TAG: planning

Real Food in Spokane

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on March 19, 2015 at 6:00 am

Nutrition facts - lettuce By Kim Harshberger One day I was on a Hulu bender and the same commercial kept popping up. The TV spot was aimed at bringing awareness to food deserts. Well, color me unaware because I had not ever heard of a food desert before. A quick trip to the CDC website helped shed a little […]

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From the Director…

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

News_Feature_DirectorMay2014 by Nancy Ledeboer, DirectorSpokane County Library District Last week, library delegates from all fifty states gathered, in Washington, D.C., for the American Library Association Legislative Day, to be briefed on issues related to libraries. Since our funding is derived primarily from local property taxes, you may be wondering how federal policy imp […]

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From the Director…

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

News_Feature_DirectorFeb2014 by Nancy Ledeboer, Director Spokane County Library District In April of this year, voters living within the Library District service area of the Spokane Valley will be asked whether they favor a bond issue that, if approved, will result in three library construction projects in the Valley. Last month, I wrote about the Spokane Valley […]

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From the Director…

Posted in News on January 16, 2014 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_DirectorJan2014 by Nancy Ledeboer, Director Spokane County Library District There’s an old riddle that asks, what building has the most stories? It’s the library, of course! The library is filled with books and stories that take you to new lands, back in time, or prepare you for the future. However, when it comes to the actual […]

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Park/Library Conceptual Site Plan

Posted in News on November 11, 2013 at 11:21 pm

News_Feature_Small_ParkLibrary Current status The project architects have taken public comment into account and have presented a preferred plan (see below). This preferred plan, along with renderings of the overall site, shelter, and plaza were on display at a public meeting on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at the site location on Sprague Avenue between Herald and Balfour. […]

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