TAG: music

Let There Be Music: Jim Gill’s Family Room Tour Returns to CenterPlace

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, kids, News, Parents and Teachers on February 9, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_JimGill Jim Gill, an award-winning musician and author, offers more than a show to watch. Each concert is an opportunity for family play! In concert, Jim strums energetic rhythms on his banjo while everyone claps, sings, dances, and even sneezes along to the silly and inspiring musical games that he creates. Jim Gill is a musician […]

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Finding Free Music Without Getting Sued

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on January 28, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_Music By Brian Vander Veen It recently made me feel old to realize that more than fifteen years had passed since the first major peer-to-peer file sharing service, Napster, was launched. Napster lasted only two years before it was shut down by court injunction, but it helped ignite almost a decade of contention between the recording […]

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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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Mixed Tape: Your Summer Soundtrack

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time, Teens on July 30, 2014 at 6:00 am

Audio cassette tape By Sheri Boggs I’ve made, and received, a lot of mixed tapes over the years. The early ones were literally tapes; hand-labeled cassettes painstakingly recorded in front of the radio and full of an 11-year old’s dubious taste (Electric Light Orchestra, Donna Summer). As technology evolved, so did my mixes and I blew through stacks […]

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Summer 2014 at The Gorge

Posted in Explore and Discover on April 29, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_Gorge2 by Stefani Miller The Gorge is one of the premiere concert venues in North America, and luckily it isn’t too far away from Spokane. So if you’re up for a little time on the road, the payoff is worth it. This summer the Gorge is again offering a summer lineup filled with familiar stars and […]

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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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Let the “Frozen” obession begin…

Posted in kids on March 18, 2014 at 6:00 am

Kids_Feature_Frozen by Rachel E. If you are anything like my family, you’ve become a little obsessed with the movie “Frozen.” We counted down the days until it was released on DVD so we can watch it over, and over, and over again! To help make the time go faster, we’ve been busy getting our hands on […]

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Grass of a Different Color

Posted in Explore and Discover on March 4, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_BlueWaterStrangers Get ready to clap your hands and tap your feet to the bluegrass rhythms of the Blue Water Strangers right here at your Deer Park Library! Music lovers of all ages are invited to experience an evening of knee-slapping melodies, free of charge. Bring your friends and discover grass of a different color. DEER PARK […]

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Homage to a Professor

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

ED_Feature_Professor by Michael Sierra I was reminded recently of an old college English professor. Dr. Gene Bluestein passed away about a decade ago, but his influence on me continues. Why is he so memorable? The thing was, he made each of his students feel special as he introduced the world to them and made the journey of […]

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What’s All the Hoopla

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

News_Feature_Hoopla The hoopla is all about music, movies, audiobooks, and TV shows streaming to you instantly – and for free – with your library card! Spokane County Library District, partnering with hoopla, offers thousands of titles – Just browse through the collection and find something for every age, all ready to be watched or listened to […]

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