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Virtual Art Show: Winter 2021

Sunday, March 21, 2021
All Locations

View art from local artists, neighbors, and friends. We’re celebrating the creativity of the people of Spokane County—including all ages and levels of artistry. We hope you enjoy the show as much as we do! This exhibit is provided online with access to all. All ages

View the show online starting Feb 19 at www.scld.org/virtual-art-show.

Submission for artwork is open through Feb 5, and you can register to submit on our event calendar.

ONLINE
February 19–March 21

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Creativebug: Embroidery Sampler Challenge

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
All Locations

Learn a new embroidery stitch every day—or three every 3 days, ten every 10 days—by following tutorial videos on Creativebug. Get moral support and socialize with others who are embroidering at online interactive meetings, hosted by the library. We provide the supplies you need to get started. Adults

This self-paced video class is perfect for beginning embroiderers. You can sign up for Creativebug (no cost for in-district library cardholders) and view the daily practice lessons at https://www-creativebug-com.proxy.scld.org/classseries/single/daily-embroidery-challenge-stitch-a-day-sampler.

Registration is required, and you’ll need to provide email to reserve supplies and receive interactive meeting login information.

ONLINE

Kick-off event: Saturday, Feb 20, 2–3:30pm
Midway meet-up: Saturday, Mar 6, 2–3:30pm
Final celebration: Saturday, Mar 27, 2–3:30pm

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Board of Trustees Meeting

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
North Spokane
Lab
The Board of Trustees meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month to discuss District policies, finances, and levies. Agendas are available on the Wednesday preceding meeting dates on the District’s website. All are welcome to attend.
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Picture Book Chat

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
All Locations
Discover new picture books that children will enjoy with librarians Mary Ellen and Sheri as they chat about recently released titles in our collection. Hear and see what they like about these wonderful books for toddlers, preschoolers, and emergent readers. They also offer some book-inspired activities you can try with the children in your life! Adults 

View Picture Book Chat on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SpokaneCountyLibraryDistrict/

ONLINE
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How to Start a New Business (en español) / Principios Básicos Para Empezar un Negocio

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
All Locations
Taxes, insurance, accounting, a business plan, and loans are all things to consider for a successful start to your company. Are you ready? This workshop will help you with these considerations and more. Adults 

Paso por paso de consideraciones legales, impuestos, seguros, contabilidad, plan de negocio, obtención de préstamos que necesitan considerer para un exitoso inicio de su empresa. Están Listos? Este taller lo ayudará con estas consideraciones y más. Adultos 

Presented by SCORE Business mentor Victor Vera 

Registration is required, and you’ll need to provide email to receive login information. 

Es necesario registrarse y necesitará un correo electrónico para recibir la información de inicio de sesión. 

ONLINE
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Babies, Books & Bounces

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
All Locations
Brain development, social development, and early literacy grow most rapidly in baby’s first 5 years. We’ll explore nursery rhymes, stories, and songs designed to introduce baby to the rhythm and beauty of language, along with activities to build baby’s physical and cognitive skills. This program is designed specifically for individuals working with infants and young toddlers (ages 0–18 months). 2 STARS credits, Adults 

Our STARS Training classes are now online. Registration is required, and each participant will need to provide an email address to receive login information.
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Medicare 101

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
All Locations
Take the guesswork out of Medicare. This class is for anyone new to Medicare and those wanting a refresher. We cover Parts A, B, C, and D and go over your Medicare benefits and options, including a comparison of Medicare Advantage plans and Medigaps. Adults 

This free, unbiased information session is presented by Aging & Long Term Care of Eastern Washington (ALTCEW) and the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA), a free service of the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner. 

Registration is required, and you’ll need to provide email to receive login information. 

ONLINE
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Creativebug: Embroidery Sampler Challenge

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
All Locations

Learn a new embroidery stitch every day—or three every 3 days, ten every 10 days—by following tutorial videos on Creativebug. Get moral support and socialize with others who are embroidering at online interactive meetings, hosted by the library. We provide the supplies you need to get started. Adults

This self-paced video class is perfect for beginning embroiderers. You can sign up for Creativebug (no cost for in-district library cardholders) and view the daily practice lessons at https://www-creativebug-com.proxy.scld.org/classseries/single/daily-embroidery-challenge-stitch-a-day-sampler.

Registration is required, and you’ll need to provide email to reserve supplies and receive interactive meeting login information.

ONLINE

Kick-off event: Saturday, Feb 20, 2–3:30pm
Midway meet-up: Saturday, Mar 6, 2–3:30pm
Final celebration: Saturday, Mar 27, 2–3:30pm

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Virtual Trivia: The Lord of the Rings

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
All Locations
Adventure across Middle Earth, following the events of The Lord of the Rings trilogy—both the books and film series—The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King. Show off your knowledge of your favorite hobbits, elves, rangers, dwarves, Ents, wizards, and even orcs. Play solo or gather your household members and play as a team. All ages 

Registration is required, and you’ll need to provide email to receive login information.
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Paying for college: FAFSA, WASFA, scholarships & more

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
All Locations
This informational session is all about financial aid for college and is for anyone considering college or already attending. The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) shares where you can find financial aid opportunities, how to apply, when to apply, where to get help, and what your next steps should be as you prepare for college. Digital workbooks and resources for this session will be sent to all registered participants. Adults & Teens 

Presented by the Washington Student Achievement Council 

Registration is required, and you’ll need to provide email to receive login information and digital resources.
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DIY Self-Care Spa Day

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
All Locations
Supply pickup: Mar 15–31, during curbside hours

Pamper yourself with a DYI Self-Care kit from Greencastle Soap. To include all of the senses, we’ll send you a link to a hoopla collection of relaxing nature sounds and another link to a video by certified yoga teacher Aarika Merrill for a self-relaxation routine to loosen up your muscles. Once you’ve prepared your pampering products, you can draw yourself a bath, turn on the nature sounds, and rejuvenate yourself! Self-care kits will be available via curbside pickup for registered participants. Adults

Registration is required for participants who would like to pick up supplies for this self-paced program. 

ONLINE & SELF-PACED 
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Board of Trustees Meeting

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
North Spokane
Lab
The Board of Trustees meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month to discuss District policies, finances, and levies. Agendas are available on the Wednesday preceding meeting dates on the District’s website. All are welcome to attend.
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Registration begins 3/23/2021 at 11:00 AM

Small Business Resiliency Tools & Ideas: Guiding Through the Pandemic

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
All Locations
The pandemic has fundamentally changed the market that small businesses once knew. Because our past experiences and assumptions about customers, finances, and sales cycles no longer hold true, it is critical for small businesses to revisit their business models and make adjustments. SCORE mentor Ben Cabildo provides you with the guidance to make adjustments to your business model and the community resources available to you to boost the resiliency of your business. Adults

Registration is required, and you’ll need to provide email to receive login information. 

ONLINE
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