Engaging programs at the library even better with Friends

Friends of the Library are instrumental in bringing literary and cultural events to our community. They promote literacy, support engaging programs and lifelong learning, and provide for specialized materials for career development and to support local businesses.

The Friends sponsor programs for a variety of interests at our libraries and in the community. All programs are free, and we hope you get a chance to enjoy these experiences and workshops.

Programs Sponsored by the Friends

Family Museum Pass Program

The family museum pass program has been generously funded by the Friends of Spokane County Library District. Museum passes for Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture and for both Mobius Children’s Museum and Mobius Science Center are available for check out at each of our libraries. Learn more about the program on our website.

Spokane Symphony Pass Program

The Spokane Symphony Pass program offers County Library cardholders the opportunity to attend and experience a professional orchestral performance. For select Sunday matinee performances, multiple passes are available, and each pass is for one ticket that must be exchanged at the Symphony box office. You can check availability and release dates for passes on our website.

Northern vs. Valley Grand Slam

For the first time, top placing poets from the Valley Slam and Northern Slam compete against each other in this pinnacle battle.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Spokane County Library District, Deer Park Library, Otis Orchards Library, and Spokane Valley Library

Wednesday, Apr 10, 6:30–8:30pm

Local Book Sales

The Friends of the Libraries hold several book sales and programs throughout the year. Please visit often to view updates:

Cheney Library

Saturday, May 11, 2019, 9am–2pm (during Mayfest)

Friday, Jul 12, 2019, 9am–3pm (during Cheney Rodeo Days)
Saturday, Jul 13, 2019, 9am–1pm (during Cheney Rodeo Days)

Deer Park Library

Friday, May 31, 2019, 9am–4pm
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019, 9am–4pm
Sunday, Jun 2, 2019, 11am–3pm

Friday, Jun 28, 2019, 9am–4pm
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019, 9am–4pm
Sunday, Jun 30, 2019, 11am–3pm

Friday, Jul 19, 2019, 9am–4pm
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019, 9am–4pm
Sunday, Jul 21, 2019, 11am–3pm

Saturday, Jul 27, 2019, 12–3pm (during Deer Park Settlers’ Day)

Friday, Aug 16, 2019, 9am–4pm
Saturday, Aug 17, 2019, 9am–4pm
Sunday, Aug 18, 2019, 11am–3pm

Friday, Sep 13, 2019, 9am–4pm
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019, 9am–4pm
Sunday, Sep 15, 2019, 11am–3pm

Medical Lake Library

Friday, Apr 12, 2019, 10am–4pm
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019, 10am–4pm

Moran Prairie Library

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9am–4pm

Spokane Valley Library

Friday (Pre-sale), Apr 26, 2019, 3–5pm ($10 admission)
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019, 9am–3pm


Airway Heights Library

2nd Thursday of the month, 2pm

Cheney Library

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019, 5:30pm

Deer Park Library

Friday, Mar 22, 2019, 3pm

Medical Lake Library

2nd Monday of the month, 12:30pm

Moran Prairie Library

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019, 5pm

North Spokane Library

Monday, Apr 8, 2019, 2pm

Spokane Valley Library

4th Wednesday of the month, 12pm