All Spokane County Library District locations will be closed on Monday, February 15, to observe Presidents’ Day.


Don’t fear the FAFSA

Posted on January 9, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_FAFSA If the words “financial aid” make you quake in your boots, this event is for you. Let Tammy Zibell and Janet Rice help you navigate the Federal Financial Aid System, and complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Whether you’re learning the ropes as a high school or non-traditional student, Tammy and Janet will […]

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Learn the facts about Alzheimer’s

Posted on January 8, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_Alzheimers If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s important to learn the facts. The Alzheimer’s Associations presents three free classes designed to educate individuals and families about early detection, causes and risk factors, and healthy habits to optimize physical and cognitive health. All classes are free a […]

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Holiday closure

Posted on January 6, 2016 at 12:00 pm

News_Feature_HolidayHours All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed Monday, January 18, to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The Library District’s online services remain available 24/7. Please note that due to maintenance, some catalog and “My Account” features will be unavailable. We apo […]


Selling Online 101

Posted on January 4, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_SellingOnline101 Selling items online is a terrific way to jumpstart your spring cleaning or simply earn a little extra cash. Learn the basics of listing items on Amazon, Craigslist, eBay, and Etsy with our Selling Online 101 class series. All you need to get started is something to sell and a little enthusiasm. Click here to view […]

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Washington wildfires: Is this the new normal?

Posted on December 28, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_WashingtonWildfireCommConv Wildfires raged across the Inland Northwest last year, burning over a million acres and leaving no community untouched. Is this the new normal for the Inland Northwest? We invite you to share your ideas and opinions about the impact of these wildfires at “kitchen-table” style community conversations. Participate in engaging discussions led by t […]

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North Spokane Library closed on January 4 to prepare for Human Origins exhibit

Posted on December 21, 2015 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_specialclosure North Spokane Library, 44 E Hawthorne, will be closed on Monday, January 4, 2016 for the preparation of the Smithsonian traveling exhibit, Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean to Be Human?. The exhibit opens to the public on Tuesday, January 5, running through February 2, with a selection of corresponding programs at many of the […]

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Holiday closure

Posted on December 18, 2015 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_HolidayHours All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed Thursday, December 24, and Friday, December 25, in observance of Christmas. Regular hours resume Saturday, December 26, 2015. Facilities will close again at 5pm on Thursday, December 31, and remain closed on Friday, January 1, in observance of New Year’s Day. Regular hours resume Satur […]


‘Twas the night before Christmas…

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 6:00 am

feature_SCLD_holidayAnimation Rediscover the library resources at your fingertips, along with program highlights from 2015, with our fun take on Clement C. Moore’s holiday classic: ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all thru the county, Not a creature was stirring, of course not, it’s a library; The books were all stacked on the shelves with care, In […]

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Just Play

Posted on December 14, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_JustPlay It’s easy to catch cabin fever during the winter months. Come to the library for a community playdate! We’ll have all your favorite toys and activities from our Play & Learn Storytimes to enjoy. Interact and play in a warm, friendly environment for kids, parents, and caregivers. For children ages 0–5. All children must bring […]

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From the director…

Posted on December 11, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_Dec15_FTD Librarian Pauline Dewan wrote an article proclaiming libraries as one of the “few indoor places where people can relax and rejuvenate”. She touts reading as an activity that “encourages relaxation, deep thought, and enjoyment”. It is true that libraries are places where everyone is welcome and you can linger as long as you like, at […]