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Discover World War I during its centennial at the library

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on October 18, 2018 at 6:00 am

By Gwendolyn Haley One hundred years ago, on the 11th day of the 11th month at 11am, the guns ceased and World War I, the “war to end all wars,” was over. During the four years of the war, an estimated 13 million people (combatants and civilians) died during one of the deadliest conflicts in […]

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Coffee Is Good For Me (I Knew It)

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on December 2, 2014 at 6:00 am

By Gwendolyn Haley The other day, I bought my usual morning coffee from a local coffee stand, and the familiar blue lid had a message for me. It said “I’m here to help.” And I wondered—is that true? Is my daily coffee habit more than a socially acceptable vice? Is all this coffee actually doing […]

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Introducing the Spokane Business Library

Posted in News on May 7, 2014 at 6:00 am

Time is money, and when doing business research the more time you save, hopefully the more money you make. In an effort to make researching faster and easier for business owners and entrepreneurs in the area, Spokane County Library District and Spokane Public Library created a website to bring together all of our business resources […]

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Know Your Industry

Posted in Business and Careers on December 11, 2013 at 6:00 am

by Vanessa S. When enough people tell you how great your product or service is, you might think about starting your own business. Whether it’s food, knitted socks, or a mobile app, it pays to know what you’re getting into. Trade magazines are a great way to get to know your industry. For example, my […]

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