All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed in observance of Presidents' Day, Monday, February 20. Regular hours resume Tuesday, February 21.

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Kindergarten Kickoff 2017: getting ready for registration

Posted on January 12, 2017 at 6:00 am

Starting kindergarten can be exciting, fun, and a little scary. And that’s just for the parents. So what does being ready for kindergarten actually mean? Children need to have some basic skills so that they are ready to successfully learn and adapt to a kindergarten classroom environment. These skills include language, literacy, physical movement […]

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Jeb Wyman and Coming Home: How the Humanities Help Soldiers Find Meaning after War

Posted on January 9, 2017 at 6:00 am

Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau presents Jeb Wyman and Coming Home: How the Humanities Help Soldiers Find Meaning after War. NORTH SPOKANE LIBRARY Saturday, Jan 28, 4pm What is the true nature of war, and how does the experience of war affect the human heart? How have the myths and realities of combat, and the invisible […]

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Meet authors Tim and Becky Hattenburg at Deer Park Book Club

Posted on January 4, 2017 at 6:00 am

Local authors Tim and Becky Hattenburg discuss their nonfiction title, Death Ride: A Little Boy’s Night of Terror, at the January 2017 Deer Park Book Club meeting. The Hattenburgs spent nearly two years researching the true story of Larry Kuntz, who in 1937 at the age of five, witnessed the murder of his parents before […]

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SCORE Business Workshops at the library

Posted on December 29, 2016 at 6:00 am

Spokane County Library District brings you SCORE Business Workshops with experts Chuck Zahara and Josh King. Each month in January through April, they present a workshop covering a topic relevant to small business owners and entrepreneurs. These workshops are for local business owners at all stages, from aspiring entrepreneurs looking to create a b […]

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BBB Consumer Education workshops at the library

Posted on December 28, 2016 at 6:00 am

Spokane County Library District has partnered with the Better Business Bureau to bring you consumer education workshops on topics such as financial literacy, smart shopping, and avoiding scams. Kirstin Davis of the BBB leads these workshops and informative presentations, which are geared for adults and teens. During January through April, you’ll […]

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GED & high school completion classes at Cheney Library continue in 2017

Posted on December 23, 2016 at 6:00 am

Spokane Community College offers GED and high school completion classes at Cheney Library in 2017. CHENEY LIBRARY Meeting Room January 3–March 23 (Winter Quarter) Monday–Thursday, 4–8pm April 3–June 15 (Spring Quarter) Monday–Thursday, 4–8pm Students can receive instruction in math, science, social studies, writing, and more. Classes ar […]

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Engage: our new library event magazine

Posted on December 22, 2016 at 6:00 am

  Spokane County Library District introduces Engage, the new magazine packed with information about events, workshops, and programs at the library. You can pick up Engage at any of our 10 libraries or view it online. Just like all of our events and programs, the magazine is free. When you open the pages of Engage, […]

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STEM Play & Learn Storytimes

Posted on December 19, 2016 at 6:00 am

UPDATED DATES: January-April 2017 STEM Play & Learn Storytime is a place for parents and caregivers to interact and play with their children while learning about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Each of these STEM areas include basic skills that preschoolers (ages 3–5) need for a ready-to-learn start to kindergarten. STEM kits may […]

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Christmas and New Year’s Day Holiday Closures

Posted on December 16, 2016 at 6:00 am

All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed on the following days for the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays: Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 for Christmas Eve Sunday, Dec 25, 2016 for Christmas Monday, Dec 26, 2016 for Christmas (observed holiday) Sunday, Jan 1, 2017 for New Year’s Day Monday, Jan 2, 2017 for […]

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Celebrating the 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights

Posted on December 15, 2016 at 6:00 am

By Gwendolyn Haley Lately it seems that everyone in my social media feed is an aspiring Constitutional scholar. The 10 amendments that are now known as the Bill of Rights were ratified and became part of the Constitution on December 15, 1791. The issues they deal with were on the forefront of the founders’ minds […]

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