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Online Investing 101

Posted on January 29, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_OnlineInvesting101 Whitworth University finance professor Duff Bergquist, along with students from the Whitworth Student Investment Club, teach beginners how to get started with online investing. Topics covered include stock trading, basic equity research methods, and investing resources. Class materials Thursday, Feb 18, 6–7:30pm NORTH SPOKANE Thursday, Feb 25, 6â […]

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Estate Planning 101

Posted on January 25, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_EstatePlanning101 Learn the best way to take care of your estate and make things easier for your loved ones in the future. Attorney Alicia Levy teaches the basics of establishing a will, trust, and power of attorney for both your finances and health care. Come get your questions answered! Thursday, Feb 11, 2pm MORAN PRAIRIE Tuesday, […]

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Programs especially for tweens and teens

Posted on January 22, 2016 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. February through May we have a variety of activities designed especially for students in grades 4 and up. Tween […]

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Dollars and Sense

Posted on January 15, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_DollarsSense Make some sense of your finances. The Spokane County Library District and SNAP are helping you with money matters: the good, the bad, and the practical. From credit scores and budgeting, to dealing with collection agencies, we are hitting all the hard topics. We have two classes to choose from, each with 11 opportunities to attend. […]

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Money & Aging Parents: Transitioning financial management

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_AgingParentsMoneyMgmt CPA Anne Mettler and Elder Law attorney Lynn St. Louis teach how to handle the issues that arise when an aging parent is unable to manage their finances. Topics covered include signs that a parent is having problems managing finances, tips for starting the conversation to offer help, and legal documents to ease the transition. […]

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From the director…

Posted on January 10, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_FromTheDirector_Jan2016 With the start of the New Year, library staff are developing new initiatives to fulfill the four service priorities identified in the District’s 2016-2018 Community Engagement Plan. One of the major differences with this new plan is that we are looking to identify community partners who share our mission to support a community that learns, […]

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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 […]

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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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