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

Posted in Business and Careers, News 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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Serving the Business Community in Spokane County: Inside the StartUp Spokane Rebrand

Posted in News 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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Dozens of Opportunities to Explore Hobbies, Get Information & Discover Something New

Posted in News on April 19, 2023 at 6:00 am

Nonprofit organizations can explore the power of Foundation Directory Online in a workshop focusing on how to find grant makers that want to fund your organization’s mission. Foundation Directory Online is now available to use at all our libraries, making it convenient to do research. Small businesses can explore how to leverage social media in […]

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23 Library Programs to Try Out in March – Surprise Yourself!

Posted in News on February 14, 2023 at 6:00 am

March programs offer ways for you to explore activities and hobbies that are creative and fun as well as workshops with help and information for financial education, including tax aide, the Working Families Tax Credit, and Medicare. Other library programs you can attend include these topics of interest: gardening, genealogy, health and well-being, […]

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Stepping into the New Year with Art Show Submissions, Great Author Talks & Loads to Explore

Posted in News on December 14, 2022 at 6:00 am

You can start 2023 by exploring new things and honing your skills at the library. Express your creativity with a submission to our art show. Try out a family book discussion. Check out video magic using a green screen. Tackle your unfinished crafts with the encouragement of other pro-craft-inators. And that’s just the start! Check […]

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December Brings Holiday Crafting, Amazing Author Talks & Informative Workshops

Posted in News on November 17, 2022 at 4:30 am

Stop into the library to create holiday ornaments, enjoy a storytime program, take apart a machine, and create with LEGO bricks. Sign up to hear about Medicare cost savings, talk about changes to the brain, learn about outsmarting scammers, and view author talks from best-selling writers. When the weather brings a chill, you can stop into the libra […]

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Helpful & Informative: Author Talks, Memory Care, Medicare, Retirement & Small Business Strategies

Posted in News on October 19, 2022 at 6:00 am

Hear from thought leaders and award-winning authors in the upcoming Humanities Washington program about the gentrification of rural Washington and in three author talks discussing the founding women of NPR, the novel Lessons in Chemistry, and ways to have difficult discussions about race. If you have questions about Medicare or health care and reti […]

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How Will You Spend the Rest of Your Summer? We Have Some Great Ideas

Posted in News on July 19, 2022 at 6:00 am

Our new SCLD Online Authors Series has four author talks for you to see in August, discussing their fiction and nonfiction titles. We think this is a wonderful way to spend some of your summer hours. Businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs can check out the SCORE workshop to learn the tools for measuring different kinds of […]

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Business Matters: Q&A with SCORE Spokane Mentor Ron Barkley

Posted in Business and Careers on June 16, 2022 at 4:30 am

By Stacey Goddard The SCORE Spokane chapter might be one of the area’s best kept secrets as a useful and enlightening resource for entrepreneurs, established small business owners, and individuals just starting to consider opening their own business. You might be asking yourself “What is SCORE?”—which proves my point! SCORE’s name origina […]

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These Library Programs Have Active, Informative & Funny Moments You Won’t Want to Miss

Posted in News on May 17, 2022 at 6:00 am

Active Seniors Walking June brings programs for adults about separation anxiety in pets, Medicare, active walks for senior citizens, some engaging new picture books to read with young children, and the bi-monthly Master Gardeners Plant Clinic. Businesses and startups can sign up to learn the fundamentals of building a brand for a business. Family Storytimes are back in p […]

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