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The Spokane County Library District’s north location is currently hosting Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean to Be Human? - a national traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian exploring human evolution research. The exhibit runs through Tuesday, February 2, and is accompanied by a series of free programs provided by the Library District. Spokane is one of just 19 cities in the U.S. chosen as a tour stop for the special exhibit.

The Exploring Human Origins exhibit explores the evolutionary journey of becoming human. From walking upright, creating technology, and eating new foods, to brain enlargement and the development of symbolic language and complex societies—all of these advancements define the unique position of humans in the history of life.

The North Spokane Library, 44 E Hawthorne Rd, is open Monday–Thursday, 10am–9pm, Friday and Saturday, 10am–6pm, and Sunday, 1–5pm. The exhibit, all related programs and tours are free and open to the public. More info can be found at www.scld.org

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