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Q&A with SCRAPS: Pet Parent Tips & Separation Anxiety Help for Dogs

Posted in Explore and Discover on May 24, 2022 at 6:00 am

When I heard about the upcoming program Pandemic Dogs and Separation Anxiety, I was reminded that pets can have stress and anxiety, just like humans can. To complicate these situations, pets can’t tell us in words when something is wrong. So, I often think first of the physical health of my pets whenever there is a change in behavior, appetite, a […]

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Yummy Flavors, Recipes & Tips in These Cookbooks for National Barbecue Month

Posted in Explore and Discover on May 18, 2022 at 6:00 am

May is National Barbecue Month, and I have to say that is fitting since Memorial Day unofficially kicks off barbecue and grilling season across the nation. Everyone does barbecue a bit differently, and the flavors of barbecue can be varied and delicious, from region to region, culture to culture. From spicy to sweet, there is something for everyone […]

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Giving Back: Explore These Volunteer Opportunities to Help Our Community

Posted in Explore and Discover on April 6, 2022 at 6:00 am

By Abra Cole Did you know that April is National Volunteer Month? And since springtime represents fresh starts, new beginnings, and growth, it is a great time to consider adding volunteering to your routine. You can freshen up your schedule, make new connections, and grow as a human. How cool is that? In the Spokane […]

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Your Library Giving Day Donations Will Support the Museum & Cultural Passes Program

Posted in News on March 30, 2022 at 6:00 am

Library Giving Day Library Giving Day offers library enthusiasts the chance to show their support for the programs and services provided by the library and takes place on Wednesday, April 6. This year, the Library Foundation of Spokane County is raising funds—aiming for $5,000—for the Museum and Cultural Passes program. The Foundation is accept […]

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Grow Your Garden: Borrow & Share Seeds at Our 5 Seed Libraries

Posted in Explore and Discover on March 3, 2022 at 7:00 am

By Gwendolyn Haley Spokane County is a community of gardeners, and the movement is growing. Last year, the library distributed over 2,000 seed packets to community members through our seed libraries, helping people discover the joy of growing their own food.  What Is a Seed Library? A seed library is run for the benefit of […]

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Helpful Information, Awareness & Prevention During Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Posted in Explore and Discover on February 1, 2022 at 6:00 am

By Ingrid Rivera, guest blogger What is SRDVC & what do they do? Domestic violence (DV) hurts thousands of women, children, and men in Spokane County every year and often goes unseen and unheard (download Confronting Domestic Violence flyer). The Spokane Regional Domestic Violence Coalition (SRDVC) is a partnership among many people and multipl […]

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Civic Lab Online: The Raise the Wage Act

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on May 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. The Raise […]

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Civic Lab Online: Water Conservation & Gardening

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on April 1, 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. Water Conservation […]

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Civic Lab Online: What is the Digital Divide?

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

The Digital Divide 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. What is […]

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Beyond Veterans Day: Information and resources for veterans and their families all year long

Posted in Explore and Discover on November 12, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller Yesterday was Veterans Day, a federal holiday to honor and pay our respects to all the people who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Veterans Day is always on November 11 and was originally called Armistice Day to honor the end of major conflicts in World War I, which happened […]

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