TAG: digital library

Science at Home

Posted in kids on May 20, 2014 at 6:00 am

Kids_Feature_ScienceHome by Kristy B. If you find yourself stuck inside, why not pass the time with some fun science experiments? There are lots of great websites with fun ideas. On PBS Kids, you can learn how make a container that will keep an egg from breaking, even when it is dropped from 10 feet! On Science […]

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From the Director…

Posted in News on May 15, 2014 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_DirectorMay2014 by Nancy Ledeboer, DirectorSpokane County Library District Last week, library delegates from all fifty states gathered, in Washington, D.C., for the American Library Association Legislative Day, to be briefed on issues related to libraries. Since our funding is derived primarily from local property taxes, you may be wondering how federal policy imp […]

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Introducing the Spokane Business Library

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

News_Feature_BizResoursesSite Time is money, and when doing business research the more time you save, hopefully the more money you make. In an effort to make researching faster and easier for business owners and entrepreneurs in the area, Spokane County Library District and Spokane Public Library created a website to bring together all of our business resources […]

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Digital Bookmobile to visit Spokane during National Tour

Posted in News on May 6, 2014 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_DigitalBookmobile The Digital Bookmobile National Tour showcases the free eBook download service from Spokane County Library District (SCLD) on: Wednesday, May 21, from 9am-3pm at CenterPlace Regional Event Center and Thursday, May 22, from 12pm-6pm at the North Spokane Library. At these free events, readers learn how to download eBooks from the library through inte […]

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Listen Up: Audiobooks for Learning

Posted in Parents and Teachers on April 30, 2014 at 6:00 am

P&T_Feature_AudioBooks by Cindy Ulrey I’ve always loved being read to. Some of my best memories are sharing picture books on my grandma’s lap and of my mom in the front seat reading Pippi Longstocking and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to my brother and I in the back while dad drove cross-country. These days families have […]

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Hey, What’s hoopla?

Posted in Teens on April 24, 2014 at 6:00 am

Teen_Feature_Hoopla by Sheri Boggs If you’ve been on our website or in our libraries wondering what the hoopla “hoopla” is – wonder no more. hoopla is SCLD’s new streaming media service that gives you (free) access to brand new music by Nicki Minaj, Lorde, Rihanna and more, as well as classic and newer movies and TV […]

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Business Research Just Got Easier

Posted in News on April 21, 2014 at 8:00 am

News_Feature_DigitalLibrary Spokane County Library District is dedicated to supporting local businesses. With these two new additions to our Digital Library, local businesses and non-profits have more tools to develop and maintain successful enterprises. 1. Business Source Complete This comprehensive collection of business information offers highly targeted searching of milli […]

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Your Next Favorite Book

Posted in kids on April 16, 2014 at 6:00 am

Kids_Feature_NovelistK8 by Carlie Hoffman You’ve just finished a book you LOVE, but now what? It can be hard to find another book that you will enjoy as much as the last one. Well, not anymore! It’s easier than ever to find your next favorite read with NoveList K-8. Just type in the title of your favorite […]

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From the Director

Posted in News on April 15, 2014 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_DirectorApr2014 When Andrew Carnegie immigrated to the United States as young boy he discovered that the library welcomed him and provided an opportunity to pursue his education. His first job was working in a cotton mill 12 hours a day, 6 days a week for $1.20 a week. He became an iconic figure of the self-educated, […]

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Spokane County Library District Introduces New DIY Digital Resources

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

News_Feature_DigitalLibrary Do-it-yourself types have always been a clever bunch of people, however, there are times when even you need a little assistance. The library is here to help with online resources you can access from home. So whether you are repairing the lawnmower, tuning up the car, or looking for a new project, check out the […]

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