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Week of September 13 - 27.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Through October 15th, Spokane Public Library will host a variety of programs representing the culture of 21 Spanish-speaking countries and highlighting the importance of Hispanic heritage in the United States. Here are a few of the events. Make sure to check out the calendar for a full listing of events.
September 15: Preserving the Legacies of Cesar Chavez and La Causa, South Hill, 3:30 p.m.
September 17: Hispanic Heritage Month: History, Diversity, and Legacies, South Hill, 6:30
September 22: Flamenco Dancing!, Downtown, 3:00 p.m.
September 22: The Afro-Latino Connection in the Costa Chica Region of Mexico, Shadle, 3:30 p.m.
Spokane Public Library Wins a 2018 Top Innovator Award from the Urban Library Council
Urban Libraries Council named Spokane Public Library a 2018 Top Innovator in the category of Customer Experience for Lilac City Live. We were one of 10 libraries selected from more than 200 nominees. Other winners include Brooklyn Public Library, Sand Diego Public Library and Washington DC -- so we're in great company! Join us for the next Lilac City Live on September 20 at 7pm.
ICYMI, watch Spokane Public Library Executive Director, Andrew Chanse, explain what's included in City of Spokane Proposition 1 on the November 6th ballot.

Upcoming Events

Hispanic Heritage Month Bilingual Storytime

A student from EWU’s Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity will be reading Spanish-English language storybooks during this special preschool storytime celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month.
Various dates and times
Various locations

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Lilac City Live

Our 2nd season of Lilac City Live debuts with guests Ginger Ewing and Luke Baumgarten (the founders of Terrain), Lavoy, Power 2 the Poetry, and Hannah Tilley. Beverages available for purchase from Little Spokane Brewhouse
September 20, 7 p.m.
Downtown Library

Event Details

Author Event: Marie Lu

Join us after hours to see bestselling YA author Marie Lu talk about her latest book, Wildcard, the sequel to Warcross at the Downtown Library. Tickets are available at Auntie's with purchase of the book and benefit Spokane Public Library Foundation.
September 22, 7 p.m.
Downtown

Attend Event
September 15: Girl Waits With Gun Book Discussion, Indian Trail, 10:30 a.m.
September 17: Constitution Day, South Hill, Shadle and Downtown will hand out free pocket-sized copies of the Constitution while supplies last
September 19: Ozobots Bowling for Kids, Hillyard, 4:00 p.m.
September 24: Trivia Night, Logan Tavern, 7:00 p.m.
Chess Club, Every Thursday at 4 p.m., South Hill. Beginners welcome and a chess instructor will be onsite.
Washington State Patrol Special Guest Storytime, September 18 at 10:30 a.m., South Hill and September 21 at 10:30 a.m., East Side
See our full calendar for more great events.
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