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Sun., June 28, 2009, midnight

“Be Creative at Your Library!” - Summer reading program presented by Spokane County Library District and Spokane Public Library. Enjoy storytimes, crafts and more. Children and teens who read or listen to 15 books or read for 15 hours throughout the summer will receive a prize. For more information, visit www.summerreading Free. (509) 444-5307.

Whitman County Library Summer Reading Challenge - Enjoy a variety of creative programs, special guest performers and prizes throughout the summer. Children who read for 10 hours or read 10 books will qualify for prizes. Teens who read and review one book during the summer will be eligible to win a prize and will receive a letter of completion. Adults who read and review three books during the summer will receive free coffee drinks from local vendors and be entered into a drawing to win a $50 gift certificate from Rosauers Supermarkets. For more information, visit Free. (509) 397-4366.

Poems with Ken Nesbitt (North) - Appropriate for school-aged children. Held Monday. 2 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. (509) 893-8350; Tuesday, 2 p.m., Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St. (509) 893-8250 and also at 7 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. (509) 893-8350; Wednesday, 2 p.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. (509) 444-5331. Free.

Comics with Lars Brown - Learn about the process of writing and drawing comics with this local graphic novel author. Part of the Spokane Public Library’s Summer Reading program. Appropriate for children in grades six and up. Held Tuesday, 3:30 p.m., East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St. (509) 444-5331; Wednesday, 2 and 3:30 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5331. Free.

“Calling All Writers! (a.k.a. The Mysteries of Harris Burdick)” (Moran Prairie) - For teens. Try to figure out the stories behind drawings left many years ago by the mysterious Mr. Harris Burdick. Paper, writing utensils and snacks will be provided. Held Wednesday, 1:30 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. (509) 893-8340; Thursday. 1:30 p.m., Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. (509) 893-8320. Free.

Author Amy Warwick - Signing copies of her book “Summer Snow” during Mary Jane’s Farm Fair. Saturday. 9-11 a.m., Comforts of Home, 430 W Bridge St., Tekoa, Wash. (509) 284-2788.


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