All Spokane County Library District locations will be closed, Monday, May 29 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Our regular location hours will resume, Tuesday, May 30.

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Q&A with Magician Jeff Evans: magic and the Secrets of Wizards

Posted on May 25, 2017 at 6:00 am

By Erin Dodge Summer is a fantastical time at the library—a time to build reading muscles with imaginative and real life stories found on the bookshelves. Summer is also the time when kids and families can see, hear, and interact with magicians, musicians, puppets, and more. These summer programs are geared towards kids entering kindergarten […]

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Spokane Is Reading: A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash

Posted on May 24, 2017 at 6:00 am

Just in time to add it to your summer reading list, Spokane Is Reading has announced the novel and author selected for 16th annual community reading event in 2017: A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash. A Land More Kind Than Home, a New York Times Best Seller, is a tale of courage […]

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Feel better, do better: library volunteers make a difference

Posted on May 18, 2017 at 6:00 am

SUMMER READING BUDDY PROGRAM Reading is the best way to keep the reading skills of young readers sharp over the long summer vacation. A reading buddy is a fun way to do it! What’s a reading buddy? A reading buddy is an adult or teen volunteer who loves reading to and with children. Summer Reading […]

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Call for submissions for Spokane Writes: A Poetry and Prose Anthology

Posted on May 17, 2017 at 6:00 am

WHAT Spokane County Library District is celebrating its 75th anniversary in fall 2017. To commemorate this milestone, we are publishing an anthology of prose and poetry. We are seeking submissions of poetry, short stories, and essays. It is free to submit. The anthology will be released in print and digitally. The theme is “Celebration.” WHEN […]

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Going viral: Video creators find new space at Spokane Valley Library

Posted on May 10, 2017 at 6:00 am

By Amber Williams Want to make an amazing video or TV commercial? How about edit it so it goes viral? Now you can at The Studio. We’re pleased to announce the opening of The Studio at the Spokane Valley Library. What makes this space so exciting is what it offers: video, photo, and audio recording […]

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The BookEnd at Spokane Valley Mall

Posted on May 8, 2017 at 6:00 am

The BookEnd, our newest library, is now open and is an oasis of calm in the bustling Spokane Valley Mall. The BookEnd is a different take on the library—a boutique library for mall goers. The bookshelves are filled with popular and bestselling titles. DVDs of the latest movies line the wall. Comfy armchairs give visitors […]

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Homebuyer Education Seminars with SNAP Spokane

Posted on May 3, 2017 at 6:00 am

Buying a home can be a dream come true and an overwhelming process at the same time. In a free seminar held at the library, explore all of the major aspects of the home-buying process in an unbiased format with SNAP Spokane instructors certified by the Washington State Housing Finance Commission. SNAP’s housing counselors can […]

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Drop-in job & career help

Posted on May 1, 2017 at 6:05 am

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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Give your business an edge: Free workshops for retail, entrepreneurs, and startups

Posted on May 1, 2017 at 6:00 am

Our communities thrive because of local businesses and entrepreneurs. We’re supporting your business with free workshops and resources to help you do what you do even better. We’ve partnered with local experts who can share their knowledge and give you the tools you need for a thriving business. Check out our latest business workshops. UPCOMING […]

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Second Saturday Art Tour in Spokane Valley

Posted on April 27, 2017 at 6:00 am

Explore the creative arts in Spokane Valley at Second Saturday. The art tour is free and includes Spokane Valley Library, Hatch Gallery, and Millwood Print Works, featuring art from local students and artists. Second Saturday Art Tour MULTIPLE LOCATIONS Saturday, May 13, 5–8pm SPOKANE VALLEY LIBRARY We unveil the ‘Tree of Life’ batik quilt cr […]

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