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75th Anniversary Celebrations

Thursday, November 30, 2017
All Locations
Looking Back at 75 Years: A Visual History
See photos of the Spokane County Library District as it has evolved over the past 75 years. 
All Libraries
Sep 1-Nov 30 during open hours

75th Anniversary & Anthology Release Party
You're invited to celebrate with us. Hear local writers read their work from the anthology. Plus listen to live music and enjoy refreshments. The anthology will be available for purchase.
North Spokane
Nov 4, 6:30-8pm

Unstrung: A Musical Celebration
Argonne
Oct 28, 4-5pm

75th Anniversary Celebration Featuring Hot Club of Spokane
Spokane Valley
Nov 30, 7-8:30pm
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Senior Drop In

9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Airway Heights


Play cards, board games, work on jigsaw puzzles, play pool, watch tv/movies, or just enjoy a cup of coffee and a chat. 
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September Produce Swaps

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Fairfield
Bring in your extra, fresh produce, and take home something different from another garden. Leftovers will be delivered to a local food bank.
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Family Play & Learn Storytime (ages 0 - 5)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Fairfield
Meeting room
Children will enjoy playing while learning, with 30 minutes of entertaining stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities that explore the concepts of math, science, art, and literacy. 

Storytime is a place for parents and caregivers to interact and play with their children, so join the fun and get down on the floor with your child. You are your child’s first and most important teacher. To help you, storytime introduces important literacy, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), and social skills that your child will need for kindergarten. Now is also the time to get a library card for your child. It’s a gift they can enjoy for years to come.
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Preschool Play & Learn Storytime (ages 3 - 5)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Spokane Valley
Meeting room
Preschoolers will love learning while playing with 30 minutes of entertaining stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities that explore preschool-level concepts of math, science, art, and literacy.

Storytime is a place for parents and caregivers to interact and play with their children, so get down on the floor with your child and join the fun. You are your child’s first and most important teacher. To help you, storytime introduces important literacy, STEM, and social skills that your child will need for kindergarten. Now is also the time to get a library card for your child. It’s a gift they can enjoy for years to come.
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Toddler Play & Learn Storytime (ages 1 1/2 - 3)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Argonne
Meeting room
Toddlers will delight in 20 minutes of simple stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities introducing the concepts of math, science, and literacy.

Storytime is a place for parents and caregivers to interact and play with their children, so get down on the floor with your child and join the fun. You are your child’s first and most important teacher. To help you, storytime introduces important literacy, STEM, and social skills that your child will need for kindergarten. Now is also the time to get a library card for your child. It’s a gift they can enjoy for years to come.
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Toddler Play & Learn Storytime (ages 1 1/2 - 3)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Deer Park
Meeting room
Toddlers will delight in 20 minutes of simple stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities introducing the concepts of math, science, and literacy.

Storytime is a place for parents and caregivers to interact and play with their children, so get down on the floor with your child and join the fun. You are your child’s first and most important teacher. To help you, storytime introduces important literacy, STEM, and social skills that your child will need for kindergarten. Now is also the time to get a library card for your child. It’s a gift they can enjoy for years to come.
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Toddler Play & Learn Storytime (ages 1 1/2 - 3)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Moran Prairie
Meeting room
Toddlers will delight in 20 minutes of simple stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities introducing the concepts of math, science, and literacy.

Storytime is a place for parents and caregivers to interact and play with their children, so get down on the floor with your child and join the fun. You are your child’s first and most important teacher. To help you, storytime introduces important literacy, STEM, and social skills that your child will need for kindergarten. Now is also the time to get a library card for your child. It’s a gift they can enjoy for years to come.
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Toddler Play & Learn Storytime (ages 1 1/2 - 3)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
North Spokane
Meeting room
Toddlers will delight in 20 minutes of simple stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities introducing the concepts of math, science, and literacy.

