TAG: events

Ready for work

Posted in News on February 29, 2016 at 6:00 am

We’ve teamed up with WorkSource to provide classes geared toward job seekers and the current workforce at three library locations: Cheney, Deer Park, and Otis Orchards. Register for the classes that fit your needs and interests, and start on the path toward finding the right employment for you. Space is limited and pre-registration is required […]

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Millwood History

Posted in News on February 22, 2016 at 6:00 am

Founded nearly 90 years ago, Millwood has a rich and fascinating history. Discover more about the people, industries, and milestones that make Millwood, and its surrounding neighborhoods, unique. Millwood’s Travel through Time Bobbie Beese, longtime resident and one of the founding members of the Millwood History Enthusiasts, leads a two-pa […]

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Come 1, Come 2

Posted in News on February 8, 2016 at 6:00 am

You’re invited to a special birthday celebration for Dr. Seuss at the Cheney Library. In honor of America’s favorite reading teacher, we’ve planned “lots of good fun that is funny.” Listen to local celebrities read their favorite books, including Otto from the Spokane Indians, Swoop from Eastern Washington University, Fireman Tim, Miss Ch […]

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Love your heart: Local resources for American Heart Month

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on February 2, 2016 at 6:00 am

By Clarissa Fidler A week ago I woke up around 4am with intense pain, unlike anything I’ve ever experienced. I got out of bed and walked up the stairs like a hunchback, clutching my chest and abdomen. I only made it to the living room before the pain forced me to the floor. Scared and […]

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Take and Give: Seed Library

Posted in News on February 1, 2016 at 6:00 am

We’re excited to announce the grand opening of two new seed libraries at the Deer Park and Medical Lake libraries. Bring your green thumb (and your saved seeds) to any of our three seed library locations! The idea is simple: you borrow from a selection of vegetable and flower seeds at any time during the […]

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Online Investing 101

Posted in News on January 29, 2016 at 6:00 am

Whitworth University finance professor Duff Bergquist, along with students from the Whitworth Student Investment Club, teach beginners how to get started with online investing. Topics covered include stock trading, basic equity research methods, and investing resources. Class materials Thursday, Feb 18, 6–7:30pm NORTH SPOKANE Thursday, Feb 25, 6 […]

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Understanding the basics of an estate plan

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on January 28, 2016 at 6:00 am

By Alicia Levy Guest writer No matter how substantial or modest your assets might be, it is important for everyone to have an estate plan. If you pass away without a will or other valuable estate plan documents, it can be challenging for your family and loved ones to manage your affairs. Additionally, you will lose control over how your asset […]

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Estate Planning 101

Posted in News on January 25, 2016 at 6:00 am

Learn the best way to take care of your estate and make things easier for your loved ones in the future. Attorney Alicia Levy teaches the basics of establishing a will, trust, and power of attorney for both your finances and health care. Come get your questions answered! Thursday, Feb 11, 2pm MORAN PRAIRIE Tuesday, […]

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Don’t fear the FAFSA

Posted in News on January 9, 2016 at 6:00 am

If the words “financial aid” make you quake in your boots, this event is for you. Let Tammy Zibell and Janet Rice help you navigate the Federal Financial Aid System, and complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Whether you’re learning the ropes as a high school or non-traditional student, Tammy and Janet will […]

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What does it mean to be human?

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, kids on January 5, 2016 at 6:00 am

By Gwendolyn Haley When we talk about the things that makes us human, we might start with our ability to reason, to love, to show compassion, to have faith. At the most fundamental level, the things that make us human start with the DNA in our cells. When I was a kid in the 1980s, […]

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