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Garden Reads | Grow Your Garden with Spokane Public Library

At Spokane Public Library, you can find the resources you need to grow the garden of your dreams. Whether you’re just starting out or are an experienced gardener, we can help you cultivate your gardening knowledge so you can bring your dream garden to life.  Enjoy these hand-picked reads about gardening

Make an Insect! STEM for Kids

Kids (grades K-5), join us to learn about insects and their parts as we read How to Build an Insect by entomologist Roberta Putnam. We’ll create our own insects and an ‘insect observation box’ or insect keeper. Please bring a shoe box or round oatmeal box from home. Children under

Poetry Month 2022 | Young Adult

Call US What We Carry: Poems by Amanda Gorman   Book Chlorine Sky by Mahogany Browne    Book Clap When you Land by Elizabeth Acevedo   Book Everybody Looking by Candice Iloh     Book Ink Knows No Boarders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience Edited by Patrice Vecchione  Book Kent State by Deborah Wiles  Book Moth by Amber McBride   Book

Poetry Month 2022 | Middle Grade

Alone by Megan E. Freeman  Book Becoming Muhammad Ali by James Patterson and Kwame Alexander  Book Carry On: poetry by young immigrants edited by Simon Boulerice   Book Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga     Book Red, White and Whole by Rajani LaRocca     Book Rez Dogs by Joseph Bruchac     Book Samira Surfs by Rukhsanna Guidroz   Book Starfish by Lisa

Poetry Month 2022 | Picture Books

Aaron Slater, Illustrator by Andrea Beaty Book A New Green Day by Antoinette Portis   Book A Portrait in Poems: The Storied Life of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas   Book Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford Book Change Sings: a Children’s Anthem by Amanda Gorman  Book One Minute Till

Earth Month Adult Book List | 2022

Whether you want to get lost in a fictional story or learn more about different elements of the environment, we have a variety of books, audiobooks, and eBooks to choose from to celebrate nature this Earth Month, Earth Week, Earth Day, and all year-round. Fiction Where the Crawdads Sing by

Garden Reads | Grow Your Garden with Spokane Public Library

At Spokane Public Library, you can find the resources you need to grow the garden of your dreams. Whether you’re just starting out or are an experienced gardener, we can help you cultivate your gardening knowledge so you can bring your dream garden to life.  Enjoy these hand-picked reads about gardening

Make an Insect! STEM for Kids

Kids (grades K-5), join us to learn about insects and their parts as we read How to Build an Insect by entomologist Roberta Putnam. We’ll create our own insects and an ‘insect observation box’ or insect keeper. Please bring a shoe box or round oatmeal box from home. Children under

Poetry Month 2022 | Young Adult

Call US What We Carry: Poems by Amanda Gorman   Book Chlorine Sky by Mahogany Browne    Book Clap When you Land by Elizabeth Acevedo   Book Everybody Looking by Candice Iloh     Book Ink Knows No Boarders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience Edited by Patrice Vecchione  Book Kent State by Deborah Wiles  Book Moth by Amber McBride   Book

Poetry Month 2022 | Middle Grade

Alone by Megan E. Freeman  Book Becoming Muhammad Ali by James Patterson and Kwame Alexander  Book Carry On: poetry by young immigrants edited by Simon Boulerice   Book Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga     Book Red, White and Whole by Rajani LaRocca     Book Rez Dogs by Joseph Bruchac     Book Samira Surfs by Rukhsanna Guidroz   Book Starfish by Lisa

Poetry Month 2022 | Picture Books

Aaron Slater, Illustrator by Andrea Beaty Book A New Green Day by Antoinette Portis   Book A Portrait in Poems: The Storied Life of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas   Book Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford Book Change Sings: a Children’s Anthem by Amanda Gorman  Book One Minute Till

Earth Month Adult Book List | 2022

Whether you want to get lost in a fictional story or learn more about different elements of the environment, we have a variety of books, audiobooks, and eBooks to choose from to celebrate nature this Earth Month, Earth Week, Earth Day, and all year-round. Fiction Where the Crawdads Sing by