, hauled it to the curb, and watched it drive away in the trash truck.   Most places use landfills—carefully monitored reservoirs in

Calling Local Musicians! Submit Your Music to Lilac City Records

Submit your original music to our local streaming platform, Lilac City Records, and get $200 if your music is selected! We believe in empowering local musicians by providing a platform where they can share their creativity with the community. Lilac City Records is more than just a streaming service; it’s

Juneteenth 2024 Books & Films

Officially recognized as a Federal Holiday in 2021, Juneteenth (June 19th) marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865, took control of the state, and ensured that all enslaved people were freed. It was the last American city to finally implement the Emancipation Proclamation (2.5 years

Become Smoke Ready

Smoke Ready Week is June 12-16. Prepare yourself for wildfire smoke this summer by knowing what to look out for and how to reduce your exposure. Breathing clean air is a basic human right, and it can be put at risk through the increased presence of air pollutants, ultimately affecting

Preschool Fandom Storytime & Summer Schedule

If you love Bluey, Paw Patrol, and Daniel Tiger, then do we have the storytime lineup for you. This summer, we have six Fandom Storytimes for preschoolers ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers! Mark your calendar for the following dates for a storytime party to remember. In addition to

Disability Pride Month 2024

July is Disability Pride Month! This year’s theme, which comes from The Arc’s National Council of Self-Advocates, is “We Want a Life Like Yours.”   The

Where Does Our Trash Go? Let’s Explore Spokane!

By Mason Neil, Youth Environmental Specialist I use my trash can every day, but I’ve rarely stopped to think about what happens to my waste after I’ve bagged it, hauled it to the curb, and watched it drive away in the trash truck.   Most places use landfills—carefully monitored reservoirs in

Calling Local Musicians! Submit Your Music to Lilac City Records

Submit your original music to our local streaming platform, Lilac City Records, and get $200 if your music is selected! We believe in empowering local musicians by providing a platform where they can share their creativity with the community. Lilac City Records is more than just a streaming service; it’s

Juneteenth 2024 Books & Films

Officially recognized as a Federal Holiday in 2021, Juneteenth (June 19th) marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865, took control of the state, and ensured that all enslaved people were freed. It was the last American city to finally implement the Emancipation Proclamation (2.5 years

Become Smoke Ready

Smoke Ready Week is June 12-16. Prepare yourself for wildfire smoke this summer by knowing what to look out for and how to reduce your exposure. Breathing clean air is a basic human right, and it can be put at risk through the increased presence of air pollutants, ultimately affecting

Preschool Fandom Storytime & Summer Schedule

If you love Bluey, Paw Patrol, and Daniel Tiger, then do we have the storytime lineup for you. This summer, we have six Fandom Storytimes for preschoolers ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers! Mark your calendar for the following dates for a storytime party to remember. In addition to