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These Library Programs Have Active, Informative & Funny Moments You Won’t Want to Miss

Posted on May 17, 2022 at 6:00 am

Active Seniors Walking June brings programs for adults about separation anxiety in pets, Medicare, active walks for senior citizens, some engaging new picture books to read with young children, and the bi-monthly Master Gardeners Plant Clinic. Businesses and startups can sign up to learn the fundamentals of building a brand for a business. Family Storytimes are back in p […]

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Check Out Washington Discover Pass Program Expands to Serve More Library Customers

Posted on May 11, 2022 at 6:00 am

We now have triple the number of Check Out Washington Discover Pass backpacks available for library customers to borrow! Find adventures and new experiences in Washington State Parks with the Check Out Washington Discover Pass backpack, which includes... […]

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One Day Only: $5 Fill-the-Bag Book Sale at All SCLD Libraries

Posted on May 10, 2022 at 6:00 am

We’re having a spring sale at all SCLD libraries! You can buy a bag full of gently used books, CDs, and DVDs to stock up for summer reading, listening, and watching. […]

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13 Programs in May for Wellness, Asian American Heritage, Sustainable Nonprofits, Hamilton Trivia & More

Posted on April 21, 2022 at 4:15 am

Wellness is the focus of two programs in May—one for tweens and teens all about healthy habits to help steer clear of vaping and one for adults who want to learn and apply the science of well-being to their lives. May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and we’re celebrating with two creative […]

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Fun in May for Kids & Families: Mini Golf, Hamilton Trivia, STEM & In-Person Storytimes

Posted on April 19, 2022 at 6:00 am

We have programs for family fun, STEM exploration, and in-person and online storytimes in May. Family Fun After-Hours Miniature Golf Play some nature-themed, after-hours miniature golf in the library with your family or a group of friends! Tee times are every 20 minutes for groups of up to 6 people. Tweens, teens & families Registration […]

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Civic Lab Online: Spokane’s Recycling

Posted on April 15, 2022 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. Spokane’s Recycling: […]

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ABCmouse Early Learning from the Library Now Available for On-the-Go & Home Use

Posted on April 14, 2022 at 4:00 am

ABCmouse is still free for everyone to use in all our libraries. And now all in-district library card holders can now access it from home or while traveling, anywhere with internet access! The curriculum is designed for kids ages 2–8 and includes reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Experts in early childhood education have des […]

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Get Personalized Help at the Library on a Variety of Topics, Plus Test Proctoring

Posted on April 13, 2022 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller Two library services are up and running again: Book a Librarian with in-person appointments and test proctoring services! Book a Librarian Book-a-Librarian appointments are once again available in person. Over the last two years, we have had to scale this service back due to the pandemic. We have been offering our Book-a-Librarian […]

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Your Library Giving Day Donations Will Support the Museum & Cultural Passes Program

Posted on March 30, 2022 at 6:00 am

Library Giving Day Library Giving Day offers library enthusiasts the chance to show their support for the programs and services provided by the library and takes place on Wednesday, April 6. This year, the Library Foundation of Spokane County is raising funds—aiming for $5,000—for the Museum and Cultural Passes program. The Foundation is accept […]

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April Trifecta: Creative, Entertaining & Informative Programs for Adults & Businesses

Posted on March 24, 2022 at 4:00 am

Our programs for adults in April include creative, entertaining, and informative offerings. During Money Smart Week, you can learn about building your credit, home buying, spending smart on essentials, and more. Earth Week brings BioBlitz 2022 with programs for all ages and a guided hike just for adults at the Waikiki Springs Nature Preserve. Veget […]

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