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Library of Things: Save Old Photos & Family Movies as Digital Media with Project Memory

Posted on October 6, 2022 at 7:00 am

By Dana Mannino While the pandemic caused us to pause many of our most popular library services, this year has been a joy to start bringing them back. We are excited to announce that we have resumed Project Memory appointments! You can once again get help at the library with transferring your personal photos, home […]

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Civic Lab Online: What is Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

Posted on October 4, 2022 at 6:00 am

Last year Indigenous Peoples’ Day was declared a federal holiday for the first time. It has been celebrated in individual states and cities for years, and now is gaining more recognition as areas develop their own traditions celebrating local tribes and Native American heroes. How did this day begin, and how do citizens who aren’t Indigenous ce […]

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Teen Leadership Council at Spokane Valley Library Offers Teens Chance to Make a Difference in Their Community

Posted on September 28, 2022 at 6:00 am

Teens gathered together with flyers in their hands What is Teen Leadership Council? The Teen Leadership Council is made up of teens who are passionate about making their community better! The Council is a self-directed group who can decide how they want to make a difference. For example, they can help shape library services for teens and kids by planning programs and putting […]

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Spokane Writers Conference Has Creative, Informative Sessions with In-Person & Online Options

Posted on September 27, 2022 at 6:00 am

The Spokane Writers Conference is celebrating its sixth year with sessions offering informative and creative approaches to writing as well as insights about the process of getting your work published. Topics include writing, editing, revision, research, and traditional publication, and sessions cover the genres of children’s literature, fiction, […]

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Good Times Ahead for Kids: STEAM Programs, LEGO Free Play, Spooky Fun & Storytimes

Posted on September 22, 2022 at 4:30 am

Our October lineup includes STEAM programs—looking at science, technology, engineering, art, and math topics—that get kids and tweens creating with LEGO bricks, building a catapult with small planks, deconstructing electronics, investigating wind and electricity, and making cyanotype art using sunlight. The whole family is invited to wear a cos […]

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October Is for You: Creative Arts, Author Talks, Shred Day, Memory Care & More

Posted on September 21, 2022 at 6:00 am

This fall you can explore creative arts and leisure activities at the library, including blacksmithing, lace tatting, cyanotypes, and photography. October brings you some wonderful author talks—including Spokane Is Reading author Kate Lebo—and information sessions about dyslexia and caring for loved ones who are experiencing memory loss. Shred […]

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Programas en español: Check Out These Spanish-Language Programs

Posted on September 15, 2022 at 7:00 am

Para niños y sus familias / For Kids & Families Ciencias para niños: Electricidad / Science in Spanish: Electricity Explora la electricidad como un científico, ¡Un científico que habla español! Los niños aprenderán sobre electricidad y ampliarán su vocabulario en español practicando términos científicos. Este programa es presentado […]

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Deer Park Library Opens for Regular Hours

Posted on September 14, 2022 at 7:00 am

Deer Park Library is back open for regular hours. Beginning Tuesday, September 14, 2022, the library will open at 10am and resume usual operations. […]

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Civic Lab Online: What is monkeypox?

Posted on September 1, 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. Monkeypox: Fast […]

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Online Author Talks: Raising Thrivers, One Prolific Author & a Tale of Privilege, Wealth & Deceit

Posted on August 25, 2022 at 4:00 am

Three online author talks in September give you a chance to explore raising THRIVERS with Dr. Michele Borba, attend a talk with Simon Winchester, the prolific author of THE PROFESSOR AND THE MADMAN, and hear from Hernan Diaz about his novel TRUST set in the roaring 1920s.  […]

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