Per state mandate, face coverings are required for all (ages 5+) in our libraries. Fairfield Library will be closed on Saturday, Jan 22.
All libraries will close at 6pm Monday–Saturday until further notice.

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Free AARP Tax Aide at the Library Helps You Prepare & File Your Taxes

Posted in News on January 20, 2022 at 6:00 am

In-person tax help is back for 2022 at our Spokane Valley, Cheney, and Moran Prairie Libraries. As you might imagine, there are a few changes this year due to the pandemic. Here's how you can get help... […]

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4 Weeks of February Filled with Creative, Informative & Entertaining Programs

Posted in News on January 19, 2022 at 6:00 am

February library programs feature image Here’s what’s happening in February... […]

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Reduced Business Hours for All Libraries

Posted in News on January 18, 2022 at 9:17 am

image of woman opening a door Starting Tuesday, January 18, all libraries will be closing at 6pm Monday through Saturday on days they are scheduled to be open. Sunday hours will remain the same for locations regularly open on Sundays. This change will be in effect until at least Saturday, February 5. We appreciate your patience as we continue to navigate […]

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Find Local, National & World News with This Useful Digital Resource

Posted in Explore and Discover on January 12, 2022 at 6:00 am

Whether you are a news connoisseur who reads from a variety of perspectives and sources, or you are doing research for school or work, Gale OneFile: News is a great one-stop place for news resources. What can you find with Gale OneFile: News? It provides you with access to. . . […]

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Discover New Things & Research Your Interests with These Online Resources from Gale

Posted in Explore and Discover on January 5, 2022 at 6:00 am

By Sheri Boggs From mild curiosity to intensive study, research can come from a variety of impulses. Our Digital Library offers a suite of online resources from Gale that are exceptional for learning more about whatever interests you, including personal, academic, and professional topics. Gale General OneFile This online resource has a database con […]

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Grow Your Creative Talents in the New Year with Helpful Books, Resources & Programs

Posted in Explore and Discover on December 29, 2021 at 6:00 am

Woman painting, feature blog image “You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have,” Maya Angelou said in an interview. From my experience, this is absolutely true. This means that including creative goals in your New Year’s resolutions could lead to a more productive and inspirational 2022. Our libraries offer plenty of ways to help with creative goals, incl […]

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Online Catalog Update and Downtime

Posted in News on December 17, 2021 at 4:00 am

Our catalog is moving to a new online platform, December 20–22. This move will improve the speed of the library’s catalog and help reduce possible errors. What to expect on Monday–Wednesday, December 20–22... […]

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January Has Trivia Fun with Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Creative Art Submissions for All Ages & More

Posted in News on December 15, 2021 at 6:00 am

From the fun to the informative, January’s library programs include trivia and workshops for adults, a resiliency workshop for businesses, an all-ages, all-abilities call for artists, and engaging programs for kids and families. […]

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Winter Reading Challenge: 20 Minutes a Day for a Better You, Better World

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on December 14, 2021 at 6:00 am

And for the month of January, you’ll have access to selected eBooks from Lerner Publishing, available exclusively through the #WinterRead2022 challenge. That means you will have instant access with no holds, wait times, or borrowing limits. These titles help readers of all ages explore diversity, empathy, and action through literature. You can ex […]

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Book Gift Ideas You Can Check Out at the Library Before You Buy

Posted in Explore and Discover on December 8, 2021 at 6:00 am

The holiday season is when I love to give books as presents to family and friends. I read a wide variety of titles throughout the year, and inevitably, as I’m reading, I’ll think of someone who will also enjoy the book. So, I’ve complied this list of books that could make great gifts for your loved ones too. I’ve sorted them into interests […]

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