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Gardening, Medicare webinar, “Stranger Things” trivia & art with The Botanical Alchemists

Posted in News on October 1, 2020 at 5:00 am

This month, you have the opportunity to enjoy an evening of “Stranger Things” trivia, learn more about Medicare Open Enrollment, get tips for preparing your garden for spring, and create art with guidance from The Botanical Alchemists, who are the October Resident Artists. All programs are online. Be sure to register, and we’ll see you […]

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October virtual programs: Slightly spooky, mysterious, and strange!

Posted in News on September 29, 2020 at 7:45 am

Solve a mystery at a costume ball. Show off your “Stranger Things” trivia knowledge. And enjoy the slightly spooky fun of a costumed celebration. FOR TWEENS & TEENS Whodunit Costume Ball MysteryFor those in grades 6–12 You’re invited to the costume ball where mysteries abound! Can you solve the puzzles and crack the codes to […]

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15 trivia questions for Banned Books Week

Posted in Explore and Discover on September 23, 2020 at 6:00 am

BY ABRA COLE Banned Books Week is next week, September 27–October 3. So, usually at this time of year, I would be working on a banned books display for the Teens section at the Spokane Valley Library. It is one of my most favorite displays to put together, not just because it is such an […]

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Superhero fiction trivia & science projects you can do at home

Posted in News on August 27, 2020 at 6:00 am

We could share just one or two science experiments with you, but instead we decided to share one every week for three months! Who’s ready check out some science? Trivia fans and Marvel fans come together to show off their knowledge of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Will you rise to be the superhero of this […]

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For kids, tweens & teens: Bubbles, smoothies, Hamilton, Hogwarts, author Peter Brown & more

Posted in News on July 2, 2020 at 1:30 pm

We’re keeping summer cool and online with programs and events that are sure to bring smiles and joy. You can make bubble wands that delight, smoothies and sweet salsa that are delicious, a painting from cooking supplies, and gnome and fairy homes that have a touch of magic. Speaking of magic, you can learn magic […]

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Online programs help you with Medicare options and offer trivia about ‘The Office’

Posted in News on June 9, 2020 at 6:00 am

TRIVIA Test your knowledge of Dunder Mifflin with us as we play trivia based on the hit sitcom The Office (American TV series). Come with everything you know about Michael Scott, Dwight Schrute, Jim Halpert, Pam Beesly, and anyone else who has been trapped in a dead-end cubicle for way too long. This program is […]

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Trivia takes on ‘Parks and Recreation’ & ‘Star Wars’

Posted in News on May 11, 2020 at 6:00 am

PARKS AND RECREATION Librarians aren’t in the library right now “forcing people to borrow books,” so we’re hosting virtual trivia! We’re also “extremely well read, and that makes us very dangerous.” How about you? Are you dangerously knowledgeable about the TV show Parks and Recreation? Our trivia questions cover all seven seasons of […]

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It’s time for trivia about ‘The Golden Girls’!

Posted in News on April 21, 2020 at 3:30 pm

Play our latest trivia game featuring the classic TV show The Golden Girls. Serve yourself some cheesecake and show off your knowledge of the sharp-tongued and sassy roommates, Dorothy, Sophia, Rose, and Blanche and their wild antics. Here’s a little trivia you can try out to see how you’ll do: All four main cast members […]

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“Stranger Things” fans gather for trivia and crafts

Posted in News on June 20, 2019 at 6:00 am

If you’re a fan of the science fiction horror show Stranger Things from Netflix, you can gather for some crafts and discussion with other fans about your favorite moments in seasons 1 and 2 and so far in season 3 (out July 4, 2019). For those who really know the show, our two trivia nights […]

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Microhistories: Extremely specific knowledge (aka fun facts!) you can share with others

Posted in Explore and Discover on May 7, 2019 at 6:00 am

By Rachel Underwood I have recently discovered an intense love for nonfiction titles and it all started with a compendium of terrible medical cures through history. Those 24-karat golden face masks that are in vogue right now? They’ve already been done long before the present day (and the masks still don’t have any proven benefits; […]

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