TAG: community

The Essential Summer Date Guide

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on June 3, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_SummerDates By Clarissa Fidler With temperatures rising and the promise of more sunny days ahead of us, my boyfriend and I have found ourselves musing about all the fun dates we’re going to go on this summer. I even created a shared Pinterest board for us to keep track of our date ideas (and yes, my […]

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From Student to Worker with Spokane Valley Tech

Posted in Business and Careers, For You, Teens on May 28, 2015 at 6:00 am

Student at the lesson in technical college By Sheree West You never know where an opportunity like taking a school tour might lead you. Last fall, I toured Spokane Valley Tech (SVT), a unique learning environment where high school students gain technical skills with a focus on career and college readiness. The director led me around the facility and explained the school’s […]

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Get Your Bike in Gear

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on May 26, 2015 at 6:00 am

Get Your Bike in Gear by Gwendolyn Haley | Spokane County Library District By Gwendolyn Haley I have always depended upon the kindness of strangers, particularly when it comes to all things mechanical. Somehow, I have been fortunate enough to be in the right spot at the right time to encounter someone with the skills I need. Last year, a friend and I went for a bike ride […]

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Meet the Author: Lee Pitts

Posted in News on May 22, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_LeePitts U.S. Army veteran and local author Lee Pitts discusses the action-adventure series he co-writes with his childhood friend and fellow veteran, Ronald Beach. Lee will be available to answer questions and talk more about this exciting series packed with political drama and intrigue. Don’t miss this chance to meet a skilled, local writer! DEER PARK […]

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Meet the Bloggers

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on May 19, 2015 at 6:00 am

istock Every week our blog team brings you posts with topics ranging from tween birthday party tips to resources for starting your own small business. It’s all for you—our fantastic members! A short writer bio appears at the end of every blog post, but we thought it would be fun for each of us to answer […]

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Spokane Is Reading Welcomes Author Emily St. John Mandel

Posted in News on May 14, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_SpokaneIsReading2015 Spokane Is Reading welcomes author Emily St. John Mandel and her book, Station Eleven, for the 14th annual community reading event. Spokane Is Reading, sponsored and organized by Spokane County Library District, Spokane Public Library, and Auntie’s Bookstore, hosts two appearances with Ms. Mandel on Thursday, October 29, 2015. The first appearanc […]

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Bike to Work Week

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on May 13, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_BikeToWork By Rachel Edmondson I feel the need to start this post with a confession. I am not a bike rider. It’s not that I don’t like riding bikes, it just hasn’t happened in the last 10 years or so. Maybe this is why I am so in awe of my friends who not only bike […]

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Free Shred Day at the Library

Posted in News on May 11, 2015 at 6:00 am

Free Shred Day at the Library Clean out your files and protect your identity! The Library District is partnering with DeVries Business Services to provide a free shred day at the North Spokane and Spokane Valley Libraries. Bring your old paper documents, computer hard drives, disks, and tapes for safe and secure destruction. No need to remove credit cards, staples, or […]

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Crowdfunding Success Stories: Q&A with Transolar Galactica Producer Adam Boyd

Posted in Business and Careers, Explore and Discover, For You on May 7, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_CrowdFunding2 By Brian Vander Veen Back in March, I posted a Q&A with comics artist Manny Trembley, who had successfully funded the publication of several graphic novels on Kickstarter (and has since raised more than $14,000 on Kickstarter to fund his next book, Victoria Jr.). But publishing projects, of course, aren’t the only thing on Kickstarter. […]

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If the Shoe Fits: Q&A with Curt Kinghorn of Runners Soul

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on May 6, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_RunnersWorld By Gwendolyn Haley I love shoes. Some days picking out which pair to wear is truly the best part of my day. My husband recently made a pointed remark about the number of shoes in my closet. I quickly reminded him that different occasions call for particular types of footwear. Some events I need high heels or sandals, […]

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