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“Ghostbusters” PG-rated movie followed by a science question-and-answer session, an exhibit and a visit from the Spokane Ghostbusters. Then, head over to Mobius Science Center for some hands-on learning. Showings at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $15, includes admission to Mobius. (509) 227-7638.

“Bear Says Thanks” Bear has come up with the perfect way to say thanks – a nice big dinner. We will share treats after hearing the story. Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-4104.

Phonics Fun with LeapFrog Letter Factory Have fun with phonics with the LeapFrog Letter Factory. Kids ages 3 to 6 are invited to create words and sing alphabet songs. Space is limited. Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-4104.

Explore the Sky with Klutz An event for kids 7 and up. Learn fun facts while exploring creativity by designing and coloring galactic stickers. Space is limited. Saturday, 1 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-4104.

Scratch Lab at Spokane Valley Library Make simple animation, interactive stories and games using Scratch, a free visual programming language. Bring a flash drive or your email to create an account. Grades 4-6. Space is limited. Call or stop by the Spokane Valley Library to register. Three sessions offered: Monday, July 29 and Aug. 26, each at 2 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Coeur d’Alene Teen Book Club For ages 12-18. Participants will select the books for the group based on genres for each session. Monday, Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 769-2315.

ZANIAC! Alex Zerbe’s comedy show is an array of stunts, physical comedy and audience participation. Come to the library to see why this two-time Guinness World Record holder was voted Seattle’s Funniest Prop Comic. Free showings sponsored by Spokane Teachers Credit Union. Monday, 10 a.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park, (509) 893-8300; Monday, 7 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, (509) 893-8350; Tuesday, 10 a.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, Milwood, (509) 893-8260; Tuesday, 7 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley, (509) 893-8400; Wednesday, 10 a.m., Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St., Airway Heights, (509) 893-8250; Wednesday, 2 p.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., Medical Lake, (509) 893-8330; Thursday, 10 a.m., Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield, (509) 893-8320; Thursday, 2 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards, (509) 893-8390; June 28, 10 a.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St., (509) 893-8340; June 28, 2 p.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney, (509) 893-8280.

“Veggie Tales: Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything” Three lazy misfits dream of the day of putting on a show about pirates. Rated G. Monday, 1 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, Children’s Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 438.

Make it at the Library Build, craft and create each month this summer. Free. Monday, 2 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St., (509) 893-8340. Tuesday, 2 p.m., Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., (509) 893-8320; Wednesday, 2 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., (509) 893-8390; Wednesday, 3 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., (509) 893-8400; June 28, 2 p.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, (509) 893-8205.

“Here Comes Trouble!” Toby causes all sorts of trouble again – this time with the cat from next door. Treats free of trouble follow the story. Wednesday, 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-4104.

Indiana Bones Like the storytellers of old, Indiana Bones digs into ancient histories, mythologies, legends and stories, and makes them come to life with his unique storytelling abilities. Wednesday, 3 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.

“Oz the Great and Powerful” - For ages 13-18. A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches. Rated PG. Wednesday, 5 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, Gozzer Room, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 469.

Free Showing of “Escape from Planet Earth” - Doors open at 2 p.m., movie at 2:30 p.m. Seating is on a first-come basis. Rated PG. Thursday, Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-1865.

Micro-Crafting Join us for an afternoon of making little crafts. Thursday, 1 p.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. Free. (509) 893-8280.



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