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These Library Programs Have Active, Informative & Funny Moments You Won’t Want to Miss

Posted in News on May 17, 2022 at 6:00 am

Active Seniors Walking June brings programs for adults about separation anxiety in pets, Medicare, active walks for senior citizens, some engaging new picture books to read with young children, and the bi-monthly Master Gardeners Plant Clinic. Businesses and startups can sign up to learn the fundamentals of building a brand for a business. Family Storytimes are back in p […]

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One Day Only: $5 Fill-the-Bag Book Sale at All SCLD Libraries

Posted in News on May 10, 2022 at 6:00 am

We’re having a spring sale at all SCLD libraries! You can buy a bag full of gently used books, CDs, and DVDs to stock up for summer reading, listening, and watching. […]

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Level Up Your Nerd Quotient with 6 Superhero Research Tips & Our Digital Resources

Posted in Explore and Discover on April 28, 2022 at 4:45 am

... To find cool things like this, you need high-level searching skills! But you don’t need to be a librarian to memorize a list of the Valar (the demi-god like beings from Tolkien’s The Silmarillion). Here is a step-by-step guide to nerding out with some super research skills. […]

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Fun in May for Kids & Families: Mini Golf, Hamilton Trivia, STEM & In-Person Storytimes

Posted in News on April 19, 2022 at 6:00 am

We have programs for family fun, STEM exploration, and in-person and online storytimes in May. Family Fun After-Hours Miniature Golf Play some nature-themed, after-hours miniature golf in the library with your family or a group of friends! Tee times are every 20 minutes for groups of up to 6 people. Tweens, teens & families Registration […]

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Spring Has Fantastic Beasts, a Super Service Project, Fun STEM & BioBlitz Week

Posted in News on March 22, 2022 at 6:00 am

STEM programs return to The Lab at North Spokane Library—be sure to sign up before they fill up! Teens and tweens who need service hours can make fleece tie blankets at the library over spring break. Everyone is encouraged to sign up for Trivia: Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them. You only need one […]

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Earth Week Celebration & Exploration of Plants, Animals & Insects for All Ages

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

by Gwendolyn Haley Earth Week is the perfect time to get outside and explore while also learning about the importance of conservation and biodiversity. We’ve planned a week of activities for you! BioBlitz 2022 A BioBlitz is an event that focuses on finding and identifying as many species of plants, animals, and insects as possible […]

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Time for STEAM: Exploring the Great Outdoors & Trying New Activities for All Ages

Posted in Explore and Discover on March 9, 2022 at 6:00 am

By Alison Johnson Spring is just a few weeks away! I am looking forward to getting outside and enjoying some sunshine. If, for you, spring is all about sunshine and projects, the library has some great STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) resources and programs to get the whole family learning and creating both […]

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Celebrate International Women’s Day with New & Groundbreaking Books

Posted in Explore and Discover on March 8, 2022 at 6:00 am

hands on top of each other on solidarity International Women’s Day takes place each year on March 8 to acknowledge women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements in the face of historical disadvantages. It’s also a day to advocate for women’s rights worldwide. I’m normally a fiction reader, so I’ve decided to celebrate International Women’s Day this year by e […]

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Grow Your Garden: Borrow & Share Seeds at Our 5 Seed Libraries

Posted in Explore and Discover on March 3, 2022 at 7:00 am

By Gwendolyn Haley Spokane County is a community of gardeners, and the movement is growing. Last year, the library distributed over 2,000 seed packets to community members through our seed libraries, helping people discover the joy of growing their own food.  What Is a Seed Library? A seed library is run for the benefit of […]

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Raising a Reader: Benefits & Useful Resources for Parents & Caregivers

Posted in Parents and Teachers on March 1, 2022 at 6:00 am

Raising a child as a reader can start at any time, even now. Whether you have a baby, a preschooler, or even a 12-year-old, it is never too early or too late to see the many benefits of reading to children. The library has books and resources to help you raise a readers. Have you tried Book Butler? Or signed up for... […]

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