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Online Purchasing Made Easy

Posted in News on October 24, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_OnlinePurchasing If you’re new to (or unsure about) shopping online, this workshop is for you. Library staff will demonstrate how to set up an account, search shopping sites, understand descriptions, and pay for items on eBay, Amazon, Craigslist, and more. We’ll teach you how to use your cart and wish list, explain what a CAPTCHA does, […]

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Meet the Author: Esther Stradling

Posted in News on October 20, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_MeetAuthors_AmericanFever Esther Stradling, Cheney resident and local author of American Fever: a biography of Ole Ruud, pioneer of the Washington Territory will be the guest of the Medical Lake book club  in November. Walk with her through local and family history, and be inspired to learn more. MEDICAL LAKE Monday, Nov 10,  1–3pm […]

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Sip and Savor

Posted in News on October 13, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_SipSavor Take a break from your busy Saturday with an event you’ll want to savor, near the Moran Prairie Library at Revel 77. Sip espresso as you learn more about coffee, both historically and in contemporary culture, from Kaiti Blom, a barista at Revel 77. Then, come on a delicious journey with Karen DeCristoforo as she […]

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Short and Sweet

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

Feature_SpokaneShorties The Moran Prairie Book Club is welcoming several local authors, all featured in Spokane Shorties, an anthology of short stories.  Sharma Shields, Chris Cook, Kevin Taylor, Kris Dinnison, Leah Sottile, and Sheri Boggs will read from their stories and host an informal Q&A about their work and writing process. MORAN PRAIRIE Thursday, Oct 23, 2-4 […]

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Library Hack: Programs for Kids (of All Ages)

Posted in For You, kids, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time, Teens on September 30, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_LibraryHack By Rachel Edmondson At the beginning of June, I had some great conversations with parents about the programming the library had planned for the summer. They were thrilled to hear about the fun, educational, and free programs the library offered all summer long. They were plotting ways to keep their kids busy and entertained while […]

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Technology Class: Using Tablets with Your Preschooler

Posted in News, Parents and Teachers on September 26, 2014 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_eReaderToddler With so many apps available, and many of them created for children, it’s easy to get overwhelmed as a parent or caregiver. In this class, you’ll learn best practices and tips for using tablets and apps with young children (ages 3-5). We’ll talk through choosing the right amount of screen time for your child, and highlight […]

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Let’s Talk Ethics (Q&A with John Pederson of Ethics Talks)

Posted in Business and Careers, For You on September 24, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_EthicsQA By Aileen Luppert Bernie Madoff. Kenneth Lay. Bob McDonnell. What do these men have in common? Drive and success for starters. They were also rising stars who fell painfully from public grace. It may be impossible to identify the moment when each became a criminal, but each man headed down that path after being faced […]

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Winterizing 101

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on September 22, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_Winterizing101 As temperatures drop and heating bills rise, it’s the right time to think about getting your home ready for winter. Annette from Avista, will show you some easy ways to insulate (lowering your heating bills in the process), Dean from Banner Fuel, will teach you how to get your heating system ready for a new […]

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Dump Your Drugs

Posted in News on September 20, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_DrugTakeBack The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office and the Spokane Valley Police Department are hosting a prescription drug take-back event. There are two convenient locations to safely dispose of your prescription and over the counter medications, free of charge. Saturday, Sep 27, 10am-2pm NORTH SPOKANE LIBRARY 44 E Hawthorne Rd -&- SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE D […]

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Draw The Line

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

Feature_Ethics_DrawtheLine John Pederson, owner of Ethics Talks, shares his three decades of experience in business and personal ethics. In “Your Line in the Sand,” you’ll get a crash course in ethics, learn about your ethical style and think through whistleblowing. In “Pitfalls, Excuses, and Mitigating Circumstances,” John will talk about business vs. personal eth […]

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