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New digital resource: Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law

Posted on November 30, 2016 at 6:00 am

feature_heinonline The Spokane County Library District is offering a new digital resource from HeinOnline: Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law. Slavery in America and the World brings together legal materials and other documents on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. Whether you are a scholar, student, history-buff, o […]

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Cheney Library: Neighborhood Champion for Small Business Saturday

Posted on November 10, 2016 at 6:00 am

feature_smallbizsat By Tami Chapman Small Business Saturday is small businesses’ answer to the hype of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, taking place every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year it falls on November 26. American Express founded Small Business Saturday in 2010 as part of the Shop Small movement. American Express’s Neighborhood Champion Pro […]

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Drop-in job & career help

Posted on October 31, 2016 at 6:05 am

Feature_DropInJobAndCareerHelp 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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Pajama Storytime 2016

Posted on October 31, 2016 at 6:00 am

calendar item - Pajama Storytime Hear local authors read their favorite picture books at a special pajama storytime! We’ll follow the usual format with 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and songs followed by a 30-minute play and learn session. Pajamas are encouraged but not required. All ages welcome. Ages 6 and under must bring an adult. AIRWAY HEIGHTS Saturday, Nov […]

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After Hours at the library

Posted on October 19, 2016 at 6:00 am

feature_afterhours You’re invited! WHAT A reading and membership event. Listen to local writers and poets while enjoying complimentary refreshments. Learn more about the Friends of the Spokane County Library District, the programs we support with the funds we raise, and how to become a member. Explore the stacks, meet current Friends members and library staff, […]

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Early Literacy Skills workshops

Posted on October 14, 2016 at 6:00 am

feature_earlyliteracyworkshops For parents of preschool and early elementary students What are early literacy skills? Early literacy skills are what kids know about reading and writing before they actually read and write. Many of these skills develop naturally in children when parents, siblings, and caregivers spend time talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing with them. […]

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Staff training day closure

Posted on October 10, 2016 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_specialclosure All Spokane County Library District locations will be closed on Friday, October 21, for all-staff training. Regular hours resume Saturday, October 22, 2016. Our online services, including the Digital Library, remain available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

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Free Shred Day at the Library

Posted on October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am

feature_shredday Clean out your files and protect your identity! As part of the Thinking Money exhibit, the Library District and DeVries Business Services have teamed up to provide a free shred day at the North Spokane and Spokane Valley Libraries. Bring your old paper documents, computer hard drives, disks, and tapes for safe and secure destruction. […]

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SNAP Energy Assistance Outreach at Fairfield Library

Posted on October 1, 2016 at 6:00 am

feature_snapenergyassist UPDATE: This event has been cancelled. However, if you find yourself in need of assistance with your heating bills, please contact SNAP at 509.456.SNAP (509.456.7627). Spokane County residents who find it difficult to afford their energy bills may qualify for energy assistance based on their income levels. Energy Assistance funds are meant to help […]

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District-wide book sale

Posted on September 19, 2016 at 6:00 am

feature_booksale All District libraries are holding a book sale on Saturday, October 8. Our libraries are supported by Friends of the Library volunteers, and they have come together for a great district-wide event. You’ll find gently used books, music, movies, and more at all 10 locations: Saturday, Oct 8, 10am–3pm AIRWAY HEIGHTS 1213 S Lundstrom St, […]

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