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Latinx Heritage Book List | 2021

Afterlife by Julia Alvarez Book | eBook | Audiobook The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho Book | eBook | Audiobook Book of Lost Saints by Daniel José Older Book Dear America: notes of an undocumented citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas Book | eBook Everyone Knows You Go Home by Natalia Sylvester Book House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea Book The Line Becomes a

Latinx Heritage Book List for Kids | 2021

Picture Books Gustavo, the Shy Ghost by Flavia Z. Drago Book Isabel and her Colores Go to School by Alexandra Alessandri Book Mi Papi Tiene una Moto by Isabel Quintero Book (in Spanish) | Book (in English)  Octopus Stew by Eric Velasquez Book ¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat! by Raúl the Third Book Middle Grade Charlie Hernández &

Latinx Heritage Month 2021

Celebrate Latinx heritage and culture with us! Check out our selection of books and videos to start the celebration and keep it going all year long. Latinx Heritage Month is celebrated nationally between September 15 and October 15. Events (Register for this event by clicking the link) September 29 @

New Hillyard Library Open

In November 2018, voters approved a $77 million bond to renovate 4 libraries and build 3 new libraries. Hillyard Library is the second library to be completed as part of this multi-year project. On September 2, we opened the brand new Hillyard Library at 4110 N. Cook Street. The new Hillyard

The Hive™ & Artists-in-Residence

Built in partnership with Spokane Public Schools, The Hive™ is a cutting-edge facility on the corner of E. Sprague and S. Haven across from Libby Center in the Sprague Union District. Affectionately called The Hive™ for the variety of learning activities that will take place there, this building provides not

20 Years of Spokane Is Reading

Every summer, Spokane Is Reading (a collaborative one-book, one-community read program put on by Spokane Public Library, SCLD and Auntie’s Books) announces the community read for that year. This was not possible last year because of the pandemic, so they chose instead to focus on a curated book list of Diverse Voices for 2020.

Latinx Heritage Book List | 2021

Afterlife by Julia Alvarez Book | eBook | Audiobook The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho Book | eBook | Audiobook Book of Lost Saints by Daniel José Older Book Dear America: notes of an undocumented citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas Book | eBook Everyone Knows You Go Home by Natalia Sylvester Book House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea Book The Line Becomes a

Latinx Heritage Book List for Kids | 2021

Picture Books Gustavo, the Shy Ghost by Flavia Z. Drago Book Isabel and her Colores Go to School by Alexandra Alessandri Book Mi Papi Tiene una Moto by Isabel Quintero Book (in Spanish) | Book (in English)  Octopus Stew by Eric Velasquez Book ¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat! by Raúl the Third Book Middle Grade Charlie Hernández &

Latinx Heritage Month 2021

Celebrate Latinx heritage and culture with us! Check out our selection of books and videos to start the celebration and keep it going all year long. Latinx Heritage Month is celebrated nationally between September 15 and October 15. Events (Register for this event by clicking the link) September 29 @

New Hillyard Library Open

In November 2018, voters approved a $77 million bond to renovate 4 libraries and build 3 new libraries. Hillyard Library is the second library to be completed as part of this multi-year project. On September 2, we opened the brand new Hillyard Library at 4110 N. Cook Street. The new Hillyard

The Hive™ & Artists-in-Residence

Built in partnership with Spokane Public Schools, The Hive™ is a cutting-edge facility on the corner of E. Sprague and S. Haven across from Libby Center in the Sprague Union District. Affectionately called The Hive™ for the variety of learning activities that will take place there, this building provides not

20 Years of Spokane Is Reading

Every summer, Spokane Is Reading (a collaborative one-book, one-community read program put on by Spokane Public Library, SCLD and Auntie’s Books) announces the community read for that year. This was not possible last year because of the pandemic, so they chose instead to focus on a curated book list of Diverse Voices for 2020.