Updated 6/4/2021 11:00AM

All Spokane Public Library locations are open for Grab N’ Go browsing during regular hours.

  • Building capacity will be set at 50% per industry specific guidance for Phase 3.
  • Customers will be encouraged to keep their visits to 30-minutes or less.
  • Masks are required for unvaccinated individuals and optional for fully-vaccinated individuals. Masks are required for all at STA Plaza.
  • The first hour of each day will be reserved for high-risk customers.
  • Call-in curbside accommodations are available at all locations, except STA Plaza.
  • Meeting rooms remain closed to the public.
  • Customers can download the Spokane Public Library app on their iPhone or Android and use the Self-Service Checkout button to scan and check out their materials using their own device, without touching any shared equipment.
  • All in-person library programs are suspended. We offer a wide variety of virtual and pre-recorded programs for your enjoyment and education, see our YouTube channel and our Blog.
  • The Library has eBooks and streaming services that you can access from home using your library card number and PIN.

Hours of Operation

STA PLAZA Tue-Sat: 10 am – 6 pm

EAST SIDE Tue: 12 pm – 8 pm; Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 10 am – 6 pm

HILLYARD Tue: 12 pm – 8 pm; Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 10 am – 6 pm

INDIAN TRAIL Tue: 12 pm – 8 pm; Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 10 am – 6 pm

NORTHTOWN MALL Tue-Sat: 10 am – 6 pm

SOUTH HILL Mon & Tue: 10 am – 8 pm; Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 10 am – 6 pm


The library is committed to the health and safety of our customers and with sharing information, especially in times of emergencies. We’ve set up this page as a resource to help you find reliable and up-to-date information from local, state, and national resources about Coronavirus (COVID-19).

As new information emerges about COVID-19, it is important to remember that it is not connected to race, ethnicity, or nationality. Stigma will not help to fight the illness; however, sharing accurate information from trusted sources such as the following is critical to keeping misinformation at bay.

Reliable sources of information include:

Reading List About Viruses and Pandemics, not specific to Covid-19
If the coronavirus outbreak has you wanting to better understand infectious disease, here are some titles that may help.