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Expanded hours for Airway Heights Library

Posted on January 2, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_AH_newhours Beginning Sunday, January 4, 2015, the Airway Heights Library will now be open on Sundays from 1–5pm. Previously, the growing demand on the West Plains resulted in the Airway Heights Library expanding hours in the fall of 2012 with an additional weekday. Since then, the library has experienced an increasing demand for materials and services, […]

Navigators Are Back!

Posted on December 31, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_Navigators_2015 By Aileen Luppert What a difference a year makes. After a rough start, health insurance marketplaces created under the Affordable Care Act, opened last fall and enrolled over 8 million people in the United States. In Washington, over one million residents enrolled through the state’s online marketplace, the Washington Healthplanfinder. About […]

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Build Your Business

Posted on December 29, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_SCORE New year, new business! SCORE Business experts Chuck Zahara and Josh King present back-to-back presentations at Spokane Valley Library. Chuck takes you through simple steps to starting a new business during the first hour, and get the scoop on social media for business from Josh during the second hour. Come to one or both seminars, […]

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Don’t Fear the FAFSA

Posted on December 22, 2014 at 6:00 am

News_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 […]

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Meet the Author: Christel Decker Bresko

Posted on December 19, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_MeetAuthor_Christel From Germany during WWII as a child, to rural Alaska as a missionary with her husband, Christel takes her readers along on the journey. This Medical Lake resident talks about her books and answers questions as a special guest of the January book club. MEDICAL LAKE Monday, Jan 12, 1–3pm […]

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Holiday Closure

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm

News_Feature_HolidayHours All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed Wednesday, December 24, and Thursday, December 25, in observance of Christmas. Regular hours resume Friday, December 26, 2014. Facilities will close again at 5pm on Wednesday, December 31, and remain closed on Thursday, January 1, in observance of the New Year’s Day Holiday. Regula […]

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Meet the Author: Jenny Elliott

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_JennyElliot Jenny Elliott, local author of teen paranormal romance, will celebrate the release of her book Save Me, set right here in the Pacific Northwest, with two events related to the book and the process of writing for publication. Both events will feature a book signing, and copies available for sale. Come to one, or both! […]

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From The Director…

Posted on December 12, 2014 at 6:00 am

primary school science experiment In December I had the pleasure of attending the Washington STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Summit held at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond. Over 350 caring people came together to learn how we can prepare young people for careers requiring science and math proficiencies. The Boston Consulting Group presented a study show […]

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Meet the Author: Stewart Mackey

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_MeetAuthor_StewartMackey Stewart Mackey, a Deer Park native and author of AEnon: The Heart of Hope (a novel for teens and adults who enjoy adventure) will be appearing at the Deer Park Library. Stewart will read from his novel and discuss the upcoming sequel, as well as his writing process. Stay for the whole time, or drop […]

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Pinterest Essentials

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_PinterestEssentials Whatever your interest—whether it’s crafting, cooking, gardening, travel, or DIY—Pinterest can help you discover and collect inspiration and ideas on the web. This class covers how to create a Pinterest account, use Pinterest to find, bookmark, and organize websites related to your interests, and everything else you need to know to find your […]

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