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Celebrating Diversity

Our Differences Make Us Great

2021-05-25 18:30:00 2021-05-25 19:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Celebrating Diversity Dr. Melissa Bedford from EWU will discuss why we should be celebrating our identities and how to talk to children about how our differences make us great. This is the second class in a 3-part series. South Hill

Tuesday, May 25
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2021-05-25 18:30:00 2021-05-25 19:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Celebrating Diversity Dr. Melissa Bedford from EWU will discuss why we should be celebrating our identities and how to talk to children about how our differences make us great. This is the second class in a 3-part series. South Hill

South Hill

Virtual Events 4

Dr. Melissa Bedford from EWU will discuss why we should be celebrating our identities and how to talk to children about how our differences make us great. This is the second class in a 3-part series.

This session will focus on why we should be celebrating our identities and how to talk to children about how our differences make us great. Recommendations of Asian American children’s, middle grade, and young adult books will also be shared.

This program is part of the Library's celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in collaboration with Asian Pacific Islander Coalition (APIC) - Spokane Chapter.

The other two classes in this three-part series are/were:

May 18 @ 6:30pm - Representation Matters: Choosing & Reading AAPI Children’s Books

June 8 @ 6:30pm - Let’s Talk: How to Have Conversations About Race with Children

Register for each class and you will receive an email with instructions on how to participate.

Technology requirements: You will need a device or computer with an internet connection and the Chrome browser, microphone and speakers to participate via Zoom.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Learning & Lectures |

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South Hill

Phone: 509-444-5300

Hours
Mon, May 10 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, May 11 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, May 12 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, May 13 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, May 14 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 15 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, May 16 Closed

About the branch

Features:

Computers & Technology:

  • 16 public computers 

  • 2 children’s computers 

  • Free WiFi 

Meeting & Study Rooms:

  • 136 capacity meeting room 

Services:

  • Faxing, copying, scanning 

Upcoming events

Mon, May 17, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual - Teen Discord Server
Play competitive or cooperative video games online with other teens in the Spokane area.

Tue, May 18, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10am on Facebook Live for a Virtual Storytime!

Tue, May 18, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Hillyard - Virtual Events 2
We'll learn about Mt. St. Helens and watch a volcano cake erupt! See full description for supplies list. Registration is required for this private Zoom event and closes 24 hours before the event.

Tue, May 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Please join us for our monthly Board of Trustees meeting.

Tue, May 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
South Hill - Virtual Events 4
Dr. Melissa Bedford from EWU will discuss how to choose diverse children's books, specifically Asian American books. This is the first class in a 3-part series.

Wed, May 19, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10am on Facebook Live for a Virtual Storytime!

Wed, May 19, 10:30am - 11:15am
Hillyard - Virtual Events 2
We'll read about kites and make our own simple kite to fly! See full description for supplies list. Registration is required for this private Zoom event and closes 24 hours before the event.

Wed, May 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central - Virtual Events 6
Meet local artist Remelisa Cullitan and see their artwork.

Thu, May 20, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10am on Facebook Live for a Virtual Storytime!

Thu, May 20, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Virtual
Join us for a virtual book discussion! Children's librarians will share recommendations and lead the discussion. For kids ages 6-12.

Fri, May 21, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Virtual - Teen Discord Server
Play a virtual game of Dungeons and Dragons with other teens in the Spokane area. All skill levels are welcome.

Fri, May 21, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Indian Trail - Virtual Events 3
Join us as we paint a sunset sky complete with hot-air balloons.

Tue, May 25, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10am on Facebook Live for a Virtual Storytime!

Tue, May 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
South Hill - Virtual Events 4
Dr. Melissa Bedford from EWU will discuss why we should be celebrating our identities and how to talk to children about how our differences make us great. This is the second class in a 3-part series.

Wed, May 26, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10am on Facebook Live for a Virtual Storytime!

Wed, May 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Central - Virtual Events 6
Join us for a lunchtime book discussion of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See.

Thu, May 27, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10am on Facebook Live for a Virtual Storytime!

Tue, Jun 01, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10am on Facebook Live for a Virtual Storytime!

Wed, Jun 02, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10am on Facebook Live for a Virtual Storytime!

Thu, Jun 03, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10am on Facebook Live for a Virtual Storytime!

Fri, Jun 04, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Virtual - Teen Discord Server
Play a virtual game of Dungeons and Dragons with other teens in the Spokane area. All skill levels are welcome.

Mon, Jun 07, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual - Teen Discord Server
Play competitive or cooperative video games online with other teens in the Spokane area.

Tue, Jun 08, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10am on Facebook Live for a Virtual Storytime!

Tue, Jun 08, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
South Hill - Virtual Events 4
Dr. Melissa Bedford from EWU will discuss the use of multicultural children's literature as a tool to help with those tough conversations about race. This is the third class in a three-part series.

Wed, Jun 09, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10am on Facebook Live for a Virtual Storytime!

Thu, Jun 10, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10am on Facebook Live for a Virtual Storytime!

Tue, Jun 15, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10am on Facebook Live for a Virtual Storytime!

Tue, Jun 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
South Hill - Virtual Events 4
Dr. Roberta & Mr. James Wilburn will discuss the importance of Juneteenth and its historical context.