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Volunteering: For those who enjoy reading, children, and reading with children

Posted on January 8, 2019 at 6:00 am

You can help a child improve their reading skills & gain confidence as a reader. We’re looking for volunteers for our Reading Buddy Program at local elementary schools, which starts the week of February 4. The Reading Buddy Program pairs volunteers, as mentors, with elementary school students. A reading buddy is a volunteer who loves […]

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Waylay winter boredom with culture and crafts

Posted on January 2, 2019 at 6:00 am

SPOKANE SYMPHONY PASSES Continuing in the winter and early spring of 2019, library customers can check out Spokane Symphony passes to select Sunday matinee performances, each conducted by Eckart Preu. This season is the final one with the Spokane Symphony for Eckart Preu, who has been serving as the musical director since 2004. Multiple passes […]

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Kids solve Forensic Science Mysteries at the library

Posted on December 26, 2018 at 6:00 am

For kids ages 8+ Calling all detectives and scientists! Come to the library to solve the mystery with forensic science techniques. Test strawberry DNA Analyze fingerprints Create different “blood” spatter patterns (with paint!) No registration required. See you there! AIRWAY HEIGHTS Thursday, Jan 3, 4–5pm ARGONNE Tuesday, Jan 8, 4–5pm MORAN […]

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Experience beautiful medieval book art with January Creator-in-Residence Hannah Charlton

Posted on December 13, 2018 at 6:00 am

By Erin Dodge In January, we are lucky to host Creator-in-Residence Hannah Charlton at The Lab at North Spokane Library. Hannah studied art, graphic design, and history at Whitworth University and found the perfect intersection of the three areas of study in medieval manuscript illumination. You may be wondering a bit about what an illuminated […]

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Get leading edge information with access to thousands of newspapers

Posted on November 21, 2018 at 6:00 am

NewsBank delivers over 11,000 news sources from around Washington state and the world. Using this digital resource you can… Search any topic. Research any subject. Stay informed of local, national, and world events. Impress family and friends at gatherings. The Library District is now offering access to NewsBank and its Access World News Research […]

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Delicious creations you can try with December Creator-in-Residence Catee Ng

Posted on November 20, 2018 at 6:00 am

By Erin Dodge I’ve made a few cakes and cupcakes for birthday parties over the years, usually from a box mix and a tub of frosting. Inevitably, my cake turns out lopsided, my cupcakes are dry, and the frosting is half-melting off the side. I realize that the last one happens because I start baking […]

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Ornaments, trivia, festivals, and good cheer!

Posted on November 15, 2018 at 6:00 am

You’re invited to enjoy these entertaining and budget friendly (as in free!) programs at the library and in our community. Ornament Making & Decorating Create and decorate a unique ornament to display your holiday spirit. All materials are provided, while supplies last. For all ages Kids 8 and under must bring an adult. FAIRFIELD An […]

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Shopping local on Small Business Saturday gets you even more

Posted on November 8, 2018 at 6:00 am

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY You can celebrate small businesses in our community by shopping local for the holidays on Small Business Saturday, just after Thanksgiving, on November 24. The American Express Neighborhood Champion Program creates an opportunity for community organizations, groups, and individuals to actively support local, small businesses […]

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Take and Give: Seed Library

Posted on November 2, 2018 at 6:00 am

Updated on Jan 29, 2019 Bring your green thumb (and your saved seeds) to any of our three seed library locations! The idea is simple: you borrow from a selection of vegetable, herb, and flower seeds at any time during the year, plant them in your garden, and watch them grow. When it’s time to […]

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We like it when you play with us

Posted on November 1, 2018 at 6:00 am

INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK November 4–10, 2018 Let’s have fun, learn new things, and enjoy time with your friends, families, and neighbors while we play! You’re invited to play games, tackle trivia, and more at our libraries. Game Night For adults & teens Drop in to play a board game or two—Settlers of Catan, Pandemic, and […]

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