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Creative Pumpkin Carving: Make Scary, Spooky & Spirited Jack-O’-Lanterns

Posted in Explore and Discover on October 21, 2021 at 6:00 am

I have always loved to carve pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns. There is something about creating a scary or silly face on a pumpkin which brings me great joy! I have rounded up some clever ideas to take your jack-o’-lanterns to the next level this Halloween! […]

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Small Business Saturday: Shop Local All Week Long in 4 Communities

Posted in News on October 20, 2021 at 6:00 am

If you have some holiday shopping to do, consider shopping local for a chance to win a prize! You can support local small businesses and the Shop Small movement, starting on Small Business Saturday and continuing all week long in four communities: Cheney, Deer Park, Medical Lake, and Millwood (Argonne), November 27–December 4, 2021. […]

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Thankful for Sherlock Holmes, Holiday Ornaments, LEGO Storytimes & You

Posted in News on October 19, 2021 at 6:00 am

Boy with teddy bear under tree with fall leaves on the ground Fans of mystery will want to check out our programs dedicated to one of the most famous private detectives in literature, TV, and film—Sherlock Holmes. Plus, November has entertaining and informative programs for adults, businesses, and kids and families that you won’t want to miss. […]

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The Hunt for a Family Tree: 3 Genealogy Tips from a Seasoned Amateur

Posted in Explore and Discover on September 22, 2021 at 6:00 am

I’m an amateur in every sense of the word, learning as I go without any real education and coming back to my tree whenever there’s a spare minute, sometimes after months at a time. Along the way I’ve learned a few genealogy tips and truisms—things I wish I’d known at the beginning and, in some cases, things I wouldn’t have appreciated u […]

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October Has Creative & Spooky, Useful & Sensible Programs, Plus Informative Fair Housing Workshops

Posted in News on September 15, 2021 at 6:00 am

hello October greeting card - letterpress wood type blocks against gray slate stone Our October library programs offer you the opportunity to explore the creative and spooky, the useful and sensible, and workshops that provide insights into fair housing laws. […]

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New Digital Resources from Gale: What Success Will You Gain with Knowledge?

Posted in News on September 8, 2021 at 6:00 am

Young woman studying with a laptop, pen, and notebook We have new digital resources from Gale that offer an abundance of information and tools for businesses, students, and anyone doing research or looking for general knowledge. […]

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Brain Stimulating Activities for Dementia & Alzheimer’s & Helpful Resources for Caregivers

Posted in Explore and Discover on September 1, 2021 at 6:00 am

Hands putting together a puzzle on a table September is World Alzheimer’s Month. So, this seems like an apropos time to examine how we can stave off Alzheimer’s and all the other disorders that fall under the umbrella term of dementia. Here are some ideas for using the library’s digital and physical resources to help with brain-stimulating exercises and activities. […]

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Take a Chance on Something New in September

Posted in News on August 18, 2021 at 6:00 am

It’s Library Card Sign-up Month and the perfect time to get a library card for kids heading back to school! Also this month, learn about Calculated Risks for Business. Or dig in to planning your spring garden with a fall cleanup. Test your knowledge and enjoy some lively trivia. Plus more programs to explore! […]

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Summer Picnic Tips & Books to Assure the Best Outdoor Dining Experience

Posted in Explore and Discover on August 4, 2021 at 6:00 am

Picnic basket, flowers, and blanket on grass near tree Eating outside has always been a great way to spend time with family and friends, especially during the summer months.... Whether you are packing a picnic for the park or for the top of a mountain, there are ways to make it easier and more fun, and a little bit of planning before you leave the house can go a long way. […]

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Civic Lab Online: What is Critical Race Theory?

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on August 3, 2021 at 6:00 am

About Civic Lab Online Civic Lab Online provides information on issues facing our community for you to explore. Take a look at thought-provoking materials for teens and adults that allow us to engage in open conversation and grow together as a community. You’ll find all past topics on the Civic Lab Online web page. Fast Facts […]

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