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Free Shred Day at the Library

Posted on May 11, 2015 at 6:00 am

Free Shred Day at the Library Clean out your files and protect your identity! The Library District is partnering with DeVries Business Services to provide a free shred day at the North Spokane and Spokane Valley Libraries. Bring your old paper documents, computer hard drives, disks, and tapes for safe and secure destruction. No need to remove credit cards, staples, or […]

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From the Director…

Posted on May 9, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_NancyLedeboer Last month we celebrated National Library Week with our annual Food for Fines event. Now in our third year, Food for Fines is a way for the library to support organizations that care about the community. In exchange for each donated food item, members received $1 off any overdue fees up to $10 per member. […]

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Explore Why Food Matters

Posted on May 8, 2015 at 6:00 am

Forward green pea arrow Navigate the confusing and often misleading food system with Melissa DiLuzio, a Certified Integrative Nutrition & Wellness Coach. Melissa presents two nutrition classes at the Moran Prairie Library. The first reveals the truth about sugar and how it impacts your overall health. The second class covers how to identify and avoid the toxic ingredi […]

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2015 Summer Parades

Posted on May 4, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_Parade With summer just around the corner, it won’t be long until it’s time for afternoons at the lake, family camping trips, and ice cold lemonade. Summer also brings a variety of fun community events, including a number of parades taking place between mid-May to late-September. Bring your friends and come out to the parade nearest you. Wat […]

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Meet the Author: Jannis Hibberts

Posted on May 1, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_MeettheAuthor_JannisHibberts Celebrate new local author Jannis Hibberts and the publication of her first children’s book Tricky Ricky, part one of The Homestead Twins series. Jannis will be available to answer questions and talk more about the twins’ upcoming adventures. Drop in anytime during the open house and stay as long as you like. Don’t miss this […]

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From the Director…

Posted on April 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Feature_FromDirectorApr15 This week I read an article suggesting that instead of building libraries, we could just provide everyone with an Amazon account. The author proposed that this would be less expensive than funding libraries. Somehow, he overlooked the cost of providing everyone with an iPad or eReader connected to the Internet. He saw the library as […]

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Meet the Authors: Tim and Becky Hattenburg

Posted on April 13, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_MeettheAuthor_TimHattenburg Local authors Tim and Becky Hattenburg will host two book discussions about their nonfiction work, Death Ride: A Little Boy’s Night of Terror. 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 being beaten and left […]

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Unlimited Possibilities @ Your Library

Posted on April 12, 2015 at 6:00 am

Post_NationalLibraryWeek2015 April 12–18 is National Library Week! Started in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. We invite you to celebrate the “unlimited possibilities @ your library” and discover new ways to explore, learn, and create. What has the l […]

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Build Your Business

Posted on April 10, 2015 at 6:00 am

Build Your Business Start building your business! SCORE Business experts Chuck Zahara and Josh King present back-to-back presentations at three library locations. Chuck takes you through simple steps to starting a new business during the first hour, and Josh gives you the scoop on social media for business during the second hour. Come to one or both seminars, […]

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Seize the Día

Posted on April 6, 2015 at 6:00 am

P&T_Feature_SeizeDia El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día, is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children — appreciating culture, heritage, and language as powerful tools for strengthening families and communities. It is a daily commitment to linking ch […]

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