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Community Art Show

Tuesday, February 28, 2023
All Locations
Reconnecting is the theme of this year’s art show. View the artistic visions of your neighbors and friends on postcards displayed in the library and captured digitally online. At the end of the art show, each artwork will be mailed to a person the artists have chosen. All ages 

Feb 6–28, during open hours
View online at www.scld.org/art-show
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Community Science: Great Backyard Bird Count & Activity

Saturday, February 18, 2023
All Locations
Celebrate, learn about, and count birds as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count, happening February 17–20. Pick up a Take-and-Make Bird Feeder kit from the library, while supplies last, and find out more about the bird count at birdcount.org. All ages 

Supply pickup: Feb 13–18, during open hours
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Baby Play & Learn Storytime

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
North Spokane
Meeting room
Ages 0–18 months

Babies are introduced to the rhythm and beauty of language during our 20-minute storytime with picture books, rhymes, bounces, and songs. Afterward, babies continue to learn during 30 minutes of play with age-appropriate toys and activities. All activities happen with babies on grown-up laps, so plan to attend in a one-to-one baby-to-adult ratio.

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LEGO Free Play

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Medical Lake
Imagine and build with LEGO! Keep your engineering and problem-solving skills sharp using the library’s abundance of LEGO bricks. All ages
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STEM: Catapults & KEVA Planks

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Argonne
Meeting room
Engineer your own catapult while learning about simple machines and concepts of force and motion. Lay siege to a KEVA Plank tower with your catapult! How long can the tower remain standing? Ages 8–12
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Family Play & Learn Storytime

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Spokane Valley
Meeting room
Ages 2–5 & their families

Children enjoy playing while learning during 30 minutes of reading entertaining picture books, singing songs, and learning fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities that explore the concepts of math, science, art, and literacy.

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Family Play & Learn Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Deer Park
Meeting room
Ages 2–5 & their families

Children enjoy playing while learning during 30 minutes of reading entertaining picture books, singing songs, and learning fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities that explore the concepts of math, science, art, and literacy.

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LEGO Stop-Motion Animation

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Argonne
Meeting room
Learn to create and edit videos of LEGO characters moving, jumping, and talking to each other. By the end of this program, you’ll have created a short movie and know how to make more in the future. All supplies are provided. Ages 8–12 

Registration is required.
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LEGO Free Play

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Spokane Valley
Imagine and build with LEGO! Keep your engineering and problem-solving skills sharp using the library’s abundance of LEGO bricks. All ages
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STEM: Ozobots

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cheney
Meeting room
You can code a mini robot that communicates with color! Learn simple coding and practice critical thinking to navigate your Ozobot through courses and even race other coders’ Ozobots. Ages 8–12
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Too Fun Tuesday

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
North Spokane
Meeting room
Each Tuesday, kids can stop in for a variety of fun, educational activities—because you can never have too much fun! Occasionally we will offer special, one-time programs during this time. Grades K–5 

1st Tuesday: Build It 
Build with straws and connectors, architecture blocks, and other construction materials. 

2nd Tuesday: Chapter One 
We read the beginning of a book and then have fun with related activities such as games and crafts. Find out how this story ends!

3rd & 5th Tuesday: Building with Books: LEGO Challenge 
Show off your building and engineering skills! Each month, we share a story with you and then provide a building challenge to test your LEGO building know-how. 

4th Tuesday: STEAM 
Can you do a STEAM mystery challenge? Drop by to see what science, technology, engineering, art, or math adventure we have for you. 
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Bookmark Bunch: Family Book Discussion

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online
Reading and discussing books as a family gives you time to connect and learn together. For this discussion group, you and your family will read the book From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, by E. L. Konigsburg. We’ll meet online each week to discuss what we’ve read so far and what we think might happen in the coming pages. The library will provide books to registered participants. Grades 2–5 & their families

Registration is required.
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Baby Play & Learn Storytime

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Spokane Valley
Meeting room
Ages 0–18 months

Babies are introduced to the rhythm and beauty of language during our 20-minute storytime with picture books, rhymes, bounces, and songs. Afterward, babies continue to learn during 30 minutes of play with age-appropriate toys and activities. All activities happen with babies on grown-up laps, so plan to attend in a one-to-one baby-to-adult ratio.

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Preschool Play & Learn Storytime

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
North Spokane
Meeting room
Ages 3–5

Preschoolers love learning while playing during 30 minutes of reading entertaining picture books, singing songs, and learning fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities that explore preschool-level concepts of math, science, art, and literacy.

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Family Construction Zone

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cheney
Meeting room
Let's have fun playing with blocks. Stretch your imagination to create epic builds. You can bring the whole family and even plan a field trip with your homeschool group. Drop in any time during the session for creative play. All ages
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Family Play & Learn Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Medical Lake
Meeting room
Ages 2–5 & their families

Children enjoy playing while learning during 30 minutes of reading entertaining picture books, singing songs, and learning fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities that explore the concepts of math, science, art, and literacy.

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Family Play & Learn Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Moran Prairie
Meeting room
Ages 2–5 & their families

Children enjoy playing while learning during 30 minutes of reading entertaining picture books, singing songs, and learning fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities that explore the concepts of math, science, art, and literacy.

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Family Play & Learn Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Argonne
Meeting room
Ages 2–5 & their families

Children enjoy playing while learning during 30 minutes of reading entertaining picture books, singing songs, and learning fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities that explore the concepts of math, science, art, and literacy.

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LINC Community Visit - Pope Francis Haven

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Mobile Services
LINC
LOCATION: Pope Francis Haven, 16412 E Sprague, Spokane Valley (map)

LINC brings the library to you with materials to checkout, computers you can use, Wi-Fi internet access, and more. All ages To learn more about LINC, visit www.scld.org/linc.
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Toddler Play & Learn Storytime

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
North Spokane
Meeting room
Ages 1 ½–3

Toddlers delight in 20 minutes of picture book stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities introducing the concepts of math, science, and literacy.

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Toddler Play & Learn Storytime

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Spokane Valley
Meeting room
Ages 1 ½–3

Toddlers delight in 20 minutes of reading picture books, singing songs, and learning fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities introducing the concepts of math, science, and literacy.

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LINC Community Visit - Harvester Restaurant

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mobile Services
LINC
LOCATION: Harvester Restaurant, 410 W 1st St, Spangle (map)

LINC brings the library to you with materials to checkout, computers you can use, Wi-Fi internet access, and more. All ages To learn more about LINC, visit www.scld.org/linc.
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Family Play & Learn Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Airway Heights
Meeting room
Ages 2–5 & their families

Children enjoy playing while learning during 30 minutes of reading entertaining picture books, singing songs, and learning fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities that explore the concepts of math, science, art, and literacy.

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Family Play & Learn Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Otis Orchards
Meeting room
Ages 2–5 & their families

Children enjoy playing while learning during 30 minutes of reading entertaining picture books, singing songs, and learning fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities that explore the concepts of math, science, art, and literacy.

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LINC Community Visit - Rockford United Methodist Church

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Mobile Services
LINC
LOCATION: Rockford United Methodist Church, 217 S 1st St, Rockford (map)

LINC brings the library to you with materials to checkout, computers you can use, Wi-Fi internet access, and more. All ages To learn more about LINC, visit www.scld.org/linc.
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