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KSPS offers virtual storytimes for pre-kindergarten & elementary-school age kids

Posted on April 1, 2020 at 6:00 am

KSPS Every Child Reads Storytimes KSPS PBS is offering a collection of pre-kindergarten through grade 4 read-aloud stories from local educators, librarians, and community members. You can watch and listen to these great stories with your little ones and try some of the fun reading activities. Here are two stories that you can experience now. […]

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Digital Library: Making the most of the online resources

Posted on March 26, 2020 at 10:40 am

When you are learning, working, or relaxing at home, you’ll find that we have digital resources to save you money and help you learn and have some fun. To get the most out of our digital resources, visit our Digital Library web page. There, you’ll see a drop-down list of categories in the upper right-side […]

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Green looks good on you: Digital resources for gardening

Posted on March 18, 2020 at 6:00 am

Whether you’re new to gardening or looking to spruce up your spring and summer gardens, you’re bound to find the ideas, information, and help you need with these digital resources. Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center Find creative gardening ideas and how-to instructions for many gardening projects and topics, including these and more from Hob […]

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Americans and the Holocaust traveling exhibition at Foley Library

Posted on March 12, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Brad Matthies UPDATE: March 13, 2020 The Americans and the Holocaust exhibit opening is delayed until April 1, and all March exhibit events are cancelled.  Please see this webpage for a detailed list of canceled events. This decision was made with an abundance of caution for the health and wellbeing of our supporters and […]

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Let’s create: Blacksmithing, 3D printing, Pi Day Pie School & live art demos

Posted on March 5, 2020 at 6:00 am

You can fuel your creativity at the library. Make and create something delicious or something forged from fire or the depths of your imagination. Plus see art being made. CREATE 3D Printing Drop-in Hours Stop by to see the 3D printer in action. Learn how to use Tinkercad software to create your 3D rendering. Get […]

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Could you be our next Resident Artist?

Posted on March 2, 2020 at 9:30 am

THE LAB AT NORTH SPOKANE We are accepting applications for four Resident Artists, one for each month from October 2020 to January 2021. Are you a visual artist, quilter, baker, cake decorator, or other artist, artisan, or hobbyist? We are looking for people with skills, abilities, and expertise that translate into mediums that are visually […]

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Catch traditional Irish band Floating Crowbar at the library

Posted on February 27, 2020 at 6:00 am

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this March with the rhythmic sounds of Irish pipes, flute, whistle, banjo, mandolin, as well as fiddle and guitar. Local band Floating Crowbar plays a high energy mix of Irish instrumental music and songs drawn from traditional and contemporary sources. Learn more at their website: www.floatingcrowbar.com Floating Crow […]

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Kindergarten registration, plus games & activities to get ready

Posted on February 25, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Mary Ellen Braks It’s hard to believe that it is already time for parents to register their children for kindergarten. March 1 is the first day to register for most school districts in Spokane County. Even though school doesn’t start until September, this early registration allows for school districts to plan ahead to have […]

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High school poets compete in local poetry slams

Posted on February 18, 2020 at 6:00 am

You’re invited to see, listen, and cheer on local high school students as they perform original poetry on stage. Admission is free. Fitz Fitzpatrick emcees all three of these events, which are for all ages. The judges include local poets, writers, and literary enthusiasts. Audience participation—support for the poets and boos for the judges […]

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Health & Wellness: Healthy dating habits, mobility services, personalized health care, geology walk & history bicycling tour

Posted on February 11, 2020 at 6:00 am

Health and wellness are connected to many aspects of our lives. This winter and spring, we’ve partnered with organizations to touch on a variety of health and wellness topics that include mobility with public transportation, healthy dating for tweens, and precision medicine. You’re also invited to explore two educational adventures while gettin […]

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