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Say It With Flannel

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_FlannelBoards Flannel stories engage you and your child with the five practices of early literacy. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn and create several stories, and a flannel board, to take home (bring a pair of sharp scissors if you have them). If you’re a parent, teacher, or caregiver, you won’t want to miss this opportunity! […]

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Draw The Line

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_Ethics_DrawtheLine John Pederson, owner of Ethics Talks, shares his three decades of experience in business and personal ethics. In “Your Line in the Sand,” you’ll get a crash course in ethics, learn about your ethical style and think through whistleblowing. In “Pitfalls, Excuses, and Mitigating Circumstances,” John will talk about business vs. personal eth […]

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From the Director…

Posted on September 12, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_NancyLedeboer My sewing table at home is covered with pieces of fabric I sewed together, cut up and sewed together again. I’m playing with the method described in Create Your Own Free-Form quilts by Rayna Gillman. My first quilts were all made from patterns with color coordinated fabrics. Over the years I’ve added more color and given […]

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Spokane Is Reading welcomes author Karen Russell

Posted on September 8, 2014 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_swamplandia Spokane Is Reading welcomes author Karen Russell and her book, Swamplandia! for the 13th Annual community reading event. Spokane Is Reading, sponsored and organized by Spokane County Library District, Spokane Public Library, and Auntie’s Bookstore, hosts two appearances with Ms. Russell on Thursday, October 16, 2014. The first appearance is at th […]

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Meet the Authors: Letters From Brackham Wood

Posted on September 5, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_Letters Join local authors Rita Gard Seedorf and M.A. Verhoef for a reading and discussion of their novel in letters. The correspondence stretches from Spokane to Brackham Woods, England, with history and mystery in the mix. The Cheney Library is delighted to welcome the authors to their regular September book club. Take advantage of this opportunity […]

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Technology Class: Finding Jobs Online

Posted on August 29, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_ApplyingForJobs Are you looking for a job but aren’t sure where to start? We can help! Learn how to get the most out of your job search with our digital resources! We will discuss which websites to use, how to use them, and why each one may or not be a good fit for the type […]

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Labor Day Holiday Closure

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_HolidayHours All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed Monday, September 1, to observe Labor Day. We will resume regular hours on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. SCLD online services remain available 24/7.

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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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