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Spokane Public Library's inaugural artist-in-residency program at The Hive offers public an opportunity to "check out" artists working on-site, The Inlander, 1/20/2022

‘These answers will come back to us.’ Architect and Spokane tribal member Shawn Brigman ignites a new path in recovering Indigenous canoe culture, The Spokesman-Review, 1/10/2022

Need a laptop? Borrow one from Shadle Park Library, The Spokesman-Review, 11/18/2021

Spokane Public Library closes all branches Saturday after getting ‘concerning threats’ on social media, The Spokesman-Review, 11/13/2021

'Revitailizing' a historic neighborhood: Liberty Park Library opens, The Spokesman-Review, 11/12/2021

Renovated Shadle Park Library opens; other branches set for upgrades in Spokane, The Spokesman-Review, 11/5/2021

Newly renovated Shadle Park Library opens Wednesday, KXLY, 11/2/2021

Recently renovated Spokane Public Library at Shadle Park reopens Wednesday, KREM, 11/2/2021

'Spooky Walking Tour' shows some of Spokane's haunted sites, KXLY, 10/17/2021

Renovated Shadle Park Library and New Liberty Park Library to open in November, KREM, 10/8/2021

Water Cooler: Get spooked on Kanopy, The Spokesman-Review, 10/5/2021

Hundreds celebrate new Hillyard campus, The Spokesman-Review, 9/2/2021

Hillyard campus is much more than a new Shaw Middle School, The Spokesman-Review, 8/18/2021

‘Promise delivered’: A product of Spokane’s school and library systems, The Hive is now open for learning and creating in East Central, The Spokesman-Review, 8/12/2021

The Hive is finally open! Spokane’s newest community space to learn, grow and explore is ready for the community, KXLY, 8/12/2021

Spokane Is Reading celebrates 20 years with new writers-recommended list of books, KXLY, 8/2/2021

Free ride: Demand high already for STA program that lets kids take the bus at no cost, The Spokesman-Review, 6/22/2021

Shadle Library renovations close to completion, expected to open this fall, KXLY, 6/17/2021

‘We’re Spokane community radio,’ KYRS says from downtown, The Spokesman-Review, 6/4/2021

Greater Spokane Incorporated, Spokane Public Library collaborate on entrepreneurship resources for StartUp Spokane, The Spokesman-Review, 05/07/2021

New Spokane Library Building Will Feature Artist Studios, 05/06/2021, Spokane Public Radio

Spokane Public Library plans monthlong virtual celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage month, The Spokesman-Review, 5/6/2021

Indian Trail Library moving forward with renovations, The Spokesman-Review, 05/02/2021

Restorative Libraries: Restorative Justice Practices and How to Implement Them, Library Journal, 4/12/21


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