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Libraries Are Transforming Communities

Posted on February 12, 2015 at 6:00 am

real estate By Patrick Roewe Deputy Director Think about your community. What aspirations do you have for it? What are the challenges your community must face to reach those aspirations? What changes need to happen first?  The library is endeavoring to find answers to those questions, and we’d like your help. Background: In April 2014, Spokane County […]

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Family Construction Zone

Posted on February 11, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Feature_FamilyConstructionZone Kids ages one through eight (and their grown-ups) are invited to build away with several stations of block activities designed to foster engagement with math, science, engineering, and creativity. Drop in any time during the program hours, and stay as long as you like. AIRWAY HEIGHTS Saturday, Mar 28, 10am-12pm ARGONNE Saturday, Mar 7, 10am–12pm […]

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Posted on February 9, 2015 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_DrSeuss You are invited to be our very special guest as we celebrate Dr. Seuss’s 111th birthday at the North Spokane Library. We have invited local celebrity readers, including Spokane Indians Mascot Otto & friends, a firefighter from District 9, Jason Johnson of Buffalo Jones, and the entire Lilac Royal Court. These celebrities will be sharing […]

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Let There Be Music: Jim Gill’s Family Room Tour Returns to CenterPlace

Posted on February 9, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_JimGill Jim Gill, an award-winning musician and author, offers more than a show to watch. Each concert is an opportunity for family play! In concert, Jim strums energetic rhythms on his banjo while everyone claps, sings, dances, and even sneezes along to the silly and inspiring musical games that he creates. Jim Gill is a musician […]

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Holiday Closure

Posted on February 8, 2015 at 4:00 pm

News_Feature_HolidayHours All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed Monday, February 16 in observance of Presidents’ Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, February 17, 2015. SCLD online services remain available 24/7.

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Get a Room!

Posted on February 2, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_MeetingRooms Starting today, you can reserve library meeting and conference rooms on our website! With just a click, you’ll be able to see every available space and choose the room that works best for your needs. Manage your bookings (limited to one per calendar month per member or group) from wherever, whenever. What are you waiting […]

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Take and Give: Seed Library

Posted on January 16, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_SeedLibrary Bring your green thumb (and your saved seeds) to the Otis Orchards library for the grand opening of a brand new seed library! The idea is simple: you borrow from a selection of vegetable and flower seeds at any time during the year, plant them in your garden, and watch them grow. When it’s time […]

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Ready For Work

Posted on January 12, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_ReadyforWork Opportunity knocks Pick up valuable employment skills without leaving your community! The Spokane County Library District and WorkSource are providing workshops geared toward job seekers and the current workforce in Otis Orchards, Deer Park, Medical Lake, Fairfield, and their surrounding areas. (Childcare will be provided for children ages 3 and ol […]

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From The Director…

Posted on January 11, 2015 at 6:00 am

opened book in library close up As 2015 begins, I’ve been thinking about making a reading resolution: I want to read more non-fiction. Lately I’ve been reading lots of (fictional) mysteries. I’m drawn to series set in another country or time period so I can enjoy the mystery while learning about another culture or epoch. Over the holidays I read The […]

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Holiday Closure

Posted on January 10, 2015 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_HolidayHours All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed Monday, January 19 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, January 20, 2015. SCLD online services remain available 24/7.

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