From the director…

Posted on October 10, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_NancyLedeboer National Friends of Libraries Week is October 18-24, a week that the Spokane County Library District has a lot to celebrate. Our library system is fortunate to have Friends at each of our ten libraries along with a countywide Friends group. The Friends at each library mostly hold used book sales to raise funds and […]


It’s electriFYING!

Posted on October 9, 2015 at 6:00 am

FallEnergy_feature How does electricity really work? Let’s explore with Snap Circuits! Together we’ll build things that buzz, light up, and spin. Hear from Avista electrical engineers about their fascinating jobs as they join in the circuit-building fun. For kids ages 8–14. Space is limited. Airway Heights | Saturday, Nov 21, 2–3:30pm Argonne | Thursday, Nov […]

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Get ready for the best NaNoWriMo of your life

Posted on October 5, 2015 at 6:00 am

NaNoWriMo_Feature 50,000 words in 30 days—are you up to the challenge? We’re here to help you write your story! Get ready for the best NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) of your life with a special NaNoWriMo Mini-Conference on Saturday, October 31 at the Moran Prairie Library from 10am–5:30pm. Aspiring writers can register for workshops taught by […]

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Fall programs especially for tweens & teens

Posted on September 28, 2015 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. This fall we have a variety of activities designed especially for students in grades 4 and up. Tween Club […]

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New Board of Trustees position opening

Posted on September 15, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_Trustees Spokane County Commissioners are now accepting applications for a Spokane County Library District Board of Trustees position, which will be available as of January 1, 2016. Applications are being accepted until Friday, October 9, 2015. Tim Hattenburg has served two five-year terms on Spokane County Library District’s Board of Trustees, which is t […]


From the director…

Posted on September 14, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_LibrarySystems_Card I was walking on the Iller Creek trail enjoying the view of the Spokane Valley when I happened to overhear the conversation between two hikers ahead of me. One man asked the other whether he knew the library offered computer classes and practice tests for the GED. The other man had heard about this but […]


Get your facts straight!

Posted on September 11, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature-Statista-Opt2 Finding accurate data is stress-free and simple when you use Statista, an online database that makes it easy to access numbers, data, and facts at a glance. Statista is now available for Spokane County Library District members to use at any of our 10 library locations. Explore easy-to-use portals containing statistics, studies, dossiers, infographi […]

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Astronomy for Everyone: Exploring the size and scale of the universe

Posted on September 10, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_Astronomy Who better to star gaze with than a NASA astronomer? Award-winning astronomer and NASA consultant Kevin Manning shares his passion for outer space. Discover more about the size and scale of the universe, the stars, and other celestial wonders using hands-on activities and visuals. Evening presentations followed by outdoor stargazing (weathe […]

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Staff Day special closure

Posted on September 5, 2015 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_specialclosure All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed Friday, September 18, for our annual Staff Development & Training Day. Regular hours resume on Saturday, September 19, 2015. SCLD online services remain available 24/7.


How to sell on Etsy

Posted on August 28, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_EtsyClass Want to sell your handmade goods and vintage items online, but don’t know where to start? Learn the basics of setting up your own Etsy shop, listing your items online, and posting listings to social media so that your items get the attention they deserve. Then find out how to use the site as a seller and protect yourself against […]

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