West Plains Briefs
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District library holiday closures
All Spokane County Library District facilities will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 24-25, in observance of Christmas. Regular hours resume Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013.
In observance of New Year’s Day, all facilities will close at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 31, and remain closed through Wednesday, Jan. 1. Regular hours resume Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014.
Library district online services remain available 24/7 throughout holiday closures.
STCU blood drive Dec. 27
The Spokane Teachers Credit Union’s Cheney branch is holding a blood drive to help the Inland Northwest Blood Center on Friday, Dec. 27 from 1:15-5 p.m. at its location at 2718 First St.
INBC needs an average of 200 blood donors every day to meet the needs of more than 35 hospitals in the Inland Northwest. A single donation can save the lives of up to three people.