The new mobile app SCLD Libraries is here. Learn more & download it today.

TAG: programs

Explore the Ice Age Floods That Created the Pacific Northwest’s Breathtaking Geology

Posted in Explore and Discover on February 7, 2024 at 6:00 am

Guest blogger Don Chadbourne shares the story of the Ice Age Floods, which will be the feature of four presentations focusing on different locations and perspectives at SCLD libraries in February. […]

Tags: , , , , , ,

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 […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Helpful Spring Gardening Programs, Informative Books & the Latest from the Master Gardeners

Posted in Explore and Discover on April 11, 2023 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller Spring is upon us and that means there’s a new crop of gardening programs on offer at our libraries, fresh gardening books on our shelves, and seed libraries to visit. Our long-time community partner, the WSU Extension Spokane County Master Gardeners, has been presenting gardening programs and hosting a plant clinic at […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Full STEAM Ahead in April: Explore & Enjoy Great Kids, Tweens & Teens Programs

Posted in News on March 21, 2023 at 6:00 am

We’ve got programs with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) in April, and most don’t require registration. Explore the wonders of flight, optical illusions, electrical circuits, robots, and more. Create a Koinobori Carp Windsock, a Peeps diorama, and a video game. We have LEGO fun, storytimes, a family book discussion progr […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Preparing to Get Outdoors: Helpful Books, Guided Hikes & A Spring Essentials List

Posted in Explore and Discover on March 15, 2023 at 5:00 am

By Alison Johnson Around this time of year, I anxiously await getting outdoors with my pup. I have a high energy dog who loves tramping through the mountains and just about anywhere we can find a trail. If I can’t wait, this means we’ll run into mud, ice, snow, rain, and cold. But early spring […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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 […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Stepping into the New Year with Art Show Submissions, Great Author Talks & Loads to Explore

Posted in News on December 14, 2022 at 6:00 am

You can start 2023 by exploring new things and honing your skills at the library. Express your creativity with a submission to our art show. Try out a family book discussion. Check out video magic using a green screen. Tackle your unfinished crafts with the encouragement of other pro-craft-inators. And that’s just the start! Check […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Dig into Library Programs That Are Thought Provoking, Entrepreneurial & Entertaining

Posted in News on February 17, 2022 at 4:15 am

Our March programs provide opportunities to explore a variety of topics. Hear the story of one man’s forgiveness of his attacker who went on a killing spree shortly after 9/11. Gardening ideas and tips have sprung up in four different programs. These fill up fast! Our medley of programs for adults includes the return of […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

3 Easy Gardening Projects to Tackle This Spring, Plus Helpful Programs for Gardeners

Posted in Explore and Discover on February 16, 2022 at 6:00 am

These three gardening projects for the 2022 season are a bit more urban in nature than for those with vegetable gardens: dividing perennials, adding a second rain barrel, and creating a container herb garden. Check out the library's gardening resources & upcoming programs to see your projects come to life. […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Fun & Eerie Things for Kids & Families to Do for a Thrilling October

Posted in News on September 14, 2021 at 6:00 am

Science experiments and storytimes are a great way to discover new things and great stories all month long. National Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 through October 15. We’re having a Spanish-language celebration at Spokane Valley Library with music, food, activities for los niños, as well as a tour of the library and our expanded […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,