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Spokane Is Reading offers Diverse Voices booklist for 2020

Posted on August 6, 2020 at 6:00 am

Spokane Is Reading Diverse Voices Spokane Is Reading offers readers throughout Spokane County a reading list of diverse voices for 2020. This booklist includes titles that the book selection committee has considered during recent years and also reflects the rich tapestry of the American experience. A goal of Spokane Is Reading is to encourage reading by adults. Most years they […]

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Job seekers find help with new enhancements from Testing & Education Reference Center

Posted on August 5, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller If you are on the hunt for a new job, sprucing up your resume, or looking for tools to help you explore a career change, the resources in our Digital Library can help you find the success you’re looking for. You probably already know about digital resources JobNow and ReferenceUSA. Today I’m […]

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Introducing Book Butler, the service that selects books for you

Posted on July 31, 2020 at 6:00 am

Book Butler is great when you aren’t sure what exact book to read next but you know the genre or type of book you’d like to read. […]

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Meet author and illustrator Peter Brown in our online library program

Posted on July 28, 2020 at 6:00 am

Meet author and illustrator Peter Brown in our online library program. […]

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Using your right to vote: Important information from the League of Women Voters

Posted on July 20, 2020 at 6:00 am

Guest blog by Beth Pellicciotti At the League of Women Voters’ National Convention this past month, Virginia Kase, the CEO of the national League, reminded us that at the height of the 1918 Flu Pandemic, women continued their fight for the right to vote. Their work was not in vain. In 1920, the 19th Amendment, […]

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Check out Washington State Parks with a Discover Pass from the library

Posted on July 13, 2020 at 6:00 am

Check Out Washington Discover Pass program UPDATE: July 2020 Check Out Washington Discover Passes are available for check out at this time—but without the backpack and other items, including binoculars and field guides. We have increased the number of available Discover Passes over last year. With funding from the Washington State Parks Foundation and due to the popularity, we now have […]

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Online programs for adults offer variety: Music, trivia & health, with a side of salsa!

Posted on July 9, 2020 at 6:00 am

We have programs that offer entertainment such as trivia for fans of Gilmore Girls and Harry Potter and music from local favorite Plaid Cat and the musical duo Brett and Janet Dodd. And if you’re craving something sweet, you can learn a recipe for watermelon salsa. If health is on your mind, we are offering […]

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Family Creativity Kits available for curbside pickup

Posted on July 7, 2020 at 6:00 am

Get ready for some creative activities for the whole family! Each week during summer, you can reserve and pick up a Family Creativity Kit at your local library. Create a whimsical puppet. Build a drawbridge for an imaginary castle. Draw the wings of an insect that flap and fly. Or even design your very own […]

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Workshop discusses mental health, depression, and anxiety, presented in Spanish and English – Taller de salud mental. Depresión y ansiedad. Presentado en español e inglés.

Posted on July 3, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Dana Mannino Lea las noticias publicadas en español. The COVID-19 pandemic has raised everyone’s stress levels. But how do you tell if you’re just a little more stressed or if you’re actually suffering from depression or an anxiety disorder? You may be wondering: “At what point does it make sense to seek professional help? […]

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For kids, tweens & teens: Bubbles, smoothies, Hamilton, Hogwarts, author Peter Brown & more

Posted on July 2, 2020 at 1:30 pm

We’re keeping summer cool and online with programs and events that are sure to bring smiles and joy. You can make bubble wands that delight, smoothies and sweet salsa that are delicious, a painting from cooking supplies, and gnome and fairy homes that have a touch of magic. Speaking of magic, you can learn magic […]

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