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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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April Adult Programs Inspire Creativity, Promote Well-Being & Offer Helpful Info

Posted in News on March 23, 2023 at 4:00 am

In April, find creative and fun crafts and activities to try like Japanese Sashiko stitching, Object Creation for Augmented Reality, and Blacksmithing at the Library. You can explore author talks with best-selling writers, genealogy classes, gardening topics, and book suggestions and tips for reading with kids. Health and well-being programs includ […]

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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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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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The Hunt for a Family Tree: 3 Genealogy Tips from a Seasoned Amateur

Posted in Explore and Discover on September 22, 2021 at 6:00 am

I’m an amateur in every sense of the word, learning as I go without any real education and coming back to my tree whenever there’s a spare minute, sometimes after months at a time. Along the way I’ve learned a few genealogy tips and truisms—things I wish I’d known at the beginning and, in some cases, things I wouldn’t have appreciated u […]

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Ask for a story: An idea for staying connected over the distance

Posted in Explore and Discover on April 8, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Dana Mannino During this time of social distancing, we’ve all been urged to check in with people—especially people from an older generation who have to shelter in place much more drastically. I hope that all of you have taken this to heart and called your loved ones. I’m a list maker as well as […]

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Learn to explore your family tree at the library

Posted in News on January 21, 2020 at 6:00 am

Genealogy: Researching Your Family History Donna Potter Phillips of Eastern Washington Genealogical Society introduces the hobby of genealogy and shows you how to find information about your family’s history from online resources. Learn how to find names, dates, and places and even the geographical and social history of your ancestors. For adults […]

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Family mystery solved at the library

Posted in Explore and Discover on May 12, 2016 at 6:00 am

by Gwendolyn Haley Recently, my father and I were trying to solve a family mystery. He is the sole surviving grandchild on his mother’s side. So if he doesn’t remember something about the family, there is no one left to ask who would know. In our collective family knowledge, we were aware that his grandfather […]

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