TAG: adults

Business classes and resources for success are free at the library

Posted in News on September 8, 2017 at 6:00 am

When local businesses thrive, our whole community thrives. Spokane County Library District is committed to helping local business owners and entrepreneurs find their success. We offer free workshops and classes from local business specialists who have comprehensive business knowledge and skills. Every day, with our business library card, businesses […]

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Lego clubs

Posted in kids on August 30, 2017 at 6:00 am

Build at LEGO Club at your library! Inspire your imagination and keep your engineering and problem-solving skills sharp with an abundance of LEGO bricks. All ages are welcome. Kids age 6 and under must bring an adult. September 2017–May 2018 AIRWAY HEIGHTS Wednesdays 3:15–4:15pm ARGONNE Saturdays 1–3pm CHENEY 2nd Tuesdays 4–5pm DEER PARK […]

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Workshops at The Studio: Visual design apps and video making

Posted in News 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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An Evening with J. A. Jance

Posted in News 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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The Great American Eclipse of 2017

Posted in Explore and Discover on August 17, 2017 at 6:00 am

by Nathaniel Youmans Shortly after 10am on Monday, August 21, 2017, a terrific spectacle of light and darkness will leave millions of people suspended in awe. It has happened before (most recently through the Pacific Northwest states back in 1979), but on this morning many will witness the first total solar eclipse since 1918 to […]

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Save a life: Ask FAST questions when you spot a stroke

Posted in Explore and Discover on August 15, 2017 at 6:00 am

by Debbie Rhodes I woke up wandering into my living room thinking why wasn’t I at work? My husband looked at me strangely and in a very uneasy tone asked, “How many children do you have?” I replied, “Why are you asking me such a stupid question?” It turned out he had a very good […]

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

Posted in News 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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On Tyranny: A reading list

Posted in Explore and Discover on August 1, 2017 at 6:00 am

  By David Wyatt “Lesson 9: Be kind to our language. Avoid pronouncing phrases everyone else does. Think up your own way of speaking, even if only to convey that thing you think everyone is saying. Make an effort to separate yourself from the internet. Read books.” For obvious reasons, this may have been one […]

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Reading & Discussion with Lisa Napoli

Posted in News on July 13, 2017 at 6:00 am

Lisa Napoli, author and public radio reporter, talks about her newest book: Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald’s Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away. Learn more about the couple at the center of Napoli’s latest book: Ray and Joan Kroc, including the amazing story of Joan, who until now […]

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She screams loudest: Women’s dystopian tales

Posted in Explore and Discover on June 27, 2017 at 6:00 am

by Susan Goertz For me, there is no question that dystopian author Philip K. Dick was a visionary. And interestingly, the physical appearance of his female characters tends to have a direct correlation to their level of intelligence (I’ll let you discover which way the correlation falls out). Reading his novels and stories for a […]

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