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Slightly Spooky Celebration at the library

Posted on October 3, 2018 at 6:00 am

Kids and families are invited to celebrate Halloween with slightly spooky activities, crafts, and stories! All kids are welcome to wear and show off their costumes. Please leave the scary costumes at home, as this is an all-ages event. Share pictures of your costumes on social media with us using #SpookyLibrary. We can’t wait to see […]

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Spotlight on Millwood: Small businesses and Friends of the Library shine

Posted on October 2, 2018 at 6:00 am

Discover the city of Millwood, nestled along Argonne Road and the Spokane River and known for its paper mill, historic homes, and the first Rocket Bakery location. Millwood is also home to enthusiastic supporters of their local Argonne Library. The Friends of the Argonne Library are holding an open house with wine and live classical […]

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Caspar Babypants performs whimsical tunes at a family concert in Spokane Valley

Posted on September 25, 2018 at 6:00 am

CORRECTION: Caspar Babypants Family Concert begins at 10am on Saturday, October 13. Be ready to sing and dance along to Caspar Babypants’s catchy and whimsical tunes, magical melodies, and even rearranged classics from The Beatles at this fun, free concert for the whole family. Along with the pure enjoyment of the rhythms and rhymes, music […]

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Discover creator-in-residence Timothy Ely, artist, designer, bookbinder

Posted on September 20, 2018 at 6:00 am

by Erin Dodge   Artist Timothy Ely is our creator in residence at The Lab at North Spokane Library in October. He makes unique, lavishly painted and drawn manuscript books and limited edition prints. And lavish is not an exaggeration. You’ll find images of some of his manuscript books, which are works of art, at […]

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Free Shred Day at the library

Posted on September 12, 2018 at 6:00 am

Cleaning out your files the right way could protect your identity and help prevent fraud. The Library District is partnering with DeVries Business Services to provide Shred Day at no cost at both North Spokane and Spokane Valley Libraries. You can protect yourself from fraud and identity theft with free professional document shredding. Bring your […]

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Bring new customers to your business and boost sales on Small Business Saturday

Posted on September 12, 2018 at 6:00 am

We invite your business to participate in this amazing day of shopping! Three of our libraries are official Neighborhood Champions for Small Business Saturday, November 24, 2018, as part of the American Express Shop Small program: Argonne Library (Millwood) Cheney Library Medical Lake Library If your business meets the Shop Small business criteria […]

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Plan Well, Age Well: Explore issues related to retirement and aging

Posted on September 11, 2018 at 6:00 am

You’re never too young or too old to prepare for your future. No matter your age, you can start planning for your retirement years now, and if you’re already retired, this is a great time brush up on your knowledge of downsizing, financial planning, long-term care, care management, Medicare and Medicaid, and Social Security. The […]

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Register to vote at the library on National Voter Registration Day

Posted on September 7, 2018 at 6:00 am

National Voter Registration Day Tuesday, September 25, is National Voter Registration Day. You can update your voter registration information and register to vote at all Spokane County Library District locations all day during open hours and at the STA Plaza in Downtown Spokane, 4–7pm. REASONS TO REGISTER When you’ll turn 18 by Election day When you are a newly naturalized […]

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Discover local creator Derrick Freeland at The Lab at North Spokane Library

Posted on September 6, 2018 at 6:00 am

September Creator in Residence: Derrick Freeland Five local creators in residence will be working and leading workshops at The Lab at North Spokane Library from September through January. You are encouraged to stop by each month and have a conversation about the creator’s process, the creative work currently being made, and the type of creation in general while the creator works. […]

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Nominations open for the 2018 I Love My Librarian Award

Posted on September 5, 2018 at 6:00 am

You can honor your librarian with a nomination for the 2018 I Love My Librarian Award. The award invites library lovers from across the country to recognize how their librarians transform their communities and improve lives. Our nation’s librarians transform their communities, schools and campuses, improving the lives of the people they serve eve […]

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