New Hillyard Library Now Open!

In November 2018, voters approved a $77 million bond to renovate 4 libraries and build 3 new libraries. Hillyard Library is the second library to be completed as part of this multi-year project. On September 2, we opened the brand new … Continued →

Imaginative and Whimsical Children’s Playspaces

Six of our new and renovated libraries opening in 2021 and 2022 will include fun and whimsical children’s playspaces designed by Luci Creative. Improved children’s spaces were the number one facility improvement requested by the public when the Library conducted community … Continued →

Library Re-Opening at Full Capacity July 6

On Tuesday, July 6, the Library will make the following operational changes based on the official re-opening of Washington: We will return to 100% capacity. We will reopen public meeting room access for personal/business use. Capacity is limited to 10. Reserve … Continued →

Library to Operate as Cooling Center During Heat Wave

All Spokane Public Library locations are available as cooling centers for the upcoming heat wave. The Library will also open special hours on Sunday (6/27) & Monday (6/28) to provide more access. The hours will be as follows: Sunday 6/27: Hillyard, Indian Trail, South Hill, … Continued →

Library Projects Under Construction

The Library currently has five projects under construction, funded by the $77 million bond voters passed in 2018. There have been no major pandemic implications to the construction timelines and we are looking forward to opening four out of five projects this year. Read on to learn about each project. You may also watch a time … Continued →