Storytime is a place for parents and caregivers to interact and play with their children, so get down on the floor with your child and join the fun. You are your child’s first and most important teacher. To help you, storytime introduces important literacy, STEM, and social skills that your child will need for kindergarten. Now is also the time to get a library card for your child. It’s a gift they can enjoy for years to come.
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Senior Lunch

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

September Produce Swaps

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cheney
Bring in your extra, fresh produce, and take home something different from another garden. Leftovers will be delivered to a local food bank.
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Fairwood Farmers' Market

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
North Spokane
Location: Fairwood Shopping Center, 319 W Hastings Rd


Mission: To establish a vibrant North Spokane farmers’ market where neighbors can regularly connect with local growers, artisan food producers, and crafters in a festive environment.
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KERNEL Program at the Fairwood Farmers' Market

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
North Spokane
Location: Fairwood Shopping Center, 319 W Hastings Rd


KERNEL (Kids Eating Right-Nutrition and Exercise for Life) is a youth-oriented nutrition and physical activity program designed to engage children in learning about lifelong healthy eating habits, gardening and exercise. At the Spokane County Library District’s table, kids will complete a short fun activity related to nutrition and exercise. Upon completing the activity, each participating child will receive a $2 coupon, provided by Food For All, to redeem for fruits and vegetables at the farmers' market.
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LEGO Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Medical Lake
Meeting room
Inspire your imagination and keep your engineering and problem-solving skills sharp with an abundance of LEGO bricks. All ages Kids 6 and under must bring an adult.
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ESL Classes

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Deer Park
Meeting room
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are for non-native English speaking immigrants, refugees, and citizens to learn how to read, write, speak, and understand English better. Digital and computer literacy is also a focus in ESL classrooms. 

ESL classes are designed for beginning, intermediate, and advanced English language learners. Our advanced-level classes prepare students to enter a GED or High School Completion course, college level classes, or professional technical programs. 

ESL classes are taught by faculty from Spokane Community College’s Adult Basic Education department. 

For more information and to enroll, please contact the SCC Adult Education Department at 509.533.4600.
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GED & High School Completion Classes

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cheney
Meeting room
Spokane Community College Adult Education faculty work to create a supportive and inclusive environment in which student learning is the focus. Students receive instruction in math, science, social studies, writing, and more. Classes are tailored to the individual, allowing students to complete studies at their own pace. For more information and to enroll, please contact the SCC Adult Education department at 509.533.4600.
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LEGO Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fairfield
Inspire your imagination and keep your engineering and problem-solving skills sharp with an abundance of LEGO bricks. All ages Kids 6 and under must bring an adult.
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Too Fun Tuesday: STEM

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Spokane Valley
Meeting room
Everyone can be a scientist, engineer, or mathematician! We explore hands-on experiments and activities. All ages Kids 6 and under must bring an adult.
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Pokemon League

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
North Spokane
Location: Comic Book Shop, Northtown Mall, 4750 N Division St

The Comic Book Shop

New to Pokemon? Learn to play the game in a fun, all ages friendly environment! 
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Homebuyer Education Seminar

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Moran Prairie
Meeting room
Buying a home can be a dream come true and an overwhelming process at the same time. In this free seminar, explore all of the major aspects of the home-buying process in an unbiased format with SNAP Spokane instructors certified by the Washington State Housing Finance Commission. SNAP is a HUD-approved housing counseling agency. Registration required. 

To register, send an email to Kevin Dunning at Dunning@SNAPWA.org or call 509.319.3032

Registration for Tuesday/Thursday classes is for both days.
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Spokane Valley City Council

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Spokane Valley
Location: City Hall Council Chambers, 11707 E. Sprague Ave.


Regular meetings of the Council are held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays. The second and fourth Tuesdays are generally the more formal meeting format which allows for general public comment; and the first, third and fifth Tuesdays are the study session, less formal format. Study Session formats do not have time allocated for general public comments; but if action items are included, comments are permitted after those specific action items. 
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Studio Drop-In

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Spokane Valley
Studio
Stop by to familiarize yourself with the space, equipment, and software available at The Studio, including two iMacs and a PC, all with the Adobe Creative Cloud.
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Cheney Book Club

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cheney
Join us to discuss Lab Girl by Hope Jahren.

Everyone is welcome! Read the books then join fellow book lovers at the library to listen and share your thoughts. Experience the adventure of books you might not have discovered on your own and remember: there aren’t any right or wrong responses in literary interpretation—just difference of opinion!
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Family Play & Learn Storytime (ages 0 - 5)

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
North Spokane
Meeting room
Children will enjoy playing while learning, with 30 minutes of entertaining stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by 30 minutes of activities that explore the concepts of math, science, art, and literacy. 

Storytime is a place for parents and caregivers to interact and play with their children, so join the fun and get down on the floor with your child. You are your child’s first and most important teacher. To help you, storytime introduces important literacy, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), and social skills that your child will need for kindergarten. Now is also the time to get a library card for your child. It’s a gift they can enjoy for years to come.
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