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

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

Posted 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 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 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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Check out a Family Museum Pass at the library

Posted 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 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 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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At the library: GED and ESL classes taught by Spokane Community College faculty

Posted on December 28, 2017 at 6:00 am

GED & HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION CLASSES For teens & adults Spokane Community College Adult Education faculty work to create a supportive and inclusive environment in which student learning is the focus. Students receive instruction in math, science, social studies, writing, and more. Classes are tailored to the individual, allowing students to […]

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Tweens explore Extreme Science with Radical Rick: Tornadoes, vortexes, and gyroscopes

Posted on December 27, 2017 at 6:00 am

Anyone who thinks science is boring has never met Radical Rick or seen his Extreme Science video segments on KHQ.com. This winter, kids, grades 4 and up, can discover the forces that create tornadoes, vortexes, and gyroscopes in hands-on experiments when Radical Rick stops by our libraries. INSIGHTS ABOUT SCIENCE FROM RADICAL RICK Q: What […]

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