World Space Week

What's something all of us in the world can do together? Revel at the beauty of the night sky! Celebrate World Space Week from October 4–10, 2018. This year's theme is Space Unites the World. How will you celebrate the cosmos…
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Girls Who Code

Computer science no longer belongs only to the boys! Girls Who Codeopens a new window is a national non-profit organization determined to close the gender gap in technology. This organization provides summer clubs and immersion camps to empower girls of all ages to hone their computer skills in order to raise the number of women in…
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LGBTQ Pride Month

June is recognized as LGBTQ Pride Month. Pride Month serves as a time for members of the community to connect, have fun and show support for LGBTQI+ rights and to commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall riots. Denver celebrates Pride Month each year with PrideFest, which includes a two-day festival, a 5K and a parade down Colfax. The first Denver PrideFest…
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Global Reading Challenge

  Read, practice teamwork, and have fun with other readers! Each year, King County Library System partners with local schools for a competition called Global Reading Challenge (GRC). Teams of 4th and 5th graders read six selected books and then answer questions about the books. The winning team from each participating school moves on to face teams…
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Exam Survival Guide: 6 Study Tips and Tricks from a Librarian

 Studying, opens a new window by JESHOOTS.COM, opens a new window / CC0 1.0, opens a new window / Cropped from original As spring creeps into Edmonton, there’s a certain animal that starts showing up to the library in droves. No, it’s not the geese pecking at the windows. No, it’s not the squirrel chasing you in the parking lot…
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Pups in Space! Books and Movies

Fans of science fiction adventure stories I know it's really easy to find stories with amazing felines. Nearly every generation ship or merchant fleet plying the star-lanes is carrying one or more Ship's Cat. Whether it's the Tree cats from the Planet Sphinx or Tick-Tock from the Telzy Amberdon adventure "Novice" or even Data's cat "spot…
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