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COVID-19 Test Kit Information

*Update: All three locations are temporarily out of COVID test kits. In partnership with Spokane Regional Health District, we are offering free COVID-19 test kits.

Library Learning | Literacy Tips for Preschoolers

Each month, our Youth Services team assembles a variety of tips and tricks to make learning and literacy for preschoolers fun! Find our collection of Library Learning brochures here to print at home or find them at your nearest Spokane Public Library location. Download the next Library Learning brochure here!

Jackbox Games at the Library

Spokane Public Library is now hosting Jackbox Party Pack 7 on our Teen Discord Server! This program features five mini-games that teens can play with other teens for free. All that is needed is access to our Discord Server (apply here!) and access to a web browser. You can use

2021 YALSA Teens’ Top Ten

“The Teens’ Top Ten is a ‘teen choice’ list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the country. Nominations are posted on the Thursday of National Library Week, and teens across the country

Make a Light-Up Card! Events for Kids

Kids (in grades K-5), you’re invited to join us for our next STEM Program to learn about electricity and circuits, and then we will make a paper circuit light-up card! Sign up for, or our Homeschool Program on Friday, December 10 at 10:30am or our After-School Program on Tuesday, December

Space Science for Kids | James Webb Telescope

Join us for Space Science for Kids via Zoom on December 7, 2021, at 4pm. Registration is required – sign up HERE! Please note that there is a take-home kit that goes with this program. Supplies are limited and registration does not reserve you a kit – so plan to

Check Out Games from the Library

With all the new additions to our Library of Things, it’s no surprise that we added a collection of board games to play with family and friends! With crowd favorites like Catan: Trade, Build, Settle, Codenames, Sushi Go Party!, Munchkin, Twister, One Night Ultimate Werewolf, and much more, you will