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September 25, 2013

…rgonne Rd 509.893.8260 Cheney 610 First St 509.893.8280 Deer Park 208 S Forest Ave 509.893.8300 Fairfield 305 E Main St 509.893.8320 Medical Lake 321 E Herb St 509.893.8330 Moran Prairie 6004 S Regal St 509.893.8340 North Spokane 44 E Hawthorne Rd 509.893.8350 Otis Orchards 22324 E Wellesley Ave 509.893.8390 Spokane Valley 12004 E Main Ave 509.893.8400 Administration 4322 N Argonne Rd 509.893.8200 Videos on How to Use the Library About My Account…

History

October 31, 2013

…llwood voters reject measure to contract with SCLD for library service. 1955 Valley Library built at 12004 East Main as first branch and as District offices; service provided through 10 deposit stations, bookmobiles, and Spokane Public Library; Deer Park contracts for services, joining Fairfield, Medical Lake, Rockford, Spangle, and Waverly. 1960 Florence Johnson named County Librarian. 1965 Susan Barclay named Director. 1966 District voters appr…

Library Locations Near You

July 15, 2013

…1213 S Lundstrom St 509.893.8250 Argonne 4322 N Argonne Rd 509.893.8260 Cheney 610 First St 509.893.8280 Deer Park 208 S Forest Ave 509.893.8300 Fairfield 305 E Main St 509.893.8320 Medical Lake 321 E Herb St 509.893.8330 Moran Prairie 6004 S Regal St 509.893.8340 North Spokane 44 E Hawthorne Rd 509.893.8350 Otis Orchards 22324 E Wellesley Ave 509.893.8390 Spokane Valley 12004 E Main Ave 509.893.8400 Administration 4322 N Argonne Rd 509.893.8200…

2015 Bond

March 18, 2015

Vote Spokane Valley Libraries: August 4, 2015 In August 2015, the Spokane County Library District will ask voters to approve a $22 million bond to fund four projects in the greater Spokane Valley and Millwood areas. The cost of the bond is approximately 11¢ per $1000 assessed value. The owner of a $200,000 home will […]

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Think Inside the Box

June 19, 2014

…ad Calories. I consumed them all in a matter of weeks. Each book provided me with an ah-ha moment. Here are the main philosophies I adopted (over time) and try to adhere to whenever possible: Eat LOTS more vegetables. Reduce carbohydrates, mainly wheat. Reduce processed food. Eat organic. Eat local. Cook from scratch. In order to up the quantity of vegetables my family consumed, I looked into various outlets to receive high quality organic (or sa…

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Transolar Galactica Follow-Up

January 7, 2014

…mpting to save travelers from the pitfalls of attempting to fix their past. Unfortunately, Charles Yu – yes the main character’s name is the same as the author’s – does not listen to his own advice. Need science fiction with more action and less philosophy? Serenity: Those Left Behind by Joss Whedon is a graphic novel prequel to the television series, Firefly. Fans and newcomers alike will enjoy this introduction to the crew of Serenity. Once you…

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From The Director

November 8, 2014

A book is the gift that keeps on giving. My brother’s family expects to get books from me at the holidays. Every year I would pick out a book for my brother, his wife, and their children. But now, my brother’s family has grown, and my three nieces and nephews are adults with spouses (or […]

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Free Shred Day at North Spokane and Spokane Valley Libraries

June 2, 2014

…Services. Saturday, June 21, 11am-3pm North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Rd Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E Main Ave Bring your old paper documents, computer hard drives, disks, and tapes for safe and secure destruction. No need to remove credit cards, staples and other metal fasteners. DeVries Business Services is proactive in providing secure on-site document destruction service. It is a service DeVries takes very seriously in the proper ha…

From Bullies to Besties: Navigating the Social Landscape of School

From Bullies to Besties: Navigating the Social Landscape of School

September 16, 2014

…ecently and was stunned by its coldness and victim-blaming—even after being rejected by her former friends, the main character never really finds much empathy for poor Linda (a.k.a. “Blubber”) and in fact concludes she’s as much to blame for her treatment as her bullies. Not cool, Judy Blume, not cool. (But I still love you.) I was lucky—I managed to make friends and get through school relatively unscathed. But if you follow headlines or have you…

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Let the “Frozen” obession begin…

March 18, 2014

…sions for us to compare. We discovered that the two stories are very different, but also found out that the two main characters in “The Snow Queen” are named Kai and Gerda, and in the movie “Frozen” there are two servants of the royal family of Arendelle named Kai and Gerda. Then we went on the hunt for some more fun “Frozen” facts. Here are a few favorites: When the gates open during “For the First Time in Forever,” there is a cameo of Rapunzel…