All Spokane County Library District locations will be closed Fri, Sep 29, for annual staff training. Regular location hours will resume Sat, Sep 30. Online services are available 24-7.

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Kids explore creativity with STEM activities at the library

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 6:00 am

ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS, ENGINEERING, WEB CODING, & MATH As the weather cools down, kids of all ages can dive into activities that explore science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) at the library. Here are some of our upcoming, brain-stimulating STEM events. Snap Circuits are a safe and enjoyable way to explore electrical engineering concep […]

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Share your input: Library Planning Workshop at Spokane Valley City Hall

Posted on September 14, 2017 at 6:00 am

Library Planning Workshop AT SPOKANE VALLEY CITY HALL 10210 E Sprague Ave, Spokane Valley (new City Hall) Thursday, September 28, 6–8pm Is there going to be a new Spokane Valley Library? We want to hear from you! Come hear about the proposed library project and provide your input. The City of Spokane Valley, Spokane County […]

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Karen Mobley: October artist in residence at The Lab at North Spokane Library

Posted on September 13, 2017 at 6:00 am

We’re hosting four local artists in residence at The Lab at North Spokane Library this fall. Each month, the artist in residence provides hands-on learning opportunities for community participation and also creates art in The Lab. Everyone is encouraged to stop by to see the displays of artist’s artwork changing each month and meet each […]

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Writers Conference brings workshops on humor, flash fiction, poetry, and publishing

Posted on September 12, 2017 at 6:00 am

ANNUAL SPOKANE WRITERS CONFERENCE NORTH SPOKANE LIBRARY Saturday, October 14, 10am–5:30pm Meet authors and other writers interested in learning the craft. At this one-day conference, you can explore your poetic voice, find your funny bone in children’s lit, hone your interviewing techniques, stamp out writer’s block, drive your stories to new […]

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Homebuyer education & financial literacy workshops from SNAP Spokane

Posted on September 11, 2017 at 6:00 am

HOMEBUYER EDUCATION SEMINARS Buying a home can be a dream come true and an overwhelming process at the same time. In a free seminar held at the library, explore all of the major aspects of the home-buying process in an unbiased format with SNAP Spokane instructors certified by the Washington State Housing Finance Commission. SNAP’s […]

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Business classes and resources for success are free at the library

Posted on September 8, 2017 at 6:00 am

When local businesses thrive, our whole community thrives. Spokane County Library District is committed to helping local business owners and entrepreneurs find their success. We offer free workshops and classes from local business specialists who have comprehensive business knowledge and skills. Every day, with our business library card, businesses […]

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Urban Farming & Food Preservation

Posted on September 6, 2017 at 6:00 am

This fall, local gardeners can find a lot to love at our 5 seed libraries: Cheney, Deer Park, Fairfield, Medical Lake, and Otis Orchards. Master Gardener Steve Nokes shares how to save seeds from your garden so you can share them with other library customers and for your next round of planting. For those with […]

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Do you have the best back-to-school accessory?

Posted on September 1, 2017 at 6:00 am

LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH September is Library Card Sign-up Month! You may know Spokane County Library District for the many books, DVDs, CDs, and magazines you can check out when visiting our 11 libraries. What you may not know is that we provide so much more! Our Digital Library has over 50 online resources and […]

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Makayla Miracle: September artist in residence at The Lab at North Spokane Library

Posted on August 30, 2017 at 6:00 am

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM This fall, we’re hosting four local artists in residence at The Lab at North Spokane Library. Each month, the artist in residence provides hands-on learning opportunities for community participation. During each residency, the artist also creates art in The Lab. Library members and the public are encouraged to stop by […]

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Workshops at The Studio: Visual design apps and video making

Posted on August 25, 2017 at 6:00 am

Whether you want to up your social media savvy or create a unique, digital holiday card, you can gain the skills you need in visual design, photography, and video making at The Studio at Spokane Valley Library. This fall, we’re offering lecture-style classes for teens and adults to introduce four visual design software applications available […]

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