All Spokane County Library District locations will be closed on Monday, February 15, to observe Presidents’ Day.

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Come code!

Posted on February 10, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_ComeCode! Interested in website design? Come code at a hands-on class! Learn how to start building your own responsive website, along with where to find coding resources and inspiration. If you have a personal laptop, feel free to bring it with you. For teens grades 7 and up. Saturday, Mar 5, 2–4pm NORTH SPOKANE Sunday, March […]

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Come 1, Come 2

Posted on February 8, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_Come1Come2 You’re invited to a special birthday celebration for Dr. Seuss at the Cheney Library. In honor of America’s favorite reading teacher, we’ve planned “lots of good fun that is funny.” Listen to local celebrities read their favorite books, including Otto from the Spokane Indians, Swoop from Eastern Washington University, Fireman Tim, Miss Ch […]

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Holiday closure

Posted on February 5, 2016 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_HolidayHours All Spokane County Library District locations will be closed on Monday, February 15, to observe Presidents’ Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, February 16, 2016. SCLD online services remain available 24/7.

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Take and Give: Seed Library

Posted on February 1, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_SeedLibrary We’re excited to announce the grand opening of two new seed libraries at the Deer Park and Medical Lake libraries. Bring your green thumb (and your saved seeds) to any of our three seed library locations! The idea is simple: you borrow from a selection of vegetable and flower seeds at any time during the […]

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Online Investing 101

Posted on January 29, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_OnlineInvesting101 Whitworth University finance professor Duff Bergquist, along with students from the Whitworth Student Investment Club, teach beginners how to get started with online investing. Topics covered include stock trading, basic equity research methods, and investing resources. Thursday, Feb 18, 6–7:30pm NORTH SPOKANE Thursday, Feb 25, 6–7:30pm SPOKANE […]

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Estate Planning 101

Posted on January 25, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_EstatePlanning101 Learn the best way to take care of your estate and make things easier for your loved ones in the future. Attorney Alicia Levy teaches the basics of establishing a will, trust, and power of attorney for both your finances and health care. Come get your questions answered! Thursday, Feb 11, 2pm MORAN PRAIRIE Tuesday, […]

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Programs especially for tweens and teens

Posted on January 22, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_RandomFandom The library is an ideal place for tweens and teens to socialize with friends, explore their interests, and learn valuable skills. It’s a space where they can access unlimited resources and participate in engaging, free programs. February through May we have a variety of activities designed especially for students in grades 4 and up. Tween […]

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Dollars and Sense

Posted on January 15, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_DollarsSense Make some 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. We have two classes to choose from, each with 11 opportunities to attend. […]

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Money & Aging Parents: Transitioning financial management

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_AgingParentsMoneyMgmt CPA Anne Mettler and Elder Law attorney Lynn St. Louis teach how to handle the issues that arise when an aging parent is unable to manage their finances. Topics covered include signs that a parent is having problems managing finances, tips for starting the conversation to offer help, and legal documents to ease the transition. […]

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From the director…

Posted on January 10, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_FromTheDirector_Jan2016 With the start of the New Year, library staff are developing new initiatives to fulfill the four service priorities identified in the District’s 2016-2018 Community Engagement Plan. One of the major differences with this new plan is that we are looking to identify community partners who share our mission to support a community that learns, […]

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