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Take & Give: Seed Library

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on August 29, 2023 at 2:45 pm

Locations Spokane County Library District’s seed library locations are: Check for gardening programs on our online events calendar. How Do Seed Libraries Work? You borrow from a selection of vegetable, herb, and flower seeds during the year, plant them in your garden, and watch them grow. When it’s time to harvest, collect some seeds to […]

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All Together Now: A Summer of Friendship, Kindness & Unity

Posted in News on May 31, 2023 at 6:00 am

Friendship, kindness, and unity encompass this year’s summer reading theme of All Together Now. Explore our programs and events below to see what you can do at our libraries and in neighborhood parks. As you grow and strengthen friendships, show kindness, and build unity this summer, we encourage you to read, explore, and have fun at our librarie […]

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Interesting Programs in February: View an Art Show, Count Birds, Get Genealogy Tips & More

Posted in News on January 18, 2023 at 6:00 am

The shortest month of the year is packed with interesting and engaging programs for all ages, adults, and businesses—including online author talks. SCLD Online Authors Series Register for these programs on our Upcoming Speakers web page. Back in a Spell: Author Talk with Lana HarperRegistration is required.ONLINEThursday, Feb 9, 4pm Tastes Like W […]

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Programas en español: Check Out These Spanish-Language Programs

Posted in News on September 15, 2022 at 7:00 am

Para niños y sus familias / For Kids & Families Ciencias para niños: Electricidad / Science in Spanish: Electricity Explora la electricidad como un científico, ¡Un científico que habla español! Los niños aprenderán sobre electricidad y ampliarán su vocabulario en español practicando términos científicos. Este programa es presentado […]

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Homebuyer education & financial literacy workshops from SNAP Spokane

Posted in News on September 30, 2019 at 6:00 am

HOMEBUYER EDUCATION SEMINARS October 2019–January 2020 Buying a home can be a dream come true and an overwhelming process at the same time. In a free seminar held at the library, explore all of the major aspects of the home-buying process in an unbiased format with SNAP Spokane instructors certified by the Washington State Housing […]

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Things to do during a sedentary summer

Posted in Explore and Discover on July 24, 2019 at 6:00 am

By Dana Mannino The way I see it, there are two phases of summer: active summer and sedentary summer. For me, active summer occurs when temperatures reach 70–85 degrees. At those temps, I try to spend most of my time outside, preferably in the mountains or at a lake, in the garden will do as […]

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Experience beautiful medieval book art with January Creator-in-Residence Hannah Charlton

Posted in News on December 13, 2018 at 6:00 am

By Erin Dodge In January, we are lucky to host Creator-in-Residence Hannah Charlton at The Lab at North Spokane Library. Hannah studied art, graphic design, and history at Whitworth University and found the perfect intersection of the three areas of study in medieval manuscript illumination. You may be wondering a bit about what an illuminated […]

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Gifts of experience for less stress and more joy this holiday season

Posted in Explore and Discover on December 11, 2018 at 6:00 am

By Abra Cole The holiday season is here again! I love the smells of goodies baking in the oven, the peacefulness of the fluffy snow falling outside, and the excited sounds of kids clamoring to get the best spot by the Christmas tree and all the gifts. Usually at our house, that last one is […]

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Discover November creator-in-residence Sondra Barrington, jewelry maker

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on October 23, 2018 at 6:00 am

By Erin Dodge This November, we are lucky to have jewelry maker Sondra Barrington as our Creator in Residence at The Lab at North Spokane Library. While in residence, Sondra will be creating a series of mixed-media statement necklaces. As you can see from just the few examples pictured, the pieces she creates are beautiful. […]

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Anticipation and inspiration: Getting ready for spring gardening

Posted in Explore and Discover on February 27, 2018 at 6:00 am

by Abra Cole It’s nearly Go Time, my gardening friends! We’ve almost made it through the winter, through the snow and the ice, through the below-freezing temperatures. We have watched last summer’s plants freeze and die back, disappear under a blanket of snow, and get stomped on (along with other indecencies) by neighborhood cats. We […]

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