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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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Kids explore technology at The Lab

Posted on August 24, 2017 at 6:00 am

Curiosity and technology meet at The Lab at North Spokane Library! Kids can explore how electronics, small devices, and other mechanisms work at our monthly Take It Apart workshops. In October, kids can safely explore electrical engineering concepts at our Explore Electricity with Snap Circuits workshop. With our new Snap Circuit kits, kids can del […]

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Escape your commute: Read & Ride with Spokane Transit and our Digital Library

Posted on August 23, 2017 at 6:00 am

READ & RIDE Spokane Transit Authority and Spokane County Library District have partnered to bring you Read & Ride, a campaign to encourage everyone traveling by bus to sign up for a library card to gain access to hundreds of thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, digital magazines, movies, music, and more from our Digital Library. It’s […]

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An Evening with J. A. Jance

Posted on August 22, 2017 at 6:00 am

An Evening with J. A. Jance MIRABEAU PARK HOTEL 1100 N Sullivan Rd, Spokane Valley Saturday, Sep 9, 7–8pm Best-selling author J. A. Jance will read from her new J. P. Beaumont novel, Proof of Life, available September 5, 2017. Here’s more about the novel from the publisher: “When his longtime nemesis, retired Seattle crime […]

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Coming to KSPS: THE VIETNAM WAR by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

Posted on August 2, 2017 at 6:00 am

From Sandra Kernerman, Director of Special Giving, KSPS Public Television Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, 18-hour documentary series, The Vietnam War, tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history as it has never before been told on film. Visceral and immersive, the series expl […]

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Digital magazines at your fingertips: Zinio for Libraries is now RBDigital

Posted on July 31, 2017 at 6:00 am

DOWNLOAD POPULAR MAGAZINES With over 150 popular magazines available for free download with your library card, you can ditch that subscription! Zinio for Libraries magazine service has changed its name to RBdigital and the new RBdigital app has launched! The new app offers a significantly improved user experience—with faster, easier search. See t […]

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Out of This World: Solar Eclipse Day, Mobius Science Planetarium & more celestial events

Posted on July 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

On Monday, August 21, a total eclipse of the sun will be visible in parts of the continental United States for the first time in almost 40 years. Here in Spokane, we’ll see a partial eclipse, in which the moon covers a portion of the sun. Experience this astronomical phenomenon at the library. As part […]

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