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Cheney Program Rescheduled

Posted in News on July 24, 2014 at 9:50 am

News_Feature_Announcement The Dinosaur Summer Reading Program at Cheney on Friday, July 25, at 2pm has been cancelled and rescheduled for Monday, July 28 at 2pm. We apologize for any inconvenience, hope to see you there on Monday.

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The Search For Rejuvenation

Posted in Business and Careers, Explore and Discover, For You, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time, Teens on July 24, 2014 at 6:00 am

The Search for Rejuvenation. Taking care of yourself when life is good, so you have the reserves to make it through the bad. by Aileen Luppert I attended a job training a few weeks ago. After three days of intense conversations and reflections, I was exhausted, but optimistic about how to apply all the lessons learned. Many of the people in the room (including me) seemed to sense the enormity of what might be ahead and we went […]

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Sci Fi Summer

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Prime Time, Teens on July 23, 2014 at 6:00 am

Kelsey is excited about her summer full of Sci Fi fiction, movies, and television. by Kelsey Hudson So much science fiction to enjoy this summer and so little time! It may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but I grew up on science fiction films, books, and television. I watched Star Wars along with Full House and read my dad’s old Star Trek paperbacks between Babysitter’s Club books. It […]

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Are You Our New Trustee?

Posted in News on July 22, 2014 at 1:24 pm

News_Feature_Trustee Spokane County Commissioners are now accepting applications for a Spokane County Library District Board of Trustees position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Spokane County Library District operates separately from the County and has its own tax base, but state law mandates that the County Commissioners appoint all membe […]

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Kid-Friendly Greenbluff

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, kids, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time on July 22, 2014 at 6:00 am

Rachel talks about her favorite places to visit on Greenbluff that are all kid friendly. By Rachel Edmondson There are many things to love about Greenbluff. There’s the fresh produce you can either pick yourself or buy freshly harvested, beautiful scenery, and a variety of fun products you can buy such as lavender, jams, pies, and even gift shop items at some farms. With about 50 independent farms and vendors […]

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What To Do With an English Major

Posted in Business and Careers, Explore and Discover, For You, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time, Teens on July 17, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_EnglishMajor By Cara Strickland When I was an English major in college, I was often faced with that question. The one that is rarely posed to business majors, but almost always asked of those studying the liberal arts. “What are you going to do with that?” This happened at family gatherings, occasionally in the supermarket, and […]

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Try Tri Again

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time on July 16, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_TryTri_swim by Gwendolyn Haley It was the name that got me. After years of running around in matching Wonder Woman swimsuits with my big sister, pretending to be Linda Carter, how could I not jump at the chance of signing up for a sprint triathlon called the West Plains Wunder Woman? Never mind that at the […]

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Liquid Lit: Booze and Book Pairings

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Prime Time on July 15, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_LiquidLit by Sheri Boggs Pairing drinks with books is an exercise in mood and mixology. With food, it’s a little easier. The flavors of the beverage are there to enhance and highlight the flavors of the food. And if you run into trouble there are countless books, websites and even apps advising everything from what wines […]

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From the Director…

Posted in News on July 14, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_NancyLedeboer Trent, my grandson, just turned five, and his mother is wondering if he’ll be ready for Kindergarten in September. When I read the Ready, Set, Kindergarten! blog by our librarian Rachel Edmondson, I knew I needed to share it with her. I hope my daughter finds comfort in knowing that other parents are concerned about […]

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Libraries Transforming Communities

Posted in News on July 11, 2014 at 4:17 pm

Libraries Transforming Communities Spokane County Library District (SCLD) was selected by The American Library Association (ALA) as one of 10 public libraries that will undergo an intensive 18-month, team-based community engagement training program as part of the Libraries Transforming Communities (LTC) Public Innovators Cohort. The cohort, selected from a field of 86 candidates thr […]

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