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Book Discussion with author Jack Nisbet

Posted in News on September 2, 2016 at 6:00 am

FEATURE_JackNisbet Spokane Valley Library Book Club will host Jack Nisbet, local educator, naturalist, and author, at their September meeting. Nisbet will join the discussion with book club members and attendees about his book The Collector: David Douglas and the Natural History of the Northwest and his continuing research on David Douglas. This is sure to be […]

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Celebrating Grandparents

Posted in Explore and Discover, kids, Teens on September 1, 2016 at 6:00 am

FEATURE_AppreciatingGrandparents By Gwendolyn Haley Both my husband and I grew up living hours away from our grandparents, and consequently only saw them once or twice a year at most. When we started our family, we lived five hours away from our own parents, so our children were also on track to only see their grandparents a […]

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Annual Library Park Cleanup

Posted in News on August 31, 2016 at 6:00 am

FEATURE_DP_ParkCleanUp Help us keep Library Park clean & safe. Saturday, Sep 17 9am–12pm DEER PARK 208 S Forest Ave Enjoy the beauty of this city-owned park, while pitching in to make it a wonderful place for Deer Park residents and visitors. Join your friends and neighbors in this annual community cleanup effort. And don’t forget to […]

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Fall hikes: sorting favorites

Posted in Explore and Discover on August 30, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_FallHikes By Rich Landers Being a trail guidebook author who’s explored Inland Northwest trails for more than three decades, I’m regularly asked a question this time of year: “What’s your favorite fall hike?” The answer is as difficult as naming your favorite child. And as all parents know, even our children are a little more appealing […]

Business 101: A Toolkit for Employers

Posted in News on August 29, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_Biz101 The Spokane County Library District brings you a series of free business workshops and classes for employers, small business owners, and local entrepreneurs. Gather the tools to successfully start or run your business, from digital security to legal agreements, from sound interviewing techniques to employee performance reviews, plus discover all of […]

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Dynamic audiobook performers

Posted in Explore and Discover on August 25, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_Audiobooks By Melanie Boerner I understand that, as a librarian, I am expected to have piles upon piles of books throughout my house and be well versed in all types of literature. With that said, I have a confession to make: I have piles of half-read books around my house. As a full-time working mom of […]

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GED & high school completion classes at Cheney Library

Posted in News on August 24, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_GEDClasses Spokane Community College offers GED and high school completion classes at Cheney Library. CHENEY LIBRARY Meeting Room Sep 19 through Dec 15 Monday–Thursday, 4–8pm Students can receive instruction in math, science, social studies, writing, and more. Classes are tailored to each person. This allows students to complete studies at their own pace. […]

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Ultimate Gilmore Girls fandom

Posted in Explore and Discover on August 23, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_GilmoreGirls By Rachel Edmondson With two young kids in the house, I don’t end up watching a lot of TV. By the time the kids are asleep and I’ve gotten a few things done around the house, I rarely choose television over my bed (what can I say, I’m a woman who likes her sleep!). But […]

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Board of Trustees Meeting location change for Aug 23

Posted in News on August 22, 2016 at 9:38 am

Feature_Closures The Spokane County Library District Board of Trustees Meeting scheduled to meet Tuesday, Aug 23, at 4pm has a location change to Argonne Library. Originally, the meeting was scheduled to meet at Fairfield Library. However, in an effort to cooperate with firefighters and reduce traffic in the area of the Yale Road fire, the Board […]

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STEM Play & Learn Storytimes

Posted in News on August 22, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_STEMPlayAndLearnStorytime STEM Storytime is a place for parents and caregivers to interact and play with their children while learning about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Each of these STEM areas include basic skills that preschoolers (ages 3–5) need for a ready-to-learn start to kindergarten. STEM kits may be available to check out after storytime. Come an […]

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