Library Projects Under Construction

The Library currently has five projects under construction, funded by the $77 million bond voters passed in 2018. There have been no major pandemic implications to the construction timelines and we are looking forward to opening four out of five projects this year. Read on to learn about each project. You may also watch a time … Continued →

Mythical Creatures Reading Lists

Has the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture’s summer exhibit, Giants, Dragons & Unicorns: The World of Mythic Creatures, sparked your curiosity? We’ve created these reading lists, by age group for further reading on the topic.   Mythical Creatures – … Continued →

Special Announcement

We are honored to share that Spokane Public Library was named a finalist for the 2019 National Medal award. The National Medal for Museum and Library Service is the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries by the Institute … Continued →

Our Favorite Books from 2018

  Staff Picks: Kids Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love Love by Matt de la Peña The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld Imagine by Raúl Colón   Staff Picks: Fiction The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai There There by … Continued →

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 →