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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 […]

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‘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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Just Play

Posted on December 14, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_JustPlay It’s easy to catch cabin fever during the winter months. Come to the library for a community playdate! We’ll have all your favorite toys and activities from our Play & Learn Storytimes to enjoy. Interact and play in a warm, friendly environment for kids, parents, and caregivers. For children ages 0–5. All children must bring […]

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From the director…

Posted on December 11, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_Dec15_FTD Librarian Pauline Dewan wrote an article proclaiming libraries as one of the “few indoor places where people can relax and rejuvenate”. She touts reading as an activity that “encourages relaxation, deep thought, and enjoyment”. It is true that libraries are places where everyone is welcome and you can linger as long as you like, at […]

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Meet the Author: Tim Hattenburg

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_MeettheAuthor_TimHattenburg Local author Tim Hattenburg discusses Death Ride: A Little Boy’s Night of Terror, a nonfiction book he co-authored with Becky Hattenburg. The Hattenburgs spent nearly two years researching the true story of Larry Kuntz, who in 1937 at the age of five, witnessed the murder of his parents before being beaten and left for dead […]

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Pajama Storytime and Zentangle programs rescheduled

Posted on December 4, 2015 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_Announcement Programs that were canceled due to last month’s windstorm have been rescheduled as follows: Zentangle CHENEY Wednesday, Dec 9, 2pm NORTH SPOKANE Monday, Dec 21, 1pm Pajama Storytime MORAN PRAIRIE Wednesday, Dec 16, 7–8pm Local authors: Kris Dinnison, Cindy Hval, Stephanie Oakes, Sharma Shields, Ellen Welcker […]

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Library closures for Saturday, Nov 21 and Sunday, Nov 22

Posted on November 20, 2015 at 10:35 am

News_Feature_Announcement Only one library in the Spokane County Library District will continue to be closed tomorrow, Saturday, November 21, and Sunday, November 22, due to power outages and accessibility. The library to be closed is: Argonne Library, 4322 N Argonne Rd Programs scheduled at the Argonne Library are also cancelled until further notice. Spokane County Library […]

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Library closures for Friday, Nov 20

Posted on November 19, 2015 at 3:31 pm

News_Feature_Announcement Three libraries in the Spokane County Library District will continue to be closed tomorrow, Friday, November 20, due to power outages and accessibility. The three libraries to be closed are: Argonne Library, 4322 N Argonne Rd Deer Park Library, 208 S Forest Ave, Deer Park Medical Lake Library, 321 E Herb Street Programs scheduled at […]

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Library closures for Thursday, Nov 19

Posted on November 17, 2015 at 1:48 pm

News_Feature_Announcement Four libraries in the Spokane County Library District will continue to be closed tomorrow, Thursday, November 19, due to power outages and accessibility. The four libraries to be closed are: Argonne Library, 4322 N Argonne Rd Deer Park Library, 208 S Forest Ave, Deer Park Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S Regal Street Fairfield Library, 305 […]

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