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Community Art Show

Tuesday, February 28, 2023
All Locations
Reconnecting is the theme of this year’s art show. View the artistic visions of your neighbors and friends on postcards displayed in the library and captured digitally online. At the end of the art show, each artwork will be mailed to a person the artists have chosen. All ages 

Feb 6–28, during open hours
View online at www.scld.org/art-show
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Community Science: Great Backyard Bird Count & Activity

Saturday, February 18, 2023
All Locations
Celebrate, learn about, and count birds as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count, happening February 17–20. Pick up a Take-and-Make Bird Feeder kit from the library, while supplies last, and find out more about the bird count at birdcount.org. All ages 

Supply pickup: Feb 13–18, during open hours
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Community Science: Pollinators Activity

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
All Locations
Pollinators keep our world green and growing. Find out more about an excellent pollinator—the Mason Bee—and create a home for them in your yard with this library Take-and-Make kit, while supplies last. All ages

Supply pickup: May 17–23, during open hours
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Drop-in Hours at The Studio

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Spokane Valley
Studio
Stop by to familiarize yourself with The Studio and its available equipment and software. The space is equipped with two 4K video cameras, lighting, backdrops, microphones, one Nikon D3400 DSLR camera, and a ring light. The Studio is also home to computers loaded with editing software, which include Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud, iMovie, Audacity, and GarageBand.
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Drop-in Hours at The Studio

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Spokane Valley
Studio
Stop by to familiarize yourself with The Studio and its available equipment and software. The space is equipped with two 4K video cameras, lighting, backdrops, microphones, one Nikon D3400 DSLR camera, and a ring light. The Studio is also home to computers loaded with editing software, which include Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud, iMovie, Audacity, and GarageBand.
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3D Printing Drop-in Hours

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Spokane Valley
Stop by to see a 3D printer in action near the first- floor service desk. Learn about Tinkercad, the software used to create 3D renderings, and get answers to your 3D printing questions.
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Registration is closed

Crocheting in 3D: Stuffed Toys

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Online
Increase your skills from crocheting 2D items (scarves) to creating 3D objects (stuffed toys) during this four-session online workshop. Learn to make basic shapes and combine them to create custom toys. This workshop is for those already confident with single crochet, double crochet, and magic ring skills. Basic supplies will be provided. Adults 

Registration is required.
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Maker Open Hours in The Lab

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
North Spokane
Lab
Stop in to ask questions, receive instruction, and work on your creative projects using our equipment. Available equipment includes the Glowforge 3D laser printer, laptops with Adobe Creative Cloud software, an Elna 320 sewing machine, Project Memory equipment, and other available tools. All are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Adults & teens
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Registration is open

Family Green Screen Video Magic

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Cheney
Meeting room
Bring the whole family for hands-on experience with video recording and editing using a green screen and keyframing to incorporate special effects. Participants are encouraged to bring their own digital images and/or video to use during editing. Ages 12+ 

Registration is required.
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Audio-Visual Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Spokane Valley
Studio
Let’s discuss and practice audio and visual production, lens craft, and independent film making. We’ll also work on our editing, set production, and visual effects and perhaps even make a short movie. Adults
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Drop-in Hours at The Studio

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Spokane Valley
Studio
Stop by to familiarize yourself with The Studio and its available equipment and software. The space is equipped with two 4K video cameras, lighting, backdrops, microphones, one Nikon D3400 DSLR camera, and a ring light. The Studio is also home to computers loaded with editing software, which include Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud, iMovie, Audacity, and GarageBand.
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Registration is open

Family Green Screen Video Magic

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Deer Park
Meeting room
Bring the whole family for hands-on experience with video recording and editing using a green screen and keyframing to incorporate special effects. Participants are encouraged to bring their own digital images and/or video to use during editing. Ages 12+ 

Registration is required.
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Drop-in Hours at The Studio

