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CENTRAL

906 W. Main Ave

Central Library is located in the heart of downtown Spokane with a breathtaking view of the Spokane River & the Monroe Street Bridge. After two years of renovations, the Central Library has been transformed into a citywide hub of innovative 21st century library services including meeting spaces, River Rumpus Children’s Playspace, media studios, a business lab, New Leaf Café, nxʷyxʷyetkʷ Hall, & much more. 

FEATURES

COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY

  • 66 public computer stations
  • 300 person capacity nxʷyxʷyetkʷ Hall (pronounced: inn-whi-whi-ettk, a Salish word meaning Life in the Water)
  • 256 capacity combined event space on the 1st floor
  • 34 person capacity maker studio
  • 2 conference rooms
  • 2 reservable co-working spaces in the Business Lab
  • 5 study rooms
  • Media Studios – production studio, recording studio, and video studi

TRANSPORTATION

  • Paid parking garage beneath building (enter on Spokane Falls Blvd)
  • Bike parking
  • Two blocks from STA Plaza

SERVICES

  • Friends of the Library used book store
  • New Leaf Café
  • Business Lab with Bloomberg Terminal & Coworking Space
  • Computer Lab (Faxing, copying, scanning, printing)
  • Inland Northwest Special Collections
  • KYRS Radio
  • Public art by John Rogers
  • River Rumpus Children’s Playspace
  • Serenity Room

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) INFORMATION

The City of Spokane is committed to providing equal access to its facilities, programs, and services for disabled people. Individuals requesting reasonable accommodations or further information may call, write, or email Human Resources at 509-444-5308, 906 W. Main Ave, Spokane, WA, 99201; or spokanelibrary.org/contact. Deaf people or individuals who are hard of hearing may contact us for use of assisted listening devices in library meeting rooms. Please contact us forty-eight (48) hours before the meeting date.

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