The Downtown library is home to the Northwest Room, the Level Up Coworking space,  and the Genealogy area on the 3rd floor.

An 52-space parking lot is located below the library. There is a charge for parking.

Note: The parking garage is closed for construction from July 10, 2017 to approximately July 25, 2017.


906 W. Main Ave.
Spokane, WA 99201
Corner of Lincoln St. and Main Ave.

10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 8:00pm
10:00am - 8:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm

Please check the holiday & closed days schedule to confirm special closure days for the library.

Printers, free WiFi, and other services available.

Customer Service(509) 444-5300

Public meeting rooms

Three public meeting rooms (varying sizes and amenities) are available.
Details and reservation information →

General information

  • Opened: January 1994
  • Square footage: 116,885

Special features

  • Museum quality gallery
  • Children’s wing
  • Gates computer lab
  • Skywalk connection to shopping and restaurants

Special collections

  • Reference
  • Federal, state, and municipal documents
  • Northwest (please note specific hours listed above)
  • Genealogy
  • Periodicals (newspapers, magazines, pamphlets)
  • Youth Services
  • Microforms
  • Historical photographs and memorabilia