Spokane Valley Library will close on Monday, June 5, and reopen at 22 N Herald Rd on Saturday, June 17, at 10am. Learn about the grand opening.

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End of Overdue Fines for Library Items in 2023

Posted in News on January 3, 2023 at 8:00 am

Spokane County Library District announces the end of overdue fines as of January 1, 2023. Overdue fines will no longer be charged for borrowed items not returned by the due date. Customers will still be accountable for the items they borrow. When an item is 4 weeks overdue, SCLD considers it lost and bills the […]

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Online Catalog Update and Downtime

Posted in News on December 17, 2021 at 4:00 am

Our catalog is moving to a new online platform, December 20–22. This move will improve the speed of the library’s catalog and help reduce possible errors. What to expect on Monday–Wednesday, December 20–22... […]

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Resources for nonprofit organizations

Posted in Business and Careers, News on June 22, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller The library offers free resources and training to anyone involved with or interested in starting a nonprofit organization. You will find a variety of digital resources and services to help you find success with your nonprofit organization. You can enhance your soft skills, search for funding from grantmakers, and learn to use […]

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Teens in-between: Finding your first summer job

Posted in Explore and Discover, Teens on June 18, 2019 at 6:00 am

By Stacey Goddard I got my first paying job—that wasn’t babysitting or doing chores—pretty much by accident. The summer before my sophomore year of high school, my younger and much more industrious brother found his own job: delivering the afternoon edition of the local newspaper. The route he was taking on was big enough that […]

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Day in the life of a librarian

Posted in Explore and Discover on May 16, 2019 at 6:00 am

By Dana Mannino When kids tour the library, I like to ask them what they think a librarian does. Usually I get answers like “You tell us not to run.” I think to myself, “If I wanted to do that, I would have become a life guard!” I don’t think kids are the only ones […]

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