City of Spokane Bond Proposition 1 Update

As of November 9, with only 18,000 city ballots left to count, City of Spokane Bond Proposition 1 is passing with 63% approval from Spokane voters, approving $77M for library construction and renovation projects citywide. This approval will enable Spokane Public … Continued →


February is Black History Month

Join us at Spokane Public Library for Black History Month to celebrate and learn about the achievements and challenges, past and present, of African Americans. We have something for everyone including a variety of educational programs, poetry, artists featured at … Continued →


Lilac City Live | February

Join us for the next Lilac City Live! on February 15th. A “late night” talk show featuring local Spokane talent at the Downtown Library — Drinks! Music! Authors! Artists! Comedians! It’s guaranteed to be a fun time. And it’s a great opportunity to … Continued →


Adding Sunday Hours at South Hill

Thanks to the passage of the Levy Lid Lift in April 2017 (thank you voters!), we are able to add Sunday hours at the South Hill library. Starting on Sunday, January 21st, you can visit the South Hill Library between … Continued →


Lilac City Live | January

Join us for the next Lilac City Live! on January 18th. A “late night” talk show featuring local Spokane talent at the Downtown Library — Drinks! Music! Authors! Artists! Comedians! It’s guaranteed to be a fun time. And it’s a great opportunity to … Continued →


Scout Spokane | December

Haul out the holly, put up the tree before my spirits fall again! If you’re decking the halls this holiday season, find out what type of bulbs Spokane prefers in this month’s edition of Scout Spokane. Spokane Public Library and Downtown … Continued →


Scout Spokane | November

Are you growing out those face follicles for No-Shave-November? If so, find out what type of shaving products Spokane prefers in this quick video. Spokane Public Library and Downtown Spokane Partnership are pleased to provide local business owners and entrepreneurs … Continued →


10 Native American Authors to Add to your TBR List

  For Native American Heritage Month, add these 10 Native American authors to your TBR list. Sherman Alexie Louise Erdich Janet Campbell-Hale Scott Momaday Debra Magpie Earling Leslie Marmon Silko James Welch Linda Hogan Joy Harjo Diane Glancy


Lilac City Live!

Join us for Lilac City Live! on December 14th! The first “late night” talk show featuring local Spokane talent at the Downtown Library — Drinks! Music! Authors! Artists! Comedians! It’s guaranteed to be a fun time. And it’s a great opportunity … Continued →


Scout Spokane | October

Spokane Public Library and Downtown Spokane Partnership are pleased to provide local business owners and entrepreneurs with free access to Buxton Scout. Buxton Scout is a high-level data analytics tool that provides household-level purchasing data so you can make better decisions … Continued →