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Posted in News on May 9, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_NancyLedeboer Last month we celebrated National Library Week with our annual Food for Fines event. Now in our third year, Food for Fines is a way for the library to support organizations that care about the community. In exchange for each donated food item, members received $1 off any overdue fees up to $10 per member. […]

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Explore Why Food Matters

Posted in News on May 8, 2015 at 6:00 am

Forward green pea arrow Navigate the confusing and often misleading food system with Melissa DiLuzio, a Certified Integrative Nutrition & Wellness Coach. Melissa presents two nutrition classes at the Moran Prairie Library. The first reveals the truth about sugar and how it impacts your overall health. The second class covers how to identify and avoid the toxic ingredi […]

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Crowdfunding Success Stories: Q&A with Transolar Galactica Producer Adam Boyd

Posted in Business and Careers, Explore and Discover, For You on May 7, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_CrowdFunding2 By Brian Vander Veen Back in March, I posted a Q&A with comics artist Manny Trembley, who had successfully funded the publication of several graphic novels on Kickstarter (and has since raised more than $14,000 on Kickstarter to fund his next book, Victoria Jr.). But publishing projects, of course, aren’t the only thing on Kickstarter. […]

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If the Shoe Fits: Q&A with Curt Kinghorn of Runners Soul

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

Feature_RunnersWorld By Gwendolyn Haley I love shoes. Some days picking out which pair to wear is truly the best part of my day. My husband recently made a pointed remark about the number of shoes in my closet. I quickly reminded him that different occasions call for particular types of footwear. Some events I need high heels or sandals, […]

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Nonprofit Spokane: Q&A with Sam Evans of KYRS

Posted in Business and Careers, Explore and Discover, For You on May 5, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_nonprofit By Jane Baker Every Saturday morning from 9–10am, Sam Evans spotlights a nonprofit organization, director, volunteer, or board member on his radio show at KYRS. Nonprofit Spokane‘s purpose is to connect listeners with nonprofit organizations and make a positive impact in the community. I was fortunate to spend some time chatting with Sam […]

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2015 Summer Parades

Posted in News on May 4, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_Parade With summer just around the corner, it won’t be long until it’s time for afternoons at the lake, family camping trips, and ice cold lemonade. Summer also brings a variety of fun community events, including a number of parades taking place between mid-May to late-September. Bring your friends and come out to the parade nearest you. Wat […]

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Meet the Author: Jannis Hibberts

Posted in News on May 1, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_MeettheAuthor_JannisHibberts Celebrate new local author Jannis Hibberts and the publication of her first children’s book Tricky Ricky, part one of The Homestead Twins series. Jannis will be available to answer questions and talk more about the twins’ upcoming adventures. Drop in anytime during the open house and stay as long as you like. Don’t miss this […]

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Step Away From The Screen

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on April 30, 2015 at 6:00 am

TV remote By Kelsey Hudson Disconnecting for an entire week can seem like a daunting task, especially in our increasingly digital world. But outside of work and homework assignments, turning off our electronics can be a great way to reconnect with our family, friends, and the world around us. Next week is Screen-Free Week, an annual event where […]

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Microadventures in Spokane County

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on April 29, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_Microadventure By Sheree West The water mirrors the blue sky and captivating basalt cliffs as my kayak skims along. My two dogs, snuggled up in the bow, watch as a flock of ducks fly overhead. Other than the birds, we’re the only ones on the lake. It’s a perfect day; I’m so glad that I didn’t put […]

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Backyard Fun for Kids

Posted in For You, kids on April 28, 2015 at 6:00 am

Family Having Fun Playing In Garden By Rachel Edmondson Spring is the time of year when parents everywhere rejoice that it’s finally warm enough to send their kids outside to play. My kids are always happiest when they’ve had a chance to run around outside, dig in the dirt, and soak up some sun. When my kids are stuck inside all day they […]

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