TAG: holidays

Creating the Perfect All-American Meal: Natural Red, White, & Blue Recipes

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on July 2, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_RWBfood_Cookies By Kelsey Hudson Holidays throughout the year have their iconic images and celebrations. When you think of Christmas, there’s a jolly old Santa amid a sea of red and green. Thanksgiving brings to mind a giant turkey dinner. And where would Valentine’s Day be without a lot of pink hearts and chocolate? With the upcoming Fourth of July […]

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Holiday Closure

Posted in News on June 20, 2015 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_HolidayHours All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed Saturday, July 4, to observe Independence Day. Regular hours resume Sunday, July 5, 2015. SCLD online services remain available 24/7.

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Holiday Closure

Posted in News on May 15, 2015 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_HolidayHours All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, May 26, 2015. SCLD online services remain available 24/7.

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Pie (Pi) for a day

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on March 5, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_PiePiDay By Kelsey Hudson For three years in high school, I was a proud Mathlete. That means I voluntarily spent my free time studying and competing against others on how quickly I could solve math equations. Between Mathletes, Knowledge Bowl, and Chamber Orchestra, I could have easily filled the world’s geekiest letterman’s jacket if I had […]

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Beat the (Post) Holiday Blues

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time on January 6, 2015 at 6:00 am

Stressed young woman in front of christmas tree By Rachel Edmondson I grew up in Western Washington where it rains a lot but doesn’t get quite as chilly as here in the Inland Northwest. On the west side, snow was an exciting event that only happened every once in a while. In Spokane, there are years it seems the snow is here forever, […]

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Holiday Recipes Beyond Peppermint and Pumpkin

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on December 16, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_HolidayTreats_Intro By Kelsey Hudson I am totally in the holiday mood. I’ve decked my tree (complete with my favorite C-3PO ornament), found all the best wrapping paper, and am even making a stocking or two. Seriously, the holiday season is here and I couldn’t be happier—mostly. With all that joy, Grinch is not my normal holiday […]

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4th of July Craft

Posted in kids on June 17, 2014 at 6:00 am

Kids_Feature_4thhandwreath by Danielle Milton Looking for something fun to do to celebrate Independence Day? Make this “handy” wreath to decorate your house or give it as a gift. Handprint Wreath Materials: Construction paper (either all white, so you can color them in, or red, white and blue paper) Scissors Glue Pencil to trace Trace your hand […]

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Great Gift Books for Kids and Teens

Posted in Parents and Teachers on December 4, 2013 at 6:00 am

P&T_Feature_GiftBooks by Sheri Boggs Friends by Eric Carle A boy and girl are best friends who once “played and ran and danced and told each other secrets.” When the girl moves away, the boy sets out on a wild adventure, crossing rivers, scaling mountains and sleeping under the stars — all to find her again. Rendered […]

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Great Gift Books for Adults

Posted in Explore and Discover on December 3, 2013 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_GiftBooks by Debra Park The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt The Goldfinch follows an old-fashioned theme of loss and obsession yet is written with details to alert all one’s senses. Initially, thirteen-year-old Theo Decker survives an accident in New York that kills his mother. He becomes obsessed with a painting that reminds him of his mother. Later, […]

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Pumpkin Crunch Cake

Posted in Explore and Discover on November 26, 2013 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_PumpkinCake by Corrine W. It seems like every year there’s an easy to make pumpkin recipe that everyone seems to be trying. This year, I am making a Pumpkin Crunch Cake. Eat it hot or cold for a snack or (my favorite) with some butter pecan ice cream! Try it for yourself and tell me what […]

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