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City seeking library board member
The city of Liberty Lake is accepting applications for the volunteer position of library board member. The position is by appointment by the mayor and is for a term of less than one year, renewable for five years.

Applications are due by Jan. 25 and can be downloaded at

For more information, contact Pamela Mogen, director of library services, at 435-0777.

Ryan service scheduled
A service for longtime Liberty Lake resident Alyce Ryan, whose obituary appeared in the Jan. 3 Splash, has been scheduled for 11 a.m. Jan. 18 at the Alpine Village North Condominiums, 23120 E. Inlet Drive No. 3.

Special story time scheduled
A special story time program for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Liberty Lake Municipal Library.

The eight-week Story Time Plus program will run Jan. 10 through Feb. 28 and includes a math or science activity.


Registration is required, and space is limited. For more or to sign up, call 232-2510.

CVSD offers developmental screenings
Each year, the Central Valley School District Special Services Department conducts a "Child Find" search to identify preschool children with developmental delays. A free screening tool sponsored by the school district, "Child Find" seeks children residing within the Central Valley School District who should be referred for possible diagnostic assessment and recommended for appropriate services.

Children identified by the search may be screened in the areas of speech, language and cognitive and physical development. Free screening clinics are held monthly throughout the school year.

Call 228-5860 to learn more or request an appointment.

Bloomsday registration open
Online early bird registration is open for the 37th annual Lilac Bloomsday Run scheduled for May 5. Sign up by Feb. 10 at to be automatically entered to win one of three Apple iPad minis.

Full details of the event will be released in early March, at which time printed entry forms will be available at locations throughout the Inland Northwest.

CVHS donates to Christmas Fund
Central Valley High School students donated 1,500 stuffed animals and $75 cash for the Spokesman-Review's Christmas Fund. Led by the school's Technology Student Association (TSA), donations were collected throughout the month of December and finalized Dec. 14 during a home basketball game with a "Teddy Bear Toss" to the gym floor.

The total surpassed last year's contribution by 500 stuffed animals.