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

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

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.

Reception Switchboard(509) 444-5300
Reference(509) 444-5336
Circulation(509) 444-5333

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