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From The Director

Posted on November 8, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_FromDirector A book is the gift that keeps on giving. My brother’s family expects to get books from me at the holidays. Every year I would pick out a book for my brother, his wife, and their children. But now, my brother’s family has grown, and my three nieces and nephews are adults with spouses (or […]

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Holiday Closure

Posted on November 7, 2014 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_HolidayHours All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed Tuesday, November 11, to observe Veterans Day. Regular hours resume Wednesday, November 12, 2014. The Library District’s online services remain available 24/7.

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Are You Our New Trustee?

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 6:00 am

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 5pm on November 14, 2014. 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 mem […]

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Family Construction Zone

Posted on October 27, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_FamilyConstructionZone Kids ages one through eight (and their grown-ups) are invited to build the day away with five stations of block activities designed to foster engagement with math, science, engineering, and creativity. Drop in any time during the open hours, and stay as long as you like. This event is a cooperative effort between NEWESD 101, […]

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Deer Park Celebrates Art

Posted on October 25, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_DP_ArtNight Celebrate Deer Park Library’s sixteen sweet years (in the current building) as you mingle with artists and musicians from your neighborhood. The Friends of the Deer Park Library will provide light refreshments for an evening filled with photography, face painting, quilts, stained glass, watercolors, and more. DEER PARK Friday, Nov 14, 6–8pm

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Online Purchasing Made Easy

Posted on October 24, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_OnlinePurchasing If you’re new to (or unsure about) shopping online, this workshop is for you. Library staff will demonstrate how to set up an account, search shopping sites, understand descriptions, and pay for items on eBay, Amazon, Craigslist, and more. We’ll teach you how to use your cart and wish list, explain what a CAPTCHA does, […]

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Meet the Author: Esther Stradling

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_MeetAuthors_AmericanFever Esther Stradling, Cheney resident and local author of American Fever: a biography of Ole Ruud, pioneer of the Washington Territory will be the guest of the Medical Lake book club  in November. Walk with her through local and family history, and be inspired to learn more. MEDICAL LAKE Monday, Nov 10,  1–3pm […]

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Sip and Savor

Posted on October 13, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_SipSavor Take a break from your busy Saturday with an event you’ll want to savor, near the Moran Prairie Library at Revel 77. Sip espresso as you learn more about coffee, both historically and in contemporary culture, from Kaiti Blom, a barista at Revel 77. Then, come on a delicious journey with Karen DeCristoforo as she […]

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From the Director…

Posted on October 10, 2014 at 6:00 am

Community Recently Spokane County Library District was selected to participate in a national program to start community conversations centered on shared aspirations. We are honored to be one of ten libraries participating in a yearlong program to start conversations and collect the stories we hear, so that, as a community, we can take action to create […]

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Short and Sweet

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_SpokaneShorties The Moran Prairie Book Club is welcoming several local authors, all featured in Spokane Shorties, an anthology of short stories.  Sharma Shields, Chris Cook, Kevin Taylor, Kris Dinnison, Leah Sottile, and Sheri Boggs will read from their stories and host an informal Q&A about their work and writing process. MORAN PRAIRIE Thursday, Oct 23, 2-4 […]

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