Stories tagged: spokane county library district
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Cardholders can reserve passes two weeks before each performance. Passes must then be picked up from the library where they were reserved no later than the end of the day …
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 6 a.m.
Jerry Kane, 61, has two big regrets. One, that he didn’t serve in the military, and two, that he didn’t graduate from high school.
Thu., May 10, 2018, 6:28 a.m.
Thousands of free online classes are at the fingertips of Spokane County residents, but many don’t know it.
Thu., April 19, 2018, 10:23 a.m.
The Spokane County Library District started offering family passes to the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture and Mobius at all its branches in January and they have been flying …
Thu., April 5, 2018, 7 a.m.
Next week Spokane County residents will have the chance to get their library fines removed in exchange for a few nonperishable food items. The sixth annual Food for Fines is …
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 3:38 p.m.
Spokane Valley Library gives adults a chance for fun and games at Random Fandom Trivia.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 2:09 p.m.
Libraries are exploring new avenues of outreach.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 11:47 a.m.
Reviewing lists of top checkouts from both the Spokane Puiblic Library and the Spokane County Library District reveals patterns and trends about what Spokane read or listened to last year.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 11:30 p.m.
Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” an explosive new book that purports to reveal skeletons inside the Oval Office, was originally slated for a Tuesday release. …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
“Spokane Writes” will sell for $15, with proceeds to benefit the nonprofit Friends of the Spokane Library District to fund childhood literacy and reading programs, educational activities for all ages, …
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017
The complexity of the hairstyles taught depends on the abilities of the person styling the child’s hair.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 12:02 p.m.
Singing “The Wheels on the Bus” seemed an appropriate way to start storytime on Thursday at the Cheney Library. That’s because this was a special Touch-a-Bus storytime – the result …
UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
The next leader of the Spokane County Library District already has a decade of experience in the system. The district’s board unanimously selected Patrick Roewe to become executive director of …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
About thirty people attended a Spokane Valley meet and greet held for Cindy Moore and Patrick Roewe, the final candidates vying for the position of Spokane County Library District Director.
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 3:34 p.m.
The Spokane County Library District will host a reception for the public to meet
Fri., June 2, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Only two candidates remain in consideration to lead the Spokane County Library District. Cindy Moore, a former library director from Wyoming, is vying with Patrick Roewe, Spokane County’s deputy director, …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 12:35 a.m.
The Spokane County Library District will be accepting food donations for Second Harvest in lieu of fines April 9-15.
Wed., March 29, 2017
Vanessa Strange, librarian at the North Spokane Library, won the Gordon M. Conable Award from the Public Library Association because of her commitment to intellectual freedom and the Library Bill …
Wed., March 22, 2017
The Friends of the North Spokane County Library will hold its semi-annual Used Book Sale on Friday and Saturday at the North Spokane Library.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 4:22 p.m.
Spokane Valley wants a library, but talks about potentially splitting off from county district’s services
The Spokane Valley City Council has made it clear that it desires a new library across Sprague Avenue from the new City Hall, but it’s not clear how it’s going …
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 4:18 p.m.
Gardeners drowning in zucchini or awash in tomatoes can bring them to the Deer Park Library every Sunday this month for a produce swap.
Thu., June 16, 2016, 10:23 a.m.
Sally is sick of her bossy brother Simon. So she heads out to play with her dog, Red Rover, in the new puppet show by Kelly Campbell of KC Puppetree.
Thu., May 19, 2016, noon
Saturday’s open house features local band and authors.
Thu., Dec. 31, 2015, 12:20 p.m.
The Smithsonian’s “Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean to Be Human?” opens at the North Spokane Library on Tuesday. Spokane is one of 19 stops for the exhibit.
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015
Spokane County Library District is done asking voters to fund a new Spokane Valley Library
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 6, 2015, 10:41 a.m.
Supporters of a new Spokane Valley library are weighing their options after failing again to capture the needed supermajority for a $22 million bond issue. Among the possibilities, library officials …
Thu., July 23, 2015
The group campaigning for the Spokane County Library District’s bond – which would allow the district to build a 30,000-square-foot library across Sprague Avenue from the site of the new …
Thu., May 21, 2015
Millwood City Hall is set to undergo some security enhancements. “It’s been 25 years since anything’s been done,” City Planner Tom Richardson said. “Things have changed a lot since then.”
Fri., Feb. 6, 2015
Brad Keeler and Linda Parman are providing musical accompaniment to “The Call of the Wild,” this month’s Big Read selection at the Spokane County Library District. “It’s a fun challenge,” …
Mon., Dec. 15, 2014
Once in a while, a family struggling to put gifts under the tree turns to the library. “Over the years, from time to time, we’ve had people come in at …