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Create a Freezer Meal Plan: Save money & indulge in flavor

Posted in News on January 19, 2018 at 6:00 am

In this class led by Meegan Ware, learn the easy way to plan for a week, two weeks, or up to a month in advance for meals. You’ll get yummy recipes for great freezer meals and healthy shortcuts you can always have on hand. Following a plan like this can save you money because you’re […]

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Kids at The Lab: Exploring technology, science, movie making, and art

Posted in News on January 18, 2018 at 6:00 am

THE LAB AT NORTH SPOKANE Curiosity and technology meet when kids (grades K+) explore how electronics, small devices, and other mechanisms work at our monthly Take It Apart workshops. Young scientists in grades 4 and up explore the forces that create tornadoes, vortexes, and gyroscopes with interactive experiments led by Radical Rick (registration r […]

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Staff Picks: An eclectic booklist from The BookEnd

Posted in Explore and Discover on January 17, 2018 at 6:00 am

by David Wyatt Since May of last year, The BookEnd at the Spokane Valley Mall has showcased popular and bestselling titles with something for every taste. On any given day of the year, you are sure to find a book to grab your interest. And just like our customers, The BookEnd staff love our collection. […]

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Express your creativity: Photography and video workshops at The Lab and The Studio

Posted in News on January 16, 2018 at 6:00 am

This winter and spring you’ll get the chance to learn more about digital photography and crafting videos at both The Lab at North Spokane Library and The Studio at Spokane Valley Library. Take better photos or create an augmented reality app with your smartphone. Learn how to capture the best images with a DSLR camera. […]

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Don’t Tax Your Sanity: Free Tax Aide at the Library in 2018

Posted in News on January 12, 2018 at 6:00 am

Trying to figure out the difference between the 1040A and 1040EZ? Should you use the Schedule A or the Schedule B? Do you have multiple W-2s or 1099s? If tax season is stressing you out, you’ll be happy to know that free AARP Tax-Aide help is available. From January 30 through April 14, you can […]

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Library of Things: Check out more than books at the library!

Posted in News on January 11, 2018 at 6:00 am

Available at all libraries Of course, you probably already know you can check out music, movies, magazines, and audiobooks at the library. But did you know we have telescopes, educational toys, and tools for check out? Over the last few years, the Library District has been adding more and more non-book items to our collection […]

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In anticipation: Romances to read in 2018

Posted in Explore and Discover on January 10, 2018 at 6:00 am

By Stefani Miller As we start a new year, I look forward to publishers announcing the release dates for new books. Whether it’s another installment in a favorite series or a second novel from a 2017 debut author, each month in the new year is a fresh opportunity to get my hands on a brand […]

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Check out a Family Museum Pass at the library

Posted in News on January 9, 2018 at 6:00 am

If you are looking for fun and educational activities this winter and spring, you’re in luck. Fantastic destinations exist nearby—the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture and Mobius Children’s Museum and Mobius Science Center—and starting in January, Spokane County Library District has family museum passes available for checkout so you can […]

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Engaging programs at the library even better with Friends

Posted in News on January 4, 2018 at 6:00 am

Friends of the Library are instrumental in bringing literary and cultural events to our community. They promote literacy, support engaging programs and lifelong learning, and provide for specialized materials for career development and to support local businesses. This winter and spring, the Friends are sponsoring programs for a variety of interest […]

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Local businesses and employees gain indispensable skills at the library

Posted in News on January 3, 2018 at 6:00 am

BUILD YOUR BRAND ON FACEBOOK Discover how to use Facebook to grow your business. Mo Regalado, of MoVo Media Marketing, shares insights on setting up your company’s Facebook page, the difference between a business page and a regular page, using content creation and curation to enhance your brand, and the best practices for social marketing. […]

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