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, […]


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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