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New Board of Trustees position opening

Posted on August 31, 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 […]

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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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Holiday Closure

Posted on August 21, 2015 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_HolidayHours All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed Monday, September 7, to observe Labor Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, September 8, 2015. SCLD online services remain available 24/7.

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September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month

Posted on August 17, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_LibrarySystems_Card Studies show that children who are read to in the home and who use the library perform better in school. September is National Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when Spokane County Library District joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that every student has the most important school […]

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From the Director…

Posted on August 10, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_NancyLedeboer “Close, but no cigar.” According to Phrase Finder, this saying dates back to the mid-20th century when cigars were given out as prizes at fairground games. One of the first recorded publications of the phrase was in the script from the 1935 film version of Annie Oakley: “Close, Colonel, but no cigar.” The phrase is […]

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Night at the Library: A special membership event

Posted on August 7, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_NightattheLibrary Learn how to become a member of the Friends of the Spokane County Library District at an exclusive, after-hours event on Thursday, September 17. Enjoy readings by local authors: Cindy Hval, Bruce Holbert, Laura Read, Sharma Shields, Shawn Vestal, and Maya Jewell Zeller. Meet and mingle with current Friends, as well as library staff. Browse […]

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Bring back seeds to the library

Posted on July 31, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_SeedLibrary You’ve borrowed seeds, planted your garden, and watched your bounty grow. Now it’s time to bring back seeds to the library for the next round of gardeners to enjoy! We’re offering a series of classes taught by local Master Gardeners that will teach you how to collect your seeds and prep your garden for the […]

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Update Your Library Account Password

Posted on July 28, 2015 at 6:00 am

Online computer screen shot with binary code and password text, great concept for computer, technology  and online security. In an effort to improve security for our members, the password parameters for all library accounts have changed. Effective July 20, library account passwords (formerly referred to as PINs) are now case-sensitive and may also include non-alphanumeric characters. This change requires all library members to reset their current password.  Please note […]

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Meet the Author: Kevin J. Anderson

Posted on July 27, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_Author_KevinAnderson Building My First Lightsaber:  From Small Town Fanboy to International Best-Selling Author Prolific science fiction author Kevin J. Anderson talks about his journey from being a small town fanboy to working for Star Wars, X-Files, Dune, Batman, Star Trek, Superman, and legendary rock band Rush. After his talk, he will be selling and signing books […]

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Meet the Author: Cindy Hval

Posted on July 20, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_Author_CindyHval Local writer Cindy Hval discusses her new book, War Bonds: Love Stories from the Greatest Generation. This moving collection of stories reveals the struggles and triumphs real couples faced in the wake of World War II. A respected voice in the community, Cindy is a regular columnist and correspondent for the Spokesman Review, as well as […]

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