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Shop Small: Weeklong Small Business Saturday event supports local businesses & communities

Posted on November 19, 2020 at 4:00 am

By STACEY GODDARD I’m having trouble wrapping my brain around how close we are to the holidays. This year feels both like it’s gone too fast and been at least five years long. The change in the weather is helping me get into the right mindset for the holiday season, though—the cold, sleet, and snow […]

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Helpful and cheerful library programs in December

Posted on November 18, 2020 at 6:00 am

December brings helpful and cheerful online programs! Learn about caring for holiday flowers, creating ornaments, making digital art and watercolor paintings, finding Medicare cost savings, playing holiday movie trivia, and reading during a special Winter Camp Read-a-Rama. Don’t forget to catch our Storytime Shorts videos on our Facebook page on […]

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Spokane County Libraries return to curbside pickup and virtual services only

Posted on November 17, 2020 at 6:00 am

Spokane County Library District announces that all county libraries will close their buildings to the public and are returning to curbside pickup services only beginning on Wednesday, November 18. In-library services will be paused until further notice. Curbside Pickup hours will remain the same, Monday–Saturday, 12–6pm on days when a library w […]

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Kids’ choice: Read & vote for a chance to win!

Posted on November 4, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Gwendolyn Haley Reading experts agree that choice plays an essential role in developing a lifelong love of reading. So if you want to raise a reader, let your child choose the books they read. Kids get to pick the winners of the Readers Choice Book Awards—a built-in motivator to read! This year, we’re encouraging […]

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Feeling inspired: Virtual author visit with Tiffany Midge & resident artist workshops with Brandy Seistrup

Posted on October 29, 2020 at 4:30 am

VIRTUAL AUTHOR VISIT: TIFFANY MIDGE Author Tiffany Midge joins us for an exclusive virtual author visit and reading. She discusses how the regions of the Pacific Northwest, the Inland Northwest, and Montana have informed her writing over the years. She will also read selections from her works in progress, her poetry and prose, and from […]

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Storytime Shorts videos: Let’s read stories, sing songs, play & learn

Posted on October 28, 2020 at 6:00 am

Storytime Shorts Our librarians miss having storytime with our youngest library customers and their families. And we’ve heard from some of you that you’ve missed storytime too! So our librarians have recorded some wonderful picture book stories, songs, fingerplays, activities, and flannel stories using the felt board for our new video series St […]

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Spokane County Commissioners accepting applications for Spokane County Library District Board of Trustees

Posted on October 27, 2020 at 6:00 am

Spokane County Commissioners are now accepting applications for a Spokane County Library District Board of Trustees position, which will be available as of January 1, 2021. Applications are being accepted until the position is filled. Trustee Wesley Teterud was appointed to the board in 2015 and his 5-year term expires on December 31, 2020. Spokane […]

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Explore a cornucopia of programs in November

Posted on October 22, 2020 at 6:00 am

We have library programs for varied interests in November. See if we have something you’ll enjoy! For kids and families, we share two Día de los Muertos events from our community partner Hispanic Business/Professional Association. We also have a delicious and creative challenge for you with Nailed It! Creative Cakes. Disney fans can show off […]

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Send Mobile Printing requests to the library & get your print jobs with Curbside Pickup

Posted on October 20, 2020 at 6:00 am

With our Mobile Printing service, you can use your computer or mobile device to send your print jobs to our library printers. Your print jobs can be picked up from any of our 11 libraries using Curbside Pickup. Mobile Printing can print most documents. There are two ways to send your print jobs to the […]

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Book-a-Librarian service offers you individualized assistance at a distance

Posted on October 15, 2020 at 4:30 am

Our Book-a-Librarian service is back and now offered remotely by phone and via online video sessions. This service helps you discover the tools, skills, and strategies you need to successfully do the things you want to do. Learn how to download the latest best-seller to your smartphone. Discover strategies for finding the best educational content […]

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