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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SNAP Energy Assistance Outreach at Fairfield Library

Posted on October 17, 2016 at 6:00 am

feature_snapenergyassist 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 make home heating more affordable and help maintain a warm and safe home. SNAP will be in Fairfield for 20 energy assistance appointments to make it […]

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Spokane Is Reading: The Tsar of Love and Techno

Posted on October 14, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_SIR_BookAnnouncement Spokane Is Reading announces author Anthony Marra and his book, The Tsar of Love and Techno, for the 15th Annual community reading event. Spokane Is Reading, sponsored and organized by Spokane County Library District, Spokane Public Library, and Auntie’s Bookstore, will host two appearances with Mr. Marra. Admission is free for both events. Spoka […]

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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.


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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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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Thinking Money Exhibition & Financial Education Programs

Posted on September 15, 2016 at 6:00 am

feature_thinkingmoney Money affects everyone, but many of us lack the knowledge we need to make smart financial choices that prepare us for whatever the future brings. Thinking Money: A Financial Exhibition SPOKANE VALLEY Oct 22–Nov 26, 2016 Thinking Money is a traveling exhibition designed to teach tweens, teens, and the adults in their lives about financial […]

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Back to Homeschool Resources

Posted on September 14, 2016 at 6:00 am

feature_backtohomeschoolresources   The Library District has free resources that help homeschooling parents develop lessons that match their children’s unique interests, abilities, and learning styles. In this homeschooling resource discussion, we will review helpful online resources, share library information and digital apps, and answer questions and help parents fin […]

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Kids Fall Programs 2016

Posted on September 7, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_KidsFall2016 This fall at the Library District brings fun STEM activities, seasonal crafts, and more for kids of all ages. We have creative inventions with the Makey Makey invention kits, web coding with Code Studio, gingerbread house building, Frozen sing-a-long fun, and more. Some activities are age specific and include Lego Mindstorm Robots and Minecraft Dro […]

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