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Business Matters at the Library: Gain New Customers & New Skills for Success

Posted in News on September 16, 2021 at 4:00 am

Celebrate your community and customers during our Small Business Saturday week-long event! Learn new things each month from a SCORE business mentor when you sign up for the online workshop at the library. Explore our Digital Library for online resources that can help you find information on trades and industries, get training for you and your emplo […]

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October Has Creative & Spooky, Useful & Sensible Programs, Plus Informative Fair Housing Workshops

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

hello October greeting card - letterpress wood type blocks against gray slate stone Our October library programs offer you the opportunity to explore the creative and spooky, the useful and sensible, and workshops that provide insights into fair housing laws. […]

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Fun & Eerie Things for Kids & Families to Do for a Thrilling October

Posted in News on September 14, 2021 at 6:00 am

Science experiments and storytimes are a great way to discover new things and great stories all month long. National Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 through October 15. We’re having a Spanish-language celebration at Spokane Valley Library with music, food, activities for los niños, as well as a tour of the library and our expanded […]

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Top Literary Destinations to See in Asia, Africa, Europe & Latin America

Posted in Explore and Discover on September 10, 2021 at 6:00 am

A large window overlooking a lake which is a very nice work space Whether you’re planning an actual trip or simply want to travel in your imagination, you’ll find exciting places to add to your literary travel itinerary in this post! Discover some of the oldest, most beautiful, and most unusual libraries and literary landmarks in Asia, Africa, Continental Europe, and Latin America. […]

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New Digital Resources from Gale: What Success Will You Gain with Knowledge?

Posted in News on September 8, 2021 at 6:00 am

Young woman studying with a laptop, pen, and notebook We have new digital resources from Gale that offer an abundance of information and tools for businesses, students, and anyone doing research or looking for general knowledge. […]

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Brain Stimulating Activities for Dementia & Alzheimer’s & Helpful Resources for Caregivers

Posted in Explore and Discover on September 1, 2021 at 6:00 am

Hands putting together a puzzle on a table September is World Alzheimer’s Month. So, this seems like an apropos time to examine how we can stave off Alzheimer’s and all the other disorders that fall under the umbrella term of dementia. Here are some ideas for using the library’s digital and physical resources to help with brain-stimulating exercises and activities. […]

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Yummy & Pocket-Friendly Recipes for Fair Food, Street Food & Lunch Boxes

Posted in Explore and Discover on August 24, 2021 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller This year’s Pig Out in the Park—the annual gathering for foodies and music lovers—has been cancelled, but you can still enjoy tasty food to celebrate the end of summer! For fair food at home, great lunch box recipes, and creative culinary creations, I offer you these lists of cookbooks that you can […]

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Hard-won Victories and Lessons Learned During the Pandemic

Posted in Explore and Discover on August 20, 2021 at 6:00 am

Small girl elbow bumping with a pediatrician while greeting at the clinic during coronavirus pandemic. By Dana Mannino There is no sugarcoating how hard this pandemic has been for all of us, and for some, more than others. It is also true that the pandemic has forced us to think in new and creative ways. For us at the library, we’ve been focused on how the library can serve you. […]

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Take a Chance on Something New in September

Posted in News on August 18, 2021 at 6:00 am

It’s Library Card Sign-up Month and the perfect time to get a library card for kids heading back to school! Also this month, learn about Calculated Risks for Business. Or dig in to planning your spring garden with a fall cleanup. Test your knowledge and enjoy some lively trivia. Plus more programs to explore! […]

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Swamp Stories Week Includes a Marshy Musical Number, a Coiling Snake Craft & Hopping Frogs

Posted in News on August 16, 2021 at 6:00 am

Page Turner Adventures: Swamp Stories Week Feature This week on Page Turner Animal Adventures we are making our way through the marshy mud for Swamp Stories. We hope you have a splashing good time with Page Turner, Kenny, and their friends and special guests! […]

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