All Spokane County Library District locations will be closed, Monday, May 29 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Our regular location hours will resume, Tuesday, May 30.

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Homebuyer Education Seminars with SNAP Spokane

Posted in News on May 3, 2017 at 6:00 am

Buying a home can be a dream come true and an overwhelming process at the same time. In a free seminar held at the library, explore all of the major aspects of the home-buying process in an unbiased format with SNAP Spokane instructors certified by the Washington State Housing Finance Commission. SNAP’s housing counselors can […]

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You, in books (no right, no wrong, an idiosyncratic list)

Posted in Explore and Discover on May 2, 2017 at 6:00 am

  by Sheri Boggs If you’re a reader and you’re on any kind of social media, you’ve probably been tagged to participate in something like this: “List 10 books that have stayed with you in some way. Don’t take more than a few minutes, and don’t think too hard. They do not have to be […]

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Drop-in job & career help

Posted in News on May 1, 2017 at 6:05 am

Note: Information has been updated in this post. Refine your resume or start one from scratch. Write an eye-catching cover letter. Discover your ideal career. A business librarian is available during drop-in hours to assist job seekers and offer career help. Whether you are a student about to graduate or a seasoned professional, we can help you […]

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Give your business an edge: Free workshops for retail, entrepreneurs, and startups

Posted in News on May 1, 2017 at 6:00 am

Our communities thrive because of local businesses and entrepreneurs. We’re supporting your business with free workshops and resources to help you do what you do even better. We’ve partnered with local experts who can share their knowledge and give you the tools you need for a thriving business. Check out our latest business workshops. UPCOMING […]

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Second Saturday Art Tour in Spokane Valley

Posted in News, Uncategorized on April 27, 2017 at 6:00 am

Explore the creative arts in Spokane Valley at Second Saturday. The art tour is free and includes Spokane Valley Library, Hatch Gallery, and Millwood Print Works, featuring art from local students and artists. Second Saturday Art Tour MULTIPLE LOCATIONS Saturday, May 13, 5–8pm SPOKANE VALLEY LIBRARY We unveil the ‘Tree of Life’ batik quilt cr […]

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New spaces and fresh updates at North Spokane Library

Posted in News on April 26, 2017 at 6:00 am

The hammering and sawing is done and the tools have been put away. We invite you to visit the North Spokane Library to see the remodel, including the expanded kids’ area, new meeting rooms, and our newest space: The Lab. THE LAB The Lab is devoted to engaging, hands-on learning opportunities. This space showcases local […]

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Community gardening: a delicious pursuit to feed the hungry and the soul

Posted in Explore and Discover on April 25, 2017 at 6:00 am

By Erin Dodge I met with Teresa Sadler of Pumpkin Patch Community Garden to talk about the garden and learn her take on gardening, especially as a community. Originally a pumpkin patch and then a parking lot and staging site for the construction company that built the bridge over the river, the community garden was […]

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May Days for kids

Posted in News on April 24, 2017 at 6:00 am

There’s so much to do in May! Kids can create, explore, and experiment at library programs: LEGO bricks, games, art, Pokémon cards, elaborate contraptions, hands-on science, Star Wars, and Finch Robots. Monday Funday (all ages) LEGO, games, art, and Pokémon cards NORTH SPOKANE Mondays, 4–5pm Too Fun Tuesday (all ages) Build it, art, LEGO, gam […]

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Dirt-y pleasures: Seed libraries & urban farming classes

Posted in News on April 20, 2017 at 6:00 am

All season long from seedlings to harvest, Spokane County Library District is here to support local gardeners. We have programs for everyone, from the seasoned green thumb exploring new techniques to parents looking to get kids excited about the messy and educational fun of gardening. THE SEED LIBRARIES A seed library works like this: you borrow […]

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Dollars and Sense

Posted in News on April 19, 2017 at 6:00 am

Make sense of your finances. The Spokane County Library District and SNAP are helping you with money matters: the good, the bad, and the practical. From credit scores and budgeting, to dealing with collection agencies, we are hitting all the hard topics. Each two-hour class will cover several topics with plenty of time for questions and discussio […]

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