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Up, Up, and Away!

Posted on August 15, 2014 at 6:00 am

Our Grandmother Flies a Hot Air Balloon | Author reading by Claudia Hagen We’re ready for lift-off! Join Claudia Hagen, a Fairfield native and former hot air balloon pilot, as she reads from her new children’s book Our Grandma Flies a Hot Air Balloon. While you’re there, you can pick up your own copy and have it signed by the flying grandma herself. FAIRFIELD Thursday, Sep 4, 4–5pm […]

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From the Director…

Posted on August 11, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Feature_NancyLedeboer This year the last wave of the Baby Boom Generation turned 50. There is lots of speculation about how Boomers will reinvent retirement and change the way we think about aging. Michael Gurian, (a Spokane author) wroteThe Wonder of Aging: A New Approach to Embracing Life After Fifty. He describes the stages of life after […]

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Blam! Zap! Ka-Pow!

Posted on August 11, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_ComicHistory Sequential Reaction: a history of the American comic book Whether comic books are part of your past, present, or future, we think you’ll enjoy this interactive, multi-media look at comics in historical context, presented by Andrew Wahl in participation with Humanities Washington. CHENEY Wednesday, Sep 10, 2–3:30pm ARGONNE Wednesday, Sep 10, 6:3 […]

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There’s An App For That

Posted on August 4, 2014 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_DigitalLibrary If you have an iOS or Android device, you can access your library from anywhere, with just a touch. You can search our catalog, download items, manage your account, and find suggested reading instantly! Download SCLD To Go for your iOS device and BookMyne for your Android. […]

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Tales From The [Record-Breaking] Trail

Posted on August 4, 2014 at 6:00 am

Author reading by Jennifer Pharr Davis at Spokane County Library District. Jennifer Pharr Davis is no stranger to adventure. She first hiked the Appalachian Trail as a 21-year-old fresh college graduate, all on her own. Her most recent book tells the story of setting the 46-day record for the Trail and growing closer to her husband (her support crew), in the process. You won’t want to miss this evening of in […]

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Set the Standard

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 6:00 am

Set the Standard. Getting reading for college. A program at Spokane County Library District. The SAT, the ACT, college admissions, and you Getting ready for college can be a maze of paperwork, deadlines, and decisions. Let Bob Alexander, a nationally recognized SAT and ACT test preparation expert, and Dr. Sharon Alexander, an acclaimed college admissions coach, give you some tips on choosing which tests to take, what colleges look […]

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Cheney Program Rescheduled

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 9:50 am

News_Feature_Announcement The Dinosaur Summer Reading Program at Cheney on Friday, July 25, at 2pm has been cancelled and rescheduled for Monday, July 28 at 2pm. We apologize for any inconvenience, hope to see you there on Monday.

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Are You Our New Trustee?

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:24 pm

News_Feature_Trustee Spokane County Commissioners are now accepting applications for a Spokane County Library District Board of Trustees position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Spokane County Library District operates separately from the County and has its own tax base, but state law mandates that the County Commissioners appoint all membe […]

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From the Director…

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_NancyLedeboer Trent, my grandson, just turned five, and his mother is wondering if he’ll be ready for Kindergarten in September. When I read the Ready, Set, Kindergarten! blog by our librarian Rachel Edmondson, I knew I needed to share it with her. I hope my daughter finds comfort in knowing that other parents are concerned about […]

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Libraries Transforming Communities

Posted on July 11, 2014 at 4:17 pm

Libraries Transforming Communities Spokane County Library District (SCLD) was selected by The American Library Association (ALA) as one of 10 public libraries that will undergo an intensive 18-month, team-based community engagement training program as part of the Libraries Transforming Communities (LTC) Public Innovators Cohort. The cohort, selected from a field of 86 candidates thr […]

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