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Meet the Author: Lee Pitts

Posted in News on May 22, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_LeePitts U.S. Army veteran and local author Lee Pitts discusses the action-adventure series he co-writes with his childhood friend and fellow veteran, Ronald Beach. Lee will be available to answer questions and talk more about this exciting series packed with political drama and intrigue. Don’t miss this chance to meet a skilled, local writer! DEER PARK […]

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Novel Ideas: DIY Book Crafts for All Skill Levels

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on May 21, 2015 at 6:00 am

Hand with scissors cutting book isolated on white background By Kelsey Hudson Bookworms beware—some books were harmed in the making of this blog! As a librarian and a giant bookworm myself, I’m sure it comes as no surprise that I have more than a few books hiding around my apartment, many that haven’t seen daylight in ages.  Although donation is tempting, I’ll admit they’re […]

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Survival Secrets of a Part-Time Vegan

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on May 20, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_SurvivalVegan By Sheri Boggs I’m not vegan. I’m not even vegetarian. But my beloved is, and for the last three years I’ve been experimenting with the world of tofu, tempeh, tahini, and tots (tots are totally vegan—look it up). While I haven’t become a full-on vegan myself, I’m impressed with my partner’s commitment to both the […]

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Meet the Bloggers

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on May 19, 2015 at 6:00 am

istock Every week our blog team brings you posts with topics ranging from tween birthday party tips to resources for starting your own small business. It’s all for you—our fantastic members! A short writer bio appears at the end of every blog post, but we thought it would be fun for each of us to answer […]

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Holiday Closure

Posted in News on May 15, 2015 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_HolidayHours All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, May 26, 2015. SCLD online services remain available 24/7.

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On My Coffee Table

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on May 14, 2015 at 6:00 am

vintage books with coffee cup, grungy background, free copy spac By Kim Harshberger In recent years I have noticed that I have a consistent reading cycle. I enjoy reading all sorts of material but I tend to stick with one type for a period time. When it comes to fiction, I most enjoy reading books that are a series. I recently finished the first three […]

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Spokane Is Reading Welcomes Author Emily St. John Mandel

Posted in News on May 14, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_SpokaneIsReading2015 Spokane Is Reading welcomes author Emily St. John Mandel and her book, Station Eleven, for the 14th annual community reading event. Spokane Is Reading, sponsored and organized by Spokane County Library District, Spokane Public Library, and Auntie’s Bookstore, hosts two appearances with Ms. Mandel on Thursday, October 29, 2015. The first appearanc […]

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Bike to Work Week

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on May 13, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_BikeToWork By Rachel Edmondson I feel the need to start this post with a confession. I am not a bike rider. It’s not that I don’t like riding bikes, it just hasn’t happened in the last 10 years or so. Maybe this is why I am so in awe of my friends who not only bike […]

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Lessons from Mom

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Parents and Teachers on May 12, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_LessonsMom By Clarissa Fidler Having just celebrated Mother’s Day on Sunday, I’ve been thinking about all the ways my mom has influenced my life and shaped who I am today. Even now in my late 20s, I still find I need her advice and support on a regular basis. I think moms have a special gift […]

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Free Shred Day at the Library

Posted in News on May 11, 2015 at 6:00 am

Free Shred Day at the Library Clean out your files and protect your identity! The Library District is partnering with DeVries Business Services to provide a free shred day at the North Spokane and Spokane Valley Libraries. Bring your old paper documents, computer hard drives, disks, and tapes for safe and secure destruction. No need to remove credit cards, staples, or […]

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