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Expanded library open hours planned to start in July

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

OUR LIBRARIES ARE OPEN All Spokane County Libraries are currently opened to the public, and we are planning to extend our open hours on July 6. All anticipated changes for July 6 that are listed below are subject to change following the direction and guidelines of Washington state and local authorities. We look forward to […]

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How to Strengthen Your Business This Summer with SCORE Workshops & Online Training

Posted in Business and Careers, News on May 20, 2021 at 4:30 am

When local businesses thrive, the whole community thrives. That’s why the library has workshops, resources, and services dedicated to businesses and entrepreneurs. This summer, check out our live, online workshops presented by SCORE Business mentors, our online training resources, and our digital tools that can help your business hit its next tar […]

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Helplines & Crisis Resources for When You Need Them

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on May 10, 2021 at 6:00 am

BY CRYSTAL MILLER Updated & shared from a previous post. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has put many people in a state of crisis. And for some, the recent crisis experiences are not new experiences. Crisis covers many aspects of life, including financial needs, emotional health, physical health, and mental health, among others. Fortunately, h […]

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Plan to reopen libraries in March

Posted in News on February 23, 2021 at 8:30 am

Update for June 17, 2021: Please see our latest announcement about expanded hours and services. LIBRARIES ARE OPEN All Spokane County Libraries opened Monday, March 8. We look forward to assisting you in the library with our services, resources, and programs. We’re here to help and hope you stay connected with us virtually through: Our […]

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Finding comfort & resources during a pandemic

Posted in Explore and Discover on January 13, 2021 at 6:00 am

By Susan Goertz The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to re-evaluate, reschedule, reimagine, and even relocate. This has been a time of radical transformation for many, if not all of us. While the pandemic has left few lives untouched, its effects have not been equitable. Some of us have struggled with cabin fever and online […]

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Beyond Veterans Day: Information and resources for veterans and their families all year long

Posted in Explore and Discover on November 12, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller Yesterday was Veterans Day, a federal holiday to honor and pay our respects to all the people who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Veterans Day is always on November 11 and was originally called Armistice Day to honor the end of major conflicts in World War I, which happened […]

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Back-to-School digital resources to help student learning soar

Posted in News, Parents and Teachers on September 30, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Gwendolyn Haley Whether students are going to school in person, online, or a combination of the two, Spokane County Library District is here to support their learning with tools and resources. Students can access a wealth of free resources online within our Digital Library by using their library card. Getting a library card is […]

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Homeschool Information Session offers insights into this at-home learning option

Posted in News on September 3, 2020 at 5:00 am

BY DANA MANNINO Parents are making difficult choices about how their children will learn this year. Among these choices, many parents are considering homeschooling for the first time. If this is one of the options you are weighing, it can helpful to get an inside look from an expert. The Library District is offering a […]

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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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Health questions and related online resources

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on May 7, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Corinne Wilson DISCLAIMER: This blog containing health resources is not, nor is it intended as, a replacement or substitution for medical consultation with a healthcare professional. If you are experiencing a medical emergency: Dial 911. I was coming down with something right as the first COVID-19 cases appeared in Seattle. Fortunately, I knew e […]

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