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Civic Lab Online: Water Conservation & Gardening

Posted on April 1, 2021 at 6:00 am

About Civic Lab Online Civic Lab Online provides information on issues facing our community for you to explore. Take a look at thought-provoking materials for teens and adults that allow us to engage in open conversation and grow together as a community. You’ll find all past topics on the Civic Lab Online web page. Water Conservation […]

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15 fresh programs for April: Spring gardening, piggy banks, Nancy Drew & more

Posted on March 18, 2021 at 6:00 am

You’re bound to find a library program for you or someone you know this April. Fresh for spring, Master Gardener Kurt Madison shares gardening tips, kids and adults can celebrate Earth Day with a BioBlitz (hint: it involves going to the park!), and adults can create spring-inspired art with Creativebug daily challenge. If you have […]

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Goodbye, Lynda.com. Hello, LinkedIn Learning.

Posted on March 10, 2021 at 6:00 am

Lynda.com is changing to LinkedIn Learning. All of the business and technology courses and content from Lynda.com will be integrated into the LinkedIn Learning platform. This digital resource will be temporarily unavailable on Thursday, March 11, as all customer information is transferred to LinkedIn Learning to create a seamless transition for lea […]

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Civic Lab Online: What is the Digital Divide?

Posted on March 1, 2021 at 6:00 am

The Digital Divide About Civic Lab Online Civic Lab Online provides information on issues facing our community for you to explore. Take a look at thought-provoking materials for teens and adults that allow us to engage in open conversation and grow together as a community. You’ll find all past topics on the Civic Lab Online web page. What is […]

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2021 Discover Passes available for curbside pickup

Posted on February 25, 2021 at 4:30 am

Discover Passes Available For Checkout By GWENDOLYN HALEY We have good news for all who enjoy nature and the outdoors! The 2021 Check Out Washington Discover Passes have arrived at the library. You can explore millions of acres of state parks and public lands. The Check Out Washington backpack includes binoculars, field guides, other interpretive materials, and a special Discover […]

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Seed packet bundles available for curbside pickup

Posted on February 24, 2021 at 6:00 am

Seed Packet Bundles Now Available By GWENDOLYN HALEY The days are getting longer, and spring is on our minds. We want to help you get started with your gardening by sharing seed packet bundles. We’ve prepackaged all the seeds from our seed libraries along with helpful gardening tips and some fun gardening activities for all ages. Each bundle contains an […]

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Plan to reopen libraries in March

Posted on February 23, 2021 at 8:30 am

REOPENING All Spokane County Libraries are open, starting Monday, March 8. We look forward to assisting you in with our library services, resources, and programs. The reopening requirements are a challenge that we have adhered to while still offering as many services as possible. We wish that as a library we could to do everything […]

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New STEM Explorer Kits offer hands-on activities for students in grades K–5

Posted on February 22, 2021 at 6:00 am

Stem Explorer Kits Now Available By GWENDOLYN HALEY You may have already checked out the Ready for School with STEM kits for younger children (ages 3–5) from the library. Or perhaps you’ve borrowed our Snap Circuits set for elementary school students. We have heard positive reviews from library customers for both of these kits. In response, we are pleased to […]

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Play, read, learn & do more in March

Posted on February 18, 2021 at 6:00 am

You can play more, read more, learn more, and do more this March. We have library programs to get you started that include leprechauns, Lord of the Rings trivia, origami, Spyfall, picture books, FAFSA, Medicare, bees, a spa day, science experiments, and more. ALL AGES Catch a Leprechaun! Can you catch a leprechaun? You might […]

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Gale Courses for lifelong learning, personal growth & creative pursuits

Posted on February 9, 2021 at 6:00 am

By Alison Johnson As many of us are settling into our new normal, you may find that there are still many new things to learn and explore. Many households with children are schooling from home. Everyone I know is still figuring out their busy virtual lives. Finding an enjoyable focus and taking a time-out from […]

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