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Pinterest Essentials

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

Feature_PinterestEssentials Whatever your interest—whether it’s crafting, cooking, gardening, travel, or DIY—Pinterest can help you discover and collect inspiration and ideas on the web. This class covers how to create a Pinterest account, use Pinterest to find, bookmark, and organize websites related to your interests, and everything else you need to know to find your […]

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Family Construction Zone

Posted in For You, kids, News, Parents and Teachers on October 27, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_FamilyConstructionZone Kids ages one through eight (and their grown-ups) are invited to build the day away with five stations of block activities designed to foster engagement with math, science, engineering, and creativity. Drop in any time during the open hours, and stay as long as you like. This event is a cooperative effort between NEWESD 101, […]

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Deer Park Celebrates Art

Posted in News on October 25, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_DP_ArtNight Celebrate Deer Park Library’s sixteen sweet years (in the current building) as you mingle with artists and musicians from your neighborhood. The Friends of the Deer Park Library will provide light refreshments for an evening filled with photography, face painting, quilts, stained glass, watercolors, and more. DEER PARK Friday, Nov 14, 6–8pm

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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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