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Library Top 10

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, kids, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time, Teens on December 30, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_top10 By Rachel Edmondson I have a confession to make. I love “Top 10” lists, year-in-reviews, countdowns, you name it. I’m always so curious to see what is most popular and how it compares to my choices and preferences. Whether it is baby names, songs or books, I’m always intrigued. I must not be the only […]

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Build Your Business

Posted in Business and Careers, For You, News on December 29, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_SCORE New year, new business! SCORE Business experts Chuck Zahara and Josh King present back-to-back presentations at Spokane Valley Library. Chuck takes you through simple steps to starting a new business during the first hour, and get the scoop on social media for business from Josh during the second hour. Come to one or both seminars, […]

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Christmas Movies That Won’t Make You Puke

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on December 23, 2014 at 6:00 am

Movies at home By Sheri Boggs At the risk of outing myself as a terrible person, I must admit that Christmas is not my favorite time of year. Maybe it’s leftover dread from years of being in retail, maybe it’s because I’m super selfish and never got around to having kids (because I hear the holidays are a […]

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Don’t Fear the FAFSA

Posted in Business and Careers, For You, News, Parents and Teachers on December 22, 2014 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_FAFSA If the words “financial aid” make you quake in your boots, this event is for you. Let Tammy Zibell and Janet Rice help you navigate the Federal Financial Aid System, and complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Whether you’re learning the ropes as a high school or non-traditional student, Tammy and Janet […]

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Meet the Author: Christel Decker Bresko

Posted in News on December 19, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_MeetAuthor_Christel From Germany during WWII as a child, to rural Alaska as a missionary with her husband, Christel takes her readers along on the journey. This Medical Lake resident talks about her books and answers questions as a special guest of the January book club. MEDICAL LAKE Monday, Jan 12, 1–3pm […]

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Guilty Pleasures

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Prime Time on December 18, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_GuiltyPleasures By Kim Harshberger Well, the holidays are upon us. I don’t know about you but a part of me dreads this time of year. It’s an endless stream of decadent treats that I can’t seem to resist. It has been a tradition in my family to bake loads of cookies and treats in the weeks […]

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Free Resources for Lifelong Learning

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

Library By Brian Vander Veen It’s been nearly twenty years since the film Good Will Hunting came out, and honestly, I don’t remember much of it, but there’s one line that has long stuck with me. Working-class genius Will is arguing in a bar with Harvard student Clark, and what Will says, the redacted PG version […]

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Holiday Recipes Beyond Peppermint and Pumpkin

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on December 16, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_HolidayTreats_Intro By Kelsey Hudson I am totally in the holiday mood. I’ve decked my tree (complete with my favorite C-3PO ornament), found all the best wrapping paper, and am even making a stocking or two. Seriously, the holiday season is here and I couldn’t be happier—mostly. With all that joy, Grinch is not my normal holiday […]

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Holiday Closure

Posted in News on December 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm

News_Feature_HolidayHours All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed Wednesday, December 24, and Thursday, December 25, in observance of Christmas. Regular hours resume Friday, December 26, 2014. Facilities will close again at 5pm on Wednesday, December 31, and remain closed on Thursday, January 1, in observance of the New Year’s Day Holiday. Regula […]

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Meet the Author: Jenny Elliott

Posted in News on December 15, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_JennyElliot Jenny Elliott, local author of teen paranormal romance, will celebrate the release of her book Save Me, set right here in the Pacific Northwest, with two events related to the book and the process of writing for publication. Both events will feature a book signing, and copies available for sale. Come to one, or both! […]

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