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Recommended Reads of 2022

As library people, we love books and we love to talk about them! The list below contains all of our favorite books from 2022 that

Native American Heritage Month Book List | 2022

Now (and always) is the time to read American Indian stories, especially after they have been controlled, denied, and silenced for too long. In an interview with Oprah Magazine, Vassar poet and professor Molly McGlennen (Anishinaabe) said, “I always think of Native literature as a gift to the world. Telling

Native American Heritage Month 2022

While Native American Heritage Month is celebrated nationally every November, Indigenous history and culture should be acknowledged all year long. Many Tribal Nations and Indigenous communities are the original occupants of this land, and this is a time to share stories, preserve history, and encourage respect for their heritage. Preserving

It’s Always the Season for Witches: Great Witchy Books to Check Out Today

Witches! Malevolent or good-hearted, the presence of these ionic beings always intensifies as we approach the end of October. Personally, I’m here for witches year-round, especially when it comes to great literature. Here is a smattering of witch books for all ages and interests and seasons. Baby and Toddler (Board

Children’s Books to Celebrate Diwali | October 24-28

Diwali is the Festival of Lights, one of India’s major holidays and celebrated over the course of five days. This year, Diwali starts October 24! In honor of this occasion, the Library has assembled some children’s titles about Diwali. Diwali in My New Home by Shachi Kaushik Check Out Book

Scary Stories to Read…If You Dare

BOO! Did we scare you? If that didn’t do the trick, find a few treats from this list if you need a good fright. Some of these titles include Young Adult. Please exercise caution if you are easily frightened! My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones Find the

Hot Topics & Current Affairs @ The Library

Staying updated on current events can be difficult with increasing polarization, misinformation, and the sheer amount of media that bombards us wherever we go. As part of Spokane Public Library’s mission and vision, we aim to inspire a thriving city through cultural and educational opportunities. That’s why we recently hired Current

Recommended Reads of 2022

As library people, we love books and we love to talk about them! The list below contains all of our favorite books from 2022 that

Native American Heritage Month Book List | 2022

Now (and always) is the time to read American Indian stories, especially after they have been controlled, denied, and silenced for too long. In an interview with Oprah Magazine, Vassar poet and professor Molly McGlennen (Anishinaabe) said, “I always think of Native literature as a gift to the world. Telling

Native American Heritage Month 2022

While Native American Heritage Month is celebrated nationally every November, Indigenous history and culture should be acknowledged all year long. Many Tribal Nations and Indigenous communities are the original occupants of this land, and this is a time to share stories, preserve history, and encourage respect for their heritage. Preserving

It’s Always the Season for Witches: Great Witchy Books to Check Out Today

Witches! Malevolent or good-hearted, the presence of these ionic beings always intensifies as we approach the end of October. Personally, I’m here for witches year-round, especially when it comes to great literature. Here is a smattering of witch books for all ages and interests and seasons. Baby and Toddler (Board

Children’s Books to Celebrate Diwali | October 24-28

Diwali is the Festival of Lights, one of India’s major holidays and celebrated over the course of five days. This year, Diwali starts October 24! In honor of this occasion, the Library has assembled some children’s titles about Diwali. Diwali in My New Home by Shachi Kaushik Check Out Book

Scary Stories to Read…If You Dare

BOO! Did we scare you? If that didn’t do the trick, find a few treats from this list if you need a good fright. Some of these titles include Young Adult. Please exercise caution if you are easily frightened! My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones Find the

Hot Topics & Current Affairs @ The Library

Staying updated on current events can be difficult with increasing polarization, misinformation, and the sheer amount of media that bombards us wherever we go. As part of Spokane Public Library’s mission and vision, we aim to inspire a thriving city through cultural and educational opportunities. That’s why we recently hired Current