Fall programs especially for tweens & teens

Posted on September 28, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_RandomFandom The library is an ideal place for tweens and teens to socialize with friends, explore their interests, and learn valuable skills. It’s a space where they can access unlimited resources and participate in engaging, free programs. This fall we have a variety of activities designed especially for students in grades 4 and up. Tween Club […]

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New Board of Trustees position opening

Posted on September 15, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_Trustees Spokane County Commissioners are now accepting applications for a Spokane County Library District Board of Trustees position, which will be available as of January 1, 2016. Applications are being accepted until Friday, October 9, 2015. Tim Hattenburg has served two five-year terms on Spokane County Library District’s Board of Trustees, which is t […]


From the director…

Posted on September 14, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_LibrarySystems_Card I was walking on the Iller Creek trail enjoying the view of the Spokane Valley when I happened to overhear the conversation between two hikers ahead of me. One man asked the other whether he knew the library offered computer classes and practice tests for the GED. The other man had heard about this but […]


Get your facts straight!

Posted on September 11, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature-Statista-Opt2 Finding accurate data is stress-free and simple when you use Statista, an online database that makes it easy to access numbers, data, and facts at a glance. Statista is now available for Spokane County Library District members to use at any of our 10 library locations. Explore easy-to-use portals containing statistics, studies, dossiers, infographi […]

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Astronomy for Everyone: Exploring the size and scale of the universe

Posted on September 10, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_Astronomy Who better to star gaze with than a NASA astronomer? Award-winning astronomer and NASA consultant Kevin Manning shares his passion for outer space. Discover more about the size and scale of the universe, the stars, and other celestial wonders using hands-on activities and visuals. Evening presentations followed by outdoor stargazing (weathe […]

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Staff Day special closure

Posted on September 5, 2015 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_specialclosure All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed Friday, September 18, for our annual Staff Development & Training Day. Regular hours resume on Saturday, September 19, 2015. SCLD online services remain available 24/7.


How to sell on Etsy

Posted on August 28, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_EtsyClass Want to sell your handmade goods and vintage items online, but don’t know where to start? Learn the basics of setting up your own Etsy shop, listing your items online, and posting listings to social media so that your items get the attention they deserve. Then find out how to use the site as a seller and protect yourself against […]

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Holiday Closure

Posted on August 21, 2015 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_HolidayHours All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed Monday, September 7, to observe Labor Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, September 8, 2015. SCLD online services remain available 24/7.


September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month

Posted on August 17, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_LibrarySystems_Card Studies show that children who are read to in the home and who use the library perform better in school. September is National Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when Spokane County Library District joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that every student has the most important school […]

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From the Director…

Posted on August 10, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_NancyLedeboer “Close, but no cigar.” According to Phrase Finder, this saying dates back to the mid-20th century when cigars were given out as prizes at fairground games. One of the first recorded publications of the phrase was in the script from the 1935 film version of Annie Oakley: “Close, Colonel, but no cigar.” The phrase is […]