Stories tagged: spokane county library district
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 11:27 p.m.
In the first night’s count, many Spokane County voterscast their ballots for an increase in property taxes for county libraries, with about 53.3% voters saying yes on Spokane County Library …
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019, 10:37 a.m.
Spokane County Libraries wants voters to know it didn’t host Drag Queen Story Hour as it seeks approval on levy
The Spokane County Library District hopes to avoid reductions in services through passage of a $2 million property tax increase to fund operations at the system’s 11 branches. But library …
Thu., April 18, 2019, 5 a.m.
A Grand Slam isn’t just a breakfast served at Denny’s. On April 10, 14 students from area high schools faced off in the inaugural Northern vs. Valley Grand Slam at …
Wed., April 17, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Spokane County Library District will soon ask voters to approve an almost $2 million property tax increase to pay for maintenance, security and increasing the library’s digital resources.
Thu., April 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Spokane County Library District is offering Family Painting Parties at many branches this spring in a new program that is proving to be quite popular. Three sessions have been …
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 3:43 p.m.
During National Library Week, Sunday through April 13, Spokane County Library District patrons with fines on their account can get up to $20 of fines forgiven by donating food.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 2:06 p.m.
There’s still a lot of snow and ice on the ground, but it’s time to think about gardening.
Sun., March 10, 2019
Here are some things that might surprise you about the local libraries.
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 2:52 p.m.
Musicians Brad Keeler and Linda Parman will perform at the Medical Lake Library on Saturday and the Otis Orchards Library on Tuesday.
Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Spokane County Library District has announced a partnership with AARP to help taxpayers through the Free AARP Tax Aide program.
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 5 a.m.
Learning forensic science at cellular level; Spokane County Library District offers classes for all ages
The forensics class being offered at Spokane County Library District branches this month is messy and some might consider it a little gross, so it’s sure to be a hit …
Sat., Dec. 15, 2018
People who wait hours in line at the Christmas Bureau to get food vouchers, toys and books for their children often are surprised to find library representatives there, ready to …
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.
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.