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What we buy (other than books)

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

By Dana Mannino The philosopher Erasmus once said: “When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.” The Library District buys a lot of books for our 11 libraries (over 34,000 print books and over 10,000 eBooks in 2020 alone). With our budget for […]

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Mobile Hotspots providing internet access now available for check out

Posted in News on October 12, 2020 at 6:00 am

The Library District now has Mobile Hotspots, available for check out, that provide customers with internet access. In-District library customers can check out a Mobile Hotspot for a 28-day borrowing period. The Mobile Hotspots are intended to help library customers with limited or no internet access gain connectivity to the internet. Visit the Mob […]

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Check out Washington State Parks with a Discover Pass from the library

Posted in News on July 13, 2020 at 6:00 am

Discover Passes Available UPDATE: February 2021 In 2020, we increased the number of available Discover Passes. With funding from the Washington State Parks Foundation and due to the popularity, we have twice as many passes available as when the program started. To borrow a Discover Pass, you need to place a hold in our online catalog for the […]

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From the Library of Things: Machine sewing at your fingertips

Posted in Explore and Discover on April 2, 2019 at 6:00 am

By Melissa Rhoades Did you know you can borrow a sewing machine from the Library District? Our Library of Things now offers two Elna eXplore 320 sewing machines to check out for up to seven days at a time. One is available for pick up at the Spokane Valley Library and the other can be […]

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Create and play at the library

Posted in News on February 28, 2019 at 6:00 am

PLAY Late Night Nerf Battle When the library closes, let the Nerf battle begin! We supply the Nerf toys and rounds and snacks. This program is for kids in grades 3–5. Registration and signed permission form  are required. CHENEYThursday, April 4, 7–9pm | REGISTER MORAN PRAIRIEFriday, April 5, 7–9pm | REGISTER CREATE Journaling Through Ar […]

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Young learners & families find good fun in stories, art, games, and crafts

Posted in News on January 28, 2019 at 6:00 am

Storytime is coming to Spokane Valley Mall! Families with kids who are ages 4–8 can paint together. Everyone is invited to have “lots of good fun that is funny” when we celebrate Dr. Seuss. Bring the little ones and the whole family to these entertaining (and educational… we won’t tell if you don’t) events at […]

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Library of Things: Check out more than books at the library!

Posted in News on January 11, 2018 at 6:00 am

Of course, you probably already know you can check out music, movies, magazines, and audiobooks at the library. But did you know we have telescopes, educational toys, and tools for check out? Over the last few years, the Library District has been adding more and more non-book items to our collection to help our customers […]

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