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Get a Leg Up on Retirement: Free Online Events from Morningstar

Posted in Business and Careers on March 11, 2014 at 6:00 am

hourglass by Carlie Hoffman Planning for retirement can feel overwhelming. Learning the importance of sound financial strategies today can help you feel prepared for the future. That’s why Morningstar® Investment Research Center℠ is offering the opportunity to take part in a complimentary, live online event with Christine Benz, Morningstar’s director […]

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Hike the Day Away

Posted in Explore and Discover on March 5, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_DayHiking Spring is on her way and we’re itching to get outside and enjoy some adventures in the beautiful place we’re lucky enough to live in. One of the best ways to get knee-deep in nature is to take advantage of the wonderful day hikes available in our region. Whether you’re a veteran hiker looking for […]

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Listen to the Brain Expert! Part 2

Posted in Prime Time on February 26, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_Brain by Ellen Peters Last time, Dr. Paul Nussbaum, author of Save Your Brain: 5 Things You Must Do to Keep Your Mind Young and Sharp, spoke to SCLD about why it is important to engage your brain. Read about it here. This week, Dr. Nussbaum discusses lifestyles that help achieve brain health. What are the […]

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Unlock Your Inner Cook

Posted in Explore and Discover on February 17, 2014 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_BigLibraryRead by Debra Park This year’s Big Library Read book is Keys to the Kitchen by Food Network star Aida Mollenkamp. From February 18 through March 5, 2014 Aida’s comprehensive guide to becoming a more accomplished, adventurous cook will be available to all Spokane County Library District eBook users at the same time – no waiting […]

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Backyard Bounty: Spring Gardening

Posted in Explore and Discover on February 13, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_Gardening If you’re already dreaming about your 2014 garden, you’re not alone. In fact, we’re planning a series of events to help you in your planning and dreaming, as well as connect you to others in your neighborhood with similar interests. Master Gardener Steve Nokes will be leading two programs: Propagation from Seeds & Cuttings, which […]

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Applying for Jobs Online Class

Posted in Business and Careers on February 5, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_ApplyingForJobs Do online job applications make your head swim? Whether you’re new to the job market or getting back into the swing of things, get helpful advice and tips from our expert staff. Learn how to create an account and fill out an online job application, stay organized, make a good impression online, avoid job scams, […]

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Sell Your Stuff Online

Posted in Explore and Discover on January 30, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_SellingStuff Come to our upcoming technology class to learn the tips and tricks that will help get your stuff out the door and money in your pocket. This class will provide an overview of how to list an item for sale on Craigslist, Amazon, and eBay. We will cover the pros and cons of selling on […]

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Backyard Bounty: Beekeeping Basics

Posted in Explore and Discover on January 28, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_Beekeeping_final Are you interested in raising bees for honey, but don’t know where to start? You might be surprised at the amount of backyard beekeepers in our area. The West Plains Beekeeping Association is hosting several events at four of our libraries to help you decide if you’d like to take further classes and pursue certification […]

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Transolar Galactica Follow-Up

Posted in Explore and Discover on January 7, 2014 at 6:00 am

Adults_Feature_TransolarGalactica by Danielle Marcy Ensign Danielle Marcy reporting to the SS I MUST READ MORE SCI FI. For those of you who enjoyed my previous post about Transolar Galactica may enjoy the following books. Redshirts by John Scalzi is a parody with a twist. Star Trek fans may understand the reference to a “redshirt.” For those […]

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Energy Efficiency Kit

Posted in News on January 7, 2014 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_KillaWatt Spokane County Library District (SCLD) and Avista have teamed up to make Kill-A-Watt devices available for check out. Kill-A-Watt is a small meter that measures the energy used by individual appliances to assess how efficient the appliances really are. Avista has donated 36 Kill-A-Watt kits to SCLD. With your library card, Kill-A-Watt devices may b […]

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