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It’s Here! Our New Mobile App: SCLD Libraries, Get It for iOS & Android

Posted on January 31, 2024 at 10:15 am

With the SCLD Libraries app, you can search for books and other materials to place on hold, see what you have checked out from the library, items’ due dates, and when items are waiting for pick up. Link multiple accounts in the app, to keep track of due dates and holds for the whole family. The app also includes […]

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Annual Community Art Show Encourages Imagination & Creativity for All

Posted on January 25, 2024 at 4:30 am

By Alison Johnson Annual Community Art Show The Annual Community Art Show returns to the library, inviting all to explore being creative. Each year, we get to see the fabulous imaginations of artists. Whether the art is impressively detailed, charming, cute, or wacky, there is always a variety of amazing art to view. This year, […]

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Give Your Business a Boost: A Look at StartUp Spokane’s Free Resources

Posted on January 4, 2024 at 4:30 am

By Stacey Goddard If one of your resolutions for 2024 is to start that small business you’ve been thinking about, the library can help you get started. And if you already have a small business or a nonprofit organization, we can help you grow and reach your goals for the year. A few months ago, […]

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2023 Library Recap: A Year of Milestones, Progress & Innovation

Posted on December 28, 2023 at 4:00 am

By Jane Baker A library is defined as a building or room containing collections of books, magazines, and other materials for people to read, borrow, or reference. Those who visit our libraries regularly often have warmer descriptions, such as “my happy place” or “heaven on earth.” The range of descriptions in between the dictionary definiti […]

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Winter Reading Challenge: Read to Earn Badges & Reflect on Your Story

Posted on December 14, 2023 at 4:30 am

By Gwendolyn Haley As we usher in the new year, SCLD is thrilled to announce our enthusiastic participation in the “Where We Come From” Winter Reading Challenge, sponsored by Beanstack. You’re invited to sign up for this exciting literary journey, happening January 1–31. The challenge is to read at least 300 minutes throughout the m […]

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Accepting Applications for Spokane County Library District Board of Trustees

Posted on November 14, 2023 at 6:00 am

Spokane County Commissioners are now accepting applications for a Spokane County Library District Board of Trustees position. Applications are accepted until the position is filled. Trustees are unpaid volunteers and serve five-year terms. Current Trustee and Chair John Craig’s second term expires on December 31, 2023. Spokane County Library Dist […]

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LEGO Stop-Motion Animation: Workshops, Call for Submissions & Movie Screening

Posted on November 8, 2023 at 6:00 am

LEGO bricks have long been beloved by kids and adults alike for their versatility and endless creative possibilities. But did you know that these colorful building blocks can also serve as the perfect medium for stop-motion animation? You can sign up for a stop-motion animation workshop, submit your video creation to our movie screening, and celebr […]

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Helplines, Crisis Services & Other Resources for Spokane County Residents (2023 Update)

Posted on October 26, 2023 at 4:00 am

By Crystal Miller Note: This is an update to a previous post. A crisis can occur at any point in life, whether it stems from a natural disaster, a health emergency, or interpersonal trauma. It can affect many aspects of life, including financial needs, emotional health, physical health, and mental health, among others. It is […]

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Serving the Business Community in Spokane County: Inside the StartUp Spokane Rebrand

Posted on October 5, 2023 at 6:00 am

In an exciting development for the business community in the Spokane region, Spokane County Library District and Spokane Public Library have come together to take over and revitalize StartUp Spokane, a program originally created by Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI) to support local entrepreneurs and foster business growth. This strategic partnersh […]

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Excel Adult High School: New Diploma Program Offered by the Library

Posted on September 26, 2023 at 6:00 am

There are options available for earning a high school diploma—no matter how old you are or when you last worked on a school assignment. One of those options is a new program at the library—Gale Presents: Excel Adult High School. See if this program might be a good fit for you or someone you know... […]

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