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Business Matters: Build a sustainable nonprofit, gain new customers, and learn about invaluable business topics

Posted on September 25, 2019 at 6:00 am

Business Matters fall 2019 and winter 2020 BRING NEW CUSTOMERS TO YOUR BUSINESS Participate in Small Business Saturday with the library! If your business meets the criteria and is located in Cheney, Deer Park, Medical Lake, or Millwood (Argonne Library), then sign up to be a stop for our Shop Small Bingo Challenge to bring in new customers and make new connections […]

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Discover the mysteries of cryptids!

Posted on September 24, 2019 at 6:00 am

Discover the mysteries of cryptids By Gwendolyn Haley Back in 2004, some teenage boys in Stevens County got their hands on a gorilla suit and, over several months, staged several Bigfoot sightings along Highway 395 near Loon Lake, until stopped by a police officer. I remember reading about it in a local paper when I moved to Spokane that year. […]

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Learning Circles: A new way to learn topics that interest you

Posted on September 20, 2019 at 6:00 am

We’re trying something new and invite you to try it with us! Learning Circles offer the convenience of an online class and the accountability of a classroom setting—the best of both worlds. If you’ve started an online course and didn’t finish. . . If you enjoy meeting others who are passionate about your interests. . […]

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City planning, development, and infrastructure are focus of Spokane Valley Library program

Posted on September 19, 2019 at 6:00 am

As you travel through the city of Spokane Valley, you’ve most likely seen areas of rejuvenation around the businesses along East Sprague Ave. In other Valley areas, you’ve no doubt come across new tracts of houses, duplexes, apartments, and infill development properties for future residential and commercial building. But did you know that there […]

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Spokane Writers Conference offers new intensive small group sessions along with workshops

Posted on September 17, 2019 at 6:00 am

The 5th Annual Spokane Writers Conference is full of informative and creative approaches to writing and offers insights about the process of getting your work published. Along with workshops, the conference is offering something new this year: small group intensives. The small group sessions are limited to only 6–8 participants and are laser-focu […]

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CDC & ATSDR hold information session about drinking water exposure assessment for residents of Airway Heights

Posted on September 12, 2019 at 6:00 am

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) are conducting an exposure assessment for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in Spokane County, Washington, near Fairchild Air Force Base. CDC/ATSDR is holding an information session to answer questions from the community, l […]

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Explore Space Frontiers with NASA Solar System Ambassador Joe Bruce

Posted on September 10, 2019 at 6:00 am

SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch of the Arabsat-6A satellite Check out this stellar event with NASA Solar System Ambassador Joe Bruce: Space FrontiersNORTH SPOKANEThursday, September 26, 7–9pm Discover the history of human space exploration and catch a glimpse into NASA’s achievements for our planet. You’ll get the chance to see an actual spacesuit, a glove from a Shuttle EVA suit, a small rocket steer […]

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Define your success: GED & ESL classes plus job help at the library

Posted on September 6, 2019 at 6:00 am

Classes at the Library October–December 2019 GED & High School Completion Classes For Teens & Adults Spokane Community College Adult Education faculty work to create a supportive and inclusive environment in which student learning is the focus. Students receive instruction in math, science, social studies, writing, and more. Classes are t […]

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Civic learning at the library

Posted on September 4, 2019 at 6:00 am

By Dana Mannino I hear a phrase uttered at the Thanksgiving dinner table at least once each year: “Kids these day, they have no idea how the government works!” But that’s not the only place I’ve heard it. Last spring, our librarians asked people what kind of a community they wanted to live in. One […]

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Explore, discover, and play: Curious George, LEGO, Pokémon, and more

Posted on August 29, 2019 at 6:00 am

LET’S GET CURIOUS! Curiosity Day We’re celebrating Curious George’s birthday by exploring interesting things such as magnets, water, shadows, our five senses, and so much more. Hands-on experiences help us discover, learn, and foster our natural curiosity. For kids ages 4–8 & their adults FAIRFIELDTuesday, Sep 10, 4:30–5:30pm MEDICAL […]

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