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Spokane Valley
Studio
Stop by to familiarize yourself with The Studio and its available equipment and software. The space is equipped with two 4K video cameras, lighting, backdrops, microphones, one Nikon D3400 DSLR camera, and a ring light. The Studio is also home to computers loaded with editing software, which include Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud, iMovie, Audacity, and GarageBand.
View More

3D Printing Drop-in Hours

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Spokane Valley
Stop by to see a 3D printer in action near the first- floor service desk. Learn about Tinkercad, the software used to create 3D renderings, and get answers to your 3D printing questions.
View More
Registration is closed

Crocheting in 3D: Stuffed Toys

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Online
Increase your skills from crocheting 2D items (scarves) to creating 3D objects (stuffed toys) during this four-session online workshop. Learn to make basic shapes and combine them to create custom toys. This workshop is for those already confident with single crochet, double crochet, and magic ring skills. Basic supplies will be provided. Adults 

Registration is required.
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Maker Open Hours in The Lab

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
North Spokane
Lab
Stop in to ask questions, receive instruction, and work on your creative projects using our equipment. Available equipment includes the Glowforge 3D laser printer, laptops with Adobe Creative Cloud software, an Elna 320 sewing machine, Project Memory equipment, and other available tools. All are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Adults & teens
View More

Maker Open Hours in The Lab

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
North Spokane
Lab
Stop in to ask questions, receive instruction, and work on your creative projects using our equipment. Available equipment includes the Glowforge 3D laser printer, laptops with Adobe Creative Cloud software, an Elna 320 sewing machine, Project Memory equipment, and other available tools. All are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Adults & teens
View More

Audio-Visual Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Spokane Valley
Studio
Let’s discuss and practice audio and visual production, lens craft, and independent film making. We’ll also work on our editing, set production, and visual effects and perhaps even make a short movie. Adults
View More

Drop-in Hours at The Studio

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Spokane Valley
Studio
Stop by to familiarize yourself with The Studio and its available equipment and software. The space is equipped with two 4K video cameras, lighting, backdrops, microphones, one Nikon D3400 DSLR camera, and a ring light. The Studio is also home to computers loaded with editing software, which include Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud, iMovie, Audacity, and GarageBand.
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Registration is open

Genealogy & Your DNA

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
North Spokane
Meeting room
Lynda Keenan, president of the Eastern Washington Genealogical Society, shares information on what to expect when using DNA tests to research your family tree, how the DNA tests work, and what information they can and cannot give you. Adults 

Registration is required.
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Drop-in Hours at The Studio

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Spokane Valley
Studio
Stop by to familiarize yourself with The Studio and its available equipment and software. The space is equipped with two 4K video cameras, lighting, backdrops, microphones, one Nikon D3400 DSLR camera, and a ring light. The Studio is also home to computers loaded with editing software, which include Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud, iMovie, Audacity, and GarageBand.
View More

3D Printing Drop-in Hours

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Spokane Valley
Stop by to see a 3D printer in action near the first- floor service desk. Learn about Tinkercad, the software used to create 3D renderings, and get answers to your 3D printing questions.
View More
Registration is closed

Crocheting in 3D: Stuffed Toys

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Online
Increase your skills from crocheting 2D items (scarves) to creating 3D objects (stuffed toys) during this four-session online workshop. Learn to make basic shapes and combine them to create custom toys. This workshop is for those already confident with single crochet, double crochet, and magic ring skills. Basic supplies will be provided. Adults 

Registration is required.
View More

Maker Open Hours in The Lab

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
North Spokane
Lab
Stop in to ask questions, receive instruction, and work on your creative projects using our equipment. Available equipment includes the Glowforge 3D laser printer, laptops with Adobe Creative Cloud software, an Elna 320 sewing machine, Project Memory equipment, and other available tools. All are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Adults & teens
View More

Audio-Visual Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Spokane Valley
Studio
Let’s discuss and practice audio and visual production, lens craft, and independent film making. We’ll also work on our editing, set production, and visual effects and perhaps even make a short movie. Adults
View More