TAG: food

SCLD Food Drive: Help Decrease Local Food Insecurity

Posted in News on March 28, 2024 at 4:00 am

Donate nonperishable food at your library during National Library Week, April 7–13, 2024. You can support your community and help decrease food insecurity with a donation of nonperishable food items. Your donations will go to regional food banks serving Spokane County, including Second Harvest Food Bank. Food insecurity occurs when ... […]

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Fall Gardening & Seed Libraries: Helpful Tips, Masterful Resources & Great Books

Posted in Explore and Discover on September 6, 2023 at 6:00 am

Gardener cuts rose leaves off with pruner to prepare bush for winter. Work in autumn garden. Taking care of plants September is a great time to start getting your garden ready for the long winter ahead and the coming spring. Our Fall Garden Cleanup class in September is an informative class led by Master Gardener Steve Nokes. He discusses the importance of fall cleanup in the garden, along with easy steps to get it all done. Plus check out these books and onlin […]

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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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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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The Great Thanksgiving Listen: Discover the Uplifting Effect of Family Stories & Memories

Posted in Explore and Discover on November 9, 2022 at 6:00 am

By Melissa Rhoades & Dana Mannino Would you like this year’s Thanksgiving celebration to make your guests feel uplifted, connected, and hopeful? If so, you can participate in The Great Thanksgiving Listen, created by StoryCorps. Each Thanksgiving, StoryCorps encourages us to sit down with an elder, mentor, family member, friend, or someone we […]

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Kick the Ball into Fall with World Cup Celebrations, STEM, Storytime & More

Posted in News on October 20, 2022 at 4:00 am

You can celebrate the season of competitive soccer with a reading challenge that includes books from or about the 32 countries competing in the 2022 World Cup and by coming to a viewing party. Teens are invited to drop by Spokane Valley Library to check out how they can make a difference in the community […]

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Fall To-Do List: Create & Make, World Cup Soccer, Holiday Shopping & Self-Care

Posted in News on October 18, 2022 at 6:00 am

Fall to-do list note pad and pencil with cup of tea See the ways you can create, make, and practice self-care in November with the library. Try out Pilates, a new puzzle or board game, or create a container of spring bulbs for winter enjoyment. You can drop into The Studio at Spokane Valley Library to learn about the available audio-visual recording equipment and software and […]

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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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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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